NFL scout Jesse Kaye passed away at 79

Kaye famously evaluated Tom Brady in the 2000 NFL draft

He advocated for the Jets to draft Brady, but they didn't

Kaye played college football at Wisconsin and worked for the Packers

He also scouted for the Steelers and the BLESTO service

Kaye's evaluation of Brady was a significant miss for the Jets

He had a five-year tenure with the Packers

Kaye's impact on football scouting will be remembered