New York Jets Acquire WR Santonio Holmes: Bold Move or Business as Usual?

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Saturday night the New York Jets' front office made one of the boldest moves of the NFL off-season.
Not only did the powers that be trade a fifth-round draft pick in a steal of a deal to Pittsburgh for wide receiver Santonio Holmes, but they also adopted one of the recent Pittsburgh "problem children."
Holmes may be best known for his Super Bowl XLIII performance, but not lately.
In the 27-23 victory over Larry Fitzgerald, Kurt Warner and the rest of underdog Arizona Cardinals, Holmes caught one of the most memorable passes in the history of Super Sunday.
He tip-toed along the back of the endzone late in the fourth quarter and caught the game-winner from Big Ben Roethlisberger.
That was then, and this is now—or so the saying goes.
Nowadays, Holmes has been (in)famous for his off-field antics.
Holmes is no stranger when it comes to disagreements with Johnny Law. His most recent legal troubles stem from an allegation that he threw a cu...

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