NFL Trade News: Is Santonio Holmes To New York Jets a Positive Move or Not?

April 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to ESPN.com's John Clayton, the Pittsburgh Steelers have come to terms with the Jets on a deal to send wide receiver Santonio Holmes to New York.
The deal came at a high price for the Jets, who traded their fifth-round pick for the questionably talented receiver who was Super Bowl MVP two seasons ago.  However, Santonio is set to add that extra bit of spice to the Jets' already impressive offense.
With New York already looking like a legit Super Bowl contender, this move doesn't come as a surprise, as Coach Rex Ryan seems intent on leading the once-dismal team to new and brighter horizons in 2010.
But Santonio Holmes?  The accused doped-out drug addict who went from hero to more or less zero in a Pittsburgh Steelers outfit last season?  Well, to each his own.
However, one thing worth pointing out is the clash that could arise next season.  Holmes is the type of wide receiver who expects only the best, and although Mark Sanchez has prove...

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