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D-Rob Finally Unloaded To Broncos

By Jets Staff
April 24th, 2008
After months of shopping him, the Jets according to several sources, have traded former first round pick Dewayne Robertson to the Denver Broncos.

The deal was confirmed by both ESPN and the NFL Network. No specific compensation was available at press time but reports say the Jets will get either a later round pick this year, a conditional pick in 2009 or possibly both.

The former fourth overall pick of the 2003 draft was made expendable when the team traded for Panthers NT Kris Jenkins last month. Jenkins is seen as a much better fit in Jets Head Coach Eric Mangini's defensive scheme.

Robertson's huge current contract, worth roughly $18MM over the next two years, was a stumbling block in dealing with several possible sutiors. It's speculated that Robertson's agent made a deal with Denver to re-structure or even sign a new deal with Denver.

More news on this breaking story as it develops.

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