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Is Braylon Edwards a Good Pickup For The Jets Or a Rotten Apple? 5

Posted on October 07, 2009 by Richard Marsh
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Braylon Edwards has been inconsistent during his NFL career.

The Jets who have, for the past six months, been trying to acquire a prominent wide receiver, took a giant step today by acquiring Braylon Edwards from the Cleveland Browns for wide receiver Chancey Stuckey, linebacker Jason Trusnik and two draft choices.

With all the hype coming out of Michigan, Edwards, for the most part, has been a flop in his first seasons.  He has shown signs of greatness, but his behavior off the field leaves one to wonder whether he can be pencilled in as the number one receiver each week.

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