Finally an O'Connell explanation

New York City - While the beat writers weren't given an explanation for the Kevin O'Connell trade (I'm not bitching, just giving the facts) the Jets told Peter King their reason for the trade. Here it is -

"The Jets did not get Kevin O'Connell just to trade him right away," wrote King of SI. "They had O'Connell as a top-75 guy on their draft board in '08, wanted to pick him, and they saw last week that they could get him for a seventh-round pick."

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