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New York Jets: Leonard Williams traded to New York Giants as fire sale begins

The New York Jets have officially opened shop. The Jets sent defensive lineman Leonard Williams packing to the New York Giants in exchange for a 2020 third-round pick and a conditional 2021 fifth-round pick, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

This historic deal marks the first time the two franchises have ever made a trade with each other despite rumblings of an agreement in recent years. And for Williams, this marks the end of what has been an up-and-down five years with the Jets.

Williams was originally drafted sixth overall by the Jets in the 2015 NFL Draft and initially appeared destined for stardom.