The New York Jets ended months of acrimony and bickering with starting left guard Pete Kendall on Thursday, trading the disgruntled 11-year veteran to the Washington Redskins for an undisclosed middle-round draft choice.
A marathon Tuesday night session that included intense negotiations, and a little noshing, finally concluded in a Wednesday evening agreement between the New York Jets and first-round draft choice Darrelle Revis.
In a trade that addressed glaring needs for both teams, the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday evening acquired backup quarterback Brooks Bollinger from the New York Jets in exchange for defensive tackle C.J. Mosley and an undisclosed draft choice.
Continuing a whirlwind flurry of wheeling-and-dealing, the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday evening achieved their goal of securing a first-round draft choice, by trading veteran tight end Doug Jolley to the New York Jets.
Middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma, one of a record six former University of Miami players chosen in the first round of the 2004 draft, on Tuesday reached agreement with the Jets on his first NFL contract.