Not bad to get a sixth-round pick for a waiver claim Dan Leberfeld

On Wednesday, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero announced the Jets traded DE Jordan Willis, and a 2021 seventh-round pick, to the San Francisco 49ers, for a 2022 sixth-round pick.

Willis was inactive for the Jets last game, so to get a sixth-round pick for him is decent value.

Also, considering they claimed Willis on waivers last year, getting a sixth-round pick for him is not bad.

You can get talent in the sixth-round if you play your cards right.

In the 2020 draft, the Jets picked punter Braden Mann, and the year before, they landed CB Bless Austin.

Hey, Tom Brady was picked in the sixth-round.

The Jets made a similar trade on Sunday, sending nose tackle Steve McLendon to Tampa Bay, along with a 2023 seventh-round pick, in exchange for a 2022 sixth-round pick.

These two deals by Jets GM Joe Douglas make perfect sense, as he continues to compile future draft capital to help rebuild the Jets the right way, and not through reckless spending in free agency, which helped land them in their current mess.


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