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Trade to Jets shocks banned Holmes

Updated: April 12, 2010, 7:14 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Santonio Holmes was walking his dog at home Sunday night when he received an unexpected phone call. It was the Pittsburgh Steelers, telling their talented but troubled wide receiver he had been traded to the New York Jets for a fifth-round pick in this year's draft.

"I was very shocked at first," Holmes said during a conference call Monday. "But, I knew it definitely opened up a lot more doors and a better opportunity for me to start over."

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