Jets made right decision with Holmes

Woody Johnson made a risky deal for troubled WR, but it has paid off

Updated: January 20, 2011, 12:25 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- As Santonio Holmes spoke about the Pittsburgh Steelers at a nationally televised news conference, telling the world that he needs two more wins to complete his Pittsburgh payback, his boss watched with admiration on a flat-screen TV in another part of the New York Jets' training facility.

Owner Woody Johnson, who signed off on the trade last April, was impressed by Holmes' poise and honesty in front of the cameras, how he answered tough questions about facing his former ...

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