The New York Jets have traded Safety Dwight Lowery to the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed draft choice. They have also traded for Guard Caleb Schlauderaff from Green Bay, also for an undisclosed conditional draft choice. The Packers selected Schlauderaff in the 6th round on the draft in April. Here is his bio from the Packers website:
- Earned second-team All-America honors from Walter Camp and SI.com and was named first-team All-Mountain West Conference in 2010.
- A four-year starter, appeared in 52 games with 49 starts for the Utes.
- Part of Utah’s 2008 team that finished No. 2 in the country in The Associated Press’ final poll, the only team in the country to post a perfect record (13-0).
- Played in bowl games all four seasons at Utah as the team registered a 42-10 record over that span.
- Was a four-time Academic All-MWC selection.
The Lowery move is a bit of a surprise, since the Jets seemed happy with him at Safety. What isn’t surprising is the move for Schlauderaff. It has been well documented that the Jets were thin depth-wise on the offensive line. Schlauderaff can play guard and center. The Jets waived C Robby Felix today and Schlauderaff now appears to be the backup center until Robert Turner returns from his leg injury.
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