Glazer: Jets close to acquiring Cromartie from Chargers

The New York Jets are unable to be major players in free agency because of the rules of the uncapped year. However, they still have found a way to obtain a marquee player. has learned that the Jets are on the verge of a deal with the Chargers to trade for cornerback Antonio Cromartie.

Sources have told the deal will send Cromartie to the Jets in exchange for a high conditional 2011 draft pick. It is believed to be a second or a third.

Barring a last-second collapse, this deal is expected to be done shortly.