Christian Hackenberg's time with the New York Jets is over. The former high NFL Draft pick has been traded. He was not moved for much.
The former Penn State star quarterback, taken in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, has been traded, the Jets' head coach, Todd Bowles, announced this evening.
Hackenberg was traded to the Oakland Raiders. He was traded in return for a conditional 7th round pick in 2019.
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Hackenberg has been a disappointment for the Jets since the start, unfortunately. He's yet to receive any NFL game action and has reportedly struggled at practice.
Reports suggested that the former Big Ten quarterback was changing his throwing motion coming into the 2018 season. He reportedly made this move with his head coach unaware of what was happening.
New York has three quarterbacks ahead of him on the depth chart, and drafted Sam Darnold at No. 3 overall, so there was little room for him on the field.