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Denver Broncos Trade For Pass-Rusher to Help Replace Bradley Chubb

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The Denver Broncos were part of one of the biggest deals in a wild day across the NFL when they sent former first-round draft pick Bradley Chubb to the Miami Dolphins.

Now, the Broncos have followed up that deal by bringing in a new pass-rusher to help replace Chubb.

The Broncos are sending a fourth-round draft pick to the New York Jets in exchange for defensive end Jacob Martin and a fifth-round pick, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

"The Broncos are trading for Jets pass-rusher Jacob Martin, source said, one of several players expected to fill the void left by Bradley Chubb," Rapoport tweeted. "Denver is giving up a 4th round pick in 2024 in exchange for a 2024 5th."

Martin will now play for his fourth team since entering the league as a sixth-round draft pick in 2018. Originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks, he was signed by the Jets prior to the 2022 season after spending the past two years with the Houston Texans.

Martin started 14 games last season and totaled 23 tackles and four sacks. He has not started for the Jets this year but has eight tackles and 1.5 sacks in eight appearances.

Martin will likely rotate with the likes of Barrett Browning, Jonathon Cooper and, when he returns from the injured reserve, Randy Gregory in Denver.