Jets acquire CB Hairston from Colts for 6th-round draft pick

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets and Colts have agreed to a trade that sends Indianapolis cornerback Nate Hairston to New York for a sixth-round pick in next year’s NFL draft.

The deal Wednesday is pending a physical.

Hairston was a fifth-rounder out of Temple in 2017 and played in 27 games with the Colts, including 11 starts. He has one career interception and two sacks.

Hairston also dealt with various injuries during his first two NFL seasons.

Jets assistant general manager Rex Hogan has familiarity with Hairston after being in the Colts’ front office the past two years.

The Jets need depth at the cornerback spot and general manager Joe Douglas said last week the team would be busy trying to upgrade the roster through waiver claims, signings and trades.