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“All of my court days r behind me, thk God and I am ready to play Football,” he wrote on Twitter.

Holmes, 27, was acquired from Pittsburgh last April for a fifth-round pick _ an incredibly low price for a former Super Bowl MVP. But Holmes had some off-field issues, and the Steelers were finished with him despite the fact he was coming off career highs with 79 catches and 1,248 yards receiving.

There was a lawsuit in Florida from a woman who claimed he threw a glass at her, cutting her above the eye. He was arrested in 2008 for possession of marijuana and involved in a domestic violence incident in 2006; the misdemeanor charges were later dismissed. He was also accused of telling a fan to “kill urself” on his Twitter page, but implied that his account was hacked.

After coming to the Jets, a flight attendant claimed Holmes failed to follow regulations as the plane he was aboard landed in Pittsburgh. He also was forced to sit out the first four games of last season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

General manager Mike Tannenbaum acknowledged the Jets were taking a risk, but insisted it would be worth it. And, he was right.

Holmes was a big-time playmaker in the clutch, helping lead New York to its second straight AFC championship game. Holmes played key roles in three straight wins with big catches late in games, prompting coach Rex Ryan to call key moments “Tone Time.”