Apr 17

GETPlugged: Former Titans Running Back Chris Johnson Signs 2 year Deal with New York Jets


New York Jets made one of the splashiest moves of the offseason, reaching agreement with former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnsonon a two-year contract, league sources tell ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Johnson, released April 4, generated little interest on the open market. He visited with only one team — the Jets — wrapping up his visit Tuesday. They wanted to get him signed before the start of their offseason program next week. No other team was identified as a serious suitor.

For years, Johnson was one of the sport’s elite players. He has rushed for at least 1,000 yards in his each of six seasons, including 2,006 yards in 2009. But declining production, coupled with a large salary, led to his ouster.

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