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Jets reportedly exercise 5th-year option with Mo Wilkerson

The New York Jets have wisely exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of defensive lineman Mohamed Wilkerson.  His contract will now run through 2015. #Texans exercised 5th-year option for JJ Watt, per his contract (as @FieldYates said). Jets did with Mo Wilkerson. Ravens & Jimmy Smith, too — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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Chris Johnson shut down any talk that he has arthritis in his knee

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier in the day that running back Chris Johnson has some arthritis in his knee. Jets have some concerns about condition of RB Chris Johnson's knee, and the arthritis in it, but not enough not to sign him to 2-year deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 17, 2014 During Johnson’s introductory press conference with the Jets he shot down...
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Worst cornerback draft picks in New York Jets history

Kyle Wilson – 1st round, 29th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft Kyle Wilson has become one in a long line of cornerbacks Rex Ryan has drafted in his tenure as Jets head coach. His philosophy is to add as many athletic guys as you can. But at times, at least in hindsight, that kind of thinking has looked like reaching. Wilson was expected to fit in across from Darrell Revis, creating...
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The New York Jets are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Sizing up the signing: Chris Johnson joins the typically ground and pound New York Jets

After a fairly quiet period of free agent availability – due in part to his late arrival to the market and disinterest in taking visits with teams – Chris Johnson signed Wednesday with the New York Jets. Johnson will make $8 million over two years which is a reasonable real world contract for a back entering free agency and represents double the per year value of incumbent starter...
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Jets, Chris Johnson agree on 2-year deal

After much speculation whether a deal would get down, the New York Jets got their man, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Networks reported Wednesday. The contract has a base value of $8 million and an extra $1 million in available incentives, according to a source. Johnson is looking to revive his once-stellar career...
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Fantasy Football: Johnson to the Jets: What does it mean for fantasy owners?

The New York Jets added to their running back core Wednesday afternoon with the signing of former Tennessee Titan Chris Johnson. The two-year deal has a base salary of $8 million with incentives, but the second year is a team option according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It’s a low-risk, high reward move for the Jets, but what does it mean for fantasy owners? It should reduce the...
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New York Jets offense officially unrecognizable with Johnson

Who says the New York Jets didn’t make any notable signings this offseason? Wednesday’s signing of former Titans running back Chris Johnson completes a flurry of the Jets’ free agency signings that included Eric Decker, Michael Vick and Jacoby Ford. And suddenly, an offense that scored 18.1 points per game (29th in the league) and 318.1 yards per game (25th in the league) has...
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The Jets are not finished; Sidney Rice is in visiting the Jets

Sidney Rice has not been a good receiver for the past several years, but it does not matter, because the Jets are horrible at the wide receiver position.  The New York Jets are trying to get better today.  After signing Chris Johnson to a 2 year deal worth 8 million, they now have Rice in […] The post The Jets are not finished; Sidney Rice is in visiting the Jets appeared first...
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Chris Johnson signing probably rules an end to Mike Goodson

After a relatively conservative first month of free agency, the New York Jets made one of the best moves of the off-season, reaching agreement with former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson on a two-year deal. Profootballtalk reports Chris Johnson’s two-year contract with the Jets has a base value of $8 million. The team took […] The post Chris Johnson signing probably...
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New York Jets: Gang Green Should Trade Up for Anthony Barr

With less than a month to go before the NFL Draft, the New York Jets are preparing to find the pieces to get back into the postseason. With a slew of Draft picks in a loaded draft, it looks like the Jets maybe able to do just that. While most people think the Jets should stay put with the 18th pick and select an offensive prospect, but one intriguing possibility is trading up for...
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New York Jets land RB Chris Johnson

The New York Jets and running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Former Titans RB Chris Johnson is signing his two-year deal with the NY Jets today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2014 Johnson visited the Jets on Tuesday and spent several hours at their facility.  The three-time Pro Bowler was cut by the...
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Chris Johnson, Jets agree on two-year deal

The biggest name left on the NFL free agent market is now a member of the New York Jets. Former Titans RB Chris Johnson reached agreement with Jets on a two-year deal, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2014 Johnson has hit the 1,000-yard marker in each season of his six-year career, rushing for 1,077 yards and six touchdowns in 2013. The once 2,000...
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Chris Johnson: Jets are an attractive team to play for

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Ttitans running back Chris Johnson says the Jets are an attractive team to play for, but he’s not ready to make a decision yet. Chris Johnson on if the Jets would be an attractive team to play for: " Of course." #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 16, 2014 Chris...
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Chris Johnson is in New York at the Jets facility; Contract could come soon

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New  York Jets are trying hard to sign a former 2000k yard rusher.  Chris Johnson who was released last week by the Tennessee Titans is in New York for a visit. AdamSchefter Former Titans RB Chris Johnson is visiting the Jets right now, per team sources who spotted […] The post Chris Johnson is in New York at the Jets facility; Contract...
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