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Chris Johnson signs a two-year deal with the New York Jets

Chris Johnson signs a two-year deal with the New York Jets

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 16 (2 days ago)
In a free-agent move that was entirely predictable from the moment Chris Johnson was cut, the former Tennessee Titans star running back agreed to a deal with the New York Jets. The Jets were one of the few teams in the NFL that was still pretty unsettle…
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  • NFL Nation: 4 Downs -- AFC South

    NFL Nation: 4 Downs -- AFC South

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    There was only a brief respite for the AFC South, when the Indianapolis Colts' death grip on the division released. In its 12 seasons of existence, the Colts have won this division eight times and missed the playoffs only once. The Titans won the AFC So…
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  • Sources: Jets, ex-Titans RB Johnson agree

    Sources: Jets, ex-Titans RB Johnson agree

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    The New York Jets made one of the splashiest moves of the offseason, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Dexter McCluster making positive early impression on Titans

    Dexter McCluster making positive early impression on Titans

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    There’s no sign of buyer’s remorse about Dexter McCluster in Nashville. McCluster signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the team as a free agent and he’s getting positive reviews from his teammates early in the offseason program. Linebacker Shaun Ph…
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  • When the New York Titans became the New York Jets

    When the New York Titans became the New York Jets

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Fifty-one years ago Tuesday, the New York Titans scrapped their old name and unveiled a new one: the Jets. Club president / CEO Sonny Werblin made the call, with the positioning of home field Shea Stadium between Idlewild Airport and LaGuardia Airport o…
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  • Jets remain interested in Chris Johnson

    Jets remain interested in Chris Johnson

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    All has been quiet on the Chris Johnson cut since the Titans cut him, but the Jets continue to be interested in the free agent running back. The Jets were identified as a potential suitor for Johnson as soon as he became available, and Manish Mehta of t…
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  • Scouting the Jaguars' rivals in AFC South

    Scouting the Jaguars' rivals in AFC South

    jacksonville.com Apr 11 (7 days ago)
    Chasing the Colts. That’s the theme of the offseason for the other three teams in the AFC South — the Jaguars, Titans and Texans — who are trying to end Indy’s domination of the division. Since 2002 when the AFC South was realigned, the Colts have won i…
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  • Carlos Hyde, Austin Sefarian-Jenkins visit Bills on Friday

    Carlos Hyde, Austin Sefarian-Jenkins visit Bills on Friday

    The Bills were reportedly one of the teams contacted by the Titans about a trade for running back Chris Johnson before Johnson was released, but the Bills weren’t interested in pulling the trigger. That doesn’t rule out adding a different running back t…
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  • Titans use extra offseason time to catch up

    Titans use extra offseason time to catch up

    ESPN.com Apr 11
    New coaches get a two-week head start on NFL offseason programs and a bonus three-day voluntary minicamp during the offseason. Ken Whisenhunt doesn't view that as time that will help the Tennessee Titans get ahead. He sees it as time the Titans need to …
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  • Dolphins sign Damian Williams

    Dolphins sign Damian Williams

    The free agent visit Damian Williams took to Miami has turned into an extended stay. ESPN.com’s James Walker reports the Dolphins have reached a one-year, $800,000 deal with Williams, a fifth-year wideout from USC who spent his first four seasons with t…
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  • Titans visit with three free agent defensive linemen

    Titans visit with three free agent defensive linemen

    There are plenty of reports about members of the 2014 draft class visiting teams around the country right now, but there are still some veteran free agents looking for work. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans met with a pair of them on …
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  • Report: Titans work out O’Brien Schofield

    Report: Titans work out O’Brien Schofield

    At the outset of free agency, it appeared outside linebacker O’Brien Schofield was on his way to signing a two-year, $8 million contract with the Giants. However, a knee issue caused the Giants to pass on finalizing the deal, leaving Schofield available…
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  • No visits yet for Chris Johnson

    No visits yet for Chris Johnson

    Free agent running back Chris Johnson isn’t visiting anyone just yet. Johnson, who officially became an unrestricted free agent when his release from the Titans went over the NFL transactions wire on Monday, wrote on Twitter that he was at the airport t…
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  • Best RBs don't face loaded boxes too much

    Best RBs don't face loaded boxes too much

    ESPN.com Apr 8
    As Chris Johnson leaves Nashville and the Tennessee Titans prepare for life without their durable running back, it's time to reconsider the idea that he always ran against loaded fronts. It's simply overstated. ESPN Stats & Information tracks runs a…
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  • More talk of Jets’ interest in Chris Johnson

    More talk of Jets’ interest in Chris Johnson

    The Jets have been linked to Chris Johnson since before he became a free agent, and now that the Titans have officially released the veteran running back, it’s no surprise that the Jets’ interest appears to be heating up. Manish Mehta of the New York Da…
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  • Titans waive Adewale Ojomo after solicitation arrest

    Titans waive Adewale Ojomo after solicitation arrest

    Defensive end Adewale Ojomo’s tenure with the Titans started when he was signed to a reserve/future contract in December, which means he’s never played any games for the team. He won’t be changing that in 2014. A little more than two weeks after Ojomo w…
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  • Titans, Kamerion Wimbley agree on restructured contract

    Titans, Kamerion Wimbley agree on restructured contract

    The start of offseason workouts wasn’t the only business the Titans took care of on Monday. They also agreed on a restructured contract with defensive end Kamerion Wimbley. Reports emerged late last week that the team wanted Wimbley to take a pay cut to…
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  • Jake Locker considers this a make or break year

    Jake Locker considers this a make or break year

    The Titans gathered for the start of their offseason workout program on Monday and quarterback Jake Locker delivered some good news about his recovery from foot surgery. Locker declared himself ahead of schedule in rehab when meeting with reporters in N…
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  • Report: Chris Johnson’s work ethic irked Titans officials

    Report: Chris Johnson’s work ethic irked Titans officials

    The Titans’ decision to cut running back Chris Johnson may have been at least in part a reflection of Johnson’s work ethic. Although Johnson hasn’t had any major off-field incidents, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Johnson was cut because the t…
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  • Jeff Fisher apparently not interested in coaching Chris Johnson…

    Jeff Fisher apparently not interested in coaching Chris Johnson again

    When the Rams signed Kenny Britt this week, it seemed to make a lot of sense: Britt played his best football in Tennessee when Jeff Fisher was the Titans’ coach, and now Fisher is coach of the Rams. Chris Johnson also played his best football in Tenness…
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  • Video - Lone Colts In AFC South Playoff Race 03:50

    Lone Colts In AFC South Playoff Race

    Apr 17
    Are the Colts the only playoff team that the AFC South will produce in 2014? Jim Basquil and Herm Edwards break it down.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Titans 01:20

    NFL Nation Buzz: Titans

    Apr 11
    Tennessee Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky talks about the likelihood of the team getting a draft day miracle like it did in 1999 with Jevon Kearse.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Running Back Market 00:32

    Inside The Huddle: Running Back Market

    Apr 10
    John Clayton details how the market for running backs is going in reverse. Sixteen backs signed new deals for an average of 1.7 million.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle With John Clayton 02:48

    Inside The Huddle With John Clayton

    Apr 10
    John Clayton goes deep on the effects of free agency on the top-spending Bucs, the running back market going in reverse, the benefits of Robert Griffin III playing without his knee brace and the Vikings go old school on defense.

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