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CJ2K in NYC: Jets sign former Titans running back Chris Johnson

The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal.Johnson met with the Jets all day Tuesday and stayed in town to watch the Knicks-Nets game in Brooklyn Tuesday night before signing Wednesday. The team announced the move, but didn't release terms.Johnson was officially released by the Titans on April 7, three days after being told by the team of its decision. The former 2,000-yard rusher will team with Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell to give coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg a versatile and deep backfield.Johnson, who turns 29 in September, is only the sixth player to rush for 1,000 yards in each of his first six seasons. But Johnson finished with 1,077 yards — the second-lowest total of his career — last season....

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  1. Snap! Crackle! Pop! Jets coach Rex Ryan jokingly takes cover during speaker malfunction

    The sinking New York Jets have Rex Ryan ducking for cover these days.The oft-criticized coach was in the middle of answering a question during his news conference We...

  2. Nick Folk's 4 FGs and solid defense lead coach Rex Ryan and Jets past Saints 26-20

    Nick Folk remained perfect this season by kicking four field goals, and Rex Ryan's defense outperformed twin Rob's unit as the New York Jets upset the New Orleans Sa...

  3. Despite struggles, Geno Smith and rest of Jets' rookie get 'A-plus' from Rex Ryan

    Rex Ryan gives his New York Jets rookies an "A-plus" grade, despite the struggles and recent benchings of both Geno Smith and Dee Milliner.Ryan says Wednesday that t...

  4. Rex Ryan , Jets thriving in role as underdog in face of many critics and doubters

    Rex Ryan insists he and the New York Jets refuse to put much stock into what their many critics and detractors say about them.The coach also acknowledges, however, t...

  5. Rex Ryan going back to what worked: controlling Jets' defense

    Rex Ryan is going back to his roots.The New York Jets coach says Saturday that he will control the play-calling on defense, as he did during his first two seasons wi...

  6. Rex Ryan : New York Jets Starter Far From Settled

    Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith?New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan says no one’s close to locking down the team’s quarterback job.So, for those expecting the Jets to figur...

  7. Rex Ryan still undecided on whether injured Mark Sanchez or rookie Geno Smith will start at QB

    Rex Ryan says people can "assume" that the New York Jets' quarterback competition is "ongoing" since the team has yet to declare a winner.Mark Sanchez has an injured...

  8. Rex Ryan talks about losing 120 pounds

    Football fans may notice a slimmer, healthier head coach of the New York Jets on the sidelines this season. Dr. Manny talks to Rex Ryan about his struggles with weight gain over the years and how he lost over 100 pounds

  9. Rex Ryan says disappointed Jets fans have the right to boo whenever they want

    Rex Ryan refuses to tell disappointed New York Jets fans to take their boos elsewhere.The coach says Monday that fans "have the right to do anything they want," incl...

  10. Rex Ryan , Geno Smith and Jets have plenty of work to do after ugly loss to Patriots

    Rex Ryan says there's "frustration" over his New York Jets turning the ball over four times and not being able to pull out a victory over the New England Patriots.Ry...

  11. Jets' Rex Ryan says there's no call yet on whether Sanchez or Smith will start vs. Jaguars

    Rex Ryan says the New York Jets have not yet determined whether Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith will start the team's next preseason game against Jacksonville on Saturday...

  12. Jets coach Rex Ryan says rookie QB Geno Smith has 'brutal' day, worst of camp

    Rex Ryan says Geno Smith had his "worst" day of training camp, calling the New York Jets rookie quarterback's performance "brutal."Smith, competing with Mark Sanchez...

  1. Rex Ryan disputes Bill Belichick's claim that Jets also pushed on FGs vs. Patriots

    Rex Ryan has fired back at Bill Belichick's claim that the New York Jets also used similar push techniques on field goals against the New England Patriots.During a c...

  2. Rex Ryan says it's 'safe to say' he, Jets GM have talked about Ed Reed

    Rex Ryan would love to be reunited with Ed Reed.It's on New York Jets general manager John Idzik to make it happen. But that's if he even wants the 35-year-old free-...

  3. Rex Ryan keeping struggling Geno Smith as Jets' starting QB vs. Dolphins

    Rex Ryan says struggling rookie Geno Smith will remain the New York Jets' starting quarterback for the team's game Sunday against the AFC East-rival Miami Dolphins.R...

  4. Jets' Rex Ryan opts to not watch film of Bengals rout as a team, focused on Saints

    Rex Ryan chose to not have his New York Jets watch film together of their 49-9 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, opting to move on quickly from the embarrassing defeat...

  5. Despite benching him twice, Jets' Rex Ryan believes Dee Milliner will be NFL's top rookie CB

    Rex Ryan has benched Dee Milliner twice already this season. The New York Jets coach still believes the first-round draft pick will end up being the NFL's top rookie...

  6. Lucky or good? Jets' Rex Ryan says his team 'outplayed New England'

    Jets coach Rex Ryan says his team played a better game than the New England Patriots on Sunday, and that's why New York won — not because of a surprising penalty cal...

  7. Rex-tension: Jets sign coach Rex Ryan to contract extension

    The New York Jets have signed coach Rex Ryan to a contract extension, removing the lame duck label and keeping him with the franchise for at least the next two years...

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