Jets sign former Patriots RB Ridley

Florham Park, NJ ( - The New York Jets signed former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley on Monday.

The LSU product rushed for 2,817 yards and 22 touchdowns in 52 games over his first four NFL seasons with New England.

He had 94 carries for 340 yards and two touchdowns in six games last year before ligament tears in his right knee ended his season in October.