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NFL

Jets sign ex-Titans running back

– Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson found a new job pretty quickly, too.

The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee on April 7.

Johnson met with the Jets all day Tuesday – the first team he visited – and stayed in town to watch the Knicks-Nets game in Brooklyn before signing Wednesday.

The Jets announced the move, but didn’t release terms.

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

He has 7,965 career yards on 1,742 carries for a 4.6-yard average, including 50 touchdowns, and ranks third on Tennessee’s rushing list behind Eddie George and Earl Campbell. Johnson also has caught 272 passes for 2,003 yards and eight TDs.

Around the league

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper’s DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe, Ariz., apartment, a detective said. …

A federal judge in Philadelphia has declined to approve deals for another batch of retired players suing the NFL over concussion-linked claims. … Cincinnati signed punter T.J. Conley, though Kevin Huber is expected to make a full recovery from a neck injury and a broken jaw. …

Green Bay reached a deal to bring back backup quarterback Matt Flynn. … Kansas City receiver Dwayne Bowe pleaded guilty to amended charges of defective equipment and littering in connection with his November arrest for possessing marijuana. …

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo, before returning to New York City to resume treatments for sinus cancer. … A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants.

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