The New York Jets have reportedly agreed to a deal with former Los Angeles Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson, taking one of the top free agents off the board.
CB Trumaine Johnson intends to sign with the NY Jets, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2018
NFL Network reports that the deal will be worth around $15 million annually.
The #Jets are expected to sign CB Trumaine Johnson to a deal worth roughly $15M per year, source said.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2018
Johnson follows Richard Sherman (49ers), Malcom Butler (Titans) and Bashaud Breeland (Panthers) in a hot cornerback market that has seen some of the league’s top cover men switch teams in free agency this offseason.
A third-round pick in 2012, Johnson earned the Rams’ nickelback job as a rookie before being promoted to a full-time starter his second season in the league.
The 28-year-old has recorded 18 interceptions and 67 pass deflections over his six-year career.
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