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Jets Inking Rams CB Trumaine Johnson to Deal Worth $15 Million Annually

After playing under the Rams’ franchise tag for the past two years, Trumaine Johnson has finally cashed in with long-term security, Chris Wesseling of NFL.com reports. .

The Jets are set to sign Johnson to a deal worth approximately $15 million annually, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported, via a source informed of the situation.

Johnson, 28, started 62 of 85 games in six years with the Rams. His former position coach, Brian Heimerdinger, is now vice president of player personnel with the Jets.

“This is a marriage that was always going to happen,” Rapoport explained on NFL Total Access. “It was just a matter of settling on the right number.”


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