Gang Green is hosting the veteran runner at its training facility, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday, citing a source who spotted Johnson in the building. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the news.
With the Jets' run-first mentality, pairing the uber-durable Johnson with the often-injured Chris Ivory makes complete sense. However, several reports have indicated that general manager John Idzik only is interested in Johnson at the right price.
The Jets have been our front-runner to land Johnson from the start. They will get the first crack at keeping him from walking out without a contract. However, Idzik hasn't exactly moved hastily when given similar chances this offseason.
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