Florham Park, NJ (Sports Network) - The New York Jets have signed running back
Mike Goodson and also re-signed fullback Lex Hilliard.
Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Goodson spent the 2012 campaign with Oakland after playing his first three NFL
seasons with Carolina. He has averaged 4.5 yards per carry, rushing for 722
yards on 160 attempts in 40 games, and is a threat as a receiver with 59
catches for 524 yards.
In addition, the Texas A&M product has averaged 21.8 yards on 92 kickoff
Hilliard started nine of the 12 games he played for the Jets last season and
rushed for 31 yards on eight carries while catching four passes for 23 yards.
He spent his first three NFL seasons with Miami and appeared in two games last
season for New England before signing with the Jets as a free agent.
In 62 games, the Montana product has run for 163 yards with two touchdowns and
has 30 catches for 233 yards with a pair of scores.
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