Around the league 4/16

Wesley Hitt

A look at news and stories from around the league.

The New York Jets Sign Chris Johnson - Gang Green Nation
RB Chris Johnson finds a home with the Jets on a two year deal. While he hasn't been as electrifying the past few years, Johnson was a headache in the AFC south and could revive his career in a dual-back system.

Josh Freeman Signing: Quarterback joins New York Giants - Big Blue View
QB Josh Freeman agrees to a one year deal with the Giants to compete for the back-up job to Eli Manning.

Sidney Rice re-signs with Seahawks on one-year deal, per report - Field Gulls
WR Sidney Rice returns to the Seahawks after being cut in a cap-saving move earlier in the off-season.

The Notebook: Is Kelvin Benjamin the next big thing? - SBNation.com
Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin is considered an exceptional talent, but has question marks surrounding his hands and route running. He could fall to the Jaguars at 39, but what does he bring to the NFL?

So you think you're advanced: A (fun) breakdown of what DVOA is and how it's calculated - Field Gulls
The Field Gulls are starting a new series breaking down what advanced statistics really mean. First up: DVOA.

NFL Draft 2014: The Year Of The Tweener? - Blogging The Boys
The Jaguar's Leo position is generally filled by a tweener type player, lacking in size to be a traditional 4-3 DE but too big to be a 3-4 OLB. Tweeners tend to fall in the draft, and the abundance of these type of players could be good news for the Jaguars in later rounds.

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