Former Clemson linebacker signing with new NFL team
|Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 6:07 PM-|
Former Clemson linebacker B.J. Goodson is returning to the Big Apple.
Goodson has signed a one-year contract worth up to $2.1 million with the New York Jets, per the NFL Network.
Goodson logged 91 tackles and two interceptions over 14 games (all starts) with the Cleveland Browns last season. He has made 43 starts over 66 games in the last five seasons over stints with the New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and the Browns.
Goodson was selected in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL draft by the Giants.
Goodson played in 47 games as a Tiger (2012-15) and totaled 205 tackles (17.5 for loss), 6.5 sacks, 21 QB pressures, five pass breakups and five fumble recoveries.
Source: #Jets are signing free-agent LB B.J. Goodson (as @TomPelissero said). A 2016 fourth-round pick of the #Giants. Goodson, 28, has 43 career starts, including 14 last year for the #Browns.— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) September 14, 2021
Need LB help due to Davis, Sherwood and Cashman injuries.
Veteran LB B.J. Goodson is signing a one-year deal worth up to $2.1 million with the #Jets, source said. Solid upside for Goodson, who has 43 career starts and was a key leader last season on the playoff-bound #Browns.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 14, 2021