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Jets Place Second-Round Tender On RFA C Wesley Johnson

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jets have placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent C Wesley Johnson.

The second-round tender will cost the Browns $2.746 million for the 2017 season and net them a second-round pick if he receives an offer sheet from another team and they elect to pass on matching it.

Johnson is expected to take over for long-time Jets C Nick Mangold.

Johnson, 26, is a former fifth-round pick of the Steelers back in 2014. He lasted just a few month in Pittsburgh before he was waived and later claimed by the Jets.

In 2016, Johnson appeared in 15 games for the Jets.