Today the New York Jets claimed corner back Johnny Patrick off waivers. The 25 year old Patrick was waived by the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday after playing 13 games with them in the 2013 .
CB Johnny Patrick, just acquired on waivers, had his first pro INT, first 1.5 sacks, first FF for SD last season (13 games, 4 starts).
— Randy Lange (@rlangejets) March 5, 2014
Johnny Patrick tweeted out today that he was excited to become part of Jets Nation.
Like I said man GOD always has a plan for me!! Already got claimed by the New York jets!! So excited man
— johnny (@johnnypatrick26) March 5, 2014
Patrick was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 2011 in the third round and spent two years playing there. He primarily plays nickel and slot corner but the signing of Patrick adds depth to the position. We will keep you posted when other roster moves occur.
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