The New York Giants are continuing to stay active in the free agency market. According to reports, the team is set to sign former Duke cornerback Leonard Johnson to help bolster their largely unproven and unaccomplished cornerback unit.
#Giants are signing former @DukeFOOTBALL cornerback Leonard Johnson to a three-year contract, per a league source @KPRC2 Healthy again, Johnson impressed the Giants during a workout today and now is being signed by Joe Schoen and coached by Brian Daboll, Wink Martindale
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 20, 2023
A three-year deal for an undrafted free agent coming off an injury? It is standard since Johnson is technically an undrafted free agent who was not previously signed by an NFL team.
The 6-foot, 194-pound Johnson suffered a torn ACL while training for last year’s draft and was out-of-sight, out-of-mind, so to speak, for most teams.
Johnson recorded 165 tackles, defensed 16 passed and had six interceptions in his four years for the Blue Devils.
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