NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets and cornerback Buster Skrine have agreed to terms on a four-year contract.
Skrine has six career interceptions, including four last season in his second full year as a regular starter with Cleveland.
Terms weren’t immediately available. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal Tuesday hadn’t been announced by the team.
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The 25-year-old Skrine was a fifth-round draft pick of the Browns out of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2011.
He drew the ire of Browns fans at times because of inconsistency, but the Jets jumped at improving their secondary as they await a decision by Darrelle Revis, their former star cornerback who’s a free agent after helping New England win the Super Bowl.
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