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Jets sign DB Leonhard to deal

Updated: March 3, 2009, 7:48 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Rex Ryan lured his second starter from the Baltimore Ravens when the Jets reached a three-year deal with safety Jim Leonhard on Tuesday.

The financial terms of the deal weren't available. Leonhard is joining linebacker Bart Scott, who signed a six-year, $48 million contract last weekend with the Jets.

Leonhard, 26, came to the Ravens last year and established himself as a value safety for Ryan's defense in Baltimore. Ryan was the Ravens' defensive coordinator ...

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