Jets sign LB Barnes, re-sign LS Purdum

Updated: March 18, 2013, 10:19 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Jets signed free agent linebacker Antwan Barnes to a three-year contract Monday and re-signed long snapper Tanner Purdum to a two-year deal.

Barnes spent the last three seasons with the San Diego Chargers, mainly as a pass-rushing specialist, something the Jets were looking for in free agency. He was a fourth-round draft pick of Baltimore in 2007 and played two of his three years with the Ravens under then-defensive coordinator and current Jets coach Rex Ryan.

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