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Jets sign LB Avery Williamson to 3-year, $22 million deal

NEW YORK — The New York Jets have signed linebacker Avery Williamson to a three-year contract worth $22.5 million.Williamson spent his first four NFL seasons with Tennessee and led the Titans in tackles in two of those years.It appears the 26-year-old Williamson will be a replacement at inside linebacker for Demario Davis, who led the Jets in tackles last season with a career season but is 29 and a free agent.Instead, New York went with the younger Williamson, who has 11½ sacks and 377 tackles with two interceptions and three forced fumbles. He'll likely combine with Darron Lee to man the...

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