Former Jets running back says he was cut right after team asked him to have surgery that he 'didn't want'

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Ty Johnson was launched by the Jets on April 26, less than a month after he tore his pectoral muscle throughout an offseason exercise — timing that has actually plainly distressed the running back. Johnson states the group cut him quickly after asking him to go through surgical treatment. The veteran has actually stayed anonymous considering that being launched. 

Johnson, 25, stated he didn’t wish to have the surgical treatment however did so after the Jets recommended him to. He was release less than a month after the group re-signed him in March. The pec injury took place after he was re-signed. He was launched with a non-football injury classification.

“I’ve had some dark, dark days, man,” Johnson stated by means of an Instagram post. “Went to New York. I informed them, even prior to the report, I was exercising and this is what occurred. I saw the group physician, he stated, ‘You require to get it repaired.’ Flew out the next day. Come back delighted that I got it done despite the fact that I didn’t wish to get it done. 

“That following Wednesday, you’re out of there. And I was like, ‘Damn.’ But at the end of the day, I know I’m going to be alright. … Just gotta keep going forward.” 

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While he’s never ever been an included, back, Johnson has actually been efficient in spurts throughout his profession. A sixth-round choice in the 2019 NFL Draft, Johnson began his NFL profession with the Detroit Lions. He was gotten by the Jets a day after being waived by the Lions on October 1, 2020. Johnson invested the next two-plus seasons with the Jets, where he hurried for 652 lawns and 4 goals while balancing 4.5 yards-per-carry. He likewise captured 62 passes for 559 lawns and 3 goals throughout his time in New York. 

Given the time of his surgical treatment, Johnson might not be physically prepared to dip into the start of the routine season. That may cause him potentially being signed by a group as soon as the season currently starts. His best choice might be signing up with a group that suffers injuries at the position at some time throughout the routine season. 

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