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UPDATE: Jets sign Richardson

By Marc A. Greenberg

As reported on WFAN’s website: Jets, FB Richardson agree on 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets and fullback Tony Richardson have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, keeping one of the league’s best lead blockers in the backfield for the NFL’s top-rushing team.

Richardson, 38, will be entering his 16th season and has paved the way for several 1,000-yard rushers, including Thomas Jones the last two seasons. The move Tuesday comes on the same day the Jets officially signed LaDainian Tomlinson.

Richardson is a three-time Pro Bowl selection who helped Priest Holmes to three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in Kansas City from 2001-03, and Larry Johnson in 2005. He did it again the following season in Minnesota with Chester Taylor, and was instrumental in Adrian Peterson rushing for 1,341 yards as a rookie in 2007