Strickland has been ruled out of Monday night's game against the Dolphins because of a concussion.|||||||
Strickland was limited in practice all week but hoped to play.
The Chargers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Strickland.|||||||
Strickland started two of the 11 games in which he played for the New York Jets last season, but was plagued by injuries. He dealt with a lingering quadriceps injury, a concussion and a broken pinkie during the season, and suffered a groin injury in the AFC championship game at Indianapolis.
The New York Jets have released Strickland.|||||||
Strickland spent one injury-plagued season with the Jets in which he played nine games and had two sacks. He dealt with a lingering quadriceps injury, a concussion and a broken pinkie during the season, and suffered a groin injury in the AFC championship game.
The Jets signed Strickland on Wednesday, adding another new face to their revamped secondary.|||||||
Strickland, who played the last three seasons for the San Francisco 49ers, is expected to serve as a backup to projected starters Darrelle Revis and Lito Sheppard and play in nickel and dime packages. New coach Rex Ryan has added Strickland, Sheppard and safety Jim Leonhard to a defense that ranked 29th against the pass last season, while allowing Ty Law and Hank Poteat to become free agents and cutting David Barrett.
The 49ers placed Strickland on injured reserve Tuesday after he strained his left knee in Sunday's loss to the Packers.|||||||
Strickland signed with the 49ers on Oct. 31 and played mostly on special teams in four games, making four tackles.