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Giants swap linebackers on roster, waive Ryan Jones, sign Tony Johnson


EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey — The New York Giants have swapped a couple of linebackers on their roster.

The Giants announced on Thursday that they had signed and waived .

Johnson played two seasons at Louisiana Tech after transferring from Southwest Mississippi Community College. He had 92 tackles (52 solo), 2 1/2 sacks, seven tackles for losses, an interception and a fumble recovery in 24 games. He finished third on the team with 69 tackles last season.

Jones of Montana Tech was signed in April. He was originally signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens in May 2013 and waived/injured a month later with a foot injury.

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