Jets re-sign safety Eric Smith

Updated: August 1, 2011, 7:16 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Jets' secondary has absorbed a couple of hits in free agency, but they secured one of their own Friday night, re-signing safety Eric Smith to a three-year contract.

The Jets also reached a one-year deal with former San Diego Chargers cornerback Donald Strickland, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton. The Chargers cut Strickland on Thursday.

Smith and Brodney Pool, also a free agent, shared the job opposite Jim Leonhard last season, with Smith starting six games and three ...

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