WATCH: Jets CB Trumaine Johnson's reunion with Gregg Williams could result in rejuvenation

Rolando Rosa

Trumaine Johnson is feeling much more confident heading into his second season with the Jets and a major reason is because of a familiar face. 

The cornerback previously played three seasons for new Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams with the Rams. 

In his first season with the Jets, Johnson struggled through a quad injury that resulted in him missing five games and he was also suspended in the regular season finale for showing up late to practice. 

However, Johnson is now healthy and extremely happy to play again for Williams. Johnson expects Williams to push him to his limits and inspire him to strive for greatness. 

Johnson snagged a career-high seven interceptions in 2015 under Williams.  

"Gregg's an aggressive coach, for sure," Johnson said to New York Jets.com. "He's a players' coach. He's one of those coaches, he demands respect, for sure, one of those coaches you like to run through a wall with. So it's going to be nice for us."

Despite playing in only 10 games in 2018, Johnson amassed four interceptions, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. 

Johnson is hard at work to make the necessary strides to take his game to another level entering his eighth season.  

Johnson's $12 million salary cap figure this season is third highest on the Jets, so his production is vital for a unit regarded as a team weakness. If Williams can once again bring out the best in Johnson, the Jets' secondary will be much better off. 

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Rolando Rosa
Rolando Rosa

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Johnson is already familiar with Williams' system so it's possible he could get off to a fast start this season.

Laurg1089
Laurg1089

No way Johnson should be third highest paid Jet. Let's see what Williams can do with him to at least transform him back to respectability.

JetsManiac
JetsManiac

Johnson was a total bust last season. Hoping that with Williams back around him he can regain his form from those Rams days.

SouthJerseySwag
SouthJerseySwag

Last year is in the past. Trumaine got his mans back and will crush it!✈️🏈💚

GangGreen91
GangGreen91

Gregg Williams is gonna unleash the beast in Trumaine! #GangGreen


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