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Eagles sign WR Bethel Johnson

PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2007) -- Wide receiver and kick returner Bethel Johnson reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.

In his career, Johnson has returned 147 kickoffs for 3,611 yards and two touchdowns. He also has 39 catches for 606 yards and four touchdowns.

Johnson, 28, was a second-round draft choice of New England in 2003. He was traded to New Orleans last year but released before the 2006 season and signed with the Minnesota Vikings in October.

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