The New York Jets announced today the signing of fullback Darian Barnes to a contract. The announcement was made by Jets' General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Barnes, going into his sixth season in the NFL, played in all 16 games (six starts) for the Miami Dolphins in 2006, recording three receptions for 22 yards.
Barnes originally entered the NFL in 2002 as a rookie free agent with the New York Giants out of the Hampton Institute. He has played in 61 games, while making 22 starts in five seasons as a member of the Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys.