Chris Johnson says Jets weren't truthful to him.

Former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson, discarded when his $500,000 option wasn't picked up, took aim at the AFC East franchise Monday. He made accusations that the organization wasn't truthful to him. "I think I went into a situation where I was told one thing and it was another," Johnson told NFL Network. Johnson thought he would have a bigger role because of Rex Ryan's presence, but thinks former general manager John Idzik meddled. "Throughout the whole thing, I think last year, with that organization, I think a lot of the stuff was out of Rex's hands," Johnson said. "A lot of the things that we were doing I think it was out of Rex's hands. Don't nobody know, but it was a [bad] situation. Yeah, like a lot of things, probably, I guess, calling the shots, as far as with the team and things that goes on on Sundays and whatever. "I think a lot of it was out of Rex's hands because when I sat down and talked to Rex before I signed with the Jets, my role and my situation were explained to me totally different to what actually happened. That's just what it was. It was never a type of thing where I was just being outplayed or anything like that. It was never a situation where I got the opportunity to show my talents and be used the way that I was supposed to be used." Of course, Johnson rushed for only 663 yards as the Jets went 4-12. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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