Stevan Ridley wrote a heartfelt goodbye message to the Jets and let the football world know his next destination: Detroit.

“New York, I hate that I couldn’t do more for you this past year, but the opportunity ya’ll gave me after my injury to do what I love the most … I can never put a price on,” the free-agent running back posted on social media Friday.

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Ridley, 27, visited with the Lions on Tuesday afternoon. His agent, Andy Simms, confirmed the signing on Twitter.

A former third-round pick of the Patriots in 2011, Ridley’s promising career in New England was derailed by ball security issues and a torn ACL he suffered during the 2014 season.

The Jets signed him to a free-agent deal last offseason, but he proved to be largely ineffective a year removed from surgery. He rushed for 90 yards and no touchdowns on 36 carries and caught four passes for -2 yards in nine games (one start).

“The relationships I’ve gained with my brothers in New York, as well as developing a sense of true patience will take me much further beyond the game of football,” wrote Ridley, who got a tattoo of the Jets’ logo inked on his right forearm last year shortly after signing with the team. “Coach Bowles you truly are a leader of men. The Jets organization is on the up and coming, and I wish you guys nothing but the best. …To the Organization and the city of NEW YORK I truly thank you for all the love. But now it’s on to Detroit for me! …Detroit I’ve got a surprise for you this year, I promise. I’m ready to get to work with my new family, so April 18th can’t come soon enough! Lets eat fellas, and this year we want the whole plate!!”

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Ridley is the latest Jets’ free agent to sign with Detroit. Slot receiver Jeremy Kerley and cornerback Darrin Walls recently signed with the Lions as well.