Report: Long-term deal for Michael Johnson unlikely
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 8, 2013
Of the 21 last year, 12 agreed to long-term extensions with their players before the deadline. Something will likely have to give and it could be Johnson if he winds up commanding top dollar off another big year rushing the passer. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins has an expiring contract and will likely be the top priority, be it for a contract or the franchise tag, while defensive end Carlos Dunlap is also entering the final year of his deal.