The full Chris Johnson contract details
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 21 (yesterday)
Last week, former Titans running back Chris Johnson agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets. Reported as having an $8 million base value, the details show that it indeed does. Here’s how it all breaks down. Johnson gets $3 million to sign. (Of the amoun…Upvote Share Tweet
On draft possibilities at safety and tackleESPN.com 13 hours agoThe Tennessee Titans have hosted Alabama’s Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Louisville’s Calvin Pryor on pre-draft visits. Too much can be made of those visits. I don’t think Tennessee can draft a player in the first round who wouldn’t be expected to play right aw…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Nation: 4 Downs -- AFC SouthESPN.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)There was only a brief respite for the AFC South, when the Indianapolis Colts' death grip on the division released. In its 12 seasons of existence, the Colts have won this division eight times and missed the playoffs only once. The Titans won the AFC So…Upvote Share TweetIn a free-agent move that was entirely predictable from the moment Chris Johnson was cut, the former Tennessee Titans star running back agreed to a deal with the New York Jets. The Jets were one of the few teams in the NFL that was still pretty unsettle…Upvote Share TweetThe New York Jets made one of the splashiest moves of the offseason, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share Tweet
Dexter McCluster making positive early impression on Titansprofootballtalk.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)There’s no sign of buyer’s remorse about Dexter McCluster in Nashville. McCluster signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the team as a free agent and he’s getting positive reviews from his teammates early in the offseason program. Linebacker Shaun Ph…Upvote Share Tweet
When the New York Titans became the New York Jetsprofootballtalk.com Apr 15Fifty-one years ago Tuesday, the New York Titans scrapped their old name and unveiled a new one: the Jets. Club president / CEO Sonny Werblin made the call, with the positioning of home field Shea Stadium between Idlewild Airport and LaGuardia Airport o…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 15All has been quiet on the Chris Johnson cut since the Titans cut him, but the Jets continue to be interested in the free agent running back. The Jets were identified as a potential suitor for Johnson as soon as he became available, and Manish Mehta of t…Upvote Share Tweet
Scouting the Jaguars' rivals in AFC Southjacksonville.com Apr 11Chasing the Colts. That’s the theme of the offseason for the other three teams in the AFC South — the Jaguars, Titans and Texans — who are trying to end Indy’s domination of the division. Since 2002 when the AFC South was realigned, the Colts have won i…Upvote Share Tweet
Carlos Hyde, Austin Sefarian-Jenkins visit Bills on Fridayprofootballtalk.com Apr 11The Bills were reportedly one of the teams contacted by the Titans about a trade for running back Chris Johnson before Johnson was released, but the Bills weren’t interested in pulling the trigger. That doesn’t rule out adding a different running back t…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans use extra offseason time to catch upESPN.com Apr 11New coaches get a two-week head start on NFL offseason programs and a bonus three-day voluntary minicamp during the offseason. Ken Whisenhunt doesn't view that as time that will help the Tennessee Titans get ahead. He sees it as time the Titans need to …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 10The free agent visit Damian Williams took to Miami has turned into an extended stay. ESPN.com’s James Walker reports the Dolphins have reached a one-year, $800,000 deal with Williams, a fifth-year wideout from USC who spent his first four seasons with t…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans visit with three free agent defensive linemenprofootballtalk.com Apr 10There are plenty of reports about members of the 2014 draft class visiting teams around the country right now, but there are still some veteran free agents looking for work. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans met with a pair of them on …Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Titans work out O’Brien Schofieldprofootballtalk.com Apr 9At the outset of free agency, it appeared outside linebacker O’Brien Schofield was on his way to signing a two-year, $8 million contract with the Giants. However, a knee issue caused the Giants to pass on finalizing the deal, leaving Schofield available…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 8Free agent running back Chris Johnson isn’t visiting anyone just yet. Johnson, who officially became an unrestricted free agent when his release from the Titans went over the NFL transactions wire on Monday, wrote on Twitter that he was at the airport t…Upvote Share Tweet
Best RBs don't face loaded boxes too muchESPN.com Apr 8As Chris Johnson leaves Nashville and the Tennessee Titans prepare for life without their durable running back, it's time to reconsider the idea that he always ran against loaded fronts. It's simply overstated. ESPN Stats & Information tracks runs a…Upvote Share Tweet
More talk of Jets’ interest in Chris JohnsonThe Jets have been linked to Chris Johnson since before he became a free agent, and now that the Titans have officially released the veteran running back, it’s no surprise that the Jets’ interest appears to be heating up. Manish Mehta of the New York Da…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans waive Adewale Ojomo after solicitation arrestDefensive end Adewale Ojomo’s tenure with the Titans started when he was signed to a reserve/future contract in December, which means he’s never played any games for the team. He won’t be changing that in 2014. A little more than two weeks after Ojomo w…Upvote Share TweetThe start of offseason workouts wasn’t the only business the Titans took care of on Monday. They also agreed on a restructured contract with defensive end Kamerion Wimbley. Reports emerged late last week that the team wanted Wimbley to take a pay cut to…Upvote Share Tweet
Jake Locker considers this a make or break yearThe Titans gathered for the start of their offseason workout program on Monday and quarterback Jake Locker delivered some good news about his recovery from foot surgery. Locker declared himself ahead of schedule in rehab when meeting with reporters in N…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 6The Titans’ decision to cut running back Chris Johnson may have been at least in part a reflection of Johnson’s work ethic. Although Johnson hasn’t had any major off-field incidents, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Johnson was cut because the t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Fisher apparently not interested in coaching Chris Johnson againprofootballtalk.com Apr 5When the Rams signed Kenny Britt this week, it seemed to make a lot of sense: Britt played his best football in Tennessee when Jeff Fisher was the Titans’ coach, and now Fisher is coach of the Rams. Chris Johnson also played his best football in Tenness…Upvote Share Tweet
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