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Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

Posted on: July 6, 2010 8:57 am
Edited on: July 6, 2010 9:00 am
 
An NFL Network blog says, “The animosity between RB Chris Johnson and the Titans is beginning to thaw. (Mike) Lombardi believes a long-term deal will be done by the time training camp starts later this month.”C.Johnson (US Presswire)

Johnson has been staging a very public holdout this offseason, protesting his $550,000 base salary for 2010. Johnson denied being seen working out at the Titan Baptist Sports Park facilities last week, though Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean says sources confirmed Johnson’s presence. (Most members of the Titans organization were on vacation at the time.)

--Andy Benoit

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Since: Sep 4, 2006
Posted on: July 7, 2010 12:20 pm
 

Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

Running Backs only last a good 5-7 years if that . He mind as well get a raise incase something bad happens to him . One freak injury and he can kiss all those million dollars goodbye. Look at Leon Washinghton




Since: Dec 4, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2010 12:13 pm
 

Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

Anyone think CJ would have taken a pay cut or refunded some of the 7 million he was already paid, if he had been a poor player?



Since: May 11, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2010 11:30 am
 

Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

BoSox... you know nothing. I guess you're just used to the Red Sox buying players.

Chris Johnson was given 7 of his 12 million after two seasons.

Because of league rules involving rookie contracts, the Titans will have to give him 40 more million up front to re-do his contract.

That fact that you think Chris Johnson deserves 47 million deposited directly into his banking account after two seasons says all I need to know about you.

How is your minimum wage job working out for ya?



Since: Apr 24, 2007
Posted on: July 7, 2010 10:52 am
 

Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

Good job Chris, if anyone deserves a pay raise this year it is you.  I am very disappointed with the Titans' ownership and front office.  The best RB in the league and only legit talent the Titans have should be treated with more respect. 



Since: Jul 7, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2010 5:26 am
 

Chris Johnson's holdout could end soon

He will have to get his paid day before the season starts.VY is the key....he will step up and into the playoffs.......
TooEAZY.......


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