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Chris Johnson agrees to new deal

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Jenky, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Chris Johnson - RB - Titans
    Titans agreed to terms with Chris Johnson on a four-year, $53.5 million contract.
    Source: Jim Wyatt on Twitter Sep 1 - 12:58 PM

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    Chris Johnson - RB - Titans
    Titans agreed to terms with Chris Johnson on a four-year, $53.5 million contract.
    Johnson will get at least eight days of practice in before Week 1, giving him plenty of time to prepare to play against against the Jaguars. Owners drafting this weekend can safely select CJ2K No. 1 overall in most formats. Even if he is eased in slowly at first, Johnson will resume every-down status rapidly. His deal includes a whopping $30 million in guarantees and a $13.3 million annual salary. If those numbers hold up upon further examination, CJ2K will have gotten exactly what he wanted -- elite player, not just elite running back money.
    Source: Jim Wyatt on Twitter Sep 1 - 12:58 PM
     
  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Breaking news on cbssportsline.com

    No link yet
     
  3. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Man. Paying a running back around $13M a year is a tough pill to swallow.

    At least he will only be 29 or 30 when it concludes. It seems the deal includes $30 million in guarantees too.
     
  4. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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  5. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    I don't like him at all and that contract is a good chunk but titans are smart bout it by the time he is 30 they can part ways. Not like a nnamdi contract 5 years for a 30 yr old guy
     
  6. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    So much for these owners being greedy.
     
  7. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    :jackpot:
     
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    :jackpot:
     
  9. jswalker1981

    jswalker1981 Fact > Your Opinion

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    Well, good for him. Now those fake fans can spend their hard earned money from their regular jobs to see that jack *** play the game he loves getting paid for.
     
  10. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Come on you know it is not about the money. :lmao:
     
  11. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Double post in a double thread instead of merging? Quality mod you are! :laugh2:
     
  12. Duane

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    That's crazy cash for a RB.
     
  13. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    It is crazy for any player outside of top ranked QB.
     
  14. CowboyWay

    CowboyWay If Coach would have put me in, we'd a won State

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    Gold Tooves For Everybody !!!
     
  15. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Unbelieveable. Must of had Al Davis in on the negotiations and Snyder as the liason.
     
  16. Merlin

    Merlin Active Member

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    That's an extension, not a new contract. He had a year or two left on his contract and he was making much. I think the numbers just look inflated now but in reality, he won't make that much per season; but then I could be wrong.
     
  17. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    Thats it? I thought he was trying to.resign for the whole salary cap
     
  18. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    The Titans won't get their money's worth. He will probably be good, but not good enough to overcome their other short comings. They don't have a QB. Even if Locker becomes a good QB, it won't be for a few years and by then CJ's contract will be near its end. Plus I don't think he will do much this year because he has so much preparation and practice time.
     
  19. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Crazy money for a RB but, like I've said before, if you can get it then go out and get it.
     
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    30 mil guranteed is a ton. But D Williams just got 21 mil. At least the contract was for 4 years and he will only be 29 when it's up. They are not paying a 29 or 30 year old...CJ is 25.

    Home-run hitting RBs fit well in totday's NFL. It's VERY hard to march the ball down field anymore with the old 3 yeards a nd cloud of dust thing. Big plays are an absolute must.

    Over the last two years Johnson (not surprisingly) leads all RBs with a whopping 35 plays of 20 yards or more. Runnerup was Adrian Peterson at "only" 21.

    The good news for Cowboy fans is that Felix Jones is also a home run hitter.
     

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