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CHRIS JOHNSON RUMORS

Free Agent RB Chris Johnson Back to Training After Being Shot in March

Free agent running back Chris Johnson has resumed his NFL training after taking a bullet to the shoulder in March during a drive-by shooting that killed someone riding in the same car as him, TMZ reports. Johnson, who spent a disappointing season with the New York Jets in 2014 after six years with the Tennessee Titans, had been training with FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer prior...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson hospitalized with gunshot wound to his arm

Breaking news from Ian Rapoport… Ex-#Jets RB Chris Johnson is recovering at an Orlando hospital after being shot in the arm last night, source said. He is going to be OK — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015 Chris Johnson was back home, riding around with friends and his car took gunfire, source said. There were casualties, including a friend — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015
Via This Given Sunday
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson fires back at Jets after release

In April of 2014, the New York Jets landed free agent running back Chris Johnson. Here’s what Johnson had to say about the signing at that point in time…. “I think I’m going to fit in pretty well. Just talking to him (Mornhinweg) and to Rex, who’s a guy that likes to run the ball, I think I’m going to fit in very well. We talked about all those things, catching out...
Via This Given Sunday
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Rips Former GM John Idzik for Mishandling his Role

Just a few days after being cut by the New York Jets after completing one season with the team, running back Chris Johnson appears to have departed on a bitter note. Speaking about his feelings and the way the season played out, Johnson shared these comments on how he felt he was lied to by former general manager John Idzik. Basically, it was a situation where I was going there to...
Via Sportsnaut
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Will Become NFL Free Agent As Jets Will Decline Option

NEW YORK — The New York Jets are saying C-Ya to CJ2K after just one season. The Jets announced Saturday they will not exercise their option on running back Chris Johnson, making him an unrestricted free agent next month and saving the team $3.5 million on the salary cap this year. The team will, however, exercise the contract options on veteran linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets RB Chris Johnson Arrested Friday on Weapons Charge

On Friday evening, New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was arrested for carrying a weapon in a public space. Open carry is banned in Florida, but Johnson’s crime is still a misdemeanor, so he probably won’t get much more than a slap on a wrist – which could cause him to fumble, but that’s neither here nor there. Despite his lack of productivity on the field, Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson weighs in on Jets quarterback situation

The New York Jets have done barely anything right this season, but at least they seem to have figured out what they got when they acquired Chris Johnson — a speedy back who gives 100% effort 10% of the time. With the exception of last week’s game against the New England Patriots, Johnson has carried...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets OC: Chris Johnson is a 'first ballot hall of famer'

New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg believes one of the team’s key offseason additions—running back Chris Johnson—will head to Canton as “a first-ballot Hall of Famer.” Photo Credit: NewYorkJets.com CJ2K comes off a disappointing 2013 campaign, averaging a career-low 3.9 yards per carry on 279 attempts with 1,077 yards and six touchdowns. We didn’t see...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson says he 'can't make plays from the sidelines'

Chris Johnson has no interest in being part of the New York Jets’ split backfield. While Jets running back coach Anthony Lynn says the team needs to be “strategic” in their handling of Johnson, he is not in favor of splitting time. In speaking with NFL.com’s Around The League, Johnson put it simply as could be, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson: Titans 'being nasty' with timing of release

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson doesn’t seem too happy with the way his tenure with the Tennessee Titans came to an end. The former Pro Bowler was released by Tennessee in early April and Johnson is taking exception to the timing of the move.  The soon-to-be 29-year-old running back had this to say on SiriusXM NFL Radio (H/T Pro Football Talk).  I think they was just...
Via Sportsnaut
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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