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Chiefs announce they will release Pro Bowl LB Derrick Johnson

In what can’t be considered too much of a surprise, the reigning AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that they will move on from longtime linebacker Derrick Johnson.“The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that linebacker Derrick Johnson will become a free agent when his contract with the club expires at the start of the new league year on March 14. The...
Via Sportsnaut
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Chiefs let Derrick Johnson become free agent

This is breaking news. Please refresh for updates.The Chiefs will allow Derrick Johnson to become a free agent this offseason, the club announced on Tuesday morning. A return is not explicitly ruled out, but it is heavily implied in the press release that the linebacker will not be back with the team in 2018. “Few players in recent history have meant more to the Chiefs franchise...
Via Pro Football Rumors
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

NFL players who could retire after the 2017 season

The NFL is an unforgiving league, and long careers are rare exceptions. Given the toll the game takes, some players in recent years have even retired early despite still being in their physical primes.The following 25 players have managed long playing careers in the league but could be headed for retirement after the 2017 season.
August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Derrick Johnson out for season with ruptured Achilles’ tendon

The Kansas City Chiefs had some bad news that counterbalanced the positive feelings following their win on Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced after the game that linebacker Derrick Johnson suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon, which will end his season. Johnson went down on a non-contact play, as his tendon gave out on him as he tried...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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