Andre Johnson’s Holdout Continues Another Bad Trend in the NFL

May 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Another one bites the dust.
Andre Johnson, statistically the best receiver in the game, feels he deserves a contract that makes him the highest paid player at the position.
The contract that Larry Fitzgerald received, along with Brandon Marshall's deal a few months ago, continues another trend in the NFL that hurts everyone involved.
This is the inability of sticking with the contract one previously signed.
In 2007, Johnson signed a contract that now leaves $60 million over the next five years.
Most would be satisfied with that. Right now, Johnson disagrees. However, according to other reports, he wanted a higher signing bonus, which made the contract to a lesser degree.
In the end, Johnson and the Texans will reach a new contract. In fact, there is no choice but to give him what he wants.
He performs on the field week in, week out, and he makes a point that he deserves a top contract among the best receivers in the game.
But this will put more s...

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