Chris Johnson and Andre Johnson Want To Get Paid

May 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chris Johnson and Andre Johnson share more than the same last name. They both want new contracts.
And who can blame them. The NFL is a cruel game and you have to get yours when you can because your career could be over at any moment.
However, only one Johnson has a viable case for an extension—that Johnson being Chris.
Chris Johnson, the league's leading rusher last season, currently has three years left on his original five year rookie contract.
He is currently slated to earn $550,000 for the upcoming NFL season. Chump change for a guy who ran for over 2,000 yards last season.
Meanwhile, Andre Johnson will collect $5.8 million this year as part of a six year $60 million extension he signed in 2007. Now, only three years after he signed that extension he is looking to redo his deal again. At the time he signed his extension, his deal set the market for wide receivers.

Also, his cap number for this year is $8.14 million due to bonuses he already ...

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