Does Chris Johnson Have Anything Left to Offer the Arizona Cardinals?

August 18, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It wasn't that long ago that Chris Johnson was arguably the most electrifying player in the National Football League. He had just rushed for over 2,000 yards in 2009. Three times that season, Johnson scored on runs of at least 85 yards.
He took the ball, hit the hole and buh-bye.
In 2015, however, the only thing that looked buh-bye was Johnson's NFL career. Here it was mid-August, and the 29-year-old was still looking for work. That search has ended, with Johnson inking a one-year, $2 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, as Fox Sports' Jay Glazer and NFL Network's Rand Getlin reported.
That may have settled the matter of whether Johnson's done playing, but it raises another question...
Is Chris Johnson done?
To be clear, Darren Urban of the team's website wrote that head coach Bruce Arians made it clear that Johnson isn't being promised a thing:
And as ESPN's Ed Werder pointed out, that $2 million number is something of a misnomer:

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