Trumaine Johnson Contract: Latest News, Rumors on CB’s Negotiations with Rams

June 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson is reportedly unlikely to reach an agreement on a long-term contract extension before the July 15 deadline for franchise players.
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No Movement on Johnson, Rams Extension Sunday, June 19 ESPN's Adam Schefter categorized the potential deal as a "long shot." Colleague Josina Anderson said there would be a "willingness" for him to play on the franchise tender in 2016, which would pay Johnson $13.95 million.
Johnson, 26, set career highs with 71 tackles and seven interceptions last season. He tied for the NFC's high in interceptions and was Pro Football Focus' 16th-ranked cornerback overall. Opposing quarterbacks compiled a rating of just 49.7 throwing Johnson's way, the lowest in football.
The Rams essentially chose Johnson over fellow corner Janoris Jenkins, who signed a massive long-term deal with the New York Giants.
"Looking at it from Johnson's perspective, he ...

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