Waiting It Out: Andre Johnson, Darrelle Revis and Chris Johnson Contract Drama

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As if general managers don't have enough to worry about in the offseason when it comes to contract negotiations with the rookie draft picks, there always are a few veterans to make their lives a bit more complicated.
In some cases, the veteran may threaten a holdout, but in most cases, the team has the advantage and it comes down to how stubborn the agent and player can be.
But in a few cases, such as Darrelle Revis, Chris Johnson, and Andre Johnson, the player has risen to the level of "problem that needs resolved ASAP."
If a player like Chris Johnson holds out, that can seriously alter how the team designs their offense.
If Revis holds out, the Jets defense all of a sudden is nowhere near as good at shutting down the passing game.
If Andre Johnson holds out, the Texans are missing a huge downfield threat, and their field gets shorter, making it easier for defenses to gain an advantage.
But each player represents their own set of hurdles when it comes to ...

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