Chris Johnson News Archive
Johnson, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery back in January to repair a meniscus tear, indicated Thursday that there are no signs of arthritis in his knee, the Daily News reports. "No, that's not accurate," said Johnson, who signed with the Jets on Wednesday. "I'm pretty sure if they had major concerns of my knee or whatever, pretty sure I wouldn't have passed the physical."
While ESPN's Adam Schefter suggests that the Jets have some concerns about the condition of Johnson's knee, said concerns were evidently not serious enough to deter the team from inking the running back to a two-year deal.
Johnson (knee) has signed a two-year deal with the Jets, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The base value of his deal is reportedly $8 million.
Johnson (knee) is slated to visit the Jets on Tuesday, the Daily News reports.
Manish Mehta of the Daily News suggests that the Jets are intrigued by the notion of a backfield that could potentially include both Johnson and Chris Ivory.
Johnson (knee) was released by the Titans on Friday, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports.
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com indicated Wednesday that he expects the Titans to release Johnson this week.
The Jets are thought to have some interest in Johnson, the Daily News reports.
Johnson plans to report for the start of the Titans' offseason workout program, which begins on April 7, the Tennessean reports. "Yeah, I plan on being there," Johnson said Tuesday. "If I haven't been traded or released by that time, I will show up in Nashville and be ready to go from day one with the team."
ESPN's Ed Werder suggests that there is a trade market for Johnson.