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Chris Johnson hospitalized with gunshot wound to his arm

Breaking news from Ian Rapoport… Ex-#Jets RB Chris Johnson is recovering at an Orlando hospital after being shot in the arm last night, source said. He is going to be OK — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015 Chris Johnson was back home, riding around with friends and his car took gunfire, source said. There were casualties, including a friend — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015
Via This Given Sunday
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson fires back at Jets after release

In April of 2014, the New York Jets landed free agent running back Chris Johnson. Here’s what Johnson had to say about the signing at that point in time…. “I think I’m going to fit in pretty well. Just talking to him (Mornhinweg) and to Rex, who’s a guy that likes to run the ball, I think I’m going to fit in very well. We talked about all those things, catching out...
Via This Given Sunday
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Rips Former GM John Idzik for Mishandling his Role

Just a few days after being cut by the New York Jets after completing one season with the team, running back Chris Johnson appears to have departed on a bitter note. Speaking about his feelings and the way the season played out, Johnson shared these comments on how he felt he was lied to by former general manager John Idzik. Basically, it was a situation where I was going there to...
Via Sportsnaut
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Will Become NFL Free Agent As Jets Will Decline Option

NEW YORK — The New York Jets are saying C-Ya to CJ2K after just one season. The Jets announced Saturday they will not exercise their option on running back Chris Johnson, making him an unrestricted free agent next month and saving the team $3.5 million on the salary cap this year. The team will, however, exercise the contract options on veteran linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Could New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson's Days Be Numbered?

At one time Chris Johnson appeared to be the next big thing. When the East Carolina product ran for 2006  yards and 14 touchdowns during his second season with the Titans he appeared destined for greatness. A big dip in production and an extremely surly attitude led to his departure in Tennessee and eventually to the New York Jets.The attitude remained and at times flashes of the...
Via FatManWriting
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets RB Chris Johnson Arrested Friday on Weapons Charge

On Friday evening, New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was arrested for carrying a weapon in a public space. Open carry is banned in Florida, but Johnson’s crime is still a misdemeanor, so he probably won’t get much more than a slap on a wrist – which could cause him to fumble, but that’s neither here nor there. Despite his lack of productivity on the field, Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson weighs in on Jets quarterback situation

The New York Jets have done barely anything right this season, but at least they seem to have figured out what they got when they acquired Chris Johnson — a speedy back who gives 100% effort 10% of the time. With the exception of last week’s game against the New England Patriots, Johnson has carried...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson takes jab at Titans offense

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA THE NEW YORK POST So far, new Jets running  back Chris Johnson is fitting in well with Gang Green.  He didn’t do much in his first preseason game with the Jets, but has been very vocal so far this off season much like his brash head coach and confident teammates. Johnson is expecting to have a bounce back year in 2014 after having a sub par...
Via New York Sports-Kings
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson says he 'can't make plays from the sidelines'

Chris Johnson has no interest in being part of the New York Jets’ split backfield. While Jets running back coach Anthony Lynn says the team needs to be “strategic” in their handling of Johnson, he is not in favor of splitting time. In speaking with NFL.com’s Around The League, Johnson put it simply as could be, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson: Titans 'being nasty' with timing of release

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson doesn’t seem too happy with the way his tenure with the Tennessee Titans came to an end. The former Pro Bowler was released by Tennessee in early April and Johnson is taking exception to the timing of the move.  The soon-to-be 29-year-old running back had this to say on SiriusXM NFL Radio (H/T Pro Football Talk).  I think they was just...
Via Sportsnaut
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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