CJ2K's 2012 salary become guaranteed
If there was any legitimate doubt over the future of running back Chris Johnson with the Tennessee Titans, it has now been put to rest -- at least for the 2012 season.
The Titans are hoping Chris Johnson can get back to his 2010 ways.
According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, the former 2,000 yard rusher's $8 million salary for this upcoming season has become fully guaranteed.
The questions surrounding the former first-round draft pick from East Carolina are the cause of a tremendously disappointing 2011 season in which Johnson rushed for a mere 1,047 yards, four touchdowns, and a career low 4.0 yards per carry. There has been some speculation as to whether or not the Titans organization would relieve itself from future payment of the heavy $53.5 million extension Johnson agreed to last September, but it appears those rumblings have been quashed following Tuesday's decision.
Wyatt also writes that Johnson's $9 million salary for the 2013 season becomes fully guaranteed on the fifth day of the league year next offseason.
Clearly, the organization is hoping to see All-Pro Chris Johnson again and avoid having this issue resurface a year from now.
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