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Chris Johnson’s Status With The Titans Remains “Unchanged”

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports that even after meeting with the Titans at the Combine, RB Chris Johnson‘s status with the team remains “unchanged.”

Wyatts adds that the Titans are still contemplating whether or not they Johnson and his $8 million salary for the upcoming season is worth keeping.

There have been rumors circulating for several months now that Johnson could be on the chopping block. As things stand right now, Tennessee should have close to $10 million in cap space to work with this offseason.

Johnson, 28, still has three years remaining on his six-year, $55.26 million contract. The Titans could save $4 million in cap space if they were to release him outright, according to OverTheCap.com. However, Tennessee could boost that figure to $8 million by designating him as a post-June 1 cut.

Johnson opted to play out the season, despite the fact that he suffered a meniscus tear back in Week 3. He managed to go over the 1,000-yard-mark for the sixth consecutive season and contributed 10 total touchdowns in 2013.

 

 

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