“This whole thing is a process,” Whisenhunt told reporters at the NFL Owners Meeting, via Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. “There’s not a timetable on doing it. We’re trying to do what’s best for the team.”
Wyatt writes that the Titans are shopping Johnson, and that “indications are there is interest” in the veteran back.
Even if Tennessee wants to move Johnson, a trade may not be easy. Johnson’s numbers pale in comparison to the stats he accumulated earlier in his career, and he is owed $8 million dollars in 2014.
Running backs have not been in demand this offseason, and teams are reluctant to commit big money to the position.
This uncertainty may explain why Whisenhunt added that “All that matters is what we do on Sundays and winning those games.”
Johnson amassed 1,077 yards last year on 279 carries, good for 3.9 yards per carry, a career-low.