“I’m not coming back,” Johnson said, via the Sporting News. “I’m enjoying my time off. I’m enjoying things I couldn’t do when I was playing.”
When asked if the Lions have attempted to repair their relationship with him, Johnson said: “Ahh … no. They say they have, but no.”
- David William Naylor reports that former Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes.
Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com offers some NFL player comps for some of this year’s notable draft prospects including:
- USC QB Sam Darnold – Tony Romo
- Virginia Tech LB Tremaine Edmunds – Anthony Barr
- Georgia RB Sony Michel – Kareem Hunt
- Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson – Kelechi Osemele
- Ohio State CB Denzel Ward – Adam Jones
- Todd Archer reports that RBs coach Gary Brown is expected to return to the Cowboys, despite drawing interest from the Raiders and Texans.
- Archer also reports that the Cowboys will meet with Giants OL coach Mike Solari regarding a position on their staff.
- Regarding Tom Cable, who was hired by the Raiders on Saturday, the Cowboys had “some interest“, but never set up an interview for him.