|July 17, 2017 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:28 PM CT6:28 UAE (+1)22:28 ETNaN:� - Johnson was unable to reach an agreement on a contract extension Monday with the Los Angeles Rams, and he will become an unrestricted free agent after this season.
Analysis: The Rams previously placed the franchise tag on Johnson, and the deadline for signing such players to long-term contracts was Monday. Johnson will be paid $17 million this season before reaching free agency. Johnson, who was the Rams' third-round pick in 2012, has recorded 16 interceptions in five seasons, including a career-high seven in 2015.
|May 30, 2017 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST6:43 PM CT3:43 UAE (+1)19:43 ETNaN:� - Johnson has surprised the Los Angeles Rams by not showing up for voluntary organized team activities.
Analysis: Johnson was absent Tuesday when the Rams began their second week of workouts. Johnson is likely to be the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL if he plays for the second straight year under the franchise tag. He is scheduled to make $16.74 million this season.
|Mar. 1, 2017 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST11:08 AM CT21:08 UAE12:08 ETNaN:� - The Rams placed the franchise tag on Johnson for the second consecutive season
Analysis: The move was expected and will make Johnson the NFL's highest-paid cornerback in 2017 with an expected franchise tag salary of $16 million. The 27-year-old Johnson, who made $13.952 million in 2016 playing under the tag, made one interception, 57 tackles and 11 passes defensed in 14 games last season. He missed two games with an ankle injury.