Chiefs, Johnson go the distance
August, 21, 2007
After 21 days of anxiety, Larry Johnson finally reached his goal of becoming the highest-paid runner in the NFL. His $8.64 million average tops the $8 million deal of LaDainian Tomlinson and includes $19 million in guarantees. Although reports two weeks ago indicated that a deal was close, both sides had a lot of work to do before getting the deal done Tuesday.