Chiefs, Johnson go the distance 

August, 21, 2007
08/21/07
5:30
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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.

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