Chargers DT Johnson signs tender
Chargers defensive end Travis Johnson has signed his one-year
contract tender for $1,226,000.
The Chargers placed a first-round tender on Johnson, a
restricted free agent. Had Johnson signed an offer sheet with
another team, San Diego would have the right to match the offer or
receive a first-round draft pick as compensation for losing
The Chargers acquired Johnson on Aug. 31 from the Houston Texans
for a draft pick.
Johnson was a first-round pick in 2005, but never lived up to
expectations in Houston. His career has been marked by numerous
injuries and inconsistent play.