Chiefs to Simply Release Troubled RB Larry Johnson?

There’s no doubt that the future is cloudy for Chiefs running back Larry Johnson. Wednesday the team suspended him flat out for his Twitter comments that included a slander towards gays. The team is getting tired of his antics, and the KC Star today reports that there’s a real chance the team may just release him:

The Chiefs could release Larry Johnson, but not only would they have to pay Johnson the remainder of his 2009 salary — his 2010 salary does not become guaranteed until he makes the opening-week roster next season — but he would be free to sign this season with another team.

Johnson has been a cancer for the Chiefs for sometime, and if you take what took place last year with him and now this incident, it’s time to cut ties and move on to getting someone to run the ball for the future. Johnson has clearly gone from one of the best backs in the league to a simple troublemaker that not’s worth the time.

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7 Responses to “Chiefs to Simply Release Troubled RB Larry Johnson?”

  1. DJ Thrope says:

    He is a BUM, cut him. If you are a RB, once you hit 30, your career is a wrap. a few exceptions (Tiki “tender” Barber,Marcus Allen, Curtis Martin). Look Larry Johnson has been in his “prime” for the past 4 years and done SHIT!!!!!!!!! Cut this Gay mutha Fucka!!!!

  2. DJ Thrope says:

    He also is noy a very nice human, he hate Mexicans, he hate fags.

  3. Mike says:

    I’m not a fan of Johnson but all the controversy over his gay comments is overblown. Why are we so protective of gays anyway? I see much more obscene comments and actions that society gleefully cheers! To DJ Thrope, your comments are far more hateful than Johnson’s. Hypocrite!

  4. jevhova jenkins says:

    Uh, you forgot Priest Holmes.

  5. Jay Smith says:

    I would say that time to let go Larry, because he is not performing. Gay comments were not even big deal. Gays are humans too (little messed up). Please leave them out of this.

  6. Mike says:

    I agree with Jay that the real issue is not about gays but that is what the media is harping on. The real issue is a malcontent (Johnson) who continues to get into trouble and who was over paid by the Chiefs organization. Johnson’s history is a telling tale of his personality. As I have said before, I am not a Johnson fan but feel the Chiefs have over reacted in his punishment. It’s all this PC nonsense that makes the whole issue deplorable.It’s interesting Johnson apologized but it doesn’t seem to matter. I didn’t see his apology so not able to deduce if it was sincere. If the Chiefs were winning and Johnson was productive none of this would probably be an issue.

  7. it's time says:

    it’s time larry goes his way he dosen’t want to be here. he wants to be the center of attenance and look what it has got him. his comments about gays have went to far. He should have been let go when peterson left. Now play football and get the chiefs back on track to winning not losing.
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