NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Tennessee Titans will either trade or release Chris Johnson before offseason workouts begin next week.
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After speaking with Titans management Wednesday, agent Joel Segal told SiriusXM NFL Radio that it's only a "matter of time" before the organization cuts ties with Johnson.
Surprised by the Eagles' release of his client DeSean Jackson, Segal was reluctant to guess whether Johnson would be leaving Nashville via trade or cut.
We would be shocked if the Titans find a taker for Johnson's $8 million salary in 2014.
Once he's released, the Jets are expected to be first in line for his services. In tracking Johnson's potential landing spots, we've yet to find another team matching the reported interest level of Rex Ryan's club.
UPDATE: Rapoport reported Thursday night that Johnson is headed to Tennessee for a face-to-face meeting with Titans general manager Ruston Webster, after which the running back will likely be released, per a source informed of the Titans' plans.
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