Free agent running back Chris Johnson was shot Saturday night while riding in a car in Orlando.
Just received scary news that Chris Johnson was shot in FL last night. Been training w us in LA but went home for weekend. Damn.— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) March 8, 2015
Ex-#Jets RB Chris Johnson is recovering at an Orlando hospital after being shot in the arm last night, source said. He is going to be OK— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015
Chris Johnson was back home, riding around with friends and his car took gunfire, source said. There were casualties, including a friend— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2015
The 29-year-old Johnson spent last season with the New York Jets, recording 155 carries for 663 yards and a touchdown. The six seasons before that, Johnson played for the Tennessee Titans, who drafted him in the first round of the 2008 Draft. He tallied 1,742 carries for 7,965 yards with 50 touchdowns for the Titans, and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was a First-Team All-Pro selection in 2009. He ran for 2,006 yards on 358 carries in that 2009 season, leading the league in both categories.