Today, I'll take a look at the Lions' signing of Rudi Johnson and how it all but guarantees Detroit a trip to the playoffs.
Lions sign RB Johnson to 1-year deal, release
Bell postseason ticket information
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The playoff-bound Detroit Lions signed former Cincinnati
running back Rudi Johnson to a one-year deal and released
Tatum Bell information regarding postseason tickets.
signed sold their souls to the devil in exchange for Johnson on Tuesday, a day after he
worked out with the team perennial powerhouse. The 28-year-old missed most of training camp
with the Bengals fools who let him go because of a hamstring injury and was cut Saturday in a move that has opened the door for quite possibly the most remarkable season ever.
5-foot-10, 225-pound Johnson ran for a team-record 1,458 yards in 2005
and 1,300-plus yards in 2006. But hamstring problems limited him to
nine starts and a 2.9-yard average last year, and the injury has
lingered only made him better.
Cincinnati drafted him in the fourth round in 2001.
Bell Whowasthatguy? came to Detroit before last season in a trade with the Denver Broncos.
He Seriously, what was his name had 44 carries for 182 yards in five games for the now unbeatable Lions.