Trumaine Johnson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson didn't get a long-term contract, but he's a team captain

    Los Angeles Times "Trumaine Johnson is attempting to make the most of a disappointing situation — and he’s off to a noteworthy start. The Rams declined to sign the cornerback to a long-term contract during the offseason, but players voted Johnson a team captain. “It shows you what a great job he’s done on..." September 08

  • Steelers among teams sniffing around possible trade for Rams' Trumaine Johnson

    CBS Sports "The big headline Friday was that the Rams traded for Sammy Watkins, the injury-plagued big-play wide receiver the Bills traded up in the 2014 draft to take fourth overall. But Los Angeles had to part ways with cornerback E.J. Gaines (25 career starts) and a 2018 second-round pick. CBS Sports..." August 12

  • Rams' Johnson believes team won't re-sign him at end of 2017 season

    Orange County Register "The day should have been all about new head coach Sean McVay officially putting his imprint on the Rams and the progress of second-year quarterback Jared Goff and all those shiny new pieces added through the draft and free agency. But when the Rams opened training camp Saturday at UC Irvine,..." July 30

  • Trumaine Johnson won't reach deal by July 17 deadline for franchised players

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams and Trumaine Johnson will not reach agreement on a long-term contract by the July 17 deadline, a source told ESPN, meaning the cornerback will play under the franchise tender for the second straight season. Johnson signed his franchise tender with the Rams on March 6,..." June 27

  • Rams Unlikely To Extend Trumaine Johnson

    Pro Football Rumors "The odds of the Rams reaching a long-term agreement with franchise-tagged cornerback Trumaine Johnson are extremely slim, according to Jason La Canfora of Los Angeles spoke with Johnson’s representatives regarding an extension only once, and the discussions weren’t fruitful enough..." June 20

  • Rams' franchise player Trumaine Johnson is a no-show at OTA workout

    Los Angeles Times "The long-term status of Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson, in flux since the end of last season, took another turn Tuesday when he did not show up for an organized team activity workout. It might be innocuous — OTA workouts are voluntary — but for a team already missing star defensive tackle..." May 31

  • Mixed signals from Rams on Trumaine Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams opted to apply the franchise tag to cornerback Trumaine Johnson for a second time, despite the 20-percent raise over last year’s eight-figure salary. Since then, mixed signals have emerged as to whether the Rams will keep him under the one-year, $16.74 million tender (which he has..." April 26

  • Trumaine Johnson won’t be traded

    Pro Football Talk "Not every player who is available for trade gets traded. And at a certain point, the team realizes it can’t reach a deal, and begins the process of rebuilding a bridge. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Rams won’t be dealing cornerback Trumaine Johnson. The Rams have..." April 24

  • Rams still working on long-term extension for Johnson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Rams would have preferred to trade franchise-tagged cornerback Trumaine Johnson before their offseason program begins on Monday, and while a deal is still possible, Los Angeles may now attempt to work out an extension with Johnson prior to the July 15 deadline, according to Alden Gonzalez of..." April 09

  • Richard Sherman availability makes Trumaine Johnson trade difficult

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks have been unconventionally open about the possibility of trading star cornerback Richard Sherman, a three-time first-team All-Pro who, at 29, is still considered one of the game's best at his position. As if finding a taker for Trumaine Johnson weren't difficult..." April 06