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Staying afloat is difficult for athletes on the NFL’s outskirts. There is a great deal riding on your shoulders to make the most of your limited opportunities because you can never be sure when your next chance will come.

It could be the end of your career if you pass on this opportunity.

This has been the case throughout Ty Johnson’s two-year career. The pressure on the Jets running back to perform in his limited opportunities is high because of the team’s history of injuries. 

Ty Johnson
Ty Johnson

The 24-year-old said he feels secure in his job in Mike LaFleur’s playbook, which is known for its committee approach to running backs, at a press conference on Thursday.

However, the Lions’ previous sixth-round pick will have to compete with a large group of other running backs for playing time. However, when speaking with the press, he emphasized the benefits of having a diverse set of backs, such as the opportunity for them to learn from one another.

The Maryland product will compete with the likes of veteran Tevin Coleman and rookie Michael Carter for playing time this season, but the pair’s obvious chemistry should help all three players.

Ty Johnson Contract

Ty Johnson agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions on a four-year, $2,691,904 contract that included a $171,904 signing bonus and a $171,904 guarantee.

Ty Johnson Salary

Ty Johnson earns an annual income of $672,976. Johnson will make a base salary of $965,000 in 2022, with a cap hit of the same amount.

Ty Johnson Net Worth

Ty Johnson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.

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