Larry Johnson Takes “The Very High Road”

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson may have reached a settlement that will keep his two week suspension intact while cutting the money lost in half, it doesn’t mean anyone knows what is going to happen next with the volatile running back according to his agent Peter Schaffer. Schaffer said the agreement with the […]

LJ, Chiefs Settle

The Kansas City Chiefs and Larry Johnson have agreed to a settlement, according to ESPN. Johnson is still suspended for conduct detrimental to the team for using a gay slur through Nov. 9 — but will be docked just one game check.  Players are paid weekly over 17 weeks. His base salary for 2009 is […]

League, Union Need To Affirm Chiefs’ Reaction

With word on Larry Johnson’s appeal of his suspension and/or settlement with the Chiefs expected this weekend or Monday, CBS Sports’ Clark Judge believes the NFL and NFLPA need to affirm the Chiefs’ reaction. In essence, he insulted his head coach, the gay community and fans everywhere — which is pretty much how I would […]

LJ’s Agent: No Different From The Cuban Missile Crisis

Larry Johnson’s agent, Peter Schaffer, was a guest on 610 Sports Radio yesterday to talk about the settlement that The Star’s Kent Babb reported.  Joel at Arrowhead Pride took note of the best quotes from Schaffer. “When I talk about a settlement, I look at it as a positive resolution.  Both sides come out with […]

How Will The NFL Respond To LJ’s Comments?

After Larry Johnson used a gay slur twice in as many days, the Kansas City Chiefs reacted quickly with a two week suspension.  This morning, The Star’s Randy Covitz takes a look at a league perceived as homophobic and how their response will show how serious they are about becoming more accepting toward gays. The […]

LJ, Chiefs Working On A Settlement

The Kansas City Chiefs and embattled running back Larry Johnson are working on a settlement to decide his future, Johnson’s agent told Kent Babb of The Kansas City Star. Asked whether that settlement would involve a separation from the team, Schaffer said: “Not necessarily… There’s a lot of things in play, and nothing has been […]

Jamaal Charles Wants The Ball

With Chiefs running back Larry Johnson suspended — pending an appeal — for the next two weeks, the door has been opened Dantrell Savage, Kolby Smith and Jamaal Charles. Savage has worked primarily this season as a kick returner.  Smith, who spent the first six weeks on the physically-unable-to-perform list, said he trusts his knee […]

Larry Johnson To Appeal Suspension

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson will immediately challenge his two week suspension, according to his agent. “We will be filing an appeal tomorrow,” agent Peter Schaffer said.  “It is our belief that the action did not warrant the discipline unilaterally imposed by the Chiefs.  We’ll be asking for an expeditied hearing, and hopefully […]

Chiefs Suspend Larry Johnson

The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that Larry Johnson has been suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. Johnson cannot participate in any team activities or be on team premises until Monday, November 9th.  Due to the bye week, he will only miss the November 8th game against Jacksonville. He will forfeit two game checks, […]

Larry Johnson Sr: “It’s Not How He Was Raised”

On the heels of Larry Johnson’s offensive comments and apology, we have heard from LJ (through his agent) and the Chiefs (through the official website).  This morning, The Kansas City Star’s Kent Babb catches up with the person impacted by this situation almost as much as LJ: Larry Johnson Sr. Larry Johnson Sr. said that […]

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