KAN: RFA LB To Re-Sign Soon
This story originally published on ScoutNFLNetwork.com

Posted Mar 18, 2010

Scout.com has learned Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson is expected to sign his restricted free-agent tender in the coming days.

Johnson, a first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, was tendered at the original draft round level, which is $1.226 million. However, according to the CBA, he had the option of taking 110 percent of the previous year's salary of $2.25 million. So, his salary will be $2.475 million.

Johnson has appeared in 74 games for the Chiefs and has started 61.

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