Report: Titans give Johnson contract

Updated: April 25, 2010, 7:38 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Tennessee Titans signed former USC running back Stafon Johnson after the NFL draft on Saturday, the Nashville Tennessean reported Saturday.

Johnson suffered a near-fatal weightlifting accident last fall. On Sept. 28, Johnson was doing bench presses when the bar slipped out of his hands as he tried to lift 275 pounds. From a full extension of his arms, the weight dropped on his neck. Johnson injured his throat and required emergency surgery.

Johnson, who had 1,552 yards and ...

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