The proposed Rajon Rondo-Chris Johnson 40 yard dash hasn't even happened yet, but we already have a sequel – a game of one-on-one.
“I watch Rondo. He’s a good basketball player. I definitely watch him. I’d definitely beat him one-on-one,” Johnson said.
For those wondering about his hoop skills, I could not find any mention of organized basketball when searching bios of the 5-11 Johnson.
While Rondo denied the race challenge when asked by Comcast's Greg Dickerson, Johnson and his teammates are running their mouths:
“He (Marquis Daniels) called me and told me what Rondo was saying. So I went on
Twitter and said, that’s easy money,” Johnson said. “That’s cool if he
wants to lose $200,000. I had to go public with it. He must be stupid.
It won’t be no close race.”
Titans teammates had Johnson winning the proposed race as well.
“Rajon Rondo doesn’t want any piece of CJ. Matter of fact, if you
can get the message to Rondo, we’ll match him bill for bill, whatever
he wants to do. Our money is on CJ,” linebacker Keith Bulluck said. "I
am faster than Rondo. He needs to start with me or someone on defense
Ray Allen has picked a date for the race: