Chris Johnson, Le'Veon Bell
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Chris Johnson gets the party started by knocking his 2014 decision to sign with the New York Jets, while Le’Veon Bell finishes things.

Folks are starting to lose it a little. I mean, let’s be honest… most of the regular individuals on Twitter are already equipped with a short fuse; but today, during quarantine time, the room for nonsense has left the building.

It all started with Chris Johnson, one of the fastest straight-line runners at the running back position in NFL history.

On Monday, Johnson reminisced about his 2014 free agency decision. He simply could not believe he chose to sign with the New York Jets over the Baltimore Ravens that offseason.


“Just thinking to myself how did I pick going to jets over Baltimore Ravens in 2014 🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️ what a bad decision!!!!,” Johnson tweeted.

Johnson played a grand total of one season in New York. He finished with 863 yards and 1 touchdown to go along with a solid 4.3 yards-per-carry mark. This was the season with Marty Mornhinweg as the offensive coordinator, one year after the Tony Sporano disaster.

The Jets finished 4-12 that season, while the Baltimore Ravens went 10-6 and won a playoff game. It was the final nail in the coffin for Rex Ryan after he took the Mike TannenbaumEric Mangini roster to back-to-back championship games in his first two seasons.

Of course, due to the stay-at-home orders, the trolls are out in full force. Anything these human beings can do that’ll get a rise out of a well-known athlete is on the table. The sensitivity and internet tough-guy front put up by thousands of fans makes any rational human being want to delete Twitter from his or her existence.

Le’Veon Bell, the Jets current back, immediately clapped back at a Twitter user who offered his opinion.

“I bet I don’t,” Bell said in response to a user who thought he’d feel regret, similarly to Johnson in four years.

Importantly, Johnson made it clear his tweet was meant to disrespect the Jets in any fashion.

“Nothing against the Jets it was bad decision because they was already set at the position I wasn’t needed there honestly C. Henry and B.P. Has it under control,” Johnson said.

Honestly, it doesn’t matter. In a sports media world dominated by social media, looking to navigate through the landscape under these quarantine conditions is as troublesome as a Sporano hiring (as per actually calling plays).

The trolls will simply continue to troll while athletes will regret far too much during this time.


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