If you thought Chad Johnson was finished poking around the NFL, think again.
Late Monday, the outspoken six-time Pro Bowler asked his nearly four million Twitter followers if someone could bring him to Lions training camp next week.
Can someone take me Lions training camp next week please, I’m still open & wont hesitate to streak the practice field & show my speed.
Johnson, 39, will be in the area while his 12-year-old daughter will be competing in the 400 meters, 800 meters and 1,500 meters at the Junior Olympics.
Johnson hasn’t played a game since 2011, so he likely won’t become a new target for Matthew Stafford. But it would be cool to see him catch a few passes if the Lions let him on the field in some capacity.
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