The Denver Broncos recently signed former Tennessee star LB A.J. Johnson after he was acquitted of a rape charge.

He played in Saturday night’s preseason contest against the Chicago Bears and made his first tackle, delivering a huge hit on special teams.

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Tennessee online sports betting officially launched on November 1, 2020, and many of the largest sportsbooks are live and operating in the volunteer state. Tennessee is only one of a handful of SEC football states with legalized sports betting.

On Monday, contract details were reported for Johnson, and it appears the deal is for the next three years:

What Johnson’s role will be on the team moving forward remains to be seen, but it is interesting that the Broncos are guaranteeing him $50,000.

Now, it’s up to him to make the team’s 53-man roster, but if he keeps proving his worth on special teams, he may be able to do just that.