Lions and Eagles players share great reactions to Detroit signing C.J. Gardner-Johnson
News spreads quickly when a team signs a coveted free agent. In the wake of the Detroit Lions agreeing to a one-year deal with safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson, players from both Detroit and Gardner-Johnson’s old team in Philadelphia took to social media to show their love for the move.
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The Florida Gator ties are strong with Gardner-Johnson and linebacker Alex Anzalone, who recently re-signed for three more years in Detroit,
GATOR BOIIIIIIII in THE D!!!!!!! https://t.co/LMOUYk4Qf1
— Alex Anzalone (@AlexAnzalone34) March 20, 2023
Some other Lions defenders are definitely happy, too.
Let’s get it‼️‼️‼️GANG🥷🏾🥷🏾🥷🏾 https://t.co/EwhmNRkqTU
— Jerry Jacobs (@_luhjerry) March 20, 2023
One of his Eagles teammates offered up some serious praise for Gardner-Johnson, too. Wideout A.J. Brown had this to say:
Great teammate. Glad he took care of his family most importantly. It’s a Dangerous game that we play . Can’t be upset w a man for doing what he feel like is best for him and his family. Detroit got a great one!
— AJ Brown (@1kalwaysopen_) March 20, 2023
Former Lions CB Darius Slay shared a similar thought,
Congrats my guy.. Detroit got a good one!! @CGJXXIII https://t.co/lXfbcoJhdP
— Darius Slay (@bigplay24slay) March 20, 2023