NFL's Larry Johnson held out on contract to benefit family
Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry "L.J." Johnson recently completed a 25-day hold out that ended with a five-year contract being made with his team to make him the highest paid running back in the NFL, based on average salary per year. He will be paid at least $43.2 million during that time span.
He says that the reason for the hold out was to help his family, including any children that he may have,
Source: Sports Illustrated