Wednesday, Johnson released a joint statement with the Detroit Lions, saying he is evaluating his future and should have an answer soon.

“Like many players at this stage of their career, I am currently evaluating options for my future,” Johnson said in a statement released by the Lions Wednesday afternoon.

Johnson said that he plans to come to a decision "in the not-too-distant future".

Throughout his nine-year NFL career, the 30-year-old Megatron has amassed 11,619 receiving yards and 83 touchdowns.

He was recently selected to his sixth straight Pro Bowl.

An anonymous former teammate told the Detroit Free Press “it’s just his time”.