Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/2/12
I’m sure all fantasy owners who drafted Chris Johnson in either the first or second round have been utterly disappointed.Johnson’s production through the first three games was pathetic. To open the season he gave fantasy owners a whopping 5.1 points. Then, he followed that up in weeks two and three with 2.8 points and 2.9 points. In a previous article I had written, I advised owners after Week 2 to let Week 3 be Johnson’s ultimatum.  Unfortunately he underperformed again and I wound up benching him, like I assume many other fantasy owners did.Well, Week 4 Johnson addressed his critics and ran for a solid 141 yards on 25 attempts, averaging about 5.6 yards per carry. He also added 16 receiving yards, totaling his fantasy production at 15.7 points, which is a number you’d expect from a premier back.Here’s why I think Johnson’s production is back to stay. What came into question following Week 3 wasn’t Johnson’s skill, it was his heart, and everyone knows what he is capable of. There s...
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