Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/9/14

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 01: Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans shows off gold teeth as he smiles after a long run against the Jacksonville Jaguars during their game at LP Field on November 1, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Dear Mr Johnson,When you were drafted to the Titans I was actually giddy.  After seeing your blazing time during the 40 yard dash at the combine I had goosebumps when I thought about what you might be able to do for the Titans during your career.  Flashes of Barry Sanders ran through my mind.  When the Titans' first round pick came around and you were still on the board, I closed my eyes and asked Bud Adams to draft you.When they did, I stood up out of my chair and pumped my fists and quietly congratulated myself.  You see, with you as the Titans' running back and Vince Young as the quarterback, I was sure that the Titans were going to have the chance to start the next dynasty in the NFL.  The years of losing out perennially to the Colts and big head Peyton Manning would be over.Your first year in the NFL was so amazing; I saw you make amazing runs game after game.  Showing the explosiveness that I believed you had.  It first came in the second game of the season against the Bengals...
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