Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 29: Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans carries the ball during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at LP Field on November 29, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans defeated the Cardinals 20-17. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has had a very interesting career to say the least. Johnson was projected to go in either the second or third round in the 2008 NFL draft before running a 4.24 40-yard dash. His combine performance warranted a first-round grading as he was taken 24th overall by the Titans. Johnson’s rookie year saw him finish second in AP rookie of the year voting to Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. He also formed the “smash and dash” duo with LenDale White and was named to the 2009 Pro Bowl. Going into his second season, Johnson changed his nickname to “every coach’s dream” and became one of only six players to rush for over 2,000 yards. He also broke Marshall Faulk’s record for yards from scrimmage with 2,509 in total. Now referred to as “CJ2K”, Johnson was named offensive player of the year and made the Pro Bowl for the second straight season. After another solid season in 2010, which included over 1,300 rushing yards, 11 touchdowns and a third conse...
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