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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 con...
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The St. Louis Rams have signed former Tennessee Titans defensive end William Hayes to a one year deal.
The addition of Hayes helps the Rams shore up their defensive line with the departure of James Hall.
A four-year veteran, Hayes had his best season in 2009 when he started 11 games and had 50 total tackles with 4 sacks. Hayes is primarily thought of as a run stuffer and could...
The St. Louis Rams have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free agent William Hayes, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Financial terms were not disclosed. Selected with a fourth round pick (113th overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft out of Winston-Salem by the Tennessee Titans, the 6-foot-3, 272-pound Hayes has 112 tackles, eight sacks and four forced fumbles in 48 games, including...