The Tennessee Titans have a major decision looming regarding running back Chris Johnson. After signing the back to a monster deal prior to the 2011 season, the Titans now have until February 9th to decide whether they want him on their roster next season. If Johnson remains on the Titans roster after the 9th, nine million of his $10 million dollar salary next season is guaranteed. Is Johnson worth the money?
Sure, Johnson possesses elite speed and can break a run anytime he touches the football but is a $10 million dollar running back really feasible in the NFL any longer?
Let’s compare Running back A and Running back B.
In the last two seasons, running back A has rushed for 2,072 yards on 443 carries and scored 12 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 78 receptions for 588 yards and another three scores. His longest run in two seasons was 76 yards.
Running back B has rushed for 2,290 yards on 538 carries while scoring 10 touchdowns. He also has 93 receptions for 650 yards with no ...