Posted October 24, 2012 on
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Call off the all-points bulletin.
Chris Johnson, the highly paid running back fans wanted benched or even traded, is a big piece of the Tennessee Titans' offense once again.
Johnson said Wednesday he feels like he never left.
The man nicknamed CJ2K for racking up 2,006 yards in 2009 has helped erase his horrible start this season with one of the biggest games of his career. Johnson, named the AFC's offensive player of the week Wednesday, has helped the Titans (3-4) reel off two straight wins by leading the NFL in rushing with 451 yards since Week 4.
Now Johnson must keep it up Sunday against Indianapolis (3-4) to prove his 195 yards rushing wasn't a gift from Buffalo and the league's worst rushing defense.
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The NFL Trade deadline is just six days away, so let the speculation begin. Should the Tennessee Titans trade RB Chris Johnson at the trade deadline this season? A case could be made for and against such a move. Johnson has struggled at times this season and is due a $10 million dollar salary in 2013 and his trade value might never be higher than right now.
Johnson came out the starting...
For the first time in a long time, Chris Johnson turned heads this weekend in the Titans' victory over the Buffalo Bills. Johnson resembled the "CJ2K" that we remember in route to 195 rushing yards and two touchdowns. It was a great game, but don't expect that to be the new-old norm for Chris Johnson.
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Matt Hasselbeck has come to life for the Tennessee Titans. His success should be expected as he has led teams to the playoffs on multiple occasions. He is also a veteran who knows what to expect of defenses and what plays to make off of those reads. As a fan the concern is not for taking him out and replacing him with Locker while the team is winning, it’s a concern for hampering...
Pardon the delayed nature of this posting, but a trip out of town and more trouble posting than anticipated delayed coverage of Sunday's game. Here's your weekly report of the NFL's snap totals for the Titans.
Offense (64 total)
QB: Matt Hasselbeck 64
RB/FB: Chris Johnson 44, Quinn Johnson 24, Jamie Harper 10, Darius Reynaud 9
TE: Craig Stevens 40, Jared Cook...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans have signed veteran linebacker Xavier Adibi to the roster and placed linebacker Zac Diles on injured reserve.
Diles broke his right leg in last week's 35-34 win over Buffalo in his first start this season.
The 6-foot-2, 242-pound Adibi has played in 38 games over four seasons with eight starts. Houston drafted him in the fourth round...
Tom Gower of the Football Outsiders and Total Titans is one of the most insightful and funny writers on the internet. I can honestly say that I would read his work on the Titans even if I didn't have to. If you care at all about football or just good writing, read everything Tom does just on principle.
His insightful and measured tweets will both entertain and inform you. He...
"You make sure they remember, forever, the night they played the Titans!"In truth, yesterday's affair was an early afternoon game, but the point coach Yoast was trying to make is that Tennessee has found a sudden knack for clutch fourth-quarter performances.The Titans (3-4) rebounded from deficit for the second consecutive week as they stole the show from the Buffalo...
All indications are that the aged-one with start in place of Jake Locker for the fourth straight week. It will be interesting to see what the Titans will do if Hasselbeck is able to beat the Colts and bring the Titans to 4-4. While he hasn't exactly posted big fantasy numbers he has been efficient and effective in going 2-1 as a starter.
I don’t know who the Titans signed midweek to wear #28, but whoever it was looked a hell of a lot like their old running back Chris Johnson. We haven’t seen Chris Johnson since he held out for a big money contract prior to the 2011 season, so it probably wasn’t him. But that was one hell of an impressive performance by whoever that guy was. Maybe we’ll see him again sometime…...
Last week: 24 (-4) Record: 3-4 I thoroughly enjoyed last week’s Bills/Titans game between the two worst defenses in the league. Ryan Fitzpatrick and Matt Hasselbeck looked like franchise quarterbacks. Chris Johnson looked like it was 2009. I thought the Bills lost the game in the first half when they settled for a field goal [...]