Found July 06, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
According to Arthur Arkush of ProFootballWeekly.com via Yahoo.com, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson is having the best offseason he’s ever had as a professional football player.
This offseason Johnson worked out at the team facility instead of on his own in Orlando, FL because of language in his new contract. He’s also reportedly added some bulk, which should help him not have to shy away from contact so much.
A source told me last season that while Johnson was holding out, he was partying a lot down in Florida and wasn’t in great shape heading into the season, which clearly affected his production. I expect him to have a great year in 2012.
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But he is still hoping that opportunity comes soon.
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