Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/8/11
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RISERS Chris Johnson, RB, TEN - Johnson followed up a 190-yard rushing performance in Week 12 by running for 153 yards and two touchdowns last week. He finally appears to be back. Johnson has averaged 7.5 YPC over that two-game span and has eclipsed 150 yards from scrimmage in three of his past four contests (although he gained just 28 total yards in the other). An easier schedule has helped, but Johnson's play has really picked up as well, as his explosion appears to have returned. In fact, Johnson has broken a whopping 10 tackles over the past two games; to put that into perspective, Ray Rice, Shonn Greene and Cedric Benson each have broken a total of 15 tackles all season. With upcoming matchups against the Saints and Colts, Johnson suddenly looks like a top-five fantasy back again. C.J. Spiller, RB, BUF - Spiller totaled 102 yards and ran for a touchdown (another was nullified by a shaky penalty) Sunday, marking his best game as a pro. It was his first score since Week 1, bu...
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