Found March 01, 2013 on
Do you remember the time that Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was the most feared back in the NFL? It was a few years ago and for those who play fantasy football always knew that he was either the number one or two overall pick. Fast forward to the present, CJ2K is sometimes not picked up until the third round. It seems like ever since there was the big contract holdout between the Titans and Johnson he has never been the same. Granted there are glimpses of his power and speed here and there, but he is not a constant threat as he was in the past.
It seems his recent decline in production has not stopped his bold predictions. A few days ago on ESPN’s “NFL Live” he was asked who would have the most rushing yards next season him or Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
Johnson replied, “Of course 2K. I’ve always been a confident guy. If you want something to happen you have to speak on it, you have to believe in it. You just got to pray and God will lead you there. I know the type of guy that I am, the type of back that I am and if the situation is right I know I can do it.”
When CJ2K was asked if he had any other goal he said he wanted to break Eric Dickerson’s all-time single-season rushing record. “Every running back’s goal is to break that record. You want to break the 2,105. I believe I can do it.”, Johnson said.
Last season Johnson ran for 1,243 yards on 276 rushes with six touchdowns while Peterson just came up a few yards shy of breaking Dickerson’s record. Johnson has put up some lofty goals for next season and hopefully for Titans fans he can do it.
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Titans running back Chris Johnson is not short on confidence, as evidenced by his belief that he will rush for more yards than Adrian Peterson did next season.
Chris Johnson seems to never know what to say about the Tennessee Titans offensive line. He has a rocky relationship with the unit, one minute thanking them for their hard work and the next taking a shot at his teammates for not doing their jobs.
Johnson started off incredibly slow last season before picking things up down the stretch and finishing with 1,243 yards. Many people feel...
In a recent interview with NFL Live on ESPN, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson laid out his goals for 2013.Those goals include having more rushing yards than Adrian Peterson (who in 2012 rushed for 2,097 yards and won the MVP award) and breaking the single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards set by Eric Dickerson in 1984.Johnson seems to be extremely confident in his abilities...
The Tennessee Titans plan on featuring running back Chris Johnson next season, but they also want to give him some help in the back field. NFL.com’s Around the League asked Johnson about this. “Throughout all the years I’ve been in the league, when we get in the red-zone area they always put another guy in there,” Johnson said. “I think people are making more than what...
The paper thin line that separates a player’s confidence and arrogance was sliced even thinner by running back Chris Johnson yesterday on ESPN’s “NFL Live” show.
Asked, “who will have more rushing yards in 2013…AP or CJ2K?” the lightning-fast running back rushing out of the Titans backfield didn’t hesitate to respond.
“Of course 2K,” he stated chuckling, perhaps...
The first thing Chris Johnson needs to do is pull up his pants at the club, then we can talk about what he is going to do in 2013.
Considering, Johnson has rushed for 2000+ yards in a season before, it isn’t like he is incapable of outrushing Peterson, but the Titans entire team will have to get better for him to have a shot. It is hard to run the ball, when you are consistently...
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was the NFL rushing king a few seasons ago. Johnson rushed for 2,006 yards in 2009, and people talking about him as the best back in the game.
Johnson has fallen off a little since then, and even though most of that can be attributed to his offensive line woes, it still causes his numbers to be inconsistent.
Johnson watched Vikings running...
Chris Johnson, RB, Tennessee Titans
School: East Carolina
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
CJ2K redeemed himself in 2012 after an abysmal 2011 campaign but he still has work to do if we want to consider him one of the best again. Sure he found ways to make us remember the good ole’ days but if he thinks we, the fantasy football...
People forget that in 2009, Titans Chris Johnson rushed for 2006 yards. So when you hear Johnson proclaim that he will beat Adrian Peterson’s 2012 rushing record of 2,097 yards, you at least have to listen.
“I’m very confident. I’ve always been a confident guy. This is a situation, if you want something to happen, you’ve got to speak on it. You’ve got to believe...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he'll follow up his 2012 MVP award by not only breaking the single-season NFL rushing mark but shattering it with 2,500 yards.
So what does Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson plan to do? Apparently run for more than Peterson, whatever number he puts up.
Appearing on ESPN's "NFL Live,...