Found July 25, 2012 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
Running back Chris Johnson said his goal is to rush for at least 2,000 yards, which he accomplished in 2009. Said Johnson, "I feel like a lot of people have written me off. I still went over 1,000 yards (last season) but it wasn't a CJ2K year. So a lot of people are going to write me off. ... I want to be the first one to do it twice, that's certainly a goal of mine to do. ... I feel like I'm still the best back in the league. When I ran for 2,000 yards my goal was to be the best player in the league and I still want to be that. In order for my team to make it to the playoffs, make it to the Super Bowl, I'm going to have to be the best." Johnson compared the way outsiders view him to LeBron James and the huge expectations that exist. "I feel just like LeBron - a lot of people are going to be back on the bandwagon," Johnson said. "He had a lot of haters out there, a lot of people saying he wasn't good and things like that and just to se...

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