Found March 01, 2013 on Football Nation:
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 to achieve these goals, while I think Johnson is just delusional and hopefully was only trying to make good T.V.After rushing for 2,006 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2009, Johnson has failed to live up to those numbers in the next three seasons. In 2010, Johnson rushed for 1,364 yards and 11 touchdowns. In 2011, Johnson rushed for 1,047 yards and four touchdowns. In 2012, Johnson's numbers improved, 1,243 yards and six touchdowns -- but those numbers are nowhere near numbers that indicate Johnson will break 2,100 yards in 2013.Additionally, the Tennessee Titans are relying less on the running game ...
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