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Jets excited about using Chris Johnson in the flat

BY DAN BEGNOCHEIt’s no secret that Chris Johnson is a spectacular runner – more than 1,300 yards of rushing offense per year (with a 2,000-plus season, to boot) on average can tell you that.But CJ2K in the flat, one-on-one with a linebacker? That’s a very different, but equally scary monster to face for any defense.That’s what the New York Jets were working on in practice...
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Update: Chris Johnson medically cleared

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson has been medically cleared to participate in training camp,  reports Rich Cimini of ESPN New York. Johnson had offseason knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus. As a precaution, the Jets kept him on the sideline during OTA's and minicamp.#459167569 / gettyimages.comThe Tennessee Titans released the one-time 2,000 yard rusher in April...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ1K Cleared For Camp By Jets Doctors

Jets running back Chris Johnson (knee) has been medically cleared for training camp, according to ESPN.com.Fantasy Spin:Johnson sat out offseason activities after undergoing knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus, which he says he suffered in Week 3 last year. He rushed for a career-low 3.9 ypc in 2013 but was still a fantasy factor because he received 279 carries, caught 42 balls...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson cleared for full practice, “flying” during conditioning run

Jets running back Chris Johnson didn’t do much during the spring while making his way back from knee surgery, but he said Wednesday that he’s ready to work. Johnson said, via Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, that Dr. James Andrews cleared him to make a full return to practice when the Jets hold their first session of training camp on Thursday. Johnson isn’t sure if the Jets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets will do ‘whatever it takes’ to make playoffs in 2014

After three consecutive playoff-less seasons, Rex Ryan is desperate to get back. Ryan, entering his sixth (and perhaps last) year as the Jets' coach, told the New York Daily News that he'll do "whatever it takes" to qualify for the postseason. “There’s nothing like it,” Ryan said. “You got to earn your way to get there though. And that’s the thing...
Via Helmet2Helmet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Filmroom: New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson

The New York Jets were able to sign arguably the three best players at their respective positions in free agency this past offseason: Former Broncos WR Eric Decker, former Eagles QB Michael Vick, and former Titans RB Chris Johnson. Decker is in the prime of his career, coming off two productive seasons. Michael Vick was brought in as insurance for second year QB Geno Smith. Then...
Via Turn On The Jets
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Chris Johnson vs. RB’s in same draft class from 2008

We’re all aware of Chris Johnson’s age (28), but can you put a finger on which year he was drafted? With most media outlets pointing to the abundance of “miles” and gas Johnson has “left in the tank”, I began searching for Johnson in the 2006 NFL Draft class. Adrian Peterson was drafted in 2007, and I remembered that Johnson wasn’t in the same draft class, but I was...
Via cover32 - Jets
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets OC: Chris Johnson is a 'first ballot hall of famer'

New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg believes one of the team’s key offseason additions—running back Chris Johnson—will head to Canton as “a first-ballot Hall of Famer.” Photo Credit: NewYorkJets.com CJ2K comes off a disappointing 2013 campaign, averaging a career-low 3.9 yards per carry on 279 attempts with 1,077 yards and six touchdowns. We didn’t see...
Via Gridiron Grit
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson says he 'can't make plays from the sidelines'

Chris Johnson has no interest in being part of the New York Jets’ split backfield. While Jets running back coach Anthony Lynn says the team needs to be “strategic” in their handling of Johnson, he is not in favor of splitting time. In speaking with NFL.com’s Around The League, Johnson put it simply as could be, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson: Titans 'being nasty' with timing of release

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson doesn’t seem too happy with the way his tenure with the Tennessee Titans came to an end. The former Pro Bowler was released by Tennessee in early April and Johnson is taking exception to the timing of the move.  The soon-to-be 29-year-old running back had this to say on SiriusXM NFL Radio (H/T Pro Football Talk).  I think they was just...
Via Sportsnaut
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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