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New role for Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson experienced a rarity last week. He played less than 50 percent of the offensive snaps, which happened only twice in his first six seasons, according to Pro Football Focus. To be exact, he played in 33 of 70 snaps in the Jets' win over the Oakland Raiders, a radical role change for a running back whose career is defined by the word "workhorse." Johnson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Chris Johnson

It’s been an up and down couple seasons for Chris Johnson the last three years – even sometimes with remarkable highs and lows even within just a few games. Johnson hopes a fresh start in New York will rejuvenate a career that, back in 2010, seemed destined to end up matching up with the best of all time. Expectations are a bit lower now than they were during his first three...
Via Zone Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Jets RB Chris Johnson’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Jets
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson takes jab at Titans offense

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA THE NEW YORK POST So far, new Jets running  back Chris Johnson is fitting in well with Gang Green.  He didn’t do much in his first preseason game with the Jets, but has been very vocal so far this off season much like his brash head coach and confident teammates. Johnson is expecting to have a bounce back year in 2014 after having a sub par...
Via New York Sports-Kings
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets RB Chris Johnson named one of week’s biggest goats

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
Via cover32 - Jets
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets open preseason with win, 13-10 over Colts

The results may mean nothing, but Rex Ryan knows it’s always nice to start the preseason off with a win. “Too bad that one didn’t count,” the Jets’ head coach mused after the game. The New York Jets beat the Indianapolis Colts 13-10 in Thursday night’s preseason opener for both teams. Starters on both sides saw action limited to the first half. At the end of the sluggish...
Via isportsweb.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ RB Chris Johnson ranked 15th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 31, 2014  |  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
July 04, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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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