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Projected landing spots for top free agent running backs

A buffet of talent and depth encapsulates the free agent market for running backs in 2015. Teams who are searching for either top-level talent or a body to fill out a depth chart will have their pick of the free agent litter. From NFL’s leading rusher in 2014 to aging veterans and roster hopefuls, variety and value is the theme of this season’s free agent class. The best back...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson fires back at Jets after release

In April of 2014, the New York Jets landed free agent running back Chris Johnson. Here’s what Johnson had to say about the signing at that point in time…. “I think I’m going to fit in pretty well. Just talking to him (Mornhinweg) and to Rex, who’s a guy that likes to run the ball, I think I’m going to fit in very well. We talked about all those things, catching out...
Via This Given Sunday
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Rips Former GM John Idzik for Mishandling his Role

Just a few days after being cut by the New York Jets after completing one season with the team, running back Chris Johnson appears to have departed on a bitter note. Speaking about his feelings and the way the season played out, Johnson shared these comments on how he felt he was lied to by former general manager John Idzik. Basically, it was a situation where I was going there to...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Arizona Cardinals Pursue Running Back Chris Johnson?

Chris Johnson, formerly of the Tennessee Titans, had his option declined by the New York Jets and will be a free agent on March 10th. He famously had a season with more than 2000 rushing yards in 2009 but tailed off considerably since then. He would be available for the Arizona Cardinals to consider adding him to their roster. What would the reaction be if the Arizona Cardinals made...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson Will Become NFL Free Agent As Jets Will Decline Option

NEW YORK — The New York Jets are saying C-Ya to CJ2K after just one season. The Jets announced Saturday they will not exercise their option on running back Chris Johnson, making him an unrestricted free agent next month and saving the team $3.5 million on the salary cap this year. The team will, however, exercise the contract options on veteran linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Could New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson's Days Be Numbered?

At one time Chris Johnson appeared to be the next big thing. When the East Carolina product ran for 2006  yards and 14 touchdowns during his second season with the Titans he appeared destined for greatness. A big dip in production and an extremely surly attitude led to his departure in Tennessee and eventually to the New York Jets.The attitude remained and at times flashes of the...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets RB Chris Johnson Arrested Friday on Weapons Charge

On Friday evening, New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was arrested for carrying a weapon in a public space. Open carry is banned in Florida, but Johnson’s crime is still a misdemeanor, so he probably won’t get much more than a slap on a wrist – which could cause him to fumble, but that’s neither here nor there. Despite his lack of productivity on the field, Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson wonders what could have been

After he was virtually a non-factor in the early part of the season, New York Jets running back Chris Johnson has picked things up a bit the past two weeks. The Jets are so bad that it hasn’t mattered, of course. Johnson has carried the ball just 109 times this season, but his 4.6 yards...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson weighs in on Jets quarterback situation

The New York Jets have done barely anything right this season, but at least they seem to have figured out what they got when they acquired Chris Johnson — a speedy back who gives 100% effort 10% of the time. With the exception of last week’s game against the New England Patriots, Johnson has carried...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 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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