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Chris Johnson vows vengeance on the Tennessee Titans

PHOTO COURTESY: MEL EVANS/ASSOCIATED PRESS Does new Jets running back Chris Johnson really need any extra motivation to be one of the league’s most dangerous offensive players? He has rushed for 1,000 yards in each of his six seasons including one 2,000 yard season.  When the Jets signed him, he immediately became their only “home-run threat,” something Gang Green has drastically...
Via New York Sports-Kings
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson’s motivation: ‘I want to let them know they made a mistake’

Chris Johnson does not have to look far for inspiration this season. The Jets running back has rushed for 1,000 yards in each of his six professional seasons. He is one of only seven men to ever rush for 2,000 yards in a season. He is only 28 years old. But the Titans, the only team he ever played for, kicked him to the curb in April, releasing him rather than paying him the $8...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Johnson: Manziel can party all he wants during offseason

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson has a message for Johnny Manziel this summer. "Be your own man," he told NFL.com. "Do what you got to do. It's the offseason. That's when you get time to do whatever you want to do and live your life." Many have continued to criticize the Cleveland Browns rookie for still partying like a college student. Manziel...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson to Johnny Manziel: 'Be your own man'

Some NFL players have issues with Cleveland Browns’ rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and his offseason antics. And others couldn’t care less. New York Jets’ running back Chris Johnson recently shared his opinion regarding Manziel’s partying ways. In an interview with NFL Media’s Dave Dameshek, Johnson had this to say regarding Manziel (via NFL.com). Be your own man. Do...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marty Mornhinweg makes ridiculous comment about Chris Johnson

(Credit: Bleacher Report) Jets running back Chris Johnson has no shortage of confidence heading into the 2014 season, and apparently his offensive coordinator, Marty Mornhinweg, shares this confidence. Johnson has shown flashes of being a very good running back, even rushing for over 2,000 yards in 2009. However, Mornhinweg went off the deep end when talking about him. “He’s...
Via Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets OC on Chris Johnson: ‘He’s a first-ballot Hall of Famer’

via TheScore Chris Johnson hasn’t been a member of the New York Jets but he;s already got a new fan.  That new fan just so happens to be Jets’ offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg. Mornhinweg is so impressed with the former Tennessee Titans running back that he’s already given Johnson the ultimate of compliments.  Mornhinweg believes that ‘CJ2K’ is a first-ballot Hall...
Via Down and Distance
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets running back Chris Johnson says he is “very close” to 100 percent

Jets running back Chris Johnson agrees with his positions coach Anthony Lynn — that the team will will “feed the hot hand” in 2014. “Once the season starts and once we’re playing and I’m doing my thing, I’m pretty sure if I’m making plays they’re going to want to keep handing the ball off to me,” Johnson said. “If they want me to continue making plays, I’m...
Via cover32 - Jets
7 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
7 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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