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Season Schedule

  • Week 1 - Sep 08

    LAC @ ARI

  • Week 2 - Sep 14

    ARI @ NYG

  • Week 4 - Sep 28


  • Week 5 - Oct 05

    ARI @ DEN

  • Week 7 - Oct 19

    ARI @ OAK

  • Week 8 - Oct 26

    PHI @ ARI

  • Week 9 - Nov 02

    ARI @ DAL

  • Week 10 - Nov 09

    LAR @ ARI

  • Week 11 - Nov 16

    DET @ ARI

  • Week 12 - Nov 23

    ARI @ SEA

  • Week 13 - Nov 30

    ARI @ ATL

  • Week 14 - Dec 07

    KC @ ARI

  • Week 15 - Dec 11

    ARI @ LAR

  • Week 16 - Dec 21

    SEA @ ARI

  • Week 17 - Dec 28

    ARI @ SF

  • Week 1 - Sep 09

    SEA 16 @ ARI 20

  • Week 3 - Sep 23

    PHI 6 @ ARI 27

  • Week 4 - Sep 30

    MIA 21 @ ARI 24

  • Week 5 - Oct 04

    ARI 3 @ LAR 17

  • Week 6 - Oct 14

    BUF @ ARI

  • Week 7 - Oct 21

    ARI @ MIN

  • Week 9 - Oct 29

    SF @ ARI

  • Week 10 - Nov 11


  • Week 11 - Nov 18

    ARI @ ATL

  • Week 12 - Nov 25

    LAR @ ARI

  • Week 13 - Dec 02

    ARI @ NYJ

  • Week 1 - Sep 11

    CAR 21 @ ARI 28

  • Week 2 - Sep 18

    ARI 21 @ WAS 22

  • Week 3 - Sep 25

    ARI 10 @ SEA 13

  • Week 4 - Oct 02

    NYG 31 @ ARI 27

  • Week 5 - Oct 09

    ARI 10 @ MIN 34

  • Week 6 - Oct 16


  • Week 7 - Oct 23

    PIT 32 @ ARI 20

  • Week 8 - Oct 30

    ARI 27 @ BAL 30

  • Week 9 - Nov 06

    LAR 13 @ ARI 19

  • Week 10 - Nov 13

    ARI 21 @ PHI 17

  • Week 11 - Nov 20

    ARI 7 @ SF 23

  • Week 12 - Nov 27

    ARI 23 @ LAR 20

  • Week 13 - Dec 04

    DAL 13 @ ARI 19

  • Week 14 - Dec 11

    SF 19 @ ARI 21

  • Week 15 - Dec 18

    CLE 17 @ ARI 20

  • Week 16 - Dec 24

    ARI 16 @ CIN 23

  • Week 1 - Sep 12

    ARI 17 @ LAR 13

  • Week 2 - Sep 19

    ARI 7 @ ATL 41

  • Week 3 - Sep 26

    OAK 23 @ ARI 24

  • Week 4 - Oct 03

    ARI 10 @ LAC 41

  • Week 5 - Oct 10

    TEN 34 @ DAL 27

    19 rushes

    131 rush yards

    2 TDs

    1 receptions

    1 rec yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 6 - Oct 17


  • Week 7 - Oct 24

    ARI 10 @ SEA 22

  • Week 8 - Oct 31

    TB 38 @ ARI 35

  • Week 9 - Nov 07

    ARI 24 @ MIN 27

  • Week 10 - Nov 14

    SEA 36 @ ARI 18

  • Week 11 - Nov 21

    ARI 13 @ KC 31

  • Week 12 - Nov 29

    SF 27 @ ARI 6

  • Week 13 - Dec 05

    LAR 19 @ ARI 6

  • Week 14 - Dec 12

    DEN 13 @ ARI 43

  • Week 15 - Dec 19

    ARI 12 @ CAR 19

  • Week 16 - Dec 25

    DAL 26 @ ARI 27

  • Week 17 - Jan 02

    ARI 7 @ SF 38


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Chris Johnson

Arizona Cardinals

2008 - 2011 Statistics

                           RUSHING                            RECEIVING                            FANTASY

                            Rush    Yards    TD         Rec   Targets   Yards   TD         Tot Pts   Pts/Gm

2011 Stats         262     1047      4        57        79        418      0         170.5     10.7

2010 Stats         316     1364     11       44        57        245      1          232.9     14.6

2009 Stats         358     2006     14       50        71        503      2          346.9     21.7

2008 Stats         251     1228      9        43        62        260      1         208.8     13.9

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2012 Pros and Cons

(+) Considering his decline the last two years since his 2,000-yard season, he's a bit off the fantasy radar at this point

(+) That said, CJ2K is one of six RBs to ever run for 2,000+ yards and currently holds the NFL record for total yards in a season

(+) Chris had a lot of targets (79) and still caught 57 passes in what most would consider a “down season”

(+) His speed (4.24 in the 40-yard dash) as a running back is unprecedented and still allows him to take it to the house any time he touches the ball

(+) The Titans new-look offensive line has had enough time to gel and veteran G Steve Hutchinson was added to the mix, so Johnson should see more holes this season

(+) Johnson won’t be holding out for a contract this year and has been a full-go in all off-season activities. 2011’s woes could have been a reflection on his off-season holdout, but that won’t be the case in 2012

(+) Kenny Britt, Nate Washington, Kendall Wright and Jared Cook give Tennessee plenty of other options that will ease the defensive pressure off of Johnson at the line of scrimmage

(+) After the contract he signed in September of ’11 (six years, $55.26 million with $30 million guaranteed), Johnson has A LOT to prove in 2012

(–) CJ2K averaged over 4.0 yards-per-carry in just six games last season and 2.7 YPC or less in SEVEN games

(–) CJ had only four 100-yard games and scored just four total TDs in 2011

(–) His 4.24 speed may be in the last as he definitely looked slower last season

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2009 Review

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What has 2 turbo rocket engines, 2,500 yards and not a single MVP vote? That would be our man Chris Johnson (aka “CJ28”, aka “CJ2K”, aka “Every Coach’s Dream”). Yup, the man who set the NFL RECORD for yards from scrimmage in a single season with 2,509- moving past Marshall Faulk who had 2,429- won NFL Offensive Player of the Year but didn't get one MVP vote. He also became just the sixth player in NFL history to rush for over 2,000 yards in a season. That's robbery on par with Oceans 11. Not too shabby for a 24-year old kid out of unheralded East Carolina University.

players to rush for 2,000 yards in a single season

top-10 single season - total yards from scrimmage ever NFL

 Some other amazing facts about CJ28's stellar season:

~ He can catch the ball too.  He was second in receiving out of the backfield with 503 yards (Ray Rice, 702) and eighth in RB receptions with 50.

~ Put up a combined 16 TDs, tied for second most in the NFL with Maurice Jones-Drew (Adrian Peterson, 18)

~ Recorded a rush for for 85+ yards three separate times in 2009.  No other running back has ever had that many in their career

~ Rushed for 12 100-yard games on the year, which ties him with Eric Dickerson (HOF), Jamal Anderson, Jamal Lewis, and Barry Foster for second most 100-yard games in a single season (Barry Sanders (HOF), 14)

~ Ended the 2009 season with 11 consecutive 100-yard games, which ties him with Marcus Allen (HOF) for second most all-time (Barry Sanders (HOF), 14)

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chris johnson is a blur 2,509 total yards in 2009

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2010 Fantasy Outlook

CJ28’s huge 2009 season has forced fantasy footballers to look towards the 2010 season asking the question, “Who’s better, AP28 or CJ28?”  As you can see from the graphic below, these two juggernauts started their careers in nearly identical fashion, so it will be very interesting to see which one comes out on top this next year.  Johnson will be riding an 11-game streak of 100+ yard games dating back to Week 6 of last season, so his motivation and determination should be there from the start.  Also, he doesn't fumble as much as a teenager on his first date like Purple Jesus does. Can the 5’11”, 195-lb running back keep up this pace for another year?  The bullet points below say that he will…

- Vince Young will start from Week 1.  CJ28 played far better with Vince Young at the helm than with Kerry Collins, as he averaged 178.7 total yards (141.0 rushing, 37.7 receiving) with Young under center, compared to 120.3 total yards (99.3 rushing, 21.0 receiving) on 18.5 touches per game with Collins at QB.

- The Offensive Line was one of the best in the league, and even though they let go of 39-year old Pro-Bowl Center Kevin Mawae, they re-signed the much younger excellent Guard, Eugene Amano.  They also have another good young lineman waiting in the wings named Leroy Harris whom they will plug in Mawae’s place.

- Because of their mediocre record in 2009, their schedule is slightly easier in 2010.

- CJ is pissed off because he didn’t get a single MVP vote, and that’s not an opinion.  He said so himself

...But the graphic two slots below spells doom for the 358-carry guy in 2009.  Nearly without fail, the 21 guys listed who carried the rock over 350 times in a season had dramatically decreased production the following year.  However, we figure the younger, stronger CJ28 could be an exception to the rule.

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CJ28 vs AP28 thru their first 31 games in the NFL

CJ28 vs AP28 thru their first 31 games in the NFL

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The Curse of 350+ Carries

the curse of 350+ carries

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Featured Pieces

Sound FX: Chris Johnson mic'd up


Chris Johnson 2009-2010 Highlights:

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Chris Johnson's Ultimate NFL Highlight Reel


Chris Johnson College Highlights (East Carolina University):

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Johnson signed a five-year, $12 million rookie deal in the summer of ‘08 that included $7 million guaranteed and almost $5 million in roster bonuses over those first two years. The remainder of the contract pays out as follows, though these numbers are certain to change in the near future:

2010 - $550,000

2011 - $800,000

2012 - $960,000

2013 - Free Agent


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Javon Ringer is the handcuff to CJ28 this year.  If The Human Blur happens to go down, Ringer is very capable of taking over the role, though not even close to being as dynamic as Johnson.

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Team Analysis

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Strength of Schedule

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AP28 vs CJ28 for first pick in 2010 fantasy football drafts

The Battle for your Fantasy Soul

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Injury Report


CJ28 is healthy and in great shape yet again going into 2010. Draft at will.

Cardinals Re-sign RB Chris Johnson to One-year Contract

Pyro's take: This is the perfect situation for everyone involved. Johnson obviously knows the offense, the Cardinals have a solid back-up and can bring their rookie along slowly. Ellington has moved to WR and Kerwynn Williams is comfortable with the offense, but certainly not a solid No.2.

Fantasy Goo:
It doesn’t move the needle for anyone’s value, David Johnson is still the number one or two overall pick and there was no “handcuff” on the radar to begin with. In the four games Chris Johnson was active last year he only did more than spell David in one game, when Arizona crushed Tennessee 40-7.

07/20/17, 04:11 PM CDT by Wheeler
Source: twitter.com

David Johnson To Remain A Key Component In The Cardinals Passing Attack Even As Chris Johnson Returns To Health

Coming out of High school

Pyro's take: Coming out of High School, David Johnson was expected to be a wide receiver for UNI. The Cardinals' recognized that and plan to continue to take advantage of his dual threat talent.

Fantasy Goo: This isn't exactly breaking news, but it's encouraging that the Cardinals plan to keep using Johnson the same way they have the first two weeks of the season. There were questions coming into the year as to if he would continue to be the workhorse of that back field with Chris Johnson coming back from injury, so this hearing this news come from the Cardinals themselves is nothing but encouraging.

09/23/16, 11:06 AM CDT by PK Ripper
Source: www.azcardinals.com

Chatter about RB David Johnson being the bell cow

My guess on touches this year: D. Johnson 60%, C Johnson 30%, A. Ellington 10%. – Fox Sports – Cardinals Insider

Pyro's take: My guess on touches this year: D. Johnson 60%, C Johnson 30%, A. Ellington 10%. – Fox Sports – Cardinals Insider

Fantasy Goo: This is that time of year when misinformation, guessing and bullshitting takes place. If David Johnson is the stud running back we are starting to believe he is then the Arizona coaching staff already knows this. When it counts David Johnson will be in the game. Will Chris Johnson “spell” David Johnson here and there? Of course, and if you remember, Chris Johnson has had a tough time finding a team in recent years. Most people did not think Chris Johnson could be much but Arizona helped Chris prove he can still play, but not as CJ2K any longer. Carson Palmer had another nice year slinging it which opens the running game. However, unless Arizona feels worried about David Johnson playing too much he will be the man. Bruce Arians said earlier in the year that David Johnson has a chance to be one of the all-time best running backs. So, if healthy, David should get the ball as much as possible. 60% is not enough.

06/09/16, 09:07 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: twitter.com

Chris Johnson (broken leg, I.R./return) confirmed he'll be "ready to go" if the Cardinals advance to the Super Bowl.


Pyro's take: Chris Johnson has been practicing since last week, but is not eligible to hit the field until the Super Bowl. “It’s a difference when you’re out there running straight ahead and running cuts like with the trainer,” Johnson said. “But when you actually get back to practice and are able to run plays and all that stuff, getting back the trust in it, it just feels good.”

01/19/16, 04:13 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.usatoday.com

Chris Johnson (broken leg, I.R./return) is expected to participate in "some parts" of Cardinals practice this week.


Pyro's take: Kent Somers via Twitter "Chris Johnson is going to participate in some parts of #azcardinals practice this week. Not eligible to play until Super Bowl"

Practicing now means he will be ready for Super Bowl Sunday. How much he will play if the Cardinals get that far is anyone's guess.

01/05/16, 06:31 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

DJ will be the Main RB in Zona for Week 13


Pyro's take: With CJ2K n Ir with an option to return, and Ellington already out, Week 13 will see David Johson in the lead RB role. I think he should easily garner 22-25 touches. He is only $3,400 on Draft Kings, a great play.

12/04/15, 11:57 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Cardinals placed RB Chris Johnson (broken leg) on injured reserve/designated to return.


Pyro's take: Information via Darren Urban

The running back, who officially suffered a leg/knee injury in Sunday’s win at San Francisco, was placed on Injured Reserve-Designated To Return Tuesday by the Cardinals. The move means Johnson – the NFL’s fourth-leading rusher with 814 yards – must sit at least eight weeks.

That would put him out until January 26, two days after the NFC Championship game. He would be eligible to start practicing with the team again after six weeks.

"Just in case things happen the right way, we've love to have him ready for it," coach Bruce Arians said on Sirius XM NFL radio Tuesday night.

Cardinals promoted running back Kerwynn Williams from the practice squad. Rookie David Johnson is expected to take Chris Johnson’s starting spot, with Andre Ellington also injured with a turf toe. Ellington’s status for Sunday’s game at St. Louis is in doubt.

12/01/15, 11:53 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.azcardinals.com

Chris Johnson (knee) was spotted with a "significant limp" on Monday.


Pyro's take: Kent Somers has reported via Twitter "#azcardinals RB Chris Johnson just limped into the facility. A significant limp. Arians talks in about an hour."

11/30/15, 02:06 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Chris Johnson had 25 carries for 58 yards


Pyro's take: Chris Johnson had a difficult time getting anything going against the Seahawks as his 2.3 ypc shows. The running game first took a hit when Mike Iupati went down in the first half. He should still be considered a lower-end number 2 or flex play.

11/16/15, 01:55 AM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.pyromaniac.com

Chris Johnson rushed 18 times for 122 yards and one touchdown


Pyro's take: Chris Johnson seems to finally found a home for his talents. Against the Ravens he rushed for 122-yards and a touchdown. His touchdown came on a weird play, that saw him on the lap of the defensive player, as all thought he was down but the refs and Johnson. He rolled over onto his feet and took 62-yards for the score

10/27/15, 02:34 AM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.pyromaniac.com

Andre Ellington a Coin Flip to play on Sunday


Pyro's take: According to Cardinals insider Mike Jurecki via twitter "BA (Bruce Arians) On Ellington’s availability
“He’s 50/50. He can go straight ahead real fast as always. It’s just the turning and stopping a little bit.”

IF he is 50/50 now, I would say its doubtful he plays. No reason to rush someone as fragile as Ellington is when he is half healthy.

If Andre Ellington cannot go, expect to see the Chris and David Johnson show again,

10/01/15, 01:22 AM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Ellington confirms he will miss 2-3 weeks


Pyro's take: Cardinals beat writer Mike Jurecki mentioned via twitter "RB Andre Ellington said it could be 2 to 3 weeks but he's going to take it day by day."

Chris Johnson make a nice pickup if not owned as does his backup David Johnson.

09/18/15, 06:48 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Ellington to miss 2-3 weeks


Pyro's take: NFL reporter Josina Anderson has reported via twitter that "Cardinals RB Andre Ellington has a Grade 1 PCL Sprain. Estimated return to play 2 to 3 weeks."

Look for Chris Johnson to be the lead dog until Ellington can return, while David Johnson comes in on special situations.

09/14/15, 12:42 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

CJ not even ok

Chris Johnson couldn't get it going against the Bears on Monday Night Football. 34 yards on 10 carries, and no receptions is not special. Chris Ivory outplayed Johnson badly, as he has the last three games.

Johnson has 123 rushing yards in 35 carries (3.5 ypc) with six receptions for 23 yards and one touchdown, while Ivory has rushed 33 times for 189 yards and two touchdowns, and even though Ivory has hands of steel, he has caught just one pass shy of Johnson, but has gained 32 more yards.

Pyro's take: The Jets brought in Chris Johnson to be their main ball carrier, but it seems as though Chris Ivory has something to say about that. If Ivory continues to outshine Johnson, CJ will see his carries dissipate, while Ivory's rise. New York faces a tough match-up against the Detroit Lions this week.

09/23/14, 01:21 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Johnson said the Titans were predictable

Jets running back Chris Johnson’s obviously still confident he can be a great back.

In fact, he thinks he could have been even better his last few years with the Titans except for his play-callers.

“When I was in Tennessee, a lot of the plays when the offensive coordinator was calling them, they were predictable,” Johnson told ESPN.com’s Rich Cimini. “Everybody could tell what was coming. With Marty [Mornhinweg], the plays aren’t predictable.”

Specifically, he was talking about the Chris Palmer and Dowell Loggains years, as he had his best seasons under former Titans coordinator Mike Heimerdinger, who was fired after the 2010 season and died a few months later.

Pyro's take: To me this sounds like a guy who has struggled for a few seasons, and looking for someone else to blame. The fact is that since 2010 Chris Johnson has been a shell of the running back he was when he became CJ2K. In the years since that 2,000 yard season Johnson has looked to make the big splash play all the time, which caused him to falter. Now he is going to be seeing less carries in the Jets offense, and most likely will still be looking for the big splash play. If he hits on the big run it can lead to big weeks, but when you are always trying to hit the home run, you also strike out a lot. The other issue in New York is that he is not being pegged as the goal line back. He will still have value, but it will never be the same as it was in 2010.

08/17/14, 05:13 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: profootballtalk.nbcsports.com


Chris Johnson will now be part of the New York Jets. He signed a two-year contract after being released from the Titans. His new contract has a base of $8 million with yardage incentives. He will join the backfield of Bilal Powell and Chris Ivory. He will also join the new-comers of Michael Vick, Eric Decker, and Jacoby Ford.

Pyro's take: This guy really hasn't done much since his 2,000 yard 16 touchdown performance in 2009. In his last three years he has averaged just 1,123 yards on 272 carries which is a low 4.1 yards per carry average, and over that span has only scored 16 touchdowns. Last year they brought in Shonn Greene to push Johnson, and now he joins a team with two running backs already established with the team in Ivory and Powell. Obviously, Johnson is more talented, but he lacks the rugged carry style of Ivory, and Powell is a better receiver. More than likely, Chris Ivory will be the goal-line and short yardage back, Powell the third-down back, and Johnson in between all of that. Look for CJ to have a small dip in last years all-around numbers

04/17/14, 02:52 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.usatoday.com

Johnson released from Titans

"As an organization, we want to thank Chris for his contributions to the Titans," general manager Ruston Webster said in a release. "Chris produced many memorable moments, broke franchise records and was durable over his six-year career with our team. We have had an open dialogue with Chris' agent, Joel Segal, over the last few weeks, and we appreciate the patience and professionalism they have shown throughout this process.

Pyro's take: Johnson will now be looking for a new team for next season and while it is very late in free agency he should still have quite a few suitors. While many teams have already filled their starting running back roles earlier in free agency, Johnson should find a new home in the next week or so. Johnson will be looking for a starting role that he might not be able to find at this stage in his career.

Johnson looks like a candidate to become a strong complimentary back in a committee if he can find the right situation. Johnson still possesses game breaking speed and the ability to take it the distance from anywhere on the field. It is hard to see a fit where Johnson gets as many carries as he has with the Titans the last few years but he will still be a player to keep your eyes on draft day even though he might no longer be CJ2K.

04/04/14, 11:38 AM CDT by Stagg Party
Source: www.espn.com

Surgery to repair a cartilage tear then free-agency

Jim Wyatt reported on Twitter today that Chris Johnson will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee that he suffered in Week 3 of the season.

This news comes after CJ1K said there is "no way" he would take a pay cut to stay with the Titans back in December. So it looks like right when he's healed, he'll be dealt or dumped.

Pyro's take: I'm in the camp that Chris Johnson is a goner from the Titans, and this news of surgery, however minor it may be - doesn't bode well for the money the free-agent market Chris is walking into presents the 28 year old.

He's one of seven 2,000 yard rushers in the history of the NFL, but he carries some baggage and a e first attitude with him at his next stop, wherever it may be.

I think he can carry the full load and continue to be an every-down back if given the right scheme to get him the space he needs to break past that first line of defense. Personally if I were newly-hired coach Ken Wisenhunt I would want to keep him around... but I'm d-Rx®, and my vote doesn't count here.

01/27/14, 01:26 PM CST by d-Rx
Source: twitter.com

Mike Munchak explains the lack of second half touches for CJ2K

(on Chris Johnson not having as many carries or yards in the second half against the Colts)

The thing is a lot gets thought about the adjustments. A lot of times it’s just they (the Colts) didn’t miss a tackle, they played their scheme better. There really wasn’t anything different they did. They didn’t start blitzing, they didn’t start adding another guy. They already had eight guys up—you can’t put nine up. They just played a little better at times. He didn’t have as many opportunities when we had the cold front there where we didn’t have the ball when they scored 17 unanswered, and the offense didn’t get one play in. It had a lot to do with that, but there wasn’t anything dramatic that happened. We lost opportunities, lost our momentum a little bit, and that’s kind of where it went. We needed that done a little differently than it did, but that’s how it is during games. You’re going to have your ebbs and flows, but we need to do a better job finishing stronger in the fourth quarter with running the football.

Pyro's take: Johnson had a great first quarter to the game last week, but he was not able to turn it into a monster game. This is not the first time this has happened to Johnson and the Titans.

In order for CJ to score big he needs the kind of start he had last week, but he also needs his team to continue to hold the lead in the second half. When the Colts stormed back last week, I knew it was over for Johnson.

Johnson will have another chance to breakout this week against the Raiders. If McGloin turns the ball over a lot, it could be huge for CJ2K.

11/21/13, 05:29 PM CST by Houdini
Source: www.titansonline.com

CJ2K hoping for goal line work

It’s easy to see why the Titans favor the 6-foot-2, 240-pound Jackie Battle in short-yardage situations over smaller Chris Johnson, but maybe it’s time to give Johnson more short-yardage tries.

Battle was unable to pick up 1-yard gains on three occasions against the Chiefs — once on a third-and-1 in the first quarter, and twice during a first-and-goal sequence from the 1 in the second quarter.

Meanwhile, Johnson picked up two yards — and a first down — on a second-and-1 in the third quarter.

Asked if he felt he should be on the field during the goal-line situation, Johnson said: “Of course I feel like I should be out there, but (offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains) makes the calls, so there’s nothing I can do about it.”

Pyro's take: CJ only has one touchdown on the season and that was the receiving touchdown he had this week. You only have to go back to 2009 and 2010 when Johnson rushed for 14 and 11 touchdowns. His productivity fell off after that, but that was also due in part to having carried the ball 674 times during those two seasons. The Titans should give him a chance because Battle sucks, and CJ2K is supposed to be a fantasy threat!!!

10/07/13, 09:49 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: www.tennessean.com