There was plenty to take away from the Tennessee Titans from the 2012 season, it would be there may be a reason for concern over Chris Johnson as the running back has seen his numbers haven’t been as impressive over the last two seasons. Sure, rushing for 2,290 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns over the last two seasons may not seem that disappointing, but for a running back as talented as Johnson–they are.
A couple of years ago, Johnson was arguably the best running back in the league as he even worked his way into the NFL record books by recording 2,006 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns in his second season in the league. Unfortunately, Johnson’s production has gone done ever since he received a hefty contract extension and the struggles of the offensive line last year didn’t help his case either as Johnson recorded less than 25 rushing yards in four of the first five games.
Despite all of this, Johnson still strongly believes he has what it takes to break the 2,000-yard rushing mark.
Johnson has always been the type of player who is never afraid to speak his mind over the years–so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone when he discusses that he still has another 2,000-yard season in him. The potential is certainly there for Johnson to do so, but the only way that will happen is if he puts the work into making it happen.
However, instead of talking about individual stats, maybe it would be best if Johnson focused on what’s most important–which is helping the Titans bounce back as a team in 2013.
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