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5 Reasons Why Chris Johnson Will Return to Glory With New York Jets

5 Reasons Why Chris Johnson Will Return to Glory With New York Jets

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The New York Jets added another high profile superstar to their roster by landing a two-year deal with running back Chris Johnson. This move solidifies the Jets' commitment to their running game which is a rarity these days in the NFL. With Johnson, the Jets can now utilize his great play-making skills and veteran experience to move in a winning direction.

Here are five reasons why Johnson will absolutely return to glory with the Jets.

5. New Team, New Expectations

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5. New Team, New Expectations

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Johnson was very productive early on in his career with the Tennessee Titans but showed a decline these past few years. A change of scenery always does the trick in situations like these, and now Johnson can work towards creating a new chapter in his career. He will have new expectations and will thrive in a system built for a dominant ground-and-pound rushing attack. Expect to see Johnson light up opposing defenses with his new outlook.

4. Platoon Role With Chris Ivory

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4. Platoon Role With Chris Ivory

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Many had the impression that Johnson was selfish when it came to his carries in the past. When he signed his new contract with the Jets, it was explained that he would be in a platoon role with Chris Ivory to enable a more potent attack. With this new platoon role, it will help the Jets win more games and also have him look at teamwork in a different way. He will no doubt enjoy this new system because winning solves everything.

3. Marty Mornhinweg Has A New Weapon

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3. Marty Mornhinweg Has A New Weapon

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Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg must have had a big smile on his face the moment Johnson signed his contract. Adding a formidable threat to his offense in Johnson, he can now have a dual threat in the backfield. Johnson has pretty good receiving hands as well and has great route-running skills up the middle. Johnson will add another dimension to the Jets' offense.

2. Rebirth Of Promising Career

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2. Rebirth Of Promising Career

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It was just four years ago that Johnson was the cream of the crop amongst running backs since he was named the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Year. With signing onto a new team, Johnson can now have a rebirth of his career since he was fading away with the Titans. A new team almost always means an inspiration to prove doubters wrong.

1. Johnson Turns Jets Into Serious Contenders

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1. Johnson Turns Jets Into Serious Contenders

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The Jets now have a much improved roster compared to last year with all of their acquisitions so far. Johnson brings a whole new style to the Jets' running game and that all translates to more wins. Expect to see Johnson return to vintage form and prove that he still has what it takes to get the job done.