Posts Tagged ‘Chris Johnson’

NFL fantasy football: Chris Johnson re-run isn’t entertaining

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson isn’t losing his starting job, so says head coach Mike Munchak. Marcas Grant writes that the fact that Munchak even had to mention that is an unpleasant reminder of Johnson’s 2011 season.

Post Mortem: Robert Griffin III as good as advertised

So let me see if I have this straight, Mike Shanahan said Alfred Morris was going to start for his team and then he went out and had the most carries of the weekend? Surprisingly, that’s not the biggest Washington Redskins’ story of the weekend.

Titans RB Chris Johnson: ‘Last year, I was so ready to get last year over with’

Often, we get so caught up in this fantasy football world we live in that it’s easy to overlook that there’s so much more reality than fantasy. Last year, for instance, Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson held out, then struggled the entire season to hit his stride. Though he ended up with 1,047 yards and 4.0 yards per carry, he wasn’t himself. And he certainly wasn’t the standout back so many had counted on for their leagues. While he had four 100-yard games, he also had seven games in which he averaged fewer than 3.0 yards per rush. It’s easy to overlook how miserable all this made CJ, who has looked completely different this preseason. It’s why he couldn’t conceal […]

Fantasy football: Running backs not as valuable?

Maurice Jones-Drew stuck up for running backs, saying that they are still a dominant fantasy commodity. But, as Marcas Grant writes, things aren’t what they used to be with fantasy RB values.

NFL fantasy football: Expect Chris Johnson to rebound

Plenty of people are expecting Chris Johnson to bounce back in 2012. The reason why? Adding veteran guard Steve Hutchinson to the offensive line has a lot to do with it.

NFL fantasy football: Chris Johnson will have ‘big role’

The Tennessee Titans are expected to pass the ball more in 2012, but that might be positive for the fantasy prospects of Chris Johnson.

The 10 spot: Jason Smith mock draft recap

NFL Fantasy LIVE’s Jason Smith breaks down his expert league mock draft selections.

Three and out: Jones-Drew could hold out

Maurice Jones-Drew and the Jaguars are at odds over extending his contract. Could he suffer the same fate as another elite fantasy running back?

Three and out: Competition coming for Sanchez?

There could be some competition for Mark Sanchez in New York with reports that the team is considering adding Jason Campbell as a veteran backup. Will it inspire Sanchez to bigger things?

CJ2K to get back on track in 2012?

Chris Johnson was a huge fantasy bust last season. But as Michael Fabiano writes, there’s reason to believe he should rebound in 2012.

Three and out: Forte to consider a holdout

Matt Forte will be one of the top running backs taken in 2012 fantasy drafts. That’s why the looming threat of a contract holdout is so troubling.

Three and out: What’s next for Peyton Manning?

With front office changes in Indianapolis and the Colts holding the top pick in the draft, the future of Peyton Manning is very much undecided.

Rodgers vs. Foster: Who should be No. 1?

With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.

Three and out: Dickson to benefit from Boldin’s injury?

With news that Anquan Boldin is finished for the regular season, fantasy owners might find more relief in Baltimore’s tight end than in their receiving corps.

Surviving the final week of the fantasy regular season

Need a win to sneak into your fantasy league playoffs? Jason Smith has a short list of important rules to remember in order to get a much-needed win in the regular season finale.

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