Posts Tagged ‘Chris Johnson’
Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Eye in the Sky, Antonio Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Bryan Bulaga, Buffalo Bills, Chris Johnson, DeSean Jackson, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, J.J. Watt, Jeremy Maclin, LeGarrette Blount, Leodis McKelvin, Marshall Newhouse, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Patrick Willis, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Playbook, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans
One of the best matchups of the weekend has to be football’s version of the “Running of the Bulls,” a ground-and-pound contest between Texans RB Arian Foster and Raiders RB Darren McFadden.
Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Alfonso Smith, Beanie Wells, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, Drew Brees, Fred Jackson, Kendall Hunter, Philip Rivers, Roy Helu, Tom Brady
Top fantasy running backs are a commodity, but Jason Smith says they’re not one that you should gut your roster to get.
Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Daniel Thomas, Alfonso Smith, Beanie Wells, Ben Tate, Chris Johnson, Fred Jackson, Jahvid Best, Ken Whisenhunt, Knowshon Moreno, LeGarrette Blount, LeSean McCoy, Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Turner, Mike Tolbert, Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews, Willis McGahee
Yesterday we took a look at the surprising WRs who were targeted the most in Week 3, and also a glance at some surprising trends that brought us names like Andre Caldwell, Davone Bess and Dane Sanzenbacher (Jim Tressel is smiling somewhere). Today, it’s time to spotlight the RBs and take a look at the ‘touch leaders’ for Week 3.
Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Kenny Britt, Chris Johnson, Damian Williams, Lavelle Hawkins, Matt Hasselbeck, Tennessee Titans
Kenny Britt is officially out for the year, which could open opportunities for a trio of Titans receivers.
Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Adrian Peterson, Barry Sanders, Chris Johnson, Jim Brown, Terrell Davis
After he gained gained 98 rush yards on 16 carries against San Diego last week, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson now has rushed for 1,650 yards in 15 career games in the month of September. Peterson averages 110.0 rush yards per game in the month, which is the second-highest average in September in NFL history (minimum 10 games), behind only Hall of Famer Jim Brown. And when you consider the other names on this list, September success is impressive indeed.
Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Adrian Peterson, Chris Johnson, Minnesota Vikings
The eight-year contract extension agreed upon by the Vikings and Adrian Peterson Saturday is the richest deal ever given to a running back, in terms of guaranteed money.
Posted: Friday, September 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Albert Haynesworth, Andrew Luck, Chris Johnson, Kevin Kolb, Rex Ryan, Terrelle Pryor
The final game of the preseason, between the Raiders and Seahawks, offers one big question: Will Terrelle Pryor make his NFL debut?
Posted: Thursday, September 1st, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
Chris Johnson has signed an extension with the Titans, making him much safer to draft in the top three in fantasy land.
Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Aaron Rodgers, Chris Johnson, frank gore, Green Bay Packers, Joe Namath, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans, Tim Tebow
Which five players will have breakout seasons? Which five have to prove their 2010 seasons weren’t a fluke? Who will lead the league in rushing, passing and receiving? Our experts weigh in today.
Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Countdown to Kickoff, Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Turner, Peyton Hillis
We’re eight days away from the start of the 2011 NFL season, and Week 1 of last season is when Arian Foster became a household name. The Texans opened with a win over the Colts behind Foster’s 231 yards rushing and three touchdowns.
Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Michael Vick, Chris Johnson, Drew Brees, frank gore, Haloti Ngata, Paul Soliai, Peyton Hillis, Philadelphia Eagles
With Michael Vick the latest player to receive a massive new deal and shed the franchise tag, I figured this was a good time to look at other players who are either in negotiations with their teams or will begin talks shortly.
Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chris Johnson, Indianapolis Colts, Javon Ringer, New England Patriots, Peyton Manning, Tennessee Titans, Wes Welker
Peyton Manning is ready to come back to practice, but that doesn’t automatically mean he’ll be on the field in Week 1.
Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chris Johnson, Domenik Hixon, John Beck, New York Giants, Rex Grossman, Tennessee Titans, Victor Cruz, Washington Redskins
There is an opportunity for the Redskins starting quarterback to be a productive fantasy player. If only John Beck or Rex Grossman would get the nod.
Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Antwaan Randle El, Brady Quinn, Chris Johnson, Curtis Painter, Darrelle Revis, Denver Broncos, Heath Evans, Kerry Collins, Kyle Orton, Michael Lombardi, Mike Munchak, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Sean Smith, Terrelle Pryor, Tim Tebow, Vontae Davis
Did you have any issues with Michael Lombardi‘s blue-chip and red-chip rankings of the best players at each position? If you did, you weren’t alone. Watch this clip of Heath Evans and Antwaan Randle El attacking Lombardi for his take on Philip Rivers.
Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 | davedameshek Tags: Dave Dameshek Football Program, Chris Johnson, Indianapolis Colts, Jamie Dukes, Peyton Manning, Tennessee Titans
With only a fortnight left ’til the season kicks off, Dave and Rank welcome NFL Network/Atlanta Falcon/Florida State Seminole/good guy Jamie Dukes to the studio to kibbitz about Peyton Manning and the Colts’ QB situation, Chris Johnson’s future in Tennessee and the Miami Hurricanes’ mess.