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Chris Johnson
Craziest Moments from the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine
The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine a.k.a. the “Underwear Olympics” may not have gotten as crazy as the Sochi Winter Olympics, but there were still plenty of memorable, GIF-able, troll-able moments at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
Chris Johnson
The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 22-25) is crossing the finish line on another so-called “Underwear Olympics.” The Combine is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft (May 8-10). But make no mistake,...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
Chris Johnson
Aaron Rodgers, QB, PackersIn Week 9, Mr. Discount Doublecheck suffered a collarbone injury in a 27–20 loss to the rival Bears. Title Town was 5–2 when Rodgers went down before staggering to a 2–5–1 record without their Super...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Chris Johnson
The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 20-26) is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the NFL Draft (April 25-27). But the “Underwear Olympics” is a big deal. Millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press,...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
None other than the great Dr. James Andrews has decided that Robert Griffin III will require total reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and LCL (lateral collateral ligament) in his right knee. The roughly two-hour...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
The New York Jets will try to keep their slim playoff hopes alive when they take on the Tennessee Titans tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Even though the Jets are just 6-7, they still have a shot at getting into the postseason, although it most...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
Two AFC teams hungry for a victory will clash in Nashville tonight, when the Tennessee Titans host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. Pittsburgh got back to .500 last week with a hard-fought 16-14 win against the Eagles...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
Chris Johnson
At what point do we stop starting Tennessee Titans' running back Chris Johnson on the “potential” that he could do something each week? Unless you are in a PPR league, there is NO way you can comfortably insert Johnson into your starting...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
What can the Tennessee Titans do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
There are first-round flops and high-priced mistakes made in every fantasy draft, every season. Here’s a look at those players who failed to live up to their expectations in 2011, and a preview of what to expect from those “busts” in 2012....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Tired of rolling with Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson? Me too. I’ve held out for as long as I can — you know, until there was one game left in the majority of fantasy football leagues — hoping for the big runs, the string of big...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
It doesn’t get any better than this at the running back position does it? Chris Johsnon, the former 2,000-yard back, who can take it to the house on any play, going against the Indianapolis Colts and their 30th-ranked rush defense. And it’s in...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Drew Brees, QB, Saints Eli Manning’s New Orleans homecoming was spoiled by the Big Easy’s favorite quarterback. Brees completed 24-of-38 passes for 363 yards, four TDs and zero INTs, while scrambling for another score on the ground — after which...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Steelers (6-3) at Bengals (6-2) Cincy is playing...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson gets all the heat for being a first-round fantasy bust, and rightfully so. Johnson has been downright terrible. The use of the lockout is long gone. The excuse of the contract holdout is long gone. He has just been awful at giving...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson, the once speedy Tennessee Titans running back used to be a game breaker. Then, this offseason, he signed a giant new contract. And something seems different. He doesn't have that same explosiveness he used to. And he's definitely...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Rashard Mendenhall is having a bad season. Even when he's not injured, he's not getting the production you probably paid for with a late first or early second round pick.  So when is it time to cut the cord on some of your starters and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jaguars (1-1) at Panthers (0-2) These 1995 expansion...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
It’s only Week 3 of the fantasy football season and there have already been a ton of huge injuries and potential busts. Yet every Sunday morning when you check in before kickoff, all you get from your fantasy site is a bunch of bland match-up...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chris Johnson
Never bench your studs. Yeah, right. Just because you drafted a running back in the first round, don't think you can just set him in the starting lineup and not have to worry about him falling on his face. Case in point is Week 1 and Baltimore'...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Chris Johnson
Athlon Sports takes a look at which running backs have touched the ball the most per game over the last three years and over the last two years. This gives you an idea of both which backs have been given the most opportunities, while at the same...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Chris Johnson
What is it with these AFC South running backs? Is there one we can trust this year? Tennessee's Chris Johnson ended his holdout by signing an extension with the Titans on Thursday. Houston's Arian Foster is giving fantasy footballers...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Chris Johnson
Athlon Sports has made Houston Texans running back Arian Foster our No. 1 overall player. But it did not come without a healthy debate. Below the case is made for Foster being the consensus No. 1. We also make a case for the other four players...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Chris Johnson
Athlon Sports takes a look at the pros and cons of the 10 running backs that will come off of your fantasy football draft boards first during your 2011 drafts. More on our top five backs. Arian Foster - Houston Athlon Top 280 Rank: 1 Pros:...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Chris Johnson
Every once in a while there’s that player who has the “magic” season in fantasy football. But what does history say his next season will look like? Let’s take a look at those players over the five seasons prior to 2010 who led their positions and...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago

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