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Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson - #28 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 191 lbs.
Birthday 09/23/1985
Birthplace Orlando, FL
College East Carolina
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 24th pick by Titans


Att Yds TD
276 1243 6

Martin making fantasy world take notice

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice says Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has shaken up the fantasy football world with his performances the past two weeks.

Week Eight fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
In our late-week fantasy RB tips, Chris Johnson is a must-start, Rashad Jennings should be busy and a number of injuries bear watching.

Johnson, Houston, McCourty named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson, Raiders DE Lamarr Houston and Patriots CB Devin McCourty were named the AFC’s Players of the Week for Week Seven.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.

Start or Sit: Time to roll with Titans' Johnson

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
In his weekly "Start or Sit" column, PFW's Mike Wilkening says to put Titans RB Chris Johnson in the lineup and not look back. 

Gordon's big plays a boon to fantasy owners

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice says Browns WR Josh Gordon is showing the ability to become a big-time fantasy scorer.

Dancing with the scars: Johnson, Titans keep scuffling

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson has been an easy target for critics of the Titans. But there are other reasons behind Tennessee’s uneven 2-4 start.

Key matchup: Titans RB Chris Johnson vs. Vikings defense

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson finally got going last week against a tough defense, but can he keep it up against the Vikings?

Week Four fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The PFW staff thinks LeSean McCoy is due for a big workload, Ryan Williams is on the rise and yes, it's finally time to sit Chris Johnson, in this week's tips.

Key matchup: Lions run defense vs. Titans running game

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Can the Lions keep Titans RB Chris Johnson in check? They have to think they can, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening in today's key matchup. 

Week Two fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips, BenJarvus Green-Ellis has a lot of upside, but don't expect too much from Adrian Peterson or Chris Johnson.

Heavy-footed O-line could waste Titans RB Johnson

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
Find out why Chris Johnson might not be able to break out of his slump in this week's Scout's Eye.

AFC South players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC South team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Titans RB Chris Johnson.

Wayne could replace Jackson in San Diego

Posted Feb. 18, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
If the Chargers don't re-sign free-agent WR Vincent Jackson, they may pursue Colts free agent Reggie Wayne, according to AFC Whispers.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Eight

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice says he doubts that the Patriots' 32nd-ranked pass defense can halt Steelers WR Mike Wallace from having a monster game.


Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Johnson wrapped up his roller-coaster season with 56 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in the Titans' win over the Jaguars on Sunday.||||||| Johnson finished with 1,243 yards, but had just six touchdowns and totaled 84 yards in his last two games.
Posted Dec. 28, 2012
Johnson is expected to start Sunday against Jacksonville after returning to practice Friday even though he was limited by an injured right ankle.||||||| Johnson hurt his ankle in Week 16, so fantasy owners still should be cautious of having him in the lineup.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012
The only game Johnson has missed in the NFL came when Tennessee sidelined the running back in 2008 to prep for the playoffs. He isn't about to let a sore right ankle sideline him now.||||||| Johnson said Thursday he will play in Sunday's season finale against the division rival Jaguars (2-13). He hurt his ankle in last week's 55-7 loss in Green Bay and missed a second straight practice Thursday.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Johnson carried 11 times for 28 yards and caught two passes for 13 in Sunday's 55-7 loss at Green Bay.||||||| Johnson injured his right ankle in the contest but played through the pain. Monitor the situation for Week 17.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Johnson has returned to Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers after sitting out one drive with an injured right ankle.||||||| Johnson was hit hard by Packers linebacker Clay Matthews just before the end of the first quarter. Johnson was on the ground for several minutes before getting up and walking gingerly to the sidelines.