Chris Johnson: Don’t Count on Another 100-Yard Game from Titans’ Star in Week 5

October 6, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chris Johnson finally broke out in Week 4. He rushed for 141 yards on 25 carries against the Houston Texans. He didn't find the end zone, and the Tennessee Titans lost the game 38-14, but we're talking fantasy football. Who cares about wins and losses?
This was by far Johnson's best game of the year, and it has to have given loyal fantasy owners some hope that Johnson will still be an elite back this season. 
A message to those who own Johnson in fantasy football: He won't repeat or better that performance in Week 5 at Minnesota.
Here's why:
The Minnesota Vikings Run Defense Won't Cooperate 
Minnesota has been very tough against the run thus far this season. They rank seventh in the NFL in rushing yards allowed, and they haven't allowed a 100-yard rusher this season.
They haven't exactly been feasting on inept rushing attacks either. They have contained or stopped Maurice Jones-Drew and Frank Gore this season. The Vikings have had a s...

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