Fantasy Football Rankings: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em for Week 5

October 6, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the most frustrating players to own in fantasy football these days is Tennessee running back Chris Johnson.
If you drafted CJ2K this year, you needed to spend a (mid-to-high) first-round pick to get him.
That said, you received nearly nothing from him in the first three games of the season. In those three games, he rushed for a career-low four yards, 11 yards and 24 yards, respectively.
To make matters worse, I would venture to guess many fantasy owners put him on their benches in Week 4, especially considering his difficult matchup against the Texans. The Texans still lead the NFL in scoring defense (14.0 points per game) and total defense (273.0 yards per game).
Despite the tough matchup, Johnson had a bounce-back week with a league-high 141 rushing yards in Week 4.
This week, Johnson and the Titans face the Vikings, currently a top-eight run defense. While I wouldn't expect another big performance from Johnson, I would feel a little more co...

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