How Long Can Tennessee Titans Ride the Chris Johnson Train?

October 27, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If the schedule and run statistics stay true, the Tennessee Titans (3-4) should be able to ride a resurgent Chris Johnson for the majority of the second half of the 2012 season. 
Johnson, who has rushed for 286 yards and two touchdowns over the last two games after a horrid start, faces run defenses ranked in the bottom half of the NFL in six of the Titans' final nine games. 
Tennessee starts that stretch this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, who are the No. 26 run defense this season (141.7 rushing yards per game). After two difficult matchups with the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins, the Titans return after the bye to play five of the final six games against lower quality run defenses. 
Included in those are the Jacksonville Jaguars twice (No. 29 run defense, 147.3 rushing yards per game allowed), Indianapolis again, New York Jets (No. 30, 147.7 rushing yards per game allowed) and Green Bay Packers (No. 17, 109.9 rushing yards per game allowed).&n...

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