The Great Fantasy Football Debate: Chris Johnson or Adrian Peterson?

June 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every year it's the same question: Which player would you take number one overall in fantasy football?
In 2008 it was Adrian Peterson or LaDainian Tomlinson. Last year it was Adrian Peterson or Michael Turner. This year it's Chris Johnson or Adrian Peterson.
Chris Johnson had a great rookie campaign in 2008 as a split-back with LenDale White. Johnson had 1,228- rushing- yards along with 9 touchdowns. While White had 773 rushing- yards along with 15 touchdowns. Now one is coming off of a 2,000— yard rushing season, and the other is without a team.
Last year I had the eighth pick in my fantasy football league, and I debated on whether or not I should draft Houston Texans running back Steve Slaton or Chris Johnson. I picked Slaton, who had a case of fumbleitis before sustaining an injured neck in Week 13 that put him out for season.
Chris Johnson is unlike any other running back in this year's fantasy football draft. He has so much hype surroundi...

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