The Magic 8 Ball: Why The TItans Need Chris Johnson

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Words that come to mind when talking about Chris Johnson: fast, funny, cocky, skilled, fast.
Words that Bud Adams needs to add to that list: elite NFL running back.
And as an elite NFL running back, Johnson deserves a new contract. While Jeff Fisher thinks the Titans and Johnson can come to a reasonable agreement, that agreement should include a sizable raise for Johnson, and nearly no questions asked.
Shall I count the reasons why?
Reason 1: He’s deadly
In his second season, Johnson ran away with the NFL rushing title, beating the only professional football player in St. Louis, Steven Jackson, by nearly 600 total yards and almost 40 yards per game.
That’s like when Wilt Chamberlain averaged almost 19 more points per game than Walt Bellamy in the 1961-1962 NBA regular season.
I believe that’s called a pants-down spanking.
Reason 2: He’s legendary
He already beat future Hall Member Marshal Faulk’s si...

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