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CJ eclipses 2,000 in Titans 17-13 victory

January 3, 2010

Let’s give a round of applause to the newest member of the NFL’s 2,000 yard rushing club, Chris Johnson.

CJ finished his unforgettable campaign with 2,006 yards via his 36-carry, 134-yard/2 TD performance in today’s Titan 17-13 victory over the Seahawks.

Much more on CJ and the team’s season-ending win at Seattle…after the jump. (more…)

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Kevin Mawae’s HoF chances will benefit from a Chris Johnson 2,000-yard season

December 30, 2009

Kevin Mawae may be best remembered because of Chris Johnson. Photo by Andrew Strickert for Total Titans.

Kevin Mawae may be best remembered because of Chris Johnson. Photo by Andrew Strickert for Total Titans.

Pop quiz time. Which of the following things do you know Joe DeLamielleure for the most?

A. His advocacy for retired NFL players benefits.
B. He’s in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
C. He led the “Electric Company,” the o-line which turned on the juice for O. J. “the Juice” Simpson.

DeLamielleure’s bio on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s website says:

“Best known as lead blocker for O. J. Simpson, NFL’s first 2000-yard rusher”

Will this year’s Titans o-line be best known for paving the way for whatever records Chris Johnson sets this season? (more…)

Will Chris Johnson rush for 2,000 yards this season?

November 16, 2009

Chris Johnson is on pace to rush for 1,940 yards. Photo by Andrew Strickert

Chris Johnson is on pace to rush for 1,940 yards. Photo by Andrew Strickert

I’ve heard of this phenomenon occurring in other stadia, with other players, but have never before witnessed it until this year at LP Field. Fans are literally on the edges of their seats every time Chris Johnson (or Chris Jones, as Keith Olberman called him) is about to touch the ball. When he does, most of those fans rise in order not to miss anything.

There is an excitement in the air, a palpable sense that CJ is about to make another big play.
If Johnson wasn’t dangerous enough already, offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger has made him even more so. The screen pass, which the Titans have never run with much success, is now another potent weapon in the arsenal. (more…)