Last week, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was on ESPN’s NFL Live, saying that he would not only pass last season’s rushing-yard total from the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson, but he would break Eric Dickerson’s all-time single season rushing record as well.
Just for the record, Johnson had 763 fewer rushing yards than Peterson last year.
I know a player needs to have confidence, but in this case he should have kept his personal goals to himself—especially when the past three seasons have not seen him crack the 1,400-yard mark.
There are seven months before the 2013 NFL season begins, but as fans of the game, we are thinking about pro football constantly. With that in mind, if you are thinking of keeping Johnson on your fantasy team or deciding whom to take in the fantasy draft, wait one minute. I am here to prevent you from making a mistake.
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