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Chris Johnson: Best Fits for Potential Free-Agent RB
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It wasn't that long ago, fresh off of a 2,000-yard season in 2009, that Chris Johnson was considered arguably the best running back in the NFL, a surefire superstar in the making.

Now, it appears the 28-year-old is going to be looking for work.

As Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports reports, after gaining a career-low 3.9 yards per carry in 2013, and due a base salary of $8 million this year, the Tennessee Titans will release Johnson next week after attempts to trade the seventh-year pro were unsuccessful.

However, just because a trade couldn't be worked out doesn't mean there won't be interest in Johnson on the open market, especially because he should be available for a heck of a lot less than $8 million a season.

With that in mind, here's a look at the handful of teams who make the most sense for the artist formerly known as "CJ2K."

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