Chris Johnson Fantasy News

Injury Report for MNF: Jets @ Titans

Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:28pm

New York Jets

CB Aaron Berry (hamstring), WR Stephen Hill (ankle), TE Dustin Keller (ankle), OLB Bryan Thomas (chest)

WR Braylon Edwards (hamstring), WR Clyde Gates (concussion), DT Sione Po’uha (back)

TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee/back), DT Damon Harrison (ankle), S LaRon Landry (heel), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), RB Joe McKnight (ankle), G Brandon Moore (hip), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder/toe), QB Mark Sanchez (back), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe), G Matt Slauson (knee), QB Tim Tebow (ribs)

Tennessee Titans

TE Jared Cook (sholder), LB Colin McCarthy (concussion), DE Scott Solomon (knee), WR Damian Williams (hamstring)

WR Kenny Britt (knee), DT Jurrell Casey (knee), S Michael Griffin (neck), RB Chris Johnson (ankle), QB Jake Locker (left shoulder), OT Michael Roos (knee), DE Kamerion Wimbley (toe)

Fantasy Impact:

Cumberland will draw another start at tight end with Keller likely to be inactive, and Hill could miss the remainder of the season with a strained LCL injury. As for the Titans, Johnson returned to practice on Friday and is a full go as his ankle isn’t a concern. The Jets offer Johnson a good matchup and he should post solid fantasy production.

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Friday, December 14, 2012, 7:39pm

Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle) returned to take full practice reps Friday after missing practice Thursday. As expected, Johnson is good to go for Monday night's game against the Jets.

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 6:34pm

Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle) missed practice Thursday. Johnson is expected to return to practice on Friday, so don't panic yet.

Sunday, November 25, 2012, 2:40pm

Ravens Inactives
Bryan Hall DT
Ramon Harewood G
Chris Johnson DB
Pernell McPhee DE
Jimmy Smith CB
Deonte Thompson WR
Bobbie Williams G

Fantasy Impact:

TE Dennis Pitta is active as expected.

NFL pushes back trade deadline

Monday, October 29, 2012, 1:44pm

Greg Gaiello on Twitter - [Full Article]

NFL clubs were just informed trading deadline is being moved from Tuesday to Thursday 4 p.m. ET

Fantasy Impact:

NFL league offices are closed Monday and Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy. There are many big names like Chris Johnson, LeGarrette Blount, Steven Jackson and Dwayne Bowe who are reportedly on the block...

Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:32pm

Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 8. Johnson has another good matchup this week, this one is against the Colts.

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:20pm

Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle) took full practice reps again Thursday. He should be fine for great matchup with the Colts.

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:20pm

Titans RB Javon Ringer (knee) missed practice again Thursday. Jamie Harper will back up Chris Johnson. He scored two touchdowns last week and appears to be the Titans' short yardage back. Desperate owners could start him in a good matchup with the Colts.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:21pm

Titans RB Chris Johnson (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday. There's probably nothing to worry about here. Johnson has another nice matchup this week with the Colts.

Friday, October 19, 2012, 7:13pm

Titans RB Javon Ringer (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 7. Jamie Harper will backup Chris Johnson in a great matchup against the Bills.

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:15pm

Titans RB Javon Ringer (knee) missed practice again Thursday. Jamie Harper takes over as Chris Johnson's primary backup.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:10pm

Titans RB Javon Ringer (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Ringer has a torn MCL, so Jamie Harper is expected to be the primary backup to Chris Johnson.

Kenny Britt active for Titans, may be limited

Thursday, October 11, 2012, 7:25pm

Titans Inactives
Patrick Bailey LB
Lavelle Hawkins WR
Jake Locker QB
Deuce Lutui G
Michael Otto T
Javon Ringer RB

Fantasy Impact:

Matt Hasselbeck will continue to start for the Titans. Kenny Britt is active, but is coming off a short week and not 100%. Kendall Wright and Nate Washington will also be in the mix. With Javon Ringer out 4+ weeks, Jamie Harper and Darius Reynaud will work behind Chris Johnson. In a perfect world, Titans HC Mike Munchak would like to get them both some touches.

Thursday, October 11, 2012, 5:05pm

Titans Online - [Full Article]

Titans HC Mike Munchak on if Jamie Harper or Darius Reynaud will get more carries with Javon Ringer out:

Yeah, obviously, (Jamie) Harper will suit up. I think both of them—they’ll both get an opportunity to be in, they’ll both be dressed, just depending on how the game goes. I hope that we get to run the ball 25, 30 times and they’ll both get a chance to run.

Munchak on if it would be nice to use Jamie Harper as a change-of-pace back:

Yeah, obviously, we think Jamie (Harper) is a real good back. We like (Javon) Ringer. Again, Ringer brings experience and protection, things like that and he’s very familiar with that, so that was kind of the edge he had over (Harper) on a weekly basis. Obviously, Harper is a much bigger man and is a different type of runner so that’s why we drafted him, so you would hope he would play at some point. We’ve just got to be patient. I know it’s frustrating for a running back when you’re not getting the chance to play like you’d like to, like he did his rookie year because of (Chris Johnson) holding out, so he’ll be up now, and it’s more or less how the flow of the games go. There’s no plan to, right now, you know, if we carry the ball or not, if we get 10 carries, he won’t be carrying it, but if we do what we hope we do and we’re carrying it 35 times, then hopefully he’ll get a handful of those carries.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 4:14pm

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

The Titans won’t be keeping Chris Johnson beyond 2012, not with a $10 million salary due next year, $9 million of which becomes fully guaranteed the week after the next Super Bowl. And it’s not as if the Titans will be turning things around; as Johnson recently said himself, they’re simply not a good team.