Chris Johnson Signs With The Arizona Cardinals
In week 11, Cincinnati will not only see former tight end Jermaine Gresham or former quarterback Carson Palmer. Now they will also see former Tennessee Titan CJ2K. Running back Chris Johnson has signed a one year deal with the Arizona Cardinals.
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Chris Johnson played for the New York Jets last season and while in a running back by committee system Johnson managed to rush for 663 yards on 155 attempts, good for 4.3 yards per carry. Prior to his lone year as a Jet, CJ2K was a Tennessee Titan for six seasons. In each season in Tennessee, Johnson rushed for over 1,000 yards in every season, including a year where he rushed for over 2,000 yards.
Although in Johnson’s last couple of seasons his numbers have decreased, Johnson is still a lethal back. He still possesses elite speed and his confidence is still high. Johnson has stated that he does not feel that he has lost a step.
Although Johnson may still be a very good back he has trouble finding a team this offseason, not because of his talent, but because Johnson was shot earlier in the offseason that he had to rehab from. To most fans though it seemed that once healthy Johnson would become a Dallas Cowboy.
The Cowboys decided to stick with what they have in Darren McFadden and Joseph Randle. In doing so they made the Arizona Cardinals that much better, bad news for the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals will have to travel to Arizona to face a offense that now features the speed in CJ2k and the pro bowl ability of tight end Jermaine Gresham.
The Cardinals got a lot better by signing Gresham, now we add running back CJ2K and Cincinnati has a offense to take seriously come week 11.