Titans running back Chris Johnson was once the NFL's leading rusher. He hit the 2,000-yard mark in his second season and publicly set his goal for the next season at 2,500 yards.
But his production fell, and he hasn't come close to another 2,000-yard season since hitting the mark in 2009. Johnson's confidence hasn't waned, though, as he told Jim Rome on his radio program Tuesday.
“I know I have another 2,000-yard season in me,” Johnson said. “I would love to get 2,000 yards again, but I haven’t been to the playoffs since my rookie year, I want to get back there.”
Johnson rushed for 1,243 yards last season. But he expects his offensive line to be improved. Tennessee drafted Alabama guard Chance Warmack with the 10th pick in the NFL Draft. “I was like, ‘Thank God,' ” Johnson said of the move. “They’re trying to put somebody in front of me and [open] some more holes for me.”