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Poll: Who is faster?
Kneel before your king!

Congratulations John Ross on breaking Chris Johnson's NFL Combine 40-yard dash record!!!

Give John a shout-out in comments ... if you're fast enough.
Poll: That's Trending: 40-yard dash
The 2016 Scouting Combine is almost here!!

Chris Johnson currently holds the record for the fastest 40-dash which is 4.24 seconds. Woah, that is lightning fast!!

Comment if you know what year that record was made!


Chris Johnson is fast. How fast? Well his top running speed is 19.5 miles per hour, which is the average galloping speed of a horse!

If the Kentucky Derby allowed Chris Johnson to enter the race, do you think he would win? Let us know in the comments below.

Poll: Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals RB Chris Johnson bolts for a 26-Yard TD run against the Baltimore Ravens.

Did You Know?
He has six 100-yard rushing games in his last 3 seasons and he's only one of two players in MNF history with a 100-yard rushing game for 3 different teams. He must like Mondays!

Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Thomas Rawls broke free for a huge 69-yard touchdown run against the Cincinnati Bengals, but was it good enough to be this week's top run?

Which was your favorite play?
moneyman12365 just scored 632 points in Scrambled Legs!

Speed (noun) The rate at which someone or something is able to move or operate.

Some big names and fast legs ran the 40-yard dash during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

For a bit of perspective here are the all-time top three 40-yard dash times:

4.24 - Chris Johnson, East Carolina (2008)
4.26 - Dri Archer, Kent State - (2014)
4.27 - Marquise Goodwin, Texas - (2013)

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson shows off his elusive skills as he jukes multiple defenders for an impressive 47-yard gain.
The New York Jets won their first game and haven't won a game since. The Jets (1-7) have been terrible and coach Rex Ryan had to bench Geno Smith. But in Week 9 New York will face the Chiefs and could pull off an upset and end their losing streak. Michael Vick is the starter in a potentially dangerous Jets offense. Vick can still run and is hard to tackle. Percy Harvin, acquired in a trade with Seattle, will play in his second game and will have had more time to prepare. He can be dynamic on both special teams and as a receiver, as shown in the first game of the season and the Super Bowl. Former Broncos receiver Eric Decker has been injured but is the best option when available. Running back Chris Ivory has had the best season of his career so far and has made up for Chris Johnson. The defense has been underperforming, but multiple Pro Bowlers on the defensive line could turn around the season. Rookie of the Year Sheldon Richardson and Pro Bowl lineman Muhammad Wilkerson will improve as the season goes on and they face a weak Kansas City offensive line. The Chiefs have been hard to predict. In Week 1, Kansas City was blown out by the Colts. Since then, they have beaten the 5-3 Chargers, crushed the Patriots 41-14, topped the Dolphins, and shut down the Rams. Jamaal Charles, their powerful running back, has been a key player, rushing for 678 yards when the Chiefs win. When the Chiefs lose, it is because their running game, which combines for 307 rushing yards in losses. New York is one of the best teams against the run (5th in yards allowed per game), so the passing game will have to go off for Kansas City. Quarterback Alex Smith hasn't been great and only Travis Kelce has over 350 receiving yards. If the Jets can hold Charles, the Chiefs may not score over 20 points. While the defense will be a storyline to watch, the offense will be what makes or breaks the Jets on Sunday. The passing game is the worst in the NFL, with only 179.4 yards per game. Vick, who was announced the starter early in the week, has a 48.2 passer rating with a measly 46.4 pass completion percentage. He will need to turn to Philadelphia form for the offense to score. The running game, the 4th best in the NFL, will depend on Chris Ivory to have a big game, especially if Vick doesn't do well. Prediction: Chris Ivory rushes for over 100 yards and two touchdowns and the defense holds Jamaal Charles under 80 yards. Michael Vick has a solid game, with 200 passing yards and 50 rushing yards, and Percy Harvin makes an impact on special teams. The final score is 23-21, with an Ivory touchdown leading the Jets to their first victory since Week 1.
Poll: Who will win tonight's MNF matchup?

Tonight's MNF battle features the high-powered Chicago Bears offense against the stout New York Jets defense. This should be a great game!

Both teams have great players - check out the NFL RUSH Fantasy matchups:

Quarterbacks:
Jay Cutler: 6 TD passes, 525 passing yards -- 43 fantasy points
Geno Smith: 2 TD passes, 325 yards passing, 1 TD rushing -- 30 fantasy points

Running Backs:
Matt Forte: 103 yards rushing, 102 yards receiving -- 20 fantasy points
Chris Johnson: 89 yards rushing, 23 yards receiving, 1 TD -- 17 fantasy points

Wide Receivers:
Brandon Marshall: 4 TDs, 119 receiving yards -- 33 fantasy points
Eric Decker: 1 TD passes, 137 receiving yards -- 19 fantasy points

Tight Ends:
Martellus Bennett: 107 receiving yards, 2 TDs -- 22 fantasy points
Jeff Cumberland: 64 receiving yards -- 6 fantasy points

Defenses:
Chicago Bears: 5 sacks, 4 INTs, 2 fumble recoveries -- 16 fantasy points
New York Jets: 6 sacks, 1 fumble recovery -- 8 fantasy points

The action starts tonight at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson runs for a 1-yard touchdown.

Do the Jets have clearance to land in the Super Bowl? Why not?

Head coach Rex Ryan has the team believing they can win it all; and you know what? He just might be right!

Second-year QB Geno Smith is destined for stardom and the Jets added some high-octane weapons in RB Chris Johnson and WR Eric Decker during the offseason.

The dynamic duo of DTs Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson just might be the best in the league.

So, the more you think about it, the more you'll be asking the same question.

Why not the Jets?

As the preseason arrived so did NFL teams preparation for the regular season. Teams getting ready for games from an easy win to a very tough match. This season the Jets have a good amount of both heading in to their 2014 season. Particularly a road game against the Patriots. It brings a rivalry but is actually a pretty annual thing. This is the third season in a row where the Jets have played the Patriots on a Thursday night. Of course both were losses and also included the "butt fumble" but this year the Jets are trying to change their history against the longtime division champs. They now have a more developed Geno Smith, a dangerous defensive line, and of course new additions in Eric Decker and Chris Johnson to make this matchup even more interesting so here is my prediction for the big rivalry. Jets -20 Patriots -17. I think this will be a great game because for the first time in a while the teams are evenly matched. It might be a shock for some people but if you think about it there a chance the Patriots will finally have competition. The Patriots secondary is much better than the Jets have a stronger Front 7. Also the Patriots might have better receivers and tight ends because of depth and overall talent, but the Jets have the edge at running backs with a superb attack with Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell. The only problem is that the Patriots have Bill Belichick and Tom Brady who have the edge over Rex Ryan and Geno Smith. Despite that I believe the Jets come through with solid defense especially in the secondary which has been a struggle and also a good quarterback play to beat Tom Brady at home. I always loved this matchup as it's been a highlight of how good football can be. The Jets and Patriots aren't exactly friends, more like enemies. But it's always great to see the matchup as it gets better every time and it is my favorite rivalry.
Poll: Who is the top fantasy RB sleeper?

Many times in fantasy football the difference between winning and losing can come down to the ability go against the popular choices and spot the diamonds in the rough - aka - the sleepers.

When your favorite running back is going against a top defense, you should look and see if any of these guys are going against a weak defense. If so, they might worth a shot.

It's a high-risk, high-reward strategy, so if you're going to start one, you need to be brave.

You are brave, aren't you?

Top Fantasy RB Sleepers:

Rashard Jennings - New York Giants
Jennings is big, fast and tough. In other words, he's the perfect back for the Giants offense.

Chris Johnson - New York Jets
The Jets new RB Chris Johnson has averaged 1,328 yards and 8 TDs over his six-year career. He is coming into this season with a chip on his shoulder after being released by the Titans.

Lamar Miller - Miami Dolphins
Miami's improved offensive line, along with their new Eagles-style offense, should boost Miller into the top level of NFL RBs.

Trent Richardson - Indianapolis Colts
Looking to prove last year's mediocre season was a fluke, Richardson has all the skills needed to be one of the top backs in the league.


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New York Jets running back Chris Johnson runs for 1-yard touchdown. [schedulegame gamekey="1441"]

The New York Jets can finally breathe a sigh of relief as they've finally completed the first stage to building another season towards the playoffs. From adding Eric Decker to losing Antonio Cromartie and Rex Ryan's predictions, the Jets have completed a very interesting off-season. Now it's time to see and develop players to get ready for the NFL season. Here's who to watch out for during training camp. Dee Milliner- Milliner is key because cornerback is a very thin position for the Jets in terms of talent. They're counting on the second year cornerback to be the number 1 corner. The Jets face 3 of the best quarterbacks in the league this season, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning all against the likes of Milliner, the aging Dimitri Patterson and the inconsistent Kyle Wilson. No Darrelle Revis or Antonio Cromartie. That's why Milliner needs to step up. There's a reason they didn't draft or pick up a good cornerback because they think he's one of the best young cornerbacks. Now he needs to show up and prove it in training camp. Geno Smith- Geno comes into this training camp with his GM and coach hoping he gets the job and his players on his back. If he performs well he will get the starting quarterback position but if he doesn't his future as a Jet could be in jeopardy. This is the biggest competition for the Jets looking to end a 3 year playoff drought. Geno looked sharp on day 1 going 7/10 with one sack. Michael Vick who obviously didn't get as many reps went 2/5 with an interception and sack. And Geno won on day 1. But he needs to have a great camp especially coming off a strong end to last season. Now he's got Eric Decker and Chris Johnson to help and the team supporting him to make the coming days his. Both Geno Smith and Dee Milliner are key players this season. If they succeed the Jets can maybe get to the playoffs but if not, their job and as well as Rex Ryan's can be in jeopardy.
Poll. Who is the best running back?

Despite having no running backs drafted in the first round, the incoming rookie class boasts numerous running backs that have the chance to have immediate impact. Of those, I think that three are sure to be future Pro Bowlers.

Bishop Sankey has the best chance to be great in the NFL. He was chosen by the Tennessee Titans with the 54th overall pick to help replace former 2,000 yard rusher Chris Johnson, who went to the Jets. Sankey has the best chance to grab the starting job and only faces competition from Shonn Green. The power back will go against some of the weakest defenses in the league in the AFC South and can run outside, inside, and catch. I wouldn't be surprised if Sankey, the first RB taken in May, has over 1,000 yards this season and contends for Rookie of the Year.
The second running back on my radar is Terrence West, who was selected by Cleveland in the mid rounds. West will compete against the oft-injured Ben Tate, who will mentor the Towson product during the offseason. The leading rusher in Towson history can handle the bulk of the carries and is in Kyle Shanahan's offense, which helped Alfred Morris emerge in 2012. Like Sankey, West is a good receiver and a versatile power back.
Lastly, I'll be expecting great performances from Jeremy Hill, the former LSU Tiger who was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals. Hill should take over the 2 spot on the depth chart from BenJarvis Green-Ellis and will form a great duo with Giovani Bernard, who showed flashes of greatness last year. While Bernard is a player who is very athletic, Hill's ability to power through tackles should keep defenses off guard.
Carlos Hyde, Tre Mason, and Andre Williams are also high round draft picks that could make immediate impact. Make sure to keep an eye out for a late round pick that will emerge as a starter like Alfred Morris two years ago.

 

NFL RUSH Kid Report,

John

Poll. What grade do you give the Tennessee Titans draft?

With more pressing needs on their roster, it was a bit of a surprise to see the Titans take OT Taylor Lewan with their first pick.  That’s not to suggest that Lewan lacks from talent as he’s likely to take over one of the starting tackles spots right away.  


Second round pick RB Bishop Sankey will be given the first shot at replacing Chris Johnson and DT DaQuan Jones adds talent to the Titans defensive line.  

QB Zach Mettenberger, who slipped to Round 6, could be a huge steal.


Grade the Titans draft below and then give us your comments.

 

1. Taylor Lewan - (OT, Michigan)

2. Bishop Sankey - (RB, Washington)

3. Daquan Jones - (DT, Penn State)

4. Marqueston Huff - (S, Wyoming)

5. Avery Williamson - (LB, Kentucky)

6. Zach Mettenberger - (QB, LSU)

 

 

 

Poll. Who will win the first game of the season?

Wednesday night the NFL released the official schedule for the 2014 season.

 

Did your team get a favorable schedule?  Are you thinking "Super Bowl?" 

 

Here are the top 10 cool things about the 2014 NFL schedule:

 

1. The Seattle Seahawks begin their title defense against the Green Bay Packers, in the Thursday night season opener.

 

2. Three games Week One games we can't wait for:

 

Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos

Cincinnati Bengals vs Baltimore Ravens

San Francisco 49ers vs Dallas Cowboys

 

3. Monday Night Football kicks off with a great doubleheader!


New York Giants vs Detroit Lions

San Diego Chargers vs Arizona Cardinals

 

4. The Patriots, Broncos, Colts, Steelers, Bears, Cowboys, Packers, Giants and Saints all have five primetime appearances. 

 

5. The Indianapolis Colts have the easiest schedule in the league.  If you’re looking for a team to block the Broncos path back to the Super Bowl, the Colts are a good call.

 

6. The Oakland Raiders have the toughest schedule.  It’s just brutal!

 

7.  Jared Allen, Eric Decker, DeSean Jackson, Chris Johnson, Michael Johnson, Knowshon Moreno, Darrelle Revis, Steve Smith and Aqib Talb all play games against their former teams this season.

 

8. The Thanksgiving line up is chock-full of rival showdowns!


Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Baltimore Ravens

Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers

 

9. Keep an eye out for a late season surge by the Green Bay Packers.  They play five of their final eight games at home, when the weather will likely be a factor.

 

10.  This is going to be another awesome year of NFL football!  Okay, we already knew that, but it’s true!

 

The New York Jets signed former Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson to a two-year contract.

 

The move will supercharge the Jets rushing attack by paring Johnson with Chris Ivory.  

 

Chris Johnson is a NFL and fantasy football super star, rushing for at least 1,000 yards in his each of six seasons, including 2,006 yards in 2009.

 
Can Chris Johnson lead the Jets to the playoffs?  Tell us in comments!
Poll. Which quarterback has the brightest future?

The NFL draft is coming up and NFL fans are very excited. Besides the release of the movie Draft Day, the draft will be one to watch because of the intriguing class of quarterbacks. Three quarterbacks, Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M, Blake Bortles of Central Florida, and Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville are projected to go in the top 15 picks and others are projected to go off the boards by the end of the 2nd round. Here is a look at the top three quarterbacks in May's draft.

1. Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
Why Manziel May Be Great: There are few players in history that have run as well as Johnny Football. The former Heisman trophy winner is almost impossible to catch and one of the best scramblers of all time. He can also throw on the run and can pcik apart even the best of defenses (see Alabama). Manziel had a terrific pro day that caught the attention of many.
Why Manziel May Not Be Great: Unlike most quarterbacks, Johnny Manziel has a habit of running a lot and can be reckless. His throwing mechanics are not ideal and is not the traditional quarterback. Manziel has also had distractions off the field.
Where Manziel Will Be Picked: Because of his great athletic ability, Johnny Football should be picked in the top 10 picks and possibly in the top 5.
Best Fit for Manziel: Cleveland Browns. The Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback and have the 4th pick of the draft. Cleveland has receiver Josh Gordon and running back Ben Tate and one of the best offensive lines in football.
Will Manziel Be Great?- Despite his athletic ability, I would prefer him on my Madden team and not my NFL team. He may get injured quickly and will attract a media circus that could tear apart a season.

2. Blake Bortles, Central Florida
Why Bortles May Be Great: Bortles came out of nowhere last season to emerge as one of the top prospects in the draft. He is more of a traditional quarterback with a good arm who can run if he must. Bortles could be the next Andrew Luck and seems to be one of the most well rounded prospects. And Bortles was a pleasant suprise in the combine and hin his pro day.
Why Bortles May Not Be Great: The UCF Knights are not in the hardest conference in college football and did not face many proven opponents. Bortles' hardest opponent was Baylor, a team that gave up 8 touchdowns to current Jets quarterback Geno Smith a year ago.
Where Bortles Will be Picked: Top 10. Bortles is desired by most of the teams in the top 10 and is almost guaranteed to go off the board quickly.
Best Fit: Jacksonville Jaguars. Bortles went to college in the same state and the Jaguars need a franchise quarterback. They have receivers Cecil Shorts and Justin Blackmon and a better offensive line than when Blaine Gabbert was selected.
Will Bortles be Great?- He has a better chance at greatness than Manziel, but he still has a lot to prove. He seems to have a lot in common with Blaine Gabbert, but Bortles is a prospect that will be interesting to watch. I think that he will last longer than Manziel, but not by much.

3. Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville
Why Bridgewater Could Be Great: Teddy Bridgewater is the most NFL ready of the three prospects and was projected to be the top pick before the season. Bridgewater can run and can throw in a pro style offense and can be a Pro Bowl player. He is also a leader and seems to have all of the skills needed for success in the NFL.
Why Bridgewater Could Not Be Great: Bridgewater's stock fell from top 5 to top 20 after his pro day. He was leapfrogged by Manziel and Bortles and could possibly stay in the green room after Derek Carr from Fresno State. Bridgewater needs to be in the perfect system or he will not succeed.
Where will Bridgewater Be Picked?- Top 15. He fell after his pro day but should not fall too far in the draft.
Best Fit: Tennessee Titans. The Titans have quarterback guru Ken Whisenhunt as a head coach and are in a warm weather environment. They are in need of a leader after Chris Johnson left and need competition for the often injured Jake Locker.
Will Bridgewater be Great?- Yes. In fact, he should be the best in his class. He has no major weaknesses and the pro day was a fluke. I would definitely want Bridgewater to quarterback my team.

 

John

NFLRUSH Kid Reporter

Poll. Which team will struggle the most next season?

Free agency has pretty much come to a close with just a few well known names left such as Chris Johnson getting released by the Titans. And now that the big names have been signed you wonder what they are going to do for their teams next year. Sometimes when a free agent hits the open market a team signs the player and gets that difference maker they need. Other times teams sign a player with a lot of hype and they turn out to be a bust. So here are the teams who snatched those difference makers and the ones who grabbed a player who might have been over evaluated and how these teams will excel and struggle.

Teams that can excel this season:
Denver Broncos- It's hard to beat a record breaking season and a Super Bowl appearance but the Broncos had such a good free agency they can go back to the Super Bowl and win. They signed one of the best safeties in free agency ,TJ Ward, and they also picked up one of the best cornerbacks on the free agent market, Aquib Talib. But they surprised everyone by signing 3 defensive stars when Demarcus Ware joined Talib and Ward in Denver. Other signings were Emmanuel Sanders and Will Montgomery. All these players will improve the Broncos even though Knowshon Moreno and Zane Beadles both headed for Flordia. Talib will be a great cornerback in the system with Chris Harris and an upgrade from the aging Champ Bailey. TJ Ward will bring a new type of play into the safety position. Demarcus Ware will help the pass rush and compliment their defensive line. And finally Emmanuel Sanders will replace Eric Decker who signed with the Jets, at the number 2 receiver spot. With the Broncos new free agents they could do more than just go to the playoffs. They could be a top contender and threat especially with the other AFC west teams not being big factors in free agency. And with Peyton Manning and company already in Denver they can improve their already Super Bowl team.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Last season the Buccaneers were among the worst teams in the league. Then they fired head coach Greg Schiano and put Lovie Smith into that position and since then the Buccaneers have been rising. Free agency has been what now makes Tampa look like a more dangerous team. They grabbed Aluterraun Verner a young pro bowl cornerback to replace Darelle Revis and with Lovie Smith being a defensive coach he could develop him into more than just an elite corner. They also snatched Michael Johnson, one of the best defensive ends in the league, from the Bengals. They didn't just go all defense in free agency; they also got some free agents on the offensive side. They picked up what might be the starting quarterback for them next year in Josh McCown and they also signed left tackle Anthony Collins and tight end Brandon Myers. With Doug Martin, Vincent Jackson, and a great offensive line already on the offensive side and Gerold McCoy and Dashon Goldson already on the defensive side combined with all of their free agent additions make them look dangerous. And now that they have released Darelle Revis and he has gone to New England they could maybe use the cap room for more great free agent moves to put the Buccaneers in the right direction.

Teams that will struggle this season:
Carolina Panthers- The Panthers went deep in the playoffs last season but in free agency they haven't gone deep to sign a player. The Panthers have an elite quarterback and a good defense but it looks like everything is falling apart on both sides of the ball. Their receiving unit fell apart when they cut Steve Smith, lost Dominek Hixon to the Bears, lost Brandon Lafell to the Patriots, and Ted Ginn to the Cardinals. Now they have a whole unit to build and so far all they've done is sign the aging Jerricho Cotchery and they have 3 more receivers to go. On the defensive side they put a franchise tag on Greg Hardy and signed Roman Harper from the Saints but they still have problems. They lost safety Mike Mitchell to the Steelers and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn to the Vikings. Both were good players for the defense. Now because of all the free agent moves the Panthers are left with several positions in need. They need secondary help, wide receiver help, and right tackle help. Now they have to rely on the draft and even though it's deep I don't think it'll be enough to fix all the Panthers problems. This is when they really need Cam Newton to carry the team on his back. If that doesn't happen they'll be a disappointment but if he does it'll be a miracle.

Cinncinati Bengals- Another playoff team who has just not been a factor in free agency. The Bengals didn't end their season well last season and didn't start the season well either this season. They just haven't been active in free agency. They lost Anthony Collins their left tackle and cut both James Harrison and Kyle Cook which will definitely sting but the big loss was Michael Johnson. Johnson and Collins both went to Tampa but he was not only the starting defensive end he was an elite and some might say one of the best defensive ends in the league. All of those losses including them losing both their offensive and defensive coordinators will really hurt the Bengals. Now you're probably wondering if the Bengals fought back and signed new players. Well, they didn't. They have been one of the quietest free agent teams with a big cap space. Any other general manager would take that money and spent it on free agent talent. Over this span of time they have only made one significant free agent move by signing safety Daniel Manning. To add to that Andy Dalton is coming off a disappointing year and quarterback might be next on the list for team needs. That adds to a list of needs that includes another defensive tackle to help Geno Atkins, another defensive end, and a cornerback. The Bengals would have to be loaded with draft picks to at least get a couple good fits for those positions but they're not. Just like the Panthers I don't think the draft will fix all of their needs. It is deep and I think they could trade up to get a good quarterback or any other position but they'll have to develop them. Now that they are not in very good shape you'd usually rely on the quarterback but Andy Dalton has been struggling so if it's a rough ride for him next season it'll be a rough ride for the team.

All of these teams have been through great and not so great free agencies before so they know what they're doing. And for the teams that don't look very good at the end of free agency must have a secret when they're in the boardroom on draft day.

 

Will Selva has the latest on Champ Bailey's new contract with the New Orleans Saints, the release of Chris Johnson, and Pete Carroll's contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks.

Poll. Where will Chris Johnson sign?

Wow!  The Tennessee Titans just released RB Chris Johnson.  He can now sign with ANY team.

 

This instantly makes Johnson the most desirable free agent in the league. Who doesn’t want to add a guaranteed 1,000-yard rusher to their roster? In his six seasons with the Titans he’s averaged 1,328 yards and 10 TDs per season.

 

Chris Johnson is also the only player in NFL history with 6 TD runs of over 80 yards.

 

Fantasy football stud!

 

Which team is going to sign Johnson?

 

Below are the teams we think are most likely to land the star running back. Where do you think he'll go?

 

New York Giants - Dispite signing Rashard Jennings the Giants still have a big need at the RB position and Johnson would be the ideal addition.

 

New York JetsThe Jets would love to add Johnson’s speed to go with Chris Ivory’s grinding inside strength.

 

Denver Broncos - Having just lost Knowshon Moreno in free agency, Denver would love to bring in an all-pro like Johnson.

 

St. Louis Rams - Head coach Jeff Fisher drafted Johnson out of college, so it makes sense that he’d like to add him to the mix.

 

Dallas Cowboys - Never count the Cowboys out when it comes to high profile free agents.



Poll. Who is the best fantasy RB in the NFL South?

Do you prefer your fantasy football running back to be a big bruiser?  The South has some good ones.  Or maybe you like your running backs fast and shifty?  The South has some pretty good ones there too.

 

Which running back from the AFC and NFC South divisions are you going to nominate for the Ultimate NFL RUSH Fantasy Football team?

 

AFC & NFC South - Running Backs 


Arian Foster – Houston Texans

Arian missed a lot of games last season but is still one of the best backs in the NFL.

 

2013 Stats: 542 Rushing Yards – 2 TDs – 86 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

Steven Jackson – Atlanta Falcons

Can Jackson regain top form next season?

 

2013 Stats: 542 Rushing Yards – 7 TDs – 115 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

Chris Johnson – Tennessee Titans

Once the best fantasy football running back in the league, he still gained over 1,000 yards and 10 TDs in a "down" year.

 

2013 Stats: 1,077 Rushing Yards – 10 TDs – 198 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

Maurice Jones-Drew – Jacksonville Jaguars *

Pocket Hercules still has plenty left in the tank.

 

2013 Stats: 803 Rushing Yards – 5 TDs – 144 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

* Signed with the Oakland Raiders.

 

Trent Richardson – Indianapolis Colts

With a year of the Colts system under his belt, look for Trent to break out in 2014.

 

2013 Stats: 563 Rushing Yards – 4 TDs – 157 RUSH Fantasy Points

  

Zac Stacy – St. Louis Rams

Can you believe the Rams found this gem of a back in the fifth round of last years NFL Draft?

 

2013 Stats: 973 Rushing Yards – 8 TDs – 109 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

Pierre Thomas – New Orleans Saints

Thomas produces solid numbers for the Saints despite splitting carries with Mark Ingram.

 

2013 Stats: 549 Rushing Yards – 5 TDs – 134 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

DeAngelo Williams – Carolina Panthers

Williams is a steady performer for the Panthers but can he increase his TDs?

 

2013 Stats: 843 Rushing Yards – 4 TDs – 137 RUSH Fantasy Points

 

Poll. Which of these speedsters is your favorite player?

Did you see Percy Harvin the Super Bowl?  The dude is FAST and his speed changed that game.

 

The scouts at the NFL Combine know this.  They know that SPEED wins games.  Thus, the 40-yard dash has become the most anticipated event of the NFL Combine.  

 

Plus, it's fun to watch :-)

 
Check out the NFL Combine speed records below.  Think anyone will break the record this year?

 

Notable Players Times

 

Chris Johnson 4.24 (2008)

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 4.29 (2008)

Darrius Heyward-Bey 4.30 (2009)

Mike Wallace 4.33 (2009)

Tavon Austin 4.34 (2012)

DeSean Jackson 4.35 (2008)

 

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