Chris Johnson has a chance to reach a truly special milestone this weekend that would put him in the company of only Jim Brown, Adrian Peterson and Clinton Portis:
Tennessee Titans running back CHRIS JOHNSON, has 3,955 rushing yards on 787 attempts (5.0 average) in his NFL career, and will play in his 40th game on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
If Johnson rushes for at least 45 yards against the Dolphins while maintaining his 5.0 yards-per-carry career average, he would become the fourth player in NFL history to rush for 4,000 yards and average 5.0 yards per carry or better in his first 40 games.
Mike Florio re-confirms what you already knew about him: he's a master at rumor mongering, but his powers of analysis are better suited for Bleacher Reports or Stampede Blue than NBC:
Once Young starts firing deep balls that miss the mark badly, how will Randy react, when "Randy is just being Randy"?
And will Randy eventually decide that Collins, not Young, should be the quarterback? If Randy does, will he keep his mouth shut, or will he make his feelings known?
This idea that Kerry Collins is somehow going to benefit (should be start this weekend) from the time he and Randy Moss spent together in Oakland back in 2005 seems pretty absurd. That connection was 5 years ago, and was easily the absolute low point in the career of both players.
Paul K got crushed by Randy Moss yesterday in a sound bite that was a staple on ESPN and the NFL network, and it looks like he got a little defensive about it...
Outside of that back and forth with Kuharsky, Randy said absolutely everything you want to hear out of him in his first media appearance as a Titan. Moss is focused on wins and doing whatever coach Fisher asks him to do.
The Titans' defenders are happy to have Moss on the team because they still have the memory of his 8 catch, 129 yard, 2 TD performance in the 59-0 rout against the Patriots last year. I threw up in my mouth just typing that sentence because it made me think about that atrocity.
Jason Babin makes Jason Cole's list of surprise contributors in 2010, and the list contains two guys we'll see this sunday in OLB Cameron Wake and C Joe Berger. Wake is a stud pass rusher who has remade himself after breaking though in the Canadian Football League. Stopping him will be a major chore for the offense on Sunday.
Cue the dismissive wanking motion.
Jake Scott has been voted the Titans new player rep for the union. The position was formerly held by Kevin Mawae.
The University of Montana is debating making the leap up into the FBS, and maybe invited into the WAC when Boise State, Nevada and Fresno State leave. Marc Mariani, however, feels the team should stay in the FCS, where they're enjoying a solid run of success.
The Dolphins are working with some important players dinged up, namely TE Anthony Fasano FS Chris Clemons.
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