The Titans backed up the Brink’s truck for Johnson to be CJ2K. Problem is, Johnson isn’t that guy anymore. He still has his legs, but Johnson has become indecisive and jittery — habits that can be picked up by running behind subpar offensive lines. Johnson has become the Rob Deer of NFL running backs: He’s willing to lead the league in strikeouts if it gets him a handful of homers.
The Titans are a franchise in transition. They’re highly unlikely to pay $8 million to a back who averaged less than four yards per carry last season. A fresh start could work for everyone involved.
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