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Chris Johnson could save the Jets stagnant offense

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Chris Johnson sat on the free agent market for two weeks until finding a new home with the New York Jets. He's not expected to gain more than 12-15 touches a game, but why?

At only 28 years old Johnson hasn't had a season where he didn't rush for more than 1,000 yards. A welcome stat for the New York Jets' faithful.

It was five years ago in 2009 when CJ2K had one of the greatest seasons ever in NFL history. Leading the league rushing for 2,006 yards he hasn't been able to duplicate those stats. Then again, who has?

Aren't we looking too much into that one season?

Chris Johnson has been miserable with the Titans since 2011 when they refused to negotiate his salary.

The leading NFL rusher since 2008 at that time he was set to only make 10% of the money paid to the second-place rusher for the same period. ( He was frustrated and it showed over the next few seasons until he was released.

Johnson suffered a meniscus tear in his knee in Week 3 last season with the Tennessee Titans. He played through the injury, still finishing the season over 1,000 yards. He underwent surgery after the season and could be held out of OTA's.

The Jets are taking a cautious approach, as they should be, but Chris Johnson could save the Jets stagnant offense in 2014. Don't be shocked if he does.