|Week 8 (BUF) - Average||8.0||31.0||0||2.0||15.5||0||4|
|Week 8 (BUF) - Dave Richard||8||31||0||2||12||0||4|
|Week 8 (BUF) - Jamey Eisenberg||8||31||0||2||19||0||4|
|2014 Season - Average||243.5||1004.5||4.5||36.0||271.0||1.0||138|
|2014 Season - Dave Richard||222||920||5||31||231||1||131|
|2014 Season - Jamey Eisenberg||265||1089||4||41||311||1||148|
|Current Player Ranking: 26|
|Red Zone Stats|
|2||-1||0|| 7.4||3||2||7||1|| 8.8|
|Ankle - Full practice. Probable for Week 8 vs. Buffalo|
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One and done for Jets running backs?
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
|(10/23/14) Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson each turned in his best game of the season (or close to it) Week 7 at New England, with Ivory contributing 107 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries and Johnson going for 61 yards on 13 carries. Ivory had averaged just 44.4 rushing yards in his previous five games, and Johnson had averaged just 26.4.
You know the number that jumps out to me in all of that? How likely are those two to get a combined 34 carries again? Their previous combined high was 25, and that came way back in Week 2. They managed to keep it close against the Patriots in Week 7, but that won't be the norm for a 1-6 team with Geno Smith at quarterback.
Besides, they host Buffalo in Week 8. The Bills rank fourth against the run, allowing 80.4 yards per game and 3.2 yards per carry. They haven't allowed a touchdown on the ground all season.
It was nice to see Ivory and Johnson can still perform well when they get the opportunity, but they won't get the opportunity often and wouldn't be able to make the most of it this week anyway. Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard both rank Ivory among their top 24 running backs for the week, but for me, that's too high.
Jets RB Chris Johnson racks up 80 yards of total offense
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(10/17/14) Jets running back Chris Johnson got back on track, matching a season high in carries (13) in a Week 7 defeat to the Patriots in Foxboro.
After rushing for only 9 yards the previous week against Denver, bounced back with 80 yards of total offense. He caught two passes -- both on the final drive -- for 19 yards and rushed for 61 yards on 13 carries, averaging 4.7 yards per attempt in a 27-25 defeat. He has cracked the 60-yard mark on the ground just twice through seven games. He has 261 rushing yards this season.
The Jets will take on the Bills at home in Week 8.
Four offensive stars given the green light for Jets in Week 7
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(10/16/14) The following offensive players have received the green light for the Jets Week 7 at New England: Tight end Jace Amaro (knee), Eric Decker (hamstring), Chris Johnson (ankle) and David Nelson (ankle).
Jets injury report for Thursday dominated by probables
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(10/15/14) A rather lengthy Jets injury report for their Thursday game against the Patriots is dominated by probables. The lone exceptions are wide receiver Greg Salas (wrist/ankle) and linebacker Trevor Reilly (knee), both of whom have been ruled out.
The probables are tight end Jace Amaro (knee), guard Willie Colon (knee), wideouts David Nelson (ankle) and Eric Decker (hamstring), tackle Breno Giacomini (back), defensive lineman Damon Harrison (ankle), running back Chris Johnson (ankle), center Nick Mangold (shoulder) and cornerback Darrin Walls (knee).
|As a first- or second-round pick, Chris Johnson has been a disappointment in recent years even though he posted at least 1,400 total yards in six straight seasons. But what if Johnson was a fifth-round pick? Would he be a disappointment then? If you think he would be then drafting Johnson shouldn't be in your future. But if you think a back with 1,400-yard, six-score potential is worth a pick, say, 50th overall, then consider the newest member of the Jets backfield. Johnson is talking like he wants to prove to everyone in football that he can still play at a high level, and it's been noted that he gutted out last season with a torn meniscus. We've noticed that Johnson's effort varies from week to week and his numbers typically followed suit. He's not the same guy from 2009. But we've also noticed that he's been a notorious slow starter, averaging less than seven Fantasy points per game over the first six matchups of his past three seasons before averaging over 12 Fantasy points per in his final 10 games year after year. If he keeps pace with that, the move isn't to draft him but to trade for him in October. But if you can't do that and you need either a low-end No. 2 Fantasy rusher or a quality Flex option, then Johnson should be considered in that Round 5 range.
(Updated 5/29/14) |