Chris Johnson

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob Gronkowski

While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.

10/16/2014

Buffalo's C.J. Spiller, left, and Fred Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Harris: Breaking Down Dual Backfields In Fantasy Football

Jackson or Spiller? Asiata or McKinnon? Bell or Bush? Adam Harris has answers.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham. (Getty Images)

Harris: Adapt Or Die A Painful Fantasy Death

To win nowadays, you need to hit it big with a high-potential guy somewhere.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Eli Manning, left, and older brother Peyton Manning. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Watch: Manning Brothers Rap Together For New Ad

Peyton and Eli are at it again.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

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5 Players In The NFL Who Will Have A Bounce Back Season Offensively

Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.

07/29/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 2)

In our first list, we took a look at the pump up songs used by athletes Jason Hammel, Zach Johnson, T.Y. Hilton, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Swin Cash.  In this installment, we’ll deepen  our search […]

06/20/2014

Cole Swindell (Warner Music Nashville)

Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell on Representing All Things (and Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

Willie Gault on the '85 Bears. (Getty Images)

Former Bear Speedster Willie Gault Says He Could Beat DeSean Jackson In A Footrace

Gault doesn’t lack self-confidence at 53.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

Chicago Bears v Washington Redskins

Hester, Chris Johnson Race Cheetahs; Who Wins?

National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.

11/29/2013

Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Devin Hester To Race Against Cheetah

Devin Hester may be ridiculous, but can he out run a cheetah?

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Chris Johnson. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Photo: Chris Johnson’s Massive Victory Cigar

If the Tennessee Titans ever reach such a feat, running back Chris Johnson knows exactly what celebratory cigar he’ll be smoking.

670 The Score–07/18/2013

Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans jumps over Aaron Williams #23 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York.Tennessee won 35-34. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Thayer: Underdog Titans Still Dangerous

The 3-5 Titans might be 3-point underdogs when they host the Bears on Sunday, but WBBM Bears Radio analyst Tom Thayer says they’re still a dangerous team.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2012

Frank Gore.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Harris: Keys To Fantasy Football Trading

Here is a list of key points that will keep you grounded, and make sure you get the targeted deal you want, without dipping too far into your team’s bank.

09/19/2012

LeSean McCoy. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs

Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.

08/15/2012

Chris Johnson. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Richard: Johnson Is Biggest FF Bust

With the second half of the season officially kicking off this weekend, CBS Sports’ Dave Richard joined The Mully and Hanley Show on Friday to give his take on fantasy football matchups.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Matt Forte celebrates scoring a touchdown in London, England.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Angelo, Pay Forte Already

The Bears running back rushed for 145 yards on 25 carries and caught two passes for another 38 yards. Through seven games, Forte has amassed 1,091 yards from scrimmage. With that, Forte is the first player at any position in seven years to gain 1,000 yards through seven games.

670 The Score–10/24/2011

Jay Cutler #6 of the Denver Broncos speaks with Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks Mike Heimerdinger after workouts at training camp on July 31, 2007 at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre in Englewood, Colorado.   (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Veteran NFL Offensive Coach Mike Heimerdinger Dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Heimerdinger, a veteran assistant coach in the NFL who directed high-powered offenses and developed quarterbacks such as Steve McNair, Jay Cutler and Vince Young, has died. He was 58. The […]

10/01/2011

Cam Newton. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Charch: Week 3 Player Rankings

This week’s rankings include a couple of rookies and a runner looking to make good on his new contract.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2011

Matt Forte

Muller: Chris Johnson Gets His Payday, But What About Forte?

Since Forte entered the league, statistically, he is one of the top five running backs in the NFL yet, he is only due to make a little over $500,000 this season. He has proved his worth on the field and should be paid like it.

09/01/2011

Chris Johnson. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

RB Chris Johnson Gets $30 Million Guaranteed

The Titans and Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension ending the three-time Pro Bowl running back’s holdout.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011

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