CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports the Titans running back played “almost all” of the season with a torn meniscus in his knee, which he’ll have repaired on Tuesday.
Johnson suffered the tear in Week 3, but chose to gut it out for the duration. To his credit, he finished with 1,077 rushing yards and 10 total touchdowns.
While Johnson should be fully healthy by the time he hits the open market — he’s facing a 4-6 week timetable — injuries don’t completely exonerate him. He still dances too much at the line of scrimmage and hesitates to hit the hole fast enough. This led to a poor 3.86 yards-per-carry average for the 28-year-old back formerly known as CJ2K.
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