The Titans entered Sunday dead last in the NFL in rushing. That doesn’t figure to change after their inept performance at home against the Texans.
Chris Johnson was held to 18 yards on 10 carries. His longest run was three yards. It got to the point where Titans fans booed Johnson and cheered when backup Javon Ringer entered the game. Ringer had a 25-yard run, but only three carries.
We’ve heard a lot of people blame the Titans offensive line, but Johnson isn’t running with the same aggression or explosion. Johnson, for one, says it’s not his fault.
“I wouldn’t say I am the issue. I’m very confident I’ve been doing the things .. I do. I can’t do nothing but keep working hard,” Johnson said after the game via Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean.
Johnson came as close to blaming the offensive line as possible without saying it outright.
“If you are watching the game and you can’t tell what’s going on with the run game then I’d say u really don’t know football,” Johnson said.
Titans coach Mike Munchak said that fixing the run game was the team’s top priority during the bye week. Instead, the team is still searching for answers.
Johnson seems convinced that he’s not to blame.