Posts Tagged ‘larry-johnson’

Dolphins Cut Running Back Larry Johnson

The on-again, off-again roster spot that was taken up by running back Larry Johnson is off again, as reports state that the Dolphins have released Johnson. Johnson’s tenure with the Fins ends after one carry for 2 yards. With a roster spot open, the Dolphins will be adding a player, and that could be on […]

Miami Coach Sparano Confirms that Reggie Bush is the Starting RB

Even though the Dolphins picked up former Chiefs workhorse back Larry Johnson Tuesday, coach Tony Sparano confirmed that Reggie Bush will be the starting running back. “Yeah I think a different set of circumstances at that time,” Sparano said. “You know, I mean really different. I don’t think we’re really talking about the same situation […]

Miami Signs Former Chiefs, Bengals and Redskins RB Larry Johnson

The Dolphins have brought aboard a bruiser to go along with the shifty running of Reggie Bush. The Fins have announced the signing of free agent running back Larry Johnson. Terms were not disclosed. The 31-year-old Johnson has rushed for 6,221 yards and 55 touchdowns in his eight-year career, which began as a first-round pick […]

Backfield By Committee Not In the Bills Game Plan?

The one area where the Buffalo Bills are stacked with talent is the running back position. They have last year’s star 1,000 yard rusher in Fred Jackson, 2008 Pro Bowler Marshawn Lynch and rookie C.J. Spiller. Heading into the 2010 season, many would believe that head coach Chan Gailey is going to have a field […]

Redskins Offensive Coordinator Shanahan Talks About the Teams Backfield

The question is, and has been…. do the Redskins need to bring in Brian Westrbook?  Do they need a proven 3rd down back that can pick up protections, block, and catch the ball if need be?  Or do they already have adequate personnel to fill that role in the backfield?   Offensive Coordinator Shanahan suggests the […]

Texans Interested In Former Chiefs RB Johnson

One would think that the Houston Texans, with the duo of running backs Steve Slaton and Larry Johnson, would be in good hands (pun semi-unintended) despite the propensity for turning over the ball. Apparently, team head coach Gary Kubiak doesn’t seem to think so as they are interested in signing former Kansas City Chiefs RB […]

Pats Coach Belichick Says Team Not Likely to Add RB Larry Johnson

The Boston Globe says that it looks unlikely that the Pats would add released RB Larry Johnson: The Patriots worked out a pair of running backs last week, but they did not add either to the roster. It seems the Patriots will not be adding any high-profile help in the backfield, either. Asked during his […]

Who for the Chiefs Has Fantasy Value in 2009?

It was not that long ago when the Chiefs had players that were the envy of most fantasy drafts. Trent Green was good for somewhere around 3,750 passing yards and 20 touchdowns, Priest Holmes had some of the best fantasy seasons ever seen after that Larry Johnson became a fantasy stud. Up until this season […]