From the FanPosts. Consider this part of the 'Community Projections' series Chris runs. -Primetime
What should we realistically expect to see from LJ this year? I’m sure a lot of you are wondering this, as I am. Will we see the LJ that broke the Chiefs rushing record, or the one that missed 8 full games last year with a foot injury? Short answer: don’t know.
Word from camp says LJ is back in full force, going full steam ahead, punishing the people that try to tackle him, and will not go down. However, all it takes is one play to put LJ back on the sideline. I’ve never had a foot injury but I’m sure that if the foot gets tweaked one time it could spell a disappointing season for Johnson and possibly the Chiefs.
LJ is a pivotal part of the Chiefs offense. Don’t forget that up until LJ got hurt last year during the Green Bay game the Chiefs were in first place in the AFC West at 4-3. Now, I’m not saying the Chiefs would have won the division with a healthy LJ, but they most likely would have won a few more games. (which could have totally changed the outcome of this draft)
Bottom line is I don’t think we should expect a 1700 yard season from LJ. What I expect is somewhere between 1300-1500 yards and hopefully around 15 TD’s. Anything above this would be bonus.
For those of you that don’t know me I’m bigknoxy and Chris asked me to write a few post to help out while is in India. He has been really helpful to me on www.kcchiefsfootball.com and I am just trying to return the favor a bit. Also, if you haven’t been to my site let me know what you think, any feedback is appreciated.