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LJ an Afterthought Entering Game Against the Chiefs

Back in November when the Kansas City Chiefs released Larry Johnson, and Johnson subsequently signed with the Cincinnati Bengals, I think a lot of us marked our calendars and anxiously awaited today's game.

However, nearly two months after the end of LJ's relationship with the Chiefs, he's an afterthought heading into today's game.

That's because he's barely part of the Bengals offense.

LJ has been on the field for the Bengals in five games. In all but one game he had four or less carries. He received 22 carries and went for over 100 yards when Cedric Benson was injured in his second game as a Bengal.

So while LJ's November comments:

*"If that happens, that'd be the best Christmas gift I could get."

*"Gonna gallop all over the Chiefs. Cleat prints on the chests. Mud in the face masks."

Make it sound like he's going to "gallop" over the Chiefs, he's unlikely to see the field much. Maybe the Bengals will grant him his wish and send a few more carries his way but I'm not even sure that would happen unless the Chiefs were getting blown out.

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