Jim Haslett on Titans' Chris Johnson: 'The guy is hard to contain'
Running back Chris Johnson is having another eye-opening season for the Tennessee Titans, and the Redskins are aware of the challenges he presents.
"Great running back, man. He's one of the best," inside linebacker Rocky McIntosh said. "That running back ... you've definitely got to be ready for him."
Said inside linebacker and defensive co-captain London Fletcher: "The top guy in the league going from zero to sixty."
After leading the league in rushing last season with 2,006 yards, Johnson is tied for fourth with 838 yards (with a 4.3-yard average) and nine touchdowns. He averaged 5.6 yards per carry and scored 14 touchdowns during the 2009 season.
"Every week we have somebody. At least it is a running back," defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said. "I think [Chris Johnson] is special. The guy is really a heck of a player.
"He finds a hole, he is a lightning. I've never seen too many guys as fast. Obviously, that is our goal, to bottle him up. The guy is hard to contain. He has great vision and great speed. He's a heck of a football player."
| November 20, 2010; 4:03 PM ET
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