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Monday, September 21, 2009
Some context for CJ's day

By Paul Kuharsky
ESPN.com


Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky


Had the Titans won Sunday, all these details about what Chris Johnson accomplished would get a lot more attention. Because they didn’t, they are all followed by, “but the Titans lost.”

Still, here are some of the impressive contextual details:
50-Yard Rush TD, 50-Yard Rec TD Same Game, Since 1980
Year Player, Team Rush TD Rec TD Opp.
2009 Chris Johnson, TEN 57 69 HOU
2002 Clinton Portis, DEN 51 66 KC
1986 Herschel Walker, DAL 84 84 PHI
1985 Lionel James, SD 56 60 CIN
1980 Walter Payton, CHI 50 54 WSH