Chris Johnson to undergo knee surgery

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson reveals that he has been playing with an injury since week three of the season and now needs surgery on his knee.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has revealed that he will undergo surgery on his injured knee later this week.

Johnson said that he had been playing with a torn meniscus in his knee since week three of the season, when he rushed for 90 yards in a 20-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers.

The three-time Pro Bowler insists that the procedure is not serious, although it is expected to keep him out for at least a month.

"It's nothing major. People don't know I been playing with it since week three of the season," Johnson told The Tennessean.

Despite carrying the injury for the vast majority of the season, Johnson still managed to rush for 1,077 yards and six touchdowns during the 2013 campaign.

Running back Rashard Mendenhall #28 of the Arizona Cardinals scores on a 3 yard rushing touchdown against the St. Louis Rams during the first quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 8, 2013
Read Next:
Result: Cardinals beat Titans in overtime
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand