INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 18: Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chris Johnson Injury: Titans RB Misses Practice With Sprained Ankle

Chris Johnson picked up a sprained ankle in the Tennessee Titans' game against the Indianapolis Colts, but the injury is not serious and he is not expected to miss Sunday's game.

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Chris Johnson Injury Status: Titans RB Is Questionable In Week 16

Chris Johnson is questionable for Saturday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean. Johnson suffered a sprained ankle during last week's loss to the winless Indianapolis Colts, putting his Week 16 status in jeopardy as the Tennessee Titans fight for a playoff spot.

Earlier reports indicated that Johnson stood a good chance of finding his way onto the playing field Saturday. Still, he was held out practice Wednesday and limited Thursday, so even if he does play he may not be exactly 100 percent. The Titans need all the help they can get, however, sitting at 7-7 and chasing the 8-6 Cincinnati Bengals and New York Jets for the conference's final wild card spot. Johnson will face a Jags run defense giving up just over 110 rushing yards per game.

For more Johnson and the Titans, be sure to check out the SB Nation blog Music City Miracles. For more on the Jags, head over to Big Cat Country

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Chris Johnson Injury: Titans RB Misses Practice But Expected To Play Week 16

The Tennessee Titans' playoff hopes are dwindling after a stunning loss to the previously winless Indianapolis Colts in Week 15, but it appears that the Titans will have star running back Chris Johnson for their critical Week 16 game. Titans beat writer Terry McCormick reports that Johnson did not practice on Tuesday, however.

After starting very slowly in the 2011 season — just after signing a massive new contract — Johnson has come on in the past two months. He had his three of his four 100-yard games of the season in Week 10, 12, and 13, getting more than 20 carries in those three outings, and has averaged just more than five yards per carry since November began.

Johnson might need a big day to lift the Titans past Jacksonville in Week 16, but it could be slow going: the Jaguars are in the top half of the league in rush defense, and give up four yards per carry.

For more on Johnson and the Titans, head to Music City Miracles.

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Chris Johnson Injury: Sprained Ankle Not Serious, Titans Say

Chris Johnson picked up a sprained ankle in the Tennessee Titans' game against the Indianapolis Colts, but the injury is not serious and he is not expected to miss time.

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