- Seth Wickersham, ESPN Senior Writer
This story appears in the Dec. 14 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Okay, here's my beef with NEXT: It's not that we can be wrong -- if 60 percent of our picks pan out, we're doing well -- but rather that we set the bar impossibly high. We expect our choices to not just thrive, but to enjoy long, transcendent careers. So I worry for 2009's NFL winner: Chris Johnson, the Titans' 24-year-old tailback.