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Jimmie Johnson among the best ever

Updated: November 27, 2010, 3:23 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

You make history long enough, you begin to understand your place in it. That's where Jimmie Johnson is now.

He understands that monumental achievement is appreciated by the masses only in retrospect. While it's happening, they largely reject it.

"In the moment, I think it's tough for fans to look at what we have accomplished, because they want their guy to win, and I understand that," he said in immediate aftermath of a fifth straight championship that will be far better ...

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