Cardinals’ David Johnson To Miss Time

This is not the way the Cardinals wanted to start their season. After losing to the Lions on Sunday, the Cardinals have learned that running back David Johnson will be out for an extended period of time with a wrist injury. David Johnson (vertical)

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians tells reporters Johnson’s initial prognosis is the same as T.J. Logan. That’s a bad sign since the rookie was ruled out for approximately 12 weeks after suffering a wrist injury in early August.

The early word is that Johnson will require surgery, but he’ll get a second opinion this week to determine the best course of action. If he recovers within the expected timeframe, he could be a candidate to return from IR later this year.

Arians says that the Cardinals will consider re-signing running back Chris Johnson to help fill in the gap. Johnson was released by the team just prior to the 53-man deadline. Fortunately for them, CJ2K is still available. The 31-year-old rushed for 814 yards and three touchdowns before giving way to D. Johnson as the club’s starting running back in 2015. He missed the bulk of last year due to injury.

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  1. morebreakdowns

    This is why I also drafted, J. Ajayi, D. Murray, M. Ingram, T. Montgomery, and P. Perkins. You can never have enough RB depth. Still Hurts though.

    • Hannibal8us

      Sounds like you either play in a 10 man league or your league sucks because all those guys were gone before the 5th round in my league.

      • bravesfan88
        bravesfan88

        Exactly not even 10 team…maybe 5 team league, or the guy has no other offensive weapons…Ridiculous…Yeah, after round 5 Perkins was the only one left, and he got scooped up shortly there after..

  2. Connorsoxfan

    RIP my fantasy team. Also have Fournette and Beast Mode though, so not all hope is lost (8 team league).

      • Ralphies, you really do need to move out of your Pappy’s basement and leave the discussions to REAL sports fans.

      • Ralphies, you really do need to move out of your Pappy’s basement and leave the discussions to REAL sports fans. hi

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