Trumaine Johnson picked off a pass and added nine tackles to a 31-23 victory against Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Johnson has quietly piled up some solid numbers on the year, with 57 tackles and a team-hgih six interceptions, including one for a touchdown. He has held down a St. Louis Rams ' back end that's been hurt by injuries, and has rewarded St. Louis' faith in him.
After putting in full practices Thursday and Friday, Johnson was expected to be available for this game. With Janoris Jenkins (concussion) out of the lineup at right cornerback, at least the
Trumaine Johnson (thigh) is listed as probable for Sunday's matchup against the Lions, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Johnson will be reinserted into the lineup Sunday after missing the previous two games due to a thigh injury. The 25-year-old cornerback had been enjoying a good season (33 solo tackles, four interceptions) prior to the injury, so he'll look to keep up the trend against the Lions.
After missing the entire week of practice, this news is no surprise. In his absence, Lamarcus Joyner is expected to take over at left cornerback. This is definitely good news for Carson Palmer and the Cardinals' passing attack.
Johnson missed last weekend's game against the Bengals due to a thigh ailment, which prevented him from practicing both Wednesday and Thursday this week. Given that inactivity, Johnson is unlikely to play against the Cardinals on Sunday, leaving the
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