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23 Chris Johnson RB

Arizona Cardinals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
36%2%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
319613.210

Player Updates

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Picks up three snaps in Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson picked up three of the Cardinals' 82 offensive snaps during Sunday's loss at Buffalo.

When the Cardinals have faced daunting tasks in Weeks 1 and 3, Johnson has rarely been used, as evidenced by three carries for seven yards on five total snaps. During the Week 2 beatdown of the Buccaneers, though, he was afforded plenty of run to the tune of 16 rushes for 54 yards and a touchdown. The sole constant in the backfield this season has been standout sophomore David Johnson, who currently sits third overall in terms of yards from scrimmage with 386, including 217 on the ground. Outside of the blowout, the senior Johnson has so far been a distant second to David in the RB pecking order in Arizona.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Records rushing touchdown Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson recorded team highs with 16 carries for 54 yards and one touchdown during Sunday's 40-7 demolition of the Buccaneers.

Johnson garnered a career-low two snaps in the regular season opener, after which head coach Bruce Arians regretted not using the veteran back more often. Indeed, Johnson received a sizable bump in usage Sunday, picking up 21 of the Cardinals' 66 offensive snaps, according to Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix. With the hosts safely in front, 33-7, after three quarters, starting RB David Johnson took a seat, thereby allowing the veteran Johnson to handle the rock the rest of the way, which involved a three-yard touchdown to push the score to its final tally.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Earns two snaps Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson earned just two of 61 offensive snaps during Sunday's loss to the Patriots, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

Meanwhile, David Johnson was the bell cow that head coach Bruce Arians said he'd be this season, picking up 58 in all. Even Andre Ellington (nine snaps) was utilized more than the elder Johnson, who managed two yards on his sole carry. On Monday, Arians expressed regret that he didn't use Chris Johnson more, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, but after an efficient performance from David Johnson -- 5.6 YPC, one rushing touchdown, gathered up four of six targets -- one has to wonder why the head honcho would consider a different approach.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Notches 24 yards rushing Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson notched seven carries for 24 yards during Sunday's preseason loss at Houston.

The Cardinals' ground game was dominated by David Johnson on the first two possessions, but the veteran Johnson and Andre Ellington shared the load for the next three, getting work with both Carson Palmer and his backup Drew Stanton. While Chris Johnson ripped off a 13-yard run at one point, he otherwise didn't surpass four yards on any other rush and wasn't targeted in the passing game. If his usage in the preseason is any indication, his touch count will hover about five per game in 2016 behind the bell cow that is David Johnson.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Receives four carries Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson turned four carries into seven yards during Friday's preseason defeat at San Diego.

Preseason performances for a veteran like Johnson don't mean all that much in the end, as he's merely reacquainting himself with the contact that he's endured for eight NFL seasons. The breakdown of snaps after David Johnson has been more telling. During both of the Cardinals' exhibitions to date, the second-year pro has earned the start, with the veteran immediately following in his wake. At numerous points in the offseason, head coach Bruce Arians has termed David Johnson the bell-cow back in Arizona, but Chris Johnson is still expected to be a regular contributor in the upcoming campaign.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/11/16NE1220
29/18/16TB165491
39/25/16BUF2550
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
410/2/16LAR4:25 pm
510/6/16@ SF8:25 pm
610/17/16NYJ8:30 pm
710/23/16SEA8:30 pm
810/30/16@ CAR4:25 pm
Bye: Week 9
1011/13/16SF4:25 pm
1111/20/16@ MIN1:00 pm
1211/27/16@ ATL1:00 pm
1312/4/16WAS4:25 pm
1412/11/16@ MIA1:00 pm
1512/18/16NO4:05 pm
1612/24/16@ SEA4:25 pm
171/1/17@ LAR4:25 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2008Tennessee Titans151425112284.9669954
2009Tennessee Titans161635820065.691142279
2010Tennessee Titans161631613644.376111355
2011Tennessee Titans161626210474.04841147
2012Tennessee Titans161527612434.5946845
2013Tennessee Titans161627910773.9306554
2014New York Jets1661556634.3471421
2015Arizona Cardinals1191968144.2623631
2016Arizona Cardinals3019613.29104
TOTAL125108211295034.5945578390
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2008Tennessee Titans1514432606.02512011
2009Tennessee Titans16165050310.16923318
2010Tennessee Titans1616442455.6251109
2011Tennessee Titans1616574187.33404013
2012Tennessee Titans1615362326.4220107
2013Tennessee Titans1616423458.26644210
2014New York Jets166241516.3261109
2015Arizona Cardinals1196589.7400111
2016Arizona Cardinals3000---00000
TOTAL12510830222127.369917678
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2008Tennessee Titans151400---0---0000/000---
2009Tennessee Titans1616100.000.000000/00039.6
2010Tennessee Titans161600---0---0000/000---
2011Tennessee Titans161600---0---0000/000---
2012Tennessee Titans161500---0---0000/000---
2013Tennessee Titans161600---0---0000/000---
2014New York Jets16600---0---0000/000---
2015Arizona Cardinals11900---0---0000/000---
2016Arizona Cardinals3000---0---0000/000---
TOTAL125108100.000.000000/00039.6
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2008Tennessee Titans1511717.01700
2009Tennessee Titans1600---000
2010Tennessee Titans1600---000
2011Tennessee Titans1600---000
2012Tennessee Titans1600---000
2013Tennessee Titans1600---000
2014New York Jets1600---000
2015Arizona Cardinals1100---000
2016Arizona Cardinals300---000
TOTAL12511717.01700
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2008Tennessee Titans1511.000000.0000
2009Tennessee Titans1643.010000.0000
2010Tennessee Titans1622.000000.0000
2011Tennessee Titans1600.000000.0000
2012Tennessee Titans1611.000000.0000
2013Tennessee Titans1611.000000.0000
2014New York Jets1611.000000.0000
2015Arizona Cardinals1100.000000.0000
2016Arizona Cardinals300.000000.0000
TOTAL125109.010000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2008Tennessee Titans1511000000
2009Tennessee Titans1633010010
2010Tennessee Titans1632010010
2011Tennessee Titans1631010010
2012Tennessee Titans1654000000
2013Tennessee Titans1632020020
2014New York Jets1611000000
2015Arizona Cardinals1122000000
2016Arizona Cardinals300000000
TOTAL1252116050050
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/203
Birthdate:
9/23/1985
Age:
31
Hometown:
Orlando, FL, USA
School:
East Carolina
NFL Experience:
9
Awards: