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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Set for more work in Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Bruce Arians said Thursday that Johnson's carry count will increase Monday versus the Cowboys, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.

In Arizona's first game without David Johnson (wrist), Chris Johnson and not Kerwynn Williams found room to operate, outgaining Williams on the ground (44 versus 22 yards) while logging a similar snap count (17 to 18 on offense). Both backs have experience in the system, but Arians appears to trust in Johnson for more of the backfield reps. As a result, expect an uptick in Johnson's 11 rushes from Week 2.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: May be named starting RB
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Bruce Arians is unsure if he'll name Johnson the starting running back for Week 3 versus the Cowboys, Josh Weinfuss of reports.

In the first game without David Johnson (wrist), the elder Johnson received the third-most snaps among Cardinals running backs, handling 17 versus 30 for Andre Ellington and 18 for Kerwynn Williams. That said, Johnson was the most effective with his reps, as he doubled up Williams in terms of rushing yards (44 to 22) and seemed to find running lanes that Williams and Ellington could not. If Johnson is named the starter, his track record in the offense over two-plus seasons (59.6 yards per game and four touchdowns across 16 contests) makes him an interesting RB to consider.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Leading rusher in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson got 11 carries for 44 yards and wasn't targeted in the passing game during Sunday's 16-13 overtime win over the Colts.

Johnson led Arizona in carries while doubling Kerwynn Williams' output on the ground. The offense struggled to consistently move the ball with star running back David Johnson (wrist) sitting, so goal-line opportunities could be few and far between in the coming weeks. With that in mind, the backfield trio of Johnson, Williams and Andre Ellington is unlikely to produce many noteworthy individual performances.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Will receive snaps Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday that Johnson is expected to receive carries during Sunday's game at Indianapolis, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.

According to Arians, the Cardinals will replace David Johnson (wrist) with Kerwynn Williams in a feature role and Andre Ellington spelling him, likely in a pass-catching capacity. Any lingering snaps will seemingly be handed to the healthy Johnson, who spent two injury-marred campaigns and this preseason with the organization. In 15 games, Johnson averaged 4.1 YPC and traipsed into the end zone four times on 221 rushes.

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Cardinals' Chris Johnson: Re-signs with Arizona
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson agreed to terms on a contract with the Cardinals on Tuesday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.

The writing was on the wall for the veteran to reunite with the Cardinals after star tailback David Johnson suffered a dislocated left wrist in the season opener Sunday that will require surgery, likely sidelining him for 2-to-3 months. With the Cardinals expected to move Johnson to injured reserve later this week, the team will bring back the elder Johnson -- who was previously waived by the team at the end of the preseason -- in a corresponding move to fill the opening on the 53-man roster and provide Arizona with some additional depth in the backfield. Johnson's familiarity with the playbook after having appeared in 15 games with Arizona over the last two seasons should allow him to dress for the team's Week 2 tilt with the Colts, but coach Bruce Arians already confirmed that Kerwynn Williams would serve as the top running back in David Johnson's absence, while Andre Ellington will likely see most of the third-down snaps. That may only leave short-yardage work available for Johnson initially, though he could also see snaps on occasions where Williams is in need of a breather.

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2009Tennessee Titans161635820065.691142279
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2012Tennessee Titans161527612434.5946845
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