Cardinals RB David Johnson out for 2-3 months

Where the Cardinals will be at that point in the season is the big question, and it may not be worth bringing Johnson back for the final few games.


DETROIT – Kasey Redfern suffered three torn ligaments in his knee in Sunday’s victory over the Arizona Cardinals, and the Detroit Lions auditioned replacement punters Monday.

With Johnson placed on the injured reserve list, the Cardinals will likely turn to Kerwynn Williams to shoulder the load at the running back position.

Arizona Cardinals runningback David Johnson may need surgery after he suffered a dislocated wrist in Sunday’s 35-23 loss to the Detroit Lions, the National Football League team said Monday.

He said the Cardinals drafted Johnson in 2015 to play behind Andre Ellington that season.

The second opinion is in, and it’s bad news for the Arizona Cardinals.

Chris Johnson re-signed with Arizona the day before training camp started. He ran the ball 11 times for a total of just 23 yards, averaging only 2.1 yards per carry.

The NFL’s latest filings came about 12 hours after Elliott rushed for 104 yards in the Cowboys’ 19-3 season-opening win over the Giants at home Sunday night. Foster went to Arizona State and grew up locally, going to high school at Scottsdale Saguaro. “We’ve got quality guys on our team and it’s an opportunity for somebody to step up”.


Prior to the last two seasons, Chris Johnson had never missed a game for injury. Johnson against the 49ers in two games combined for 212 yards rushing and 74 receiving with four touchdowns.

David Johnson injured in Cardinals game vs. Lions