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David Johnson

26-Year-Old Running Back – Arizona Cardinals

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

After a dominant finish to his rookie campaign, big things were expected from Johnson in 2016, but it's doubtful even his most enthusiastic boosters foresaw what was coming. The 25-year-old seized the...

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2017 ADP:  8

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  8

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Wrist
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 224   DOB: 12/16/1991
College: Northern Iowa  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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David Johnson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Cardinals in May of 2015.

December 11, 2017  –  David Johnson News

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Cardinals general manager John Keim said Johnson (wrist) will only return this season if there's no gray area regarding his health, Darren Urban of the team's official website reports.

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David Johnson NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 19 CFB 13 179 822 9 4.6 - - - - - 33 422 12.8 3 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 11 178 1021 13 5.7 - - - - - 32 383 12.0 5 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 11 222 1286 10 5.8 - - - - - 38 393 10.3 4 - - - - - -
2014 22 CFB 14 287 1553 17 5.4 - - - - - 38 536 14.1 2 - - - - - -
2015 23 ARI 16 125 581 8 4.6 3 1 1 1 0 36 457 12.7 4 57 598 1 0 0 4 1
2016 24 ARI 16 293 1239 16 4.2 6 2 4 1 0 80 879 11.0 4 120 0 0 0 0 5 3
2017 25 ARI 1 11 23 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 6 67 11.2 0 9 0 0 0 0 2 1
2017 Proj 25 ARI Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for David Johnson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

David Johnson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2011 19 CFB 13 15.1 17.6 16.4 14 63 - - - 3 32 - - - -
2012 20 CFB 11 23.1 26.0 24.5 16 93 - - - 3 35 - - - -
2013 21 CFB 11 22.9 26.4 24.6 20 117 - - - 3 36 - - - -
2014 22 CFB 14 23.1 25.8 24.4 21 111 - - - 3 38 - - - -
2015 23 ARI 16 11.0 13.2 12.1 8 36 22 12 8 2 29 8.0 8 3 2
2016 24 ARI 16 20.7 25.7 23.2 18 77 58 35 25 5 55 7.3 14 5 4
2017 25 ARI 1 9.0 15.0 12.0 11 23 3 1 1 6 67 7.4 1 1 1
2017 Proj 25 ARI Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for David Johnson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

David Johnson – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

David Johnson was on the field for 46 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

David Johnson was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 412 113
2016 964 1
2017 46 0
David Johnson 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Det 46 0 11 23 0 2.1 0 0 6 67 11.2 0 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 1
2 @Ind
3 Dal
4 SF
5 @Phi
6 TB
7 @LAR
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @SF
10 Sea
11 @Hou
12 Jax
13 LAR
14 Ten
15 @Was
16 NYG
17 @Sea

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for David Johnson
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 1"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   224 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.50 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.27 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.82 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   31.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   42 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   127 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   25 reps
GREAT
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David Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson said Friday that his left wrist is still stiff following September surgery and he has yet to regain his full range of motion, Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic reports.

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Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday that he doesn't believe Johnson (wrist) has made enough progress in his recovery from surgery to return from injured reserve this season, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Johnson, who had the cast removed from his surgically repaired left wrist earlier this week, said Wednesday that doctors haven't given him a timetable for his return to the field, Jeremy Cluff of The Arizona Republic reports. "My doctor said don't make a return schedule because you never know with the risks, you know it's such a tricky thing," Johnson said. "I've had it in a brace for eight weeks and it is still stiff and its still weak so he said, 'Don't, you know, don't make a schedule.'"

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Johnson (wrist) had his cast removed Monday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official website reports.

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Johnson (wrist) said he wants to play again this season if he's medically cleared at some point, Kevin Zimmerman of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM reports. "It really just depends on, when I have the cast off, how long it takes the stiffness and soreness to go away," he told Adam Schefter of ESPN earlier this week.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

After a splashy combine and a third-round selection in the spring draft, Johnson's rookie year stumbled from the gate. A balky hamstring held him down in August, and two ball-security issues from Johnson in Week 4 (one fumble, one dropped touchdown pass) sparked a stunning Rams victory in Arizona. Johnson resided in the Bruce Arians doghouse for the next seven games, limited to 30 inconsequential touches, but when the Cardinals needed the rookie for the stretch run, everything exploded. Johnson racked up 599 total yards and five TDs over the next four weeks, averaging 5.3 yards a carry and securing 14 of 20 targets. His signature performance came in front of a national TV audience — a 187-yard, three-touchdown trampling at Philadelphia. Arians confirmed in spring Johnson will be the team's No. 1 back entering camp, with veterans Chris Johnson and Andre Ellington clearly in the background. Johnson is the rare combination of a home-run hitter and a grinder—someone who can score from anywhere on the field, but also a physical back who finishes runs. He's capable of being an electric receiver. The Cardinals finished the season with a stinker, but they had one of the NFL's best offenses. This is a team you want to invest in, and you need to consider Johnson at any point of the first round.

2015

One of the stars of this year's combine, Johnson parlayed impressive performances in almost every drill into a third-round selection by the Cardinals. While his 6-foot-1, 224-pound frame gives him the appearance of a power back, his skill set is more varied than your typical short-yardage specialist, and his pass-catching skills could eventually make him a three-down back. His career at Northern Iowa didn't always rise to the level of his workouts, however, and despite his size he didn't break too many tackles or hit holes with as much authority as expected. At the outset of training camp, Johnson sustained a Grade 2 hamstring strain, delaying his first practice to Aug. 17. The development precipitated the signing of veteran Chris Johnson, which could push the rookie down the depth chart and out of consideration for many touches to start the regular season. Acting in David Johnson's favor is Andre Ellington's injury history, but interested owners will have to weigh both sides of the equation before selecting him.