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4 rookies playing big roles in Arizona's success

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

4 rookies have significant roles in Cardinals' 10-2 run         

chris johnson "We all talk a lot, try to help each other out,"
chris johnson "I think all the nerves are gone, I'm calming down a lot more, getting used to the offense."

Arizona Cardinals still dangerous, even with backup RBs

azcentral.com - Dec 7, 2015

The Cardinals are down to the third- and fourth-string running backs and they don’t seem to be missing a beat.         

David Johnson, Kerwynn Williams Post-Week 13 Fantasy Advice

bleacherreport.com - Dec 6, 2015

The division-leading Arizona Cardinals ran away with a 27-3 over the St. Louis Rams in Week 13 and inched closer to their first NFC West title since 2009. The Cardinals backfield is as banged up as any—Chris Johnson was placed on injured reserve and Andre Ellington was out Sunday due to turf toe—but they continue to find reliable contributors amid the attrition. Sunday’s examples

Strong Texas finish, 23-17 to deny Sugar for No. 12 Baylor

washingtontimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) - While Charlie Strong's first two years at Texas are the first consecutive losing records for the Longhorns in more than a quarter century, season two ended on a positive note. The Longhorns, responsible for the only loss by Big 12 champion Oklahoma, ended their regular season ...

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No. 12 Baylor out of Sugar Bowl after 23-17 loss to Texas

washingtontimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) - No. 12 Baylor's season has gone from sweet to bitter and battered. Down to a fourth quarterback because of yet another injury, the Bears lost their Sugar Bowl chance after falling 23-17 to Texas on Saturday in their regular-season finale. "We just have to try to ...

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NFC West watch: Cardinals turn to rookie David Johnson after injury to Chris Johnson

seattletimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

Seattle Times staff reporter Jayson Jenks breaks down this week’s games for other NFC West teams.

Week 13 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Exploit and Avoid These Sunday Matchups

bleacherreport.com - Dec 5, 2015

In many fantasy football leagues, Week 13 represents the last game of the regular season and a final chance to make a push for the playoffs. You better make sure you have the best possible lineup heading into the weekend. While it is often a good idea to stick with the players who got you to this point, there are some stars who simply aren't worth the risk due to tough matchups or other factors. A

Andre Ellington misses practice on Thursday, likely on fantasy sidelines for a while

sbnation.com - Dec 3, 2015

Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington is struggling to overcome a toe injury. We break down the fantasy implications. Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington did not practice on Thursday because of a nagging toe injury, according to beat writer Kent Somers. Ellington is already going to sit out the team's Week 13 game against the St. Louis Rams, and it looks like he's hi

Chris Johnson's injury shouldn't doom Cardinals

azcentral.com - Dec 3, 2015

Running back's injury could even be silver lining for Arizona.         

carson palmer "We’re a different team, there’s no doubt, Chris has been such a great running back, for as long as I can remember. He was so great in pass protection. Obviously, he had those plays where he just kind of bounced off guys and ripped off runs. All those things Chris has, you don’t replace."
carson palmer "He’s probably as natural a catcher as there is,"

The Cardinals' losing C. Johnson doesn't spell doom

azcentral.com - Dec 2, 2015

Chris Johnson is on crutches, which means the Cardinals’ chances of doing much in the playoffs are hobbled, too, right?         

carson palmer "We’re a different team, there’s no doubt, Chris has been such a great running back, for as long as I can remember. He was so great in pass protection. Obviously, he had those plays where he just kind of bounced off guys and ripped off runs. All those things Chris has, you don’t replace."
carson palmer "He’s probably as natural a catcher as there is,"

Rookie David Johnson steps to forefront of Cardinals offense

washingtontimes.com - Dec 2, 2015

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - With injuries to their top two running backs, the Arizona Cardinals are turning to rookie David Johnson to carry most of that load. The third-round draft pick out of Northern Iowa is relishing the opportunity. "It's very exciting. I can't wait, man," he said after Wednesday's ...

david johnson "Don’t overthink everything, Just come and play my game. I don’t need to try to do too much, just do my role and help out the team as much as I can."
carson palmer "When you look at Andre and Chris, he’s probably got 30 pounds on those guys, Straight ahead speed, he’s probably as fast as those guys. Those guys are definitely shiftier and quicker, but he can run through people and through arm tackles. Kind of a Todd Gurley-style runner - fast in the open field and just big, hard to bring down."

Week 13 NFL Betting Odds Picks: Rams, Falcons, Raiders Top Week Plays

bleacherreport.com - Dec 2, 2015

This is a big week for struggling NFL playoff contenders who will be playing tough divisional games and are looking to remain in the postseason picture. Among those teams are the Atlanta Falcons (6-5), Oakland Raiders (5-6) and St. Louis Rams (4-7), who will likely have to win out in order to make the playoffs as an NFC Wild Card team. The Rams are 3-0 against the NFC West and handed the division-

NFL notebook: Jeannette’s Pryor reportedly will sign with Browns

triblive.com - Dec 1, 2015

A person familiar with the agreement said wide receiver Terrelle Pryor is expected to sign Tuesday with the Browns. Pryor, a Jeannette and Ohio State ...

Cardinals place Johnson on IR/designated to return list

usatoday.com - Dec 1, 2015

Cardinals place Chris Johnson on injured reserve/designated to return list         

D.J. Swearinger to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

bleacherreport.com - Dec 1, 2015

After a brief sabbatical, safety D.J. Swearinger will make his triumphant return to the NFL as a member of the Arizona Cardinals.  Per Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Swearinger will be a member of the Cardinals practice squad. The addition of Swearinger was one of many moves made by the Cardinals on Tuesday. Per Darren Urban of the team's official website, running bac

Cardinals place Johnson on IR/designated to return list

washingtontimes.com - Dec 1, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona has placed Chris Johnson on the injured reserve/designated to return list, a move that means the only way the running back will play again this season is if the Cardinals reach the Super Bowl. A person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday that Johnson chipped ...

Cardinals RB Johnson out until Super Bowl at least

azcentral.com - Dec 1, 2015

The Cardinals placed running back Chris Johnson on the injured reserve/designated to return list on Tuesday, which means the earliest he could play again this season would be in Super Bowl 50.         

Chris Johnson placed on injured reserve but could return for Super Bowl 50

sbnation.com - Dec 1, 2015

With Andre Ellington's status also uncertain, the Cardinals may have to rely on rookie David Johnson in the running game for the time being. The Arizona Cardinals have placed running back Chris Johnson on injured reserve with a designation to return, according to NFL Network's Albert Breer. The designation is potentially important: The next game Johnson is eligible to play is Super Bowl

Cardinals give Chris Johnson IR/return designation

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 1, 2015

The Cardinals placed running back Chris Johnson on injured-reserve/designated for return Tuesday, two days after Johnson suffered a fractured tibia. The IR/return designation means Johnson must miss a minimum of eight weeks. He’d be eligible to return only if the Cardinals make the Super Bowl. Johnson would be eligible to return to practice in six…

Five things to know about David Johnson

espn.go.com - Dec 1, 2015

Five things to know about David Johnson

Cards put Johnson on IR; could return for SB50

espn.go.com - Dec 1, 2015

Cards put Johnson on IR; could return for SB50

Week 13 Waiver Wire: Stat Projections for Top Fantasy Pickups and Sleepers

bleacherreport.com - Dec 1, 2015

Just like that, the playoffs are right around the corner.Well, the NFL playoffs are still over a month away. It's fantasy football owners gearing up for a couple of weeks, where all the trash talk, braggadocio and careful study of the waiver wire done over the course of this season will finally come to a head. There's no time for calm among hardcore fantasy football acolytes. Week 13 is merely a s

Waiver Wire Week 13: Top Pickups, Drops and Expert Analysis

bleacherreport.com - Dec 1, 2015

There are five weeks left in the NFL season, which means we’re getting extremely close to the fantasy playoffs, and where you are in the standings may alter how you prioritize your waiver wire maneuvers. If you’re on the outside looking in on the playoff picture, Week 13 is all that matters. You’re not worried about schedule for the next month as much as you’re worried abou

Cardinals RB Chris Johnson has fractured tibia

azcentral.com - Nov 30, 2015

Johnson was limping badly when spotted at the team’s Tempe training facility in the morning and it would seem doubtful he could play anytime soon.         

Chris Johnson out indefinitely with fractured tibia

nfl.com - Nov 30, 2015

Chris Johnson's Comeback Player of the Year campaign has hit a snag. Johnson was diagnosed with a fractured tibia after leaving Sunday's victory in the second half.

Chris Johnson reportedly has fractured tibia, increasing fantasy value of David Johnson

sbnation.com - Nov 30, 2015

CJ2K will miss significant time with a fractured tibia. We break down the fantasy implications. Arizona Cardinals running back Chris Johnson is dealing with a fractured tibia, according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer. The team has yet to determine how long Johnson will be out, but Glazer notes that he will miss an "extended period of time." Johnson suffered the injury during Sunday's Week 12

Cardinals lose Chris Johnson to fractured tibia

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Nov 30, 2015

The impressive comeback season for Cardinals running back Chris Johnson has hit a bump in the road. Johnson has suffered a fractured tibia, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. It’s not clear how much time Johnson will miss, but it’s likely a significant period of time. That’s a big blow to the Cardinals: Johnson…

By losing Chris Johnson, Cardinals lose run game and Super Bowl shot

espn.go.com - Nov 30, 2015

By losing Chris Johnson, Cardinals lose run game and Super Bowl shot

David Johnson could have bigger role with RB injuries, should be plucked off fantasy waiver wires

sbnation.com - Nov 30, 2015

The Cardinals suddenly find themselves thin at running back after Andre Ellington and Chris Johnson suffered injuries. We break down the fantasy implications. Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is in line to start on Sunday since an injured group of running backs sit ahead of him on the depth chart. General manager Steve Keim confirmed on Arizona Sports 98.7 that Andre Elling

Cardinals rewind: What we learned in win vs. 49ers

azcentral.com - Nov 30, 2015

azcentral sports' Kent Somers breaks down the Cardinals' 19-13 win over the 49ers:         

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