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Aug 22, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) carries the ball as San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram (54) tackles during the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

David Johnson

The guy missed missed a good part of the first week or so of training camp thanks to a hamstring injury.  Up until this afternoon it wasn’t known just how much he’d play tonight given he really didn’t get a full week of practice until this past week.  However when newly acquired running back Chris Johnson was announced as inactive thanks to a hamstring injury of his own, it was time for David Johnson to show what he could do.

He carried the ball much more than I thought any running back would get in one game this preseason for the Cardinals.  He carried the ball 13 times for 66 yards Saturday night.  Alas, I think Andre Ellington has a new partner in the backfield.  That one-two punch is going to send teams home each week silly.

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