Cardinals' Johnson to have wrist surgery, miss up to three months

Cardinals' Johnson to have wrist surgery, miss up to three months

David Johnson could eventually return this season, although it will depend on multiple factors - his rehab, and also how the season plays out for the team.

Elsewhere • The Jaguars confirmed that receiver Allen Robinson will miss the rest of the season because of the knee injury he suffered Sunday.

The time frame given for his recovery is eight to 12 weeks or two to three months. DJ will not be eligible to return to the team until mid-November at the earliest.

The Cardinals are desperate for help and will sign veteran Chris Johnson, according to multiple reports, who was released prior to final cuts September 1. He was placed on injured reserve on September 2 because of an undisclosed injury, and then released two days later.

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Johnson, who spent the previous two years with the Cardinals, likely will assume the featured back role in David Johnson's absence. Coach Bruce Arians said Monday that David Johnson's injury was the same as that of Arizona rookie T.J. Logan. In the following Cardinals offensive series, Johnson bounced the run to the left side of the field and was stripped with Jarrad Davis of the Lions recovering. "Our young guys, we'll see what we got and what's available". Start combing practice squads?

Before 2015, Johnson had never missed a game because of an injury.

Foster, 23, has had very limited opportunity in his two years with the Patriots, as he's accumulated just 24 yards on seven carries in three National Football League games. Spelling Shady, who had 27 touches and broke the 100-yard mark Sunday, Tolbert scored a touchdown and made the most of 13 opportunities.

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