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Cardinals RB Chris Johnson Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks With Fractured Tibia

Update:

Mike Jurecki is hearing that Cardinals RB Chris Johnson is expected to miss six to eight weeks after he fractured his tibia during Sunday’s game against the 49ers.

  • Jurecki adds that the Cardinals may promote RB Kerwynn Williams from their practice squad.

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Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Cardinals RB Chris Johnson suffered a fractured tibia and will be out an “extended period of time.”

  • Glazer adds that the Cardinals are still gathering information about how long this injury will keep him out of the lineup.

Meanwhile, Andre Ellington is apparently dealing with a turf toe injury, which will likely open the door for rookie David Johnson to be their starting running back against the Rams.

Johnson, 30, signed one-year, $870,000 contract with the Cardinals that included $400,000 guaranteed. The agreement has another $1.13 million is available through incentives.

This season, Johnson has ran for 814 yards on 196 carries (4.2 YPC) to go along with six receptions for 58 yards receiving and three total touchdowns.

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