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David Johnson RB - ARI

Experience: 2 YRS   Height: 6'1"   Weight: 224  Bye: 8
Proj Pts.
284

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Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said Wednesday that neither RB David Johnson (wrist) nor QB Carson Palmer (arm) has made "expected progress" in his rehab. Neither guy is expected to return this season. Both can safely be dropped from redraft rosters.

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Cardinals RB David Johnson got the cast off his injured wrist on Monday but admits that there's still no concrete timetable for his return. “I’m pretty stiff,” Johnson said (talking about his wrist, you pervert). “I’m still getting the range of motion. Still pretty weak, but I’m making progress.” He remains no better than 50/50 to play again this season.

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Cardinals HC Bruce Arians told reporters on Tuesday that he "doubts" RB David Johnson (wrist) plays again this season, per insider Kent Somers. We haven't heard of a setback for Johnson, but the 3-4 Cardinals have no reason to rush him back if they fall out of the playoff race -- which seems likely without QB Carson Palmer. Johnson is no longer worth stashing in redraft leagues. Adrian Peterson and Andre Ellington will handle backfield duties for Arizona the rest of the way.

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Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said Wednesday night that the earliest he expects to get back RB David Johnson (wrist) is Thanksgiving. That'd presumably be either Week 11 or 12. Johnson still has a shot to be a difference-maker during the fantasy playoffs, but he's not going to help you get there. He'll be increasingly tough to stash in short-bench leagues as the bye weeks continue to roll in.

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The Cardinals are hoping to get RB David Johnson back in December after he undergoes wrist surgery on Thursday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. So it sounds like the team is planning on Johnson missing closer to 3 months than 2. Week 13 is December 3rd, so that's looking like the best-case scenario for his return. Fantasy owners in leagues with shallow benches and no IR spot will need to drop D.J.

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Injury Predictor

The RB who will go first in most fantasy draft this summer, sprained his left MCL in Week 17 of the 2016 season. He did NOT need surgery, and was back to 100% in just 8 weeks. He declared himself “full throttle” in mid-March — and has set a goal of 1,000 receiving yards for 2017. Johnson has not missed a game in his 2 NFL seasons, despite 5 documented injuries of mostly minor dings.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
2.89 4.4% 51.6%
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Date Injury Analysis
Sep 10, 2017 Hand Wrist Sprain/Pull Unspecified Johnson's expected to be out until around Christmas.
Jan 1, 2017 Knee Meniscus Tear Johnson ended his season early in Week 17 after he hurt his MCL.
Nov 27, 2016 Hand Finger Dislocation The Pro Bowl RB dislocated his finger late in the year. The injury did not cost him any games.
Dec 20, 2015 Knee Strain Grade 1 He strained his right knee the week before Christmas against the Eagles, but didn't miss any games.
Dec 10, 2015 Leg Thigh Bruise He bruised his right thigh against the Dolphins, but didn't miss any games.
Aug 3, 2015 Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Johnson pulled his hamstring in early August and missed several weeks of preseason action.
Aug 3, 2015 Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Johnson pulled his hamstring in early August and missed several weeks of preseason action.

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