Browsing Tag

Chris Johnson

Cardinals release RB Chris Johnson

Fantasy Football, NFL News
September 1, 2017

Kerwynn Williams is the No.2 running back

Cardinals released veteran RB Chris Johnson, per source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

Nerdy Football Analysis: Johnson lacked explosiveness in camp and was plagued by fumbling issues during pre-season games. Kerwynn Williams, Andre Ellington and Elijaah Penny are next up on the depth chart behind do-everything David Johnson.

WR Andre Ellington moving back to RB

Fantasy Football, NFL News
June 7, 2017

Arians wants Ellington to be tougher runner

Arians: Andre Ellington is back to being a RB. challenge for him is running tougher, not going down as easy. (Kent Somers on Twitter)

Nerdy Football Analysis: Ellington was declared a wide receiver earlier this off-season but that experiment didn’t last long. The Cardinals don’t currently have a true backup behind David Johnson although reports suggest the team is still in touch with Chris Johnson. Even so, Ellington’s fantasy value remains minimal at this point.