Cardinals RB David Johnson has dislocated wrist, medicine likely

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TEMPE, Ariz. — Cardinals using behind David Johnson will find a second opinion on a left wrist damage he suffered in Sunday’s 35-23 detriment to a Detroit Lions, though a early augury is a dislocated wrist that will need surgery, manager Bruce Arians pronounced Monday.

The Cardinals will know a full border of Johnson’s damage by Tuesday afternoon.

If a second alloy confirms Johnson dislocated his wrist, he’ll go on harmed haven with a probable return. Arians wouldn’t put a timeline on Johnson’s return, though Arians mentioned rookie using behind T.J. Logan, who will finish adult blank 8 to 12 weeks with a same injury.

“It’s always a outrageous blow to remove a tip player,” Arians said. “But it’s not a finish of a world. We’ve got peculiarity guys on a team. It’s an event for somebody to step up. David Johnson became David Johnson since of somebody’s injury.”

Arians pronounced Monday that Johnson suffered a damage on his 24-yard locate in a third entertain on Sunday. The manager had pronounced after Sunday’s diversion that Johnson suffered a damage on his fail on a usually play of a subsequent drive. Johnson went down after he was strike by 3 players on a reception. He writhed on a belligerent in pain, and according to diversion replays, group trainers examined Johnson’s reduce midsection.

Johnson came off a margin and pronounced he could play, Arians said, though after couldn’t play and left a game.

The wrist injury, however, contributed to Johnson’s fumbling a round on his subsequent carry. On a replay, Johnson can be seen rolling his left wrist after a play.

Once Arians finds out a central diagnosis of Johnson’s injury, he’ll residence a team’s abyss during using back, observant he has “all a confidence” in a using backs on a roster.

“Andre [Ellington] looked really good. Kerwynn [Williams] was good,” Arians said. “Our immature guys, we’ll see what we got and what’s available.”

Re-signing Chris Johnson, who was cut on Sept. 1, could be an option, Arians said.


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