Cardinals' Johnson expected to miss extended time

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Cardinals head coach added that Johnson is seeking a second opinion.

Before getting injured Sunday, Johnson was on his way to having a nice game.

The Cardinals will rely Kerwynn Williams and Andre Ellington if Johnson misses time.

This isn't good. The Cardinals didn't look good yesterday and they lost their best player.

David Johnson likely is headed for injured reserve, but not necessarily for the season. Start combing practice squads?

While he didn't give a timetable for Johnson, Arians said Logan is expected to be out eight to 12 weeks. It's an opportunity for someone to step up. "David Johnson became David Johnson because of somebody's injury".

Johnson exited Sunday's 35-23 loss at the Detroit Lions in the third quarter and underwent an X-ray. Johnson left the game and did not return.

When asked about Chris Johnson, Arians said the return of the former Cardinals running back is a possibility.

A top fantasy pick, the 25-year-old finished last season with 293 carries for 1,239 yards and 16 touchdowns, and 80 receptions for 879 yards and four touchdowns. The team is hoping it didn't also lose star running back David Johnson.

"I have all the confidence (in other backs)".

In a radio interview after his press conference, Arians explained a bit more: "He wants to find a way to play".

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