David Johnson Ending Holdout Will Report To Camp

In the latest NFL player news. David Johnson is ending his holdout. David Johnson will report to Arizona Cardinals camp. Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, who missed the team’s mandatory minicamp as he was holding out for a new contract. He reported to the team’s training camp on Monday. Thus, ending his holdout.

The All-Pro running back, who missed most of last season after fracturing his wrist, is in the final year of his rookie contract and is due to make $1.905 million in 2018.

When healthy, Johnson is one of the best running backs in the league. In 2016, Johnson had a breakout season, finishing with 1,239 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns, while picking up 879 receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Johnson had been hoping to follow up 2016’s success with another big year in 2017, but his season ended after the first week, preventing him from proving that 2016 wasn’t a fluke.

David Johnson Ending Holdout

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If he had been healthy last season, the Cardinals would have likely given him an extension, but it looks like the team wants to make sure he can stay healthy before giving him a big contract.

Despite not getting an extension, Johnson is betting on himself this season and has already said he is targeting over 1,000 rushing and 1,000 receiving yards this season, which has only been done twice in NFL history.

Former San Francisco 49ers great Roger Craig gained over 1,000 rushing and receiving yards in 1985, and former St. Louis Rams running back and Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk did it in 1999.

Johnson announced his arrival at training camp by tweeting a picture of himself in a Cardinals helmet that included the hashtag #ImBack. A member of Arizona’s media relations team also confirmed that Johnson had reported to camp, which opened to injured players on Monday and starts for the rest of the team on Friday.

August 5, 2018 by : Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

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