David Johnson

David Johnson

RB - ARI
Height: 6' 1"Weight: 224 lbsAge: 27College: Northern IowaDrafted: #86 (3rd Rd. by Arizona)

Week 17 Outlook

ARI @ SEA
Sun 4:25pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) RB #15
Projection 12.1 pts

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Although he's the RB10 who hasn't missed a game after a wrist injury ended his 2017, Johnson has disappointed considered his immense draft cost. Dragged down by Arizona's NFL-worst defense, he's averaging 3.6 yards per run with only 47 catches and one 100-yard rushing output. He still rode 25 touches to 112 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the Seahawks, who have surrendered 4.7 yards per carry and the fourth-most receptions (97) to running backs. They could also give Bobby Wagner and Co. a lighter workload in preparation for their Wild Card Weekend road game, so Johnson remains a high-end RB2 despite his underwhelming ceiling.

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David Johnson might not catch many passes in 2019?

New Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has never had a running back total more than 41 receptions in a season.

Fantasy Impact

It's important to note that Kingsbury comes from college where there are fewer games. Kingsbury has also never had a running back as special as David Johnson. Kingsbury has said he wants to use DJ as a receiver, but it'll be tough for Johnson to match the 80 receptions he compiled in 2016. Another worry for Johnson's 2019 fantasy value is his weak supporting cast led by Josh Rosen. How Kingsbury uses DJ in the passing game could be crucial to his fantasy stock.

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Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
15.460.60.53.529.60.10.112.1
History
Statistics
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week62038.8
Last 3 Weeks43.30.32.312.5
Season to Date58.80.43.112.3
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ SEA62038.8
Week 16vs. LAR350112.7
Week 15@ ATL331316.1
Week 14vs. DET49086.1
Strength of Schedule
(2018)
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OppSummary
Next Game@ SEA17th easiest opponent
Playoffs (?)DET, ATL, LAR18th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--9th easiest remaining opponents