Chris Johnson is the newest running back on the Arizona Cardinals roster, joining an already crowded group.
Johnson signed a one-year deal at the league veterans minimum of $870K. The deal includes no signing bonus and Johnson can make up to $2 million if he hits the contract escalators.
Formerly a member of the Tennessee Titans and New York Jets, Johnson made headlines this offseason after being shot in the shoulder. That injury isn't believed to impact his on-field performance as Johnson passed a recent physical.
Johnson will jump into some stiff competition with Andre Ellington and David Johnson, who's expected to return soon from a hamstring injury. Also on the roster is Kerwynn Williams, who filled in admirably late last season as the Cardinals suffered numerous injuries at the running back position.
Johnson joins crowded Arizona backfield
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