He's certainly not the All-Pro running back he once was for the Tennessee Titans, but halfback Chris Johnson showed some flashes of his old self the Arizona Cardinals' 22-20 triumph over the Denver Broncos Thursday night at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.
The Red Birds finished preseason play at 2-2 as they gear up for their season opener Sept. 13 against the New Orleans Saints.
The 29-year-old Johnson rushed for 45 yards on 11 carries, including one 16-yard gain. He also caught a pass for 10 yards and was effective as a pass blocker. The Orlando, FL native is currently third on the running back depth chart behind Andre Ellington and rookie David Johnson.
Head coach Bruce Arians was impressed with Johnson's performance.
"I thought Chris looked extremely sharp,” Arians said via azcentral.com.
Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon played in his initial Cardinals contest as well, his first action since the 2013 season with Atlanta.Read more... Join the Conversation...