Drilling in: Running Backs

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Cardinals Running Back unit analysis

Starter - David Johnson. Backups - Chase Edmunds, Elijhaa Penny, D.J. Foster, T.J. Logan, Derrick Coleman, Sherman Badie,

There are two truths about Johnson: He's one of the most multi-talented offensive weapons in the entire league as both a rusher and a pass receiver and he's also suffered significant injuries in each of the last two games he's played for the Cardinals. Make no mistake, if he stays healthy, Johnson should be a joy to watch in 2018 for all the right reasons. But he's also asking for a hefty pay raise and skipped the team's last minicamp to make his point. Assuming he gets a deal that appeases him, the Cardinals are set at this position. Johnson alone is enough to do that. But behind him, there is some solid depth and some excellent speed and playmakers, especially in youngsters such as Logan and Edmunds.