Free agent running back Chris Johnson passed a phy

first_img Free agent running back Chris Johnson passed a physical with the Arizona Cardinals Monday, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact However, Keim downplayed the meetings on Monday with Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM“We have discussed Chris Johnson for sure, and I’ve had some conversations with his agent, Joel Segal, but there’s nothing on the horizon to report as of right now,” Keim said.Johnson, 29, is coming off a season in which he tallied just 663 rushing yards, the lowest total of his career. He also caught 24 passes for 151 yards while scoring two total touchdowns.“Chris is one of those guys, every time he touches [it] you hold your breath,” Arians told Bickley and Marotta on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “He could take it to the house.”He eclipsed 1,000-yards each of the six previous years, with a high of 2,006 yards in 2009. He has career totals of 1,897 rushing attempts for 8,628 yards and 51 touchdowns with 296 receptions for 2,154 yards and nine scores. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories center_img New York Jets running back Chris Johnson (21) avoids a tackle by Miami Dolphins strong safety Jimmy Wilson (27) on his way to a first down during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Source: #RB Chris Johnson passed his physical with the #Cardinals.— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) August 17, 2015Head coach Bruce Arians later confirmed he passed the physical and now it is in the hands of Cardinals GM Steve Keim and Johnson.It was reported last week that Johnson would visit the team over the weekend and take a physical. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that if all went well there, he would likely sign with the team. Comments   Share   last_img

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