For a large segment of NFL fans – and even some who aren’t avid followers of the sport – fantasy football is a way of life. Third-year Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson was the top player taken in many fantasy drafts after racking up 2,118 yards from scrimmage and 20 touchdowns, both league highs, in 2016. On Wednesday, Johnson chatted with reporters for the first time since his injury, and apparently was asked if he’s thinking about those who have him on their fantasy teams.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- David Johnson has more important things to worry about as he rehabs from wrist surgery than all the fantasy football teams whose seasons he ruined this year by getting hurt. "No, no, that's the last thing," the Cardinals' star running back said Wednesday in his first public comments since suffering a dislocated wrist in a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions. "Fantasy is the last thing on my mind right now." Johnson said that he doesn't have a timeline to return from wrist surgery. "Really just see how it goes," Johnson said as he faced a gaggle of cameras and reporters in front of his locker. "Just rehab obviously after the cast and everything. We'll see what happens." Johnson didn't
Tartt and Coyle each left the game to be evaluated for head injuries before being ruled out for the remainder of the game. Tartt was accidentally kicked in the back of the head by defensive tackle Earl Mitchell in the third quarter. Shanahan said after the game it was a concussion as well.