No need for Arizona Cardinals to chase running backs

With all of the needs the Arizona Cardinals have, this is a reminder that running back is not one of them. With David Johnson returning and still have Kerwynn Williams, Elijhaa Penny, and T.J. Logan in the mix, there really isn’t the need to chase a free agent.

Adrian Peterson is going to get his release, so you can count him out as well. D.J Foster was a nice story for about 10 minutes but he likely has slim chances of being on the 2018 roster. Also, don’t look for the Cardinals to draft a back.

There was some Customized Arizona Cardinals Jersey chatter around the league and even some comments were made about running back Doug Martin, just released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and his availability. The Cardinals don’t need him.

This isn’t to say the Cardinals may not add another body at the position come training camp, it is just the Cardinals aren’t going to go out and actively pursue anyone. There is enough talent here already.

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Don’t sleep on Logan either. The kid had his rookie season cut extremely short with a season-ending injury in the first preseason game last August.

Although Logan is a kick return specialist, he could see action in spots at his given position of running back. Williams still makes a good second back on the roster.

It is quite a turn of events as far as the Cardinals are concerned though. Over the years prior to Johnson arriving, every year it seemed the Cardinals were searching for a back that could produce like he has to this point.

The Cardinals need to spend more time and money bettering the offensive line. That is where the running game will get a boost.

Having a decent offensive line will open up the passing game. That, in turn, opens up the running game. Enter workhorse David Johnson.

it will be interesting to see how head coach Steve Wilks utilizes Johnson, especially coming off a season-ending injury. However it Cheap nfl Jerseys should be expected he will still attempt to get him the ball 20-25 times a game. It would be silly not to.

Falcons DE Takk McKinley undergoes another shoulder surgery

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley underwent surgery on his left shoulder, a procedure the team called “minor” without disclosing details of the recovery time.

McKinley tweeted a picture the the surgery with a message boasting about being ready to record double-digit sacks now that he has two healthy shoulders.

McKinley underwent Customized Atlanta Falcons jerseys right-shoulder surgery last March prior to being drafted 26th overall by the Falcons out of UCLA. He told reporters that injury was a torn labrum, as well as a fracture in the shoulder socket. It kept him from playing in the first preseason game in 2017, but McKinley showed little hesitation once he was cleared for full contact.

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McKinley, 22, did show up on the injury report various times through his rookie season with a shoulder injury, but there was no indication of how much his left shoulder bothered him. Obviously, it was enough to result in surgery, and one source said McKinley “will be back strong” in preparation for the 2018 season.

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said a few weeks back that some players were scheduled for surgeries, without revealing the names; he did note that receiver Julio Jones (ankle, wrist) and running back Devonta Freeman (knee) would not be on the list. Wide receiver Justin Hardy underwent “minor” shoulder surgery following the season and should recover within a matter of weeks.

As for McKinley, the Cheap nfl Jerseys Falcons hope he builds off a strong rookie season during which he recorded six sacks, 10 quarterback hits, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, 20 combined tackles and seven tackles for loss in 381 defensive snaps played. The Falcons envision a menacing one-two combo off the edges with 2016 sack champion Vic Beasley Jr. and McKinley.

McKinley’s health will be worth monitoring moving forward to see if the surgically repaired shoulders cause him any more issues.