While it seems unclear at this point whether Johnson will undergo surgery to correct the problem, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Monday that the prognosis for Johnson is the same as it was for fellow running back T.J. Logan – and Logan is on injured reserve.
The timeline for Logan’s recovery is 8-12 weeks.
Johnson is in the process of getting a second opinion on his injury, but it will be 24 hours until the results of that exam are known.
In a radio interview after his news conference, Arians explained a bit more: “He wants to find a way to play. But you’ve got to be smart. That can be a career-ending injury.”
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