Cardinals-Saints injury report Week 8: David Johnson a gametime decision

Oct 25, 2019, 1:48 PM
Running back David Johnson #31 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes the football against the Atlanta Fal...
Running back David Johnson #31 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes the football against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of the NFL game at State Farm Stadium on October 13, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Falcons 34-33. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Arizona Cardinals, for all intents and purposes, were without star running back David Johnson (ankle) in a Week 7 win over the New York Giants.

His status for this Sunday in Week 8 is up in the air as head coach Kliff Kingsbury said Friday he would be a gametime decision.

“It will be gametime,” Kingsbury said. “He’s a tough guy. We’re hopeful. But we’ll see how he feels on Sunday.”

The Cardinals, in the wake of injuries to Johnson and fellow running back D.J. Foster (hamstring), signed a pair of backs on Wednesday in Alfred Morris and Zach Zenner.

“Both guys have impressed. Both guys have played in this league,” Kingsbury said. “Smart, hard-working. They’ll know the system and be able to slide in there and be effective.”

The gametime decision designation applied to Jordan Hicks (calf) and Christian Kirk (ankle), too.

“Both gametime. Same deal. They did some things today. I’m hopeful on those two guys that they’ll feel good on Sunday and be ready to go.”

Here is the latest injury report for both teams:

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Zach Allen DL Neck DNP DNP DNP Out
Larry Fitzgerald WR Not-Injury Related DNP Full Full
D.J. Foster RB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Out
Jordan Hicks LB Calf DNP DNP Limited Questionable
David Johnson RB Ankle DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Corey Peters DL Not-Injury Related DNP Full Full
Terrell Suggs LB Not-injury related DNP Full DNP
Dennis Gardeck LB Ankle Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Christian Kirk WR Ankle Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Haason Reddick LB Knee Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Ezekiel Turner LB Hamstring Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Maxx Williams TE Ankle Limited Full Full
Zach Kerr DL Ankle Full Full Full
Charles Washington S Shoulder Full Full Full

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Jared Cook TE Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
J.T. Gray S Ankle DNP DNP Limited Questionable
Alvin Kamara RB Ankle/Knee DNP Limited Limited Questionable
Patrick Robinson CB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Out
Tre’Quan Smith WR Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Eli Apple CB Knee Limited Full Full
Drew Brees QB Right Thumb Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Trey Hendrickson DE Neck Full Full Full

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