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in BullyGeister 16.08.2019 03:37
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have had some issues this preseason. Running the ball has not been one of them.Of course, theres David Johnson, expected to be among the best in the NFL. But theres also Chris Johnson and Andre Ellington.Behind a rebuilt offensive line, the trio has been impressive, particularly in Sundays loss at Houston.The Cardinals rushed for 165 yards in that game, more than 100 of them in the first half against a lineup mostly of Houston starters.It really is looking good, David Johnson said. We can all play.Much has been written about David, the second-year pro from Northern Iowa. No doubt he will get the most carries. But there will be plenty of time on the field for Chris Johnson, the veteran who was having a big season before he went down with a knee injury a year ago, and for Ellington, who finally is healthy and will return kickoffs and punts as well as provide a fast, big-play threat off the benchEvery time (they get the ball) it looks like theyre going to break it to the house, Arians said after practice Tuesday. Thats a beautiful thing. David doesnt have to play tired whatsoever.There seems to be no jealousy among the three, certainly not from Chris Johnson, who chose to return to Arizona because he liked it there, appreciated the opportunity the team gave him a year ago and wants to win.Were easygoing, get along, he said. Im having fun out there, just trying to win games.David Johnson has embraced the hype that surrounds him.I feel great, he said. Like Ive been telling everyone, my teammates and my friends, how much different it is for me from last year to now. Its like night and day.His finish to last season brought on predictions for a big sophomore year.David led the Cardinals in touchdowns last season with 13. With Chris Johnson and Ellington both down with injuries, David started the final five games, rushing for 442 yards and four touchdowns in 90 carries and caught 17 passes for 216 yards and one TD.Hes come a long way from the wide-eyed rookie he was a year ago.Hes leaned on Chris Johnsons experience, asking lots of questions.Davids a very humble guy and, on top of that, hes a very talented guy, Chris said. Theres a lot of linebackers in this league that cant take him one on one. Hes got great hands. If he wanted to play receiver, he could do that. Thats how good he catches the ball.But dont overlook the other Johnson.Chris was one of the great comeback stories in the NFL last year before a season-ending knee injury. In 11 games, the 30-year-old back rushed for 814 yards, averaging 4.3 yards per carry. He joined the team late in training camp with a bullet still in his shoulder from an offseason drive-by shooting.I think Im way better than last year, he said. I was coming back last year from being shot, not being in shape. This year Im in shape. I can use my hand a lot more this year.One way to get on the field is to catch the ball, and Chris Johnson said hes has been working on that. Ellington lines up at times at wide receiver. So does David Johnson.After all, Arians does love to throw the ball. But with this trio of backs, expect a lot of activity on the ground, too.Game notesArians said safety Tyrann Mathieu and wide receiver John Brown were cleared to play but whether they do Thursday night remains to be seen. Mathieu is returning from ACL surgery and Brown has been out with a concussion since early in camp. ... The Cardinals made two roster moves to get to the 75-man limit. They placed cornerback Elie Bouka on injured reserve with a leg injury and reached an injury settlement with cornerback Alan Ball. ... Arians said 12 players are vying for the final four spots on the roster.---Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/AP-NFLYeezys Adidas Outlet . Catch all the action on TSN2 at 11pm et/8pm pt. The nine-time Big 12 champion Jayhawks are positioning themselves for another title, as they have run out to a flawless 6-0 mark in conference play thus far. Yeezys Norge .500 on the season. The Jets are now 0-5-1 in the second game of back-to-backs. The game started the same way the Vancouver game started the night before, with the Jets taking the first two penalties of the game and killing off the first, but the Oilers getting on the board first, scoring on the second man-advantage. http://www.yeezysnorge.com/lite-racer.html . But the quarterback hopes to stay involved in football after officially calling it quits Tuesday. "Id love to look at those opportunities as they arise," Pierce said in an interview from his Winnipeg eatery. Yeezy Norge Butikk . In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. Fake Yeezy Boost 350 v2 .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker.Olympic champion Andy Murray survived a major scare against Italys Fabio Fognini to reach the quarterfinals in Rio.The 2012 gold medallist had cruised through his opening two matches and another easy win looked on the cards when he led by a set and a break.But the momentum turned abruptly and Fognini, one of the most talented but unpredictable players on tour, seized his chance.The world No.40 won eight games in a row to lead 3-0 in the decider before Murray, as he so often does, fought back from the brink to claim a 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 victory.In the last eight he will take on American Steve Johnson, who defeated Russias Evgeny Donskoy.Fognini was the last man to beat Murray in Davis Cup, when Britain lost to Italy in the quarterfinals two years ago, but facing the 29-year-old on a clay court in Naples was a rather different proposition to a slow hard court on a windy Rio day.Given what transpired, it was hard to believe how poorly Fognini played in the opening set, with a smattering of boos for the Italians lacklustre performance.He at least roused himself to save three set points and avoid a bagel but Murray was on cruise control. When tthe Scot broke to lead 2-1 in the second set, he seemed on his way to the quarterfinals with the minimum of fuss, but Fognini found his form and Murray began to make errors.ddddddddddddFive straight games from the Italian brought him level at one set all and left Murray needing to fight hard to keep his medal hopes alive.Fognini was on the front foot and having a lot of success at the net, and he maintained his form at the start of the third set with a break for 2-0.Murray had two chances to hit back but could not take them and, had Fognini converted a chance to lead 4-1, the outcome might have been different.But Murray broke back and the wheels fell off for Fognini as the world No.2 reeled off six games in a row.Murray joined Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro, who are on course for a semifinal meeting, in the last eight.However, it wasnt all success for Team GBs tennis stars.In the womens tournament Johanna Konta was knocked out at the quarterfinal stage, losing to Germanys Angelique Kerber 6-1, 6-2. 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