Rashad Johnson DB ARI 3 Months
Cardinals FS Rashad Johnson suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 15 against the Titans.
It's a concern for Arizona's backend because it just lost Tyrann Mathieu to a double-knee-ligament tear. Johnson can now be considered out indefinitely. If he can't start in Week 16 at Seattle -- and we certainly suspect he won't -- the Cardinals would turn to undrafted rookie Tony Jefferson at free safety.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI 5 Months
Cardinals declared S Rashad Johnson, RB Ryan Williams, NT Dan Williams, OT Bobby Massie, QB Ryan Lindley, LB Kevin Minter and OG Earl Watford inactive for Week 4 against the Bucs.
Johnson was thought to be on track to play after injuring his finger in last week's loss, but couldn't get final clearance. Impressive rookie Tyrann Mathieu is starting in his place. Ryan Williams has yet to be active this season. Dan Williams is tending to a personal matter.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI 5 Months
Cardinals FS Rashad Johnson (finger) expects to play in Week 4.
Johnson underwent finger surgery last week and is officially listed as questionable. The Cardinals have yet to clear him for Sunday's game, but he's expected to be available on a limited basis."I think he can play in a backup role," coach Bruce Arians said. "He definitely can do some things for us."
Rashad Johnson DB ARI 7 Months
Cardinals FS Rashad Johnson has been diagnosed with a sprained ankle and MCL.
It creates an opening for rookie Tyrann Mathieu, who will start this weekend's game against Dallas. The story of Cardinals camp thus far, we wouldn't rule out the Honey Badger taking Johnson's starting job for good.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI Mar 11 '13
Cardinals re-signed S Rashad Johnson to a three-year contract.
Johnson was drawing some good free-agent buzz over the last couple of weeks, but the Cardinals have always considered re-signing him a top priority. He could be in line to start at strong safety after Adrian Wilson's release, but recent reports have the Cardinals chasing a top free-agent safety. Either way, Johnson is strong on special teams.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI Mar 09 '13
The Eagles "had some interest" in free agent S Rashad Johnson.
Johnson may not be available much longer. The Cardinals are trying "very hard" to lock him up after releasing Adrian Wilson on Friday. Johnson will likely head back to the desert, but a team could always swoop him and woo him away.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI Mar 08 '13
The Cardinals and free agent S Rashad Johnson are engaged in contract talks.
Working on keeping Johnson has been one of Arizona's top priorities, and there is mutual interest. After SS Adrian Wilson's release on Friday, Johnson has a clear path to a starting job with the Cardinals. There's reason to believe the two sides will work something out before free agency opens.
Rashad Johnson DB ARI Feb 27 '13
The Arizona Republic believes free agent S Rashad Johnson is "optimistic" about reaching a new deal with the Cardinals.
The sides have mutual interest in a new deal, so there's reason to believe something will get done before the start of free agency. Beat writer Mike Jurecki believes former Cardinals DC Ray Horton could recruit Johnson to Cleveland if he hits the open market.