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first_img Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo The Arizona Cardinals are bringing back another one of their own.ESPN’s Adam Schefter was the first to report that running back Chris Johnson is re-signing with the team on a one-year deal.He had reportedly been deciding between the Cardinals and Miami Dolphins. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Comments   Share   #AZCardinals RB Chris Johnson received a 1-year deal worth up to $3M, source said. He turned down nearly double that from another team.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2016Johnson was a late addition to the 2015 Arizona Cardinals, but he proved to be one of the most important. Arizona Cardinals running back Chris Johnson (23) runs for a touchdown as Baltimore Ravens defensive end Carl Davis (94) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) I like to thx all the teams that was involved but I we have unfinished business in AZ let’s get that ring— Chris Johnson (@ChrisJohnson28) March 17, 2016 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Signed during training camp, he went on to run for 814 yards and three touchdowns on 196 carries after filling in for an injured Andre Ellington. A fractured tibia suffered in Week 12 ended his season.At that point, rookie David Johnson took over as the team’s primary running back and excelled, leading many to speculate Chris Johnson would depart in free agency in search of a larger role.However, the 30-year-old — who is a three-time Pro Bowl selection and one time First-Team All-Pro — has been to the postseason just once in his career, and decided his best chance to get back was in Arizona. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img

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