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Who is David Johnson The Cardinals rookiCardinals rookie David Johnson scored twice in Arizona's 48-23 win over the Bears and has three touchdowns in two NFL games.What's more,the speedy running back from Northern Iowa has touched the ball just nine times. A week after scoring on a 55-yard pa s in the season-opening win against the Saints, Johnson got Sunday's game in Chicagostarted with a 108-yard kickoff return. He added a 13-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter to give the Cardinals a 42-20 lead.MORE: Top 30 NFL rookies of all time | Best of Week 2 matchups | Best Week Colin Jones Jersey 3 waiver wire pickups"I just go out there to do what I can to help out our team and put points on the board," Johnson told reporters. "As the season starts progre sing, I definitely get more Tyler Patmon Jersey comfortable."After shining at January's Senior Bowl, the 6-1, 224-pound Johnson continued to impre s atFebruary's NFL Combine with the fourth-best 40-yard dash time among running backs. Making plays is nothing newfor the Clinton, Iowa, native. After scoring 42 touchdowns during his senior season alone at Clinton High School, Johnsonran for 4,682 yards and 49 scores in his Northern Iowa career and added 141 receptions for 1,734 yards and 14 touchdowns.The 23-year-old became thefirst player in NFL history with a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and kickoff-return touchdown in his first two games to begin a career.His108-yard kickoff return touchdown is tied for the second-longest in NFL historyand is the longest touchdown in the Cardinals' 117-year franchisehistory. Johnson joked about not wanting to get brought down by Bears kicker Robbie Gould.David Johnson made this look too easy, Fozzy Whittaker Jersey man. 108 yards on the opening kickoff! #BirdGang @dajohnson7 pic.twitter.com/tll9vD6o5D BirdGang World Wide (@birdgangww) September 20, 2015Johnson was a third-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and is the first Cardinals player to have a kickoff return for a score and a rushing touchdown in the same game since Hall of Famer Ollie Matson did it on Dec. 13, 1958."Our kickoff team has started to block better," Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said after the game. "We worked real hard in training camp on live kickoff returns. We feel real comfortable with David and he just hit the crease. I thought he was going to stay in the end zone, but he felt good about the Andrew Norwell Jersey height of the kick and brought it out and took it to the house. God ble s him."

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