When his kickoff returner became his starting running b...

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When his kickoff returner became his starting running back after Week 12 last season, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians wasn’t going to risk David Johnson's health by having him return kicks.

Now that Johnson is to become an integral part of the Cardinals' offensive scheme, Arians has been on the lookout for a new kick returner. He might have found it in one of the running backs Johnson replaced.

Andre Ellington has spent training camp, essentially, trying out to be the Cardinals' kick returner. But showing Arians that he’s capable of being the Cardinals' primary returner has been difficult: He doesn’t return live kicks in practice.

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