Cards RB Andre Ellington shows some explosion

Andre Ellington didn’t have an overwhelming statistical night on Saturday against the Raiders, but did show glimpses of the player who once upon a time was the starting running back for the Cardinals.

Ellington finished with 20 rushing yards on seven carries, added four catches for 31 yards, and did not make any mistakes in pass protection.

Ellington’s most notable run was a 15-yarder in which he had nice blocking, and he also had a 13-yard reception.

“He’s healthy for the first time in two years,” coach Bruce Arians said. “He showed it on two or three runs (Saturday) and a couple of passes.”

Related players: David Johnson, Chris Johnson, Kerwynn Williams

Fantasy Impact: 

Ellington told the writer the string of injuries affected him physically and mentally. The story said Ellington is fourth on the depth chart right now behind David Johnson, Chris Johnson and Williams.

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