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Roschon Johnson Expected to Clear Concussion Protocol, Return vs Chargers



After a longer than expected absence as a result of a concussion he suffered in Week 5, Johnson is once again practicing in full and is set to take the field Sunday night. This is great news for the rookie, but he’ll re-enter a backfield that is projects to be a bit more complicated than it would have been had he been able to return from his injury a week sooner. With the emergence of D’Onta Foreman, there’s a chance that Johnson could end up playing a 1B role behind him. In his five starts this season, Johnson has had a very limited role in all of them besides Week 1 against Green Bay, when he was able to corral six of his seven targets on the day en route to an overall RB16 finish. Since then, he’s failed to crack the top-36 and misses two games with a concussion. Johnson is worth a prospective add but shouldn’t be started until we see signs that he could receive a fantasy-relevant workload.

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