8-8, 3rd in division.
It doesn’t matter who is at quarterback if this dual-threat running back isn’t a big part of the offense. Johnson, who was lost for the season in the opening week last year, was the NFL’s best running back in 2016.
The reigning sack leader in the NFL is adjusting to the 4-3 scheme of new coach Steve Wilks. Jones will be tested in Week 1 against Redskins left tackle Trent Williams.
In his 15th season, the most veteran Cardinal also could be the most valuable. Fitzgerald led the NFC in catches last season and has a thin receiving corps around him.
He made the team last year as an undrafted rookie and, despite limited playing time, caught three touchdown passes. He’s the cousin of Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson.