David Johnson ties record with 15th straight game of 100+ yards of offense

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 24: Running back David Johnson #31 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)Getty Images

Cardinals running back David Johnson sparked the team’s game-winning drive on Saturday against the Seahawks with a 13-yard gain on a pass from Carson Palmer and that catch also tied a record set by Barry Sanders.

With those yards, Johnson went over 100 yards of total offense for the 15th straight game. Sanders did the same during the 1997 season and Johnson will have an opportunity to go 16-for-16 against the Rams in Week 17.

Johnson also scored three touchdowns in the 34-31 win and now has 33 touchdowns in his first 31 NFL games, which is more than everyone other than Jim Brown, Gale Sayers and Edgerrin James over that period. Palmer called Johnson “spectacular” after the game and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald suggested signing him to an extension as soon as possible.

“You run out of superlatives to describe him,” Fitzgerald said, via ESPN.com. “He does something special every single game we play. I was messing with [general manager] Steve [Keim] earlier. ‘It’s like we need to get his contract down right

Article source: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/12/25/david-johnson-ties-record-with-15th-straight-game-of-100-yards-of-offense/

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