Who’s going to be the featured back for the Miami Dolphins this season?
Perhaps someone who isn’t even in the league yet.
For the second time in a week, the Dolphins courted a free-agent running back, only to see him re-sign with his previous team.
First, it was C.J. Anderson.
Now, it’s Chris Johnson, who agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday after meeting with the Dolphins earlier in the day.
The latest setback makes it all the more likely that the Dolphins draft a running back in a few weeks. They have already lost Lamar Miller to the Texans. Their leading returning rusher is Jay Ajayi, who had just 187 yards in his rookie season.
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