Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  By Larry Brown  |  Last updated 1/1/17

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) runs the ball against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson was carted off the field in Los Angeles on Sunday after injuring his leg against the Los Angeles Rams.

Johnson's leg bent awkwardly underneath his body after he was tackled on a run in the first quarter. Here's a look at the play:

FOX reporter Jen Hale later reported that Johnson made an effort not to straighten his leg on the cart and was in so much pain he was biting down on his mouthpiece every time the trainers examined him.

Johnson, a second-year back, was having a monster season for the Cardinals. He had 1,233 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns as well as 841 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns entering Week 17.

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