Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington left Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints with an apparent non-contact knee injury. He was taken to the locker room on a cart and did not return to the game.
Head coach Bruce Arians told reporters after the game that the team believes the injury is to Ellington’s PCL.
Ellington, 26, is in his third season in the NFL. He led the Cardinals with 660 rushing yards last season and also caught 46 passes for 395 yards.
Ellington had 12 carries for 69 yards and a touchdown before he was injured. Veteran Chris Johnson took over as Arizona’s primary running back when Ellington went down.
Ellington missed the final four games of the 2014 season after injuring his hip.
- Dan Gartland