Dave Birkett: Can Detroit Lions count on Kerryon Johnson to be D'Andre Swift's backup in 2021?

“He’ll hold up. … There’s no issues with his durability for us.” Bob Quinn uttered those immortal words on Day 2 of the 2018 NFL draft, when reporters questioned why he traded up for running back Kerryon Johnson. Johnson was a highly productive but oft-injured running back at Auburn, and Quinn tabbed him to solve the Detroit Lions’ decades-old problems running the football early in the second round. For a minute, Quinn looked like he might be onto something. Johnson topped 100 yards rushing in his third career game, went for 158 on 19 carries a few weeks later and by early November seemed well…

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