"The mutant greatness of the NFL's best back."
David Johnson is getting some well-deserved preseason recognition with a spot on the regional cover of Sports Illustrated.
"31 teams, one goal: Stop David Johnson," the cover reads.
The cover features No. 31 carrying a football surrounded by miniature versions of the NFL's best players attempting to tackle him -- something even they're regular-sized selves struggle with.
The Arizona Cardinals tweeted the cover photo out Tuesday morning and the Valley's favorite running back and (probably) everyone's first-round fantasy football draft pick followed.
"Might not know me at the start of my career, but I promise you'll know me at the end of it!" Johnson said.
Others featured on regional S.I. covers include J.J. Watt, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady.
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