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The Arizona Cardinals have placed oft injured running back Chris ‘Beanie’ Wells on the new ‘designated for return’ Injured Reserve list, meaning that Wells is ineligible to practice with the Cardinals for the next six weeks and cannot return to game action until week 12 at the earliest. While this is just more bad news for Wells, it is excellent news for his successor in the Arizona backfield, Ryan Williams. Williams was expected to challenge Wells prior to last year, but missed all of last season due to an injury. While he has been worked back into the fold this season, Williams was still splitting time with Wells, along with LaRod Stephens-Howling. But with Wells headed to IR for at least the next eight games, the time is now for Williams to show why the Cardinals drafted him with the No. 38 overall pick in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. This was all a bit of a surprise to everyone in the organization, as Wells did not believe that he would miss much time with a turf toe ...

Cardinals RB Wells out until Nov. 25 with turf toe

The Arizona Cardinals have placed running back Beanie Wells on the NFL's new injured reserve/designated for return list, meaning he won't be able to play in a game until Nov. 25. Wells was injured in Sunday's 27-6 win over Philadelphia. The new list requires Wells to stay out of practice until Nov. 7 and prohibits him from playing in a game until the Cardinals are home...

Wells injury thrusts Williams into lead role

TEMPE, Ariz. Ryan Williams isnt changing much this week as he prepares to become the featured back in the Cardinals offense when they host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Hydrate more, do a little bit more cardio, Williams said. Oh yeah, and Im doing some Epsom salt baths. The latter could help reduce the swelling and pain from the added hits Williams...

Beanie Wells out through at least Nov. 25

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals have placed running back Beanie Wells on the Injured Reserve-Designated to Return list with turf toe, meaning he won't be eligible to rejoin the acgive roster until the Nov. 25 game against the St. Louis Rams. Second-year player Ryan Williams will become Arizona's featured back, with LaRod Stephens-Howling as his backup. Running back Alfonso...

Ryan Williams’ time to shine for the Cardinals

As the NFL season progresses we will begin to see what players and teams are for real; and which ones are not.  Some players will impress and solidify their role as a key component for their team, while others will fade off and be forgotten.  These next few weeks will be running back Ryan Williams’ time to show which role he will take with the Arizona Cardinals.  He could keep...

Cardinals place Beanie Wells on injured reserve-designated to return list

According to Darren Urban of, the Arizona Cardinals have placed running back Beanie Wells on the injured reserve-designated to return list. Wells must stay on the list for at least six weeks before he can return to practice.  He can’t return to the active roster for a total of eight weeks. With Wells on temporary IR, Ryan Williams will take over as the starting...

Cards place RB Wells on IR; can return

Running back Beanie Wells was placed on injured reserve by the Arizona Cardinals, but with the designated to return label that could allow him to return to action by Nov. 25. Wells, whose career has been marked by a string of injuries, suffered a severe turf toe against Philadelphia last Sunday. Second-year player Ryan Williams has taken over the feature role, and will be backed...

Chris Wells Out Until Week 12 with Turf Toe

Arizona running back Beanie Wells is out until Week 12 against St. Louis with a turf toe injury.Fantasy Spin:Ryan Williams will handle most of the workload on the ground until Wells comes back and should be a viable fantasy starter.

Ryan Williams On The Rise in Arizona

Cardinals running back Ryan Williams will carry the majority of the rushing workload while Beanie Wells (turf toe) is sidelined.Fantasy Spin:Williams will certain have a golden opportunity to show his stuff and become an every week fantasy starter. The Cardinals aren't going to throw the ball all over the lot, therefore holding down the starting spot could be a huge break for...

Arizona Cardinals' fantasy football preview for week four

The red-hot Arizona Cardinals are getting ready to welcome the Miami Dolphins to Glendale this Sunday. Let's take a look at Arizona's fantasy football prospects for all you fantasy football owners out there: Start 'em Larry Fitzgerald (WR): Welcome back Larry. Fitzgerald is back in the good graces of fantasy owners after his outstanding nine catch, 114-yard, one TD...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card for Week 3 of the NFL Season

The first place Arizona Cardinals. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Let’s take a look at Arizona’s report card based on their 27-6 thumping of the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium: Offense Grade: B + Finally, the Red Birds showed a semblance of a running game. Ryan Williams had [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

Week 3 Fantasy Football Recap: Eagles vs. Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals  27Philadelphia Eagles  6The Arizona Cardinals improved their record to 3-0 for the first time since 1974.Their victory in Week 3 over the Eagles was a convincing one.The Cardinals' defense has looked great so far, making the NFC West a little more even scaled than expected.Arizona Cardinals:Larry Fitzgerald finally had a game that is "Fitz worthy."...
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