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  • A.J. Green Could Miss Week 4

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver A.J. Green (knee) is dealing with a bone bruise in his left knee that he suffered in the Week 3 loss to the division-rival Los Angeles Rams, and he could miss at least the Week 4 contest against the Carolina Panthers on the road. The 34-year-old was dealing with the knee injury for much of Sunday's game against the Rams, and he finished with zero catches on two targets while playing a season-low 34 percent of the offensive snaps. With Green trending toward missing Week 4, he can most likely be dropped in most 12-team leagues for now. Rondale Moore (hamstring) has yet to make his season debut due to a hamstring injury, which has led to increase opportunity for Greg Dortch, who caught nine of 10 targets for 80 yards on Sunday. The Cardinals offense desperately needs DeAndre Hopkins back.

    Sep 26 · Source via Cardinals A.J. Green
  • Cardinals Defense Allows 20 Points In Week 3

    The Arizona Cardinals defense allowed 20 points and recorded a fumble recovery in the team's 20-12 loss to the Rams in Week 3. They were able to get to Matt Stafford for one sack in this one and allowed 349 total yards. One thing worth noting is they held Cooper Kupp to just 44 receiving yards, something we haven't seen in a very long time. The Cardinals D/ST could be a streaming option in Week 4 as they take on a struggling Carolina Panthers offense.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals Arizona Cardinals
  • Matt Prater Perfect In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater made all four of his field goal attempts in Week 3, as he was responsible for all 12 of the Cardinals' points in this one. The veteran hit from 23, 43, 49, and 31 yards away in this one, as he was held without a field goal attempt through the first two games of the season. The 38-year-old is a solid streaming option moving forward.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals Matt Prater
  • Zach Ertz Turns 10 Targets Into 45 Yards

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz caught six of his 10 targets for 45 yards in the team's Week 3 loss to the Rams. It was an extremely pass-heavy game script for the Cardinals offense, as Ertz' 10 targets were tied for second on the team with Greg Dortch, as Marquise Brown led the way with 17. The former Philadelphia Eagle has gotten some elite usage for a tight end, so he will continue to be a weekly mid-range TE1 option for fantasy managers moving forward.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Greg Dortch Catches Nine Passes In Loss

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Greg Dortch caught nine passes for 80 yards on 10 targets in Week 3. The speedster has been able to establish a prominent role as the slot receiver in Rondale Moore's absence, so he is becoming a reliable fantasy option for as long as he remains a starter. Dortch will look to build on another strong performance in Week 4 when the Cardinals travel to Carolina.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals Greg Dortch
  • Marquise Brown Catches 14 Passes In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Brown caught 14 passes for 140 yards in Week 3, as the Cardinals fed him a team-high 17 targets in the 20-12 loss to the Rams. Brown was used in the quick passing game very effectively, as the speedster moved the chains with ease in this one. Brown, who has seen 34 targets through three games, will continue to be the No. 1 pass-catcher for Kyler Murray until DeAndre Hopkins is back in action. The 25-year-old is a rock-solid WR2 given his prominent role in the offense.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals Marquise Brown
  • James Conner Totals 57 Yards In Loss

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner carried the ball 13 times for 39 yards and caught three passes for another 18 yards in the team's Week 3 loss against the Rams. Conner was dealing with an ankle injury all week, and it seemed to limit his production in this one. The 27-year-old hasn't been very efficient so far this season, as he has averaged just 3.0 yards per carry through three games. Moving forward, he seems like a touchdown-dependent RB2 option.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • A.J. Green Done For Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver A.J. Green (knee) won't return to Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers. The veteran was targeted only twice on the day before going down with a knee injury, although there probably weren't many fantasy managers who had him in the lineup, anyway. There should be some news regarding the severity of Green's condition soon. However, as of now, consider him questionable ahead of the Week 4 showdown versus the Carolina Panthers.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals A.J. Green
  • James Conner Active In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams. He injured himself last weekend and was listed as questionable for Week 3. Evidently, he felt good enough in warmups to play. Conner totaled 55 yards and one touchdown back in Week 1. He is the clear lead back in the Arizona offense and should be viewed as a mid-range RB2 for the time being.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • James Conner Trending Towards Playing Sunday

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) will test his injury pre-game but is trending towards playing against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3, according to Adam Schefter. Conner suffered the injury last weekend and carries a "questionable" designation into this Sunday's game. Conner totaled 55 yards and one touchdown back in Week 1. He is the clear lead back in the Arizona offense and should be viewed as a mid-range RB2 for the time being.

    Sep 25 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Rondale Moore Ruled Out For Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams. Moore hasn't played yet this season, but head coach Kliff Kingsbury is optimistic they will be getting their speedy wide receiver back "within the next two weeks." In his absence, Greg Dortch will continue to occupy the slot receiver role. He's seen 13 targets through two games but figures to be behind Marquise Brown and Zach Ertz for looks from quarterback Kyler Murray. Still, Dortch has upside as a FLEX option for as long as Moore remains out of action.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • Darrel Williams Could Have A Prominent Role In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals running back Darrel Williams could have a significant role in the offense in Week 3 with James Conner (ankle) being listed as a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with the Rams. Williams found the endzone last week in relief of Conner, but split carries evenly with running back Eno Benjamin in the process. The Rams aren't an overly encouraging matchup, but they have given up 211 rushing yards through two weeks, allowing 4.1 yards per carry. Williams figures to be more valuable than Benjamin, but both backs should split the load pretty evenly. Williams figures to handle the early-down work while Benjamin is used more in a third-down role. Both could be on the FLEX radar if Conner is ruled out, but the split workload makes them both risky options.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Darrel Williams
  • Cardinals Defense Draws Tough Matchup With Rams

    The Arizona Cardinals defense will be charged with the tall task of slowing down Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp and the Los Angeles Rams offense in Week 3. Through two weeks, the Cardinals secondary has given up the fourth-most passing yards and the most passing touchdowns. They don't look like a reliable option at all this week, so fantasy managers should seek out some better options to slot into their defense/special teams spot.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Arizona Cardinals
  • Matt Prater A Streaming Option In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater hasn't been needed much through the first two weeks of the season, as he has kicked just two extra points and hasn't attempted a single field goal. The veteran will be kicking indoors, in a potentially high-scoring game, which is enough to consider him as a possible streaming option this week.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Matt Prater
  • Zach Ertz A Mid-Range TE1 Option In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz will look to take advantage of a potentially high-scoring game in Week 3 with the Rams. Ertz saw some elite usage last week, as he had 11 targets, which was tied for the team-high with wide receiver Marquise Brown. After eight catches for 75 yards and multiple end zone targets, Ertz is a solid TE1 option on a weekly basis due to his massive role in the offense. Despite a tough matchup with the Rams defense, who have given up the second-fewest points to tight ends, Ertz should be locked into lineups this week.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Greg Dortch Could Be A Flex Option In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Greg Dortch will find himself in a prominent role in the offense once again as Rondale Moore (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 3. Dortch will occupy the slot role for Kyler Murray, which has seen him get 13 targets through the first two games of the season. He's turned it into 11 catches for 118 yards and a touchdown, which is enough to warrant him for FLEX consideration this week against the Rams' 31st-ranked defense against wide receivers.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Greg Dortch
  • Marquise Brown A Solid WR2 In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Brown draws a tough matchup in Week 3 with Jalen Ramsey and the Los Angeles Rams, but he should still be able to produce as the Cardinals' No. 1 option at wide receiver. The Rams rank 31st against wide receivers through two weeks of action, as we have seen huge games from Stefon Diggs and Drake London in Weeks 1 and 2. The speedster saw 11 targets last week and was about an inch away from scoring a touchdown for the second week in a row. Brown can be locked in as a solid WR2 this week.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Marquise Brown
  • Kyler Murray A Solid QB1 Option In Week 3

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray will look to build on a strong performance in Week 2 after leading his team to an improbable comeback win. Murray will face the Rams' defense, who have allowed 463 passing yards and five passing touchdowns through two weeks of action. Without his No. 1 wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, the dual-threat has been able to post games of 20.6 and 25.9 fantasy points. He can be locked in as a solid QB1 option due to his high floor and ceiling because of his rushing ability.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals Kyler Murray
  • James Conner To Be A Game-Time Decision Against Rams

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) will be a game-time decision in Week 3 against the division-rival Los Angeles Rams, according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury. It makes Conner a pretty risky fantasy option this week with the game being on the later slate on Sunday. If the 27-year-old misses the contest, Darrel Williams and Eno Benjamin would likely split the backfield workload in Arizona, with Williams serving as the early down back and Benjamin more on passing downs. After Conner was injured in the Week 2 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders, Williams had a long touchdown run and finished with eight carries for 59 yards. Williams needs to be added ASAP off the waiver wire if you have Conner rostered.

    Sep 23 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Rondale Moore Working On The Side

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) was seen working on the side in the portion of practice open to the media on Thursday. Moore missed Wednesday's practice and doesn't particularly look close to making his season debut in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams. He'll have a chance to return to practice on Friday, but he should be considered highly questionable for this weekend's game. The 22-year-old had been hyped up this offseason as a potential breakout candidate with DeAndre Hopkins serving a lengthy suspension to begin the year, but he hasn't been able to get on the field to prove his upside for fantasy managers. Greg Dortch will remain an intriguing flex play in deeper leagues if Moore misses another game.

    Sep 22 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • James Conner Returns To Practice Thursday

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) was seen at Thursday's practice after he didn't practice on Wednesday. The Cardinals are calling Conner day-to-day, and his return to practice on Thursday is good news that he'll have a chance to play in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams. He's the team's clear lead back when healthy, but if he's unable to play this weekend, Darrel Williams and Eno Benjamin figure to split the backfield work, with Benjamin mostly working on passing downs. Conner ended up playing only 18 percent of the snaps in the Week 2 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders before getting injured. He rushed seven times for 25 yards and caught two passes for 26 yards.

    Sep 22 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Andy Isabella Returns To Practice Wednesday

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (back) returned to practice on Wednesday. Both he and teammate Rondale Moore (hamstring) missed their Week 2 matchup against the Raiders and are trying to return Sunday when they face the Rams. The Cardinals' passing attack has struggled over the first two games forcing quarterback Kyler Murray to make plays with his legs. While the 25-year-old wideout has yet to make an impact in his career, his presence would add another option for the offense. Isabella is not a player to consider starting in fantasy football but rather adds a small amount of value to Murray.

    Sep 22 · Source via Cardinals Andy Isabella
  • Rondale Moore Considered Day-To-Day

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) is considered day-to-day, per head coach Kliff Kingsbury. The second-year player hasn't played this season because of the hamstring injury he suffered a few weeks ago in practice. While Kingsbury sounds optimistic about Moore, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported the Cardinals could be without their young receiver for a few more weeks. Meanwhile, Greg Dortch is a potential waiver-wire addition if Moore is out again this week against the Los Angeles Rams. The third-year receiver has 13 targets over the first two games this season, the third-most on the team.

    Sep 21 · Source via Cardinals Greg Dortch Rondale Moore
  • James Conner Listed As Day-To-Day

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) is listed as day-to-day. The veteran running back left Sunday's 29-23 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders because of an ankle injury. The fact that the running back is listed as day-to-day suggests he has a real shot of playing in the Week 3 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. If he can play, fantasy players should feel confident starting him as a low-end RB2. However, if Conner is out this week, Darrel Williams and Eno Benjamin will likely split the backfield workload.

    Sep 21 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • James Conner's Injury Not Considered Serious

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner's ankle injury that he suffered in the Week 2 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders is not considered to be long-term or serious, according to a source. Conner stayed in uniform after he was injured and stood on the sidelines, which is a positive sign. Before getting hurt, the 27-year-old lead back had seven carries for only 25 yards, adding two catches on four targets for another 26 yards. With Conner hurt, Darrel Williams and Eno Benjamin had eight carries apiece, with Williams going for 59 yards and a touchdown on the ground. The two combined for five catches and 23 yards through the air. If Conner is unable to play in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams, Williams and Benjamin would likely share the backfield, with Williams working more on early downs and Benjamin on pass-catching downs.

    Sep 19 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Matt Prater Doesn't Attempt Field Goal In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater wasn't needed much in the team's improbable comeback win, as the veteran didn't record a field goal attempt for the second week in a row. He made his only extra point attempt, putting up just one fantasy point in Week 2. Prater has been a reliable kicker in the past, so fantasy managers shouldn't disregard him just yet. The 38-year-old should be in consideration for starting lineups each week, but at best he seems like a low-end starting kicker for fantasy production.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Matt Prater
  • Cardinals Defense Scores Game-Winning Touchdown In Week 2

    The Arizona Cardinals' defense came up huge in Week 2 as they returned a forced fumble in overtime to the end zone en route to a 29-23 victory. Despite their huge play, they recorded just one sack and allowed 243 yards through the air and 80 yards on the ground, so they don't look like a reliable fantasy D/ST just yet. With a tough matchup against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3, fantasy managers should look elsewhere for a starting option.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Arizona Cardinals
  • Greg Dortch Finds The End Zone In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Greg Dortch caught four passes for 55 yards and a touchdown in the team's 29-23 overtime win in Week 2. He caught all four of his targets, with his longest catch going for 29 yards. The speedster wasn't able to command as big of a role despite 49 pass attempts from Kyler Murray, so fantasy managers shouldn't continue to expect a lot of production from the 24-year-old moving forward. When Rondale Moore (hamstring) returns to action, Dortch will have almost no fantasy value.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Greg Dortch
  • Marquise Brown Catches Six Passes In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Brown caught six passes for 68 yards on 11 targets in the team's comeback victory in Week 2. Brown was stopped on the one-yard line after a near touchdown and dropped a pass on a potential long gain in overtime, so fantasy managers were very close to a potentially huge performance from Brown. The speedster is getting some encouraging usage as Arizona's No. 1 wide receiver, so fantasy managers can treat him as a WR2 option for the foreseeable future. The Oklahoma product will look to have another solid effort against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Marquise Brown
  • Zach Ertz Catches Eight Passes For 75 Yards

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz caught eight passes for 75 yards in Sunday's 29-23 win over the Las Vegas Raiders. Ertz saw 11 targets in this one as Kyler Murray attempted 49 passes, as he got multiple looks in the end zone. His 11 targets were tied for the team lead with wide receiver Marquise Brown, as the 31-year-old has 15 targets through the first two weeks of the season. The former Philadelphia Eagle will continue to possess weekly TE1 value due to his significant role in the offense, so fantasy managers can feel comfortable locking him in as a mid-range TE1 option in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Darrel Williams Finds The End Zone In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals running back Darrel Williams carried the ball eight times for 59 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 29-23 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders. He also added two catches for three yards, as he earned a more significant role when James Conner (ankle) did not return to the game. Williams and running back Eno Benjamin split carries evenly, as Benjamin handled eight carries and tallied 31 rushing yards. If Conner is to miss some time, Williams could be an interesting waiver wire pickup, but fantasy managers shouldn't expect too much from the former Kansas City Chief. This could be an even split in the backfield, with Kyler Murray also getting his fair share of rushing attempts.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Darrel Williams
  • Kyler Murray Leads Comeback Win With 277 Passing Yards

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray led a comeback victory in Week 2 as he completed 31-of-49 passes for 277 yards and a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders. Murray added 28 yards and another score on the ground, as he took over the game in the fourth quarter and led his team to an improbable win. The fourth-year stud has started the season with back-to-back strong fantasy performances, and he will look to continue it with a matchup against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3. Murray is a set-and-forget QB1 because of his high passing volume and ability to score points with his legs.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Kyler Murray
  • James Conner Questionable To Return In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's showdown against Las Vegas. Before exiting, the veteran wasn't having a good day on the ground, accumulating only 25 yards off seven carries. However, he did manage to scrounge together two catches for 26 yards. If Conner misses time moving ahead, Eno Benjamin will likely take over as the team's primary ball carrier out of the backfield.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Trey McBride Active For NFL Debut

    Arizona Cardinals rookie tight end Trey McBride is active for his NFL debut against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 2. He had been a healthy scratch during last Sunday's season opener, but the Cardinals choose to make him active and carry four tight ends this weekend. McBride is listed third on the Cardinals' official depth chart, so it's unclear what his role will look like. He is a talented receiver who should be stashed in most dynasty leagues but isn't worth starting this week.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals Trey McBride
  • J.J. Watt Officially Active Sunday

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt (calf) is officially active for Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders. Watt had been listed as questionable and is now cleared to make his 2022 debut on Sunday. Still, he is expected to have a reduced role in his first game back from injury. For what it's worth, the 33-year-old registered 16 tackles, one sack, and one fumble forced in 2021.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals J.J. Watt
  • Cardinals WR Rondale Moore To Miss Multiple Weeks

    Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore sustained a hamstring injury in practice earlier this month, and he missed the club’s regular season opener as a result. Per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Moore is expected to miss several more weeks (Twitter link). That news is not overly surprising, as the original report on the hamstring ailment described it […]

    Sep 18 · Pro Football Rumors Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • J.J. Watt Expected To Play On Snap Count In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt (calf) is expected to be active in Week 2, but he'll be on a pitch count, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Watt missed last Sunday's season opener and was listed as questionable heading into this weekend. The 33-year-old played in just seven games last season due to injury, racking up one sack, one fumble recovery, and 16 tackles.

    Sep 18 · Source via Cardinals J.J. Watt
  • J.J. Watt Questionable For Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt (calf) is listed as questionable for Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders. Watt didn't practice on Wednesday, but he was a limited participant on both Thursday and Friday, giving him a chance to make his season debut this weekend after he was inactive in the season-opening blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The 33-year-old five-time All-Pro pass-rusher is no longer in the prime of his career and has really struggled to stay healthy in recent years. He played in only seven games in his first year with the Cardinals in 2021 and has played double-digit games in a season just two of the last five seasons.

    Sep 17 · Source via Cardinals J.J. Watt
  • Zach Ertz Ready To Go For Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz (calf) put in a full practice on Friday and was removed from the Week 2 injury report. He will play in the Week 2 contest against the Las Vegas Raiders. It's likely that the 31-year-old was just receiving a rest day when he didn't take the practice field on Wednesday. Ertz played 60 percent of the offensive snaps in the Week 1 blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, catching two of his four targets for only 14 yards and one touchdown. He said he's feeling much better this week, so hopefully he'll be a bit more involved in the passing attack, especially with receivers Rondale Moore and Andy Isabella ruled out with injury. Ertz should be viewed as a low-end TE1 in fantasy.

    Sep 17 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Rondale Moore Officially Out For Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) won't play on Sunday against the Las Vegas Raiders. Andy Isabella (back) is out also, so the team will be short-handed on the receiving end. As a result, fantasy managers may see Marquise Brown get more attention in Week 2. Greg Dortch, who caught seven of his nine targets for 69 yards against the Chiefs in the opener, could also be more involved. However, Dortch should only draw consideration in deep formats.

    Sep 17 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • Rondale Moore, Andy Isabella Ruled Out For Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receivers Rondale Moore (hamstring) and Andy Isabella (back) have both been ruled out ahead of Week 2. With these wideouts sidelined and DeAndre Hopkins suspended, Arizona will proceed with Marquise Brown, A.J. Green, Greg Dortch, and Zach Ertz headlining the passing game. Brown and Ertz are both worth starting against a suspect Las Vegas Raiders defense. Meanwhile, Green and Dortch have FLEX appeal in deeper formats.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Andy Isabella
  • Matt Prater A Starting Option In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater is a solid option in Week 2 in what could be a high-scoring affair with the Las Vegas Raiders. He didn't attempt a field goal in Week 1, but that was expected when the Cardinals went down by multiple possessions early in the game. The 38-year-old was a decent option last season, making 30-of-37 field goals and converting on seven 50+ yard attempts. Fantasy managers can treat him as a viable starting option this week.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Matt Prater
  • Cardinals Defense Draws Another Tough Matchup In Week 2

    The Arizona Cardinals defense will have their hands full once again in Week 2 as they take on Derek Carr, Davante Adams, Darren Waller, and company. They were shredded in Week 1 by Patrick Mahomes as they allowed 360 passing yards and five touchdowns. After what we saw in the season opener, it is hard to trust them in fantasy lineups moving forward, especially against good offenses. Fantasy managers should look elsewhere for a D/ST in Week 2.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Arizona Cardinals
  • Greg Dortch Could Be A Solid Option In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Greg Dortch could have some solid upside in Week 2 after a strong performance in the season opener. The 24-year-old led the team in targets with nine, turning it into seven catches for 63 yards. With Rondale Moore (hamstring) unlikely to play again, Dortch will take on the slot receiver role once again versus the Las Vegas Raiders. Marquise Brown and Zach Ertz are his main competition for targets, so fantasy managers shouldn't count on him leading the team in targets on a weekly basis. Still, he figures to have a big role in the offense once again, which could put him on the FLEX radar in deeper PPR formats.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Greg Dortch
  • Marquise Brown A Solid Option In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Brown will look to build on a solid start to the season after catching a touchdown in his Cardinals debut. The former Baltimore Raven looks to be Kyler Murray's go-to target down the field, as he had 102 air yards and an average target distance of 17 yards in the season opener. The matchup with the Las Vegas Raiders could call for a high-scoring affair, which is only a positive for the outlook of Brown. They gave up 279 passing yards and three touchdowns last week, so there should be an opportunity for the speedster to get loose in this one. The 25-year-old can be valued as a WR2 this week.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Marquise Brown
  • James Conner A High-End RB2 In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner will look to build off a solid start to the season after he totaled five receptions, 55 total yards, and a touchdown in Week 1. In a negative game script for running backs, Conner was still able to produce a solid performance for fantasy managers. His usage close to the goal line was very encouraging and it appears he has the same high touchdown upside that he did a year ago during the 2021 season, where he put up 18 total touchdowns. With the Cardinals depleted at the wide receiver position, we could see Conner have a solid role as a pass-catcher once again after he saw six targets last week. This could come in handy as the Raiders gave up just 76 rushing yards (2.4 ypc) in Week 1 to the Los Angeles Chargers. Given his massive role in the offense, the 27-year-old can be valued as a high-end RB2 option in Week 2.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals James Conner
  • Kyler Murray A Solid QB1 Option In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray will look to lead his team to a bounce-back effort in Week 2 as they travel to Las Vegas. The dual-threat will take on the Raiders' defense that allowed 279 passing yards and three touchdowns in Week 1, so Murray is in a solid spot to put up strong fantasy numbers. Two high-powered offenses clashing could mean that Murray will have to throw the ball quite a bit in this one, so fantasy managers can feel confident locking him in as their QB1. Murray put up 20.6 fantasy points in the season opener where he wasn't all that impressive, which shows he has a high floor on any given week.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Kyler Murray
  • Andy Isabella Not Expected To Play In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (back) is not expected to play in Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders. He is dealing with a strained back, but the injury is not considered long-term. The 25-year-old has been unable to practice this week and will not be available against the Raiders. He caught one of three targets for 10 yards during Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Chiefs. Isabella, Rondale Moore (hamstring), and DeAndre Hopkins (suspension) are out. A.J. Green and Greg Dortch should see an uptick in targets with Moore sidelined, but both are dart throws at best in deep-league formats.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Andy Isabella
  • Rondale Moore Not Expected To Play In Week 2

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) is not expected to play in Week 2's matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders. He has been unable to practice this week and will miss his second straight game due to a hamstring injury. According to Aaron Wilson of the Pro Football Network, Moore will miss Week 2 and could be sidelined for multiple weeks. The 22-year-old initially hurt his hamstring during practice last week. Arizona is depleted at the wide receiver position with Moore, Andy Isabella (back), and DeAndre Hopkins (suspension) out. A.J. Green and Greg Dortch should see an uptick in targets with Moore sidelined, but both are dart throws at best in deep-league formats.

    Sep 16 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • J.J. Watt Limited Thursday

    Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman J.J. Watt (calf) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice. He has been dealing with a calf injury and was held out of the regular season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs. The 33-year-old did not practice Wednesday and is hopeful of playing in Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders. "It was a good day of work, a good first day back out there (at practice). I'll get some more tomorrow and then go from there," said Watt. The former Houston Texan is trending in the right direction towards suiting up on Sunday but will most likely need to log a full practice on Friday. Stay tuned.

    Sep 15 · Source via Cardinals J.J. Watt
  • Zach Ertz Practices In Full On Thursday

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz (calf) practiced in full Thursday. He did not practice on Wednesday and was given a maintenance day off. He was upgraded as a full participant on Thursday. The 31-year-old has been dealing with a calf issue since early August but was active for Week 1 against the Kansas City Chiefs. "I feel great now. The calf, God willing, is behind me, so really just focused on being the best I can be on Sunday and find a way to win," said Ertz. He caught two of four targets for 14 yards and a touchdown. Ertz is a borderline TE1 against the Las Vegas Raiders and should be started in most leagues in Week 2.

    Sep 15 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Rondale Moore Misses Another Practice Thursday

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) missed another day of practice on Thursday. Andy Isabella (back) also missed a second straight practice, and if both Moore and Isabella are unavailable for Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders, we could see bigger roles from Andre Baccellia and tight end Stephen Anderson. Moore injured his hamstring in practice leading up to the season-opening loss against the Kansas City Chiefs and was inactive in that game. He's trending toward another inactive this Sunday. If the 22-year-old sits out again in Week 2, it will once again be Marquise Brown, veteran A.J. Green and rookie Greg Dortch in starting three-wide sets for the Cardinals. Dortch stood out with seven receptions on nine targets for 63 yards while playing 91% of the snaps on offense.

    Sep 15 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
  • J.J. Watt Misses Practice Wednesday

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt (calf) was forced to miss practice on Wednesday after being sidelined in Week 1. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury stated that the team would not expect to have a clear idea of Watt's availability until later in the week. The Cardinals were one of only three teams to not record a sack last Sunday, so Watt's defensive presence was clearly missed. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took full advantage of the lack of effective pass-rushing as he threw for 360 yards and five touchdowns. If Watt is unable to play in Week 2, Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders will look to capitalize in an important divisional clash.

    Sep 14 · Source via Cardinals J.J. Watt
  • Zach Ertz Doesn't Practice Wednesday

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz (calf) was sidelined for the team's practice on Wednesday. Ertz was questionable heading into Week 1 but did suit up and catch a touchdown. Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said that the Pro Bowl tight end was on a pitch count against the Kansas City Chiefs but is expected to be a full-go in practice on Thursday ahead of their Week 2 matchup with the Las Vegas Raiders. Arizona is in need of offensive weapons with DeAndre Hopkins suspended and Rondale Moore (hamstring) nursing an injury of his own, so Ertz should be started in fantasy lineups assuming he is able to play.

    Sep 14 · Source via Cardinals Zach Ertz
  • Rondale Moore Held Out Of Practice Wednesday

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rondale Moore (hamstring) did not practice on Wednesday. Yesterday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury told reporters that Moore would try to participate, but it seems that he may not be as close to returning as Arizona had hoped. Kingsbury stated Wednesday that they will not have a clear idea of Moore's availability until later on in the week. When Moore returns, he is expected to play a major role in the Cardinals' offense, at least for the first six weeks with DeAndre Hopkins suspended. He is worthy of a bench stash in all fantasy formats and could be a flex play in deeper leagues when healthy.

    Sep 14 · Source via Cardinals Rondale Moore
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