Cardinals’ Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins officially active vs. Bears

Dec 5, 2021, 9:40 AM | Updated: 9:40 am
DeAndre Hopkins #10 and Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals prepare for the game against the P...
DeAndre Hopkins #10 and Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals prepare for the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

They’re back.

After missing the last three games, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins are back in the fold against the Chicago Bears in Week 13.

Murray (ankle) returns after being a limited participant at practice throughout the week, while Hopkins was limited for two practices before missing Friday. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury told reporters the team was being cautious with the wideout ahead of Sunday’s matchup.

Also active for Arizona is cornerback Byron Murphy, who was a late add to the injury report this week with a foot injury.

Offensive lineman Justin Pugh, however, will miss Week 13’s tilt due to a calf injury. It marks the third straight game the lineman will miss.

Pugh is joined by wide receiver Andy Isabella, quarterback Trace McSorley and cornerback Jace Whittaker.

As for the Bears, wide receiver Allen Robinson (hamstring) and quarterback Justin Fields (ribs) are officially inactive.

Linebacker Roquan Smith, however, is active for the matchup after entering Sunday questionable with a hamstring injury.

The Cardinals take on the Bears at 11 a.m. Tune to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station to catch all the action.

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