ARIZONA CARDINALS

Arizona Cardinals WR A.J. Green doubtful to play vs. Panthers

Sep 28, 2022, 12:05 PM

TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals will likely be without one of their primary pass catchers when they take on the Carolina Panthers in Week 4.

After missing practice Wednesday, wideout A.J. Green’s status does not look promising for the matchup.

“Looks doubtful unless he really, really comes around,” head coach Kliff Kingsbury said Wednesday. “Probably not going to be available.”

Green sustained a bone bruise in the team’s Week 3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. The wide receiver was slow to get up or needed assistance to the sideline more than once before exiting.

With Green out, the Cardinals turned to wide receiver Andy Isabella in his absence against Los Angeles. That could be the case once more given the amount of injuries impacting the WR room.

Rondale Moore has yet to play a game this season due to a hamstring injury, while Antoine Wesley started the year on the injured reserve for a groin/hip issue suffered in training camp. Then there’s DeAndre Hopkins, who remains sidelined by a six-game suspension for violating the league’s PED policy.

Luckily for Arizona, Moore appears to be trending up after practicing in a limited fashion on Wednesday.

“Good to have him back out there,” Kingsbury said. “Hopefully he progresses to the point where we can get something out of him Sunday. I don’t know to what extent yet.”

Regardless if Moore gets the green light or not, the Cardinals will likely need to add another pass-catching body or two through the practice squad.

Andre Baccellia is a likely candidate to be elevated since he’s seen time in all three games so far this season.

But if Arizona is looking to add more height to the position group, it could turn to 6-foot-4 Javon Wims, who is the tallest among the remaining practice squad WRs in Stanley Berryhill (5-foot-9) and C.J. Board (6-foot-1).

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Arizona Cardinals DL J.J. Watt looks on during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Leki Fotu runs through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Andrew Brown runs through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DLs Leki Fotu (right) and Jonathan Ledbetter (left) run through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Antwaun Woods runs through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DLs Michael Dogbe (right) and J.J. Watt (left) run through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DLs Jonathan Ledbetter (right) and Leki Fotu (left) run through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Antwaun Woods (right) and Zach Allen (left) run through drills during practice on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals star backer Isaiah Simmons runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Hollywood Brown runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Andy Isabella runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals OL Rodney Hudson warms up ahead of practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals OL Justin Pugh warms up ahead of practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Andre Baccellia runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals CB Marco Wilson runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Hollywood Brown runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals S Chris Banjo runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals RB Eno Benjamin runs through drills during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray grabs his helmet donning the South Korea flag decal during practice on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Rondale Moore warms up ahead of practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Antwuan Woods looks on during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Leki Fotu runs through drills during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Leki Fotu runs through drills during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals DL Leki Fotu looks on during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Arizona Cardinals WR Rondale Moore warms up ahead of practice on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Tempe. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports)

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