ARIZONA CARDINALS

Report: Cardinals’ Marquise Brown, Trey McBride expected to play vs. Steelers

Dec 2, 2023, 10:46 PM

Marquise Brown...

Marquise Brown #2 of the Arizona Cardinals warms up prior to a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on October 01, 2023 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Brown and tight end Trey McBride — both listed as questionable — are expected to play in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Brown did not participate in practice all week due to a heel injury, while McBride was out Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday with a groin issue.

The Cardinals are already down pass catchers with Michael Wilson (shoulder) and Zach Pascal (personal) out.

Brown was questionable last week but suited up and caught six passes for 88 yards against the Los Angeles Rams. He played 87% of available offensive snaps despite missing two days of practice. Brown has played in all 12 games this season.

McBride also has not missed a contest. In three games since quarterback Kyler Murray returned, the second-year pro has caught 20 passes on 25 targets for 234 yards. He has full reins as Arizona’s top tight end with Zach Ertz getting released this past week.

McBride told reporters on Friday he would be ready to go.

The Cardinals also had safety Jalen Thompson ruled questionable along with safety Joey Blount and defensive lineman Kevin Strong.

The opening kick from Pittsburgh is set for 11 a.m. on 98.7 and the Arizona Sports app. 

Presented By
Western Governors University

Arizona Cardinals

Marvin Harrison Jr. celebrates...

Tyler Drake

Gannon: Cardinals ‘had really good interview’ with Marvin Harrison Jr. at NFL Draft Combine

Marvin Harrison Jr. was among the plethora of prospects the Arizona Cardinals met with at the NFL Draft Combine this week.

9 hours ago

Presented By...

Arizona Sports Video

Video: Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Gannon talks Marvin Harrison Jr., Terrion Arnold from the NFL Combine

Jonathan Gannon called Wolf & Luke from the NFL Combine to discuss how the Arizona Cardinals meeting with Marvin Harrison Jr. went, if it matters to him that Marvin Harrison Jr. skipped media availability this morning and his hands-on approach to the team's meeting with Terrion Arnold.

9 hours ago

Rome Odunze looks on...

Tyler Drake

Rome Odunze more than ready to prove he’s top wide receiver prospect in 2024 NFL Draft

Washington's Rome Odunze hopes he can create some separate for himself from the rest of the top wide receiver prospects in the NFL Draft.

9 hours ago

LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels...

Kevin Zimmerman

Jayden Daniels talks potential Arizona State reunion with Raiders’ Antonio Pierce, landing spots

Quarterbacks run this 2024 NFL Draft, with the characters behind likely No. 1 pick Caleb Williams having everything to do with what happens.

13 hours ago

Marvin Harrison Jr. warms up...

Tyler Drake

Marvin Harrison Jr. not expected to speak at 2024 NFL Draft Combine

Top wide-receiving prospect and Ohio State Buckeye Marvin Harrison Jr. is not expected to speak with reporters at the 2024 NFL Draft Combine.

16 hours ago

President John Mara of the New York Giants speaks with President Michael Bidwill of the Arizona Car...

Dan Bickley

The 2024 NFLPA report card grades don’t disappoint

The NFL Players Association released their annual report cards for each of the league's franchises this week and the grades don't disappoint.

17 hours ago

Report: Cardinals’ Marquise Brown, Trey McBride expected to play vs. Steelers