SMITTY: This is head-scratching if this just happened. Andre Ellington has a stronger shot at goal line touches with Dwyer potentially looking at a suspension, but when or if he does face a suspension is clearly up in the air at this moment. Stepfan Taylor could get some more run now as well. Stay tuned. Looking for Week 3 Power Rankings?
According to reports, Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (foot) is active for Monday night’s Week 1 contest against the Chargers.
SMITTY: He should be a go as far as playing, but it’s tough to predict how much work he will get. Honestly, there is risk in starting him or benching him. Be sure to sign-up for our Smart Alerts in case there are any last-minute changes to this.
According to numerous reports, Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (foot) will be a game-time decision heading into Week 1; the runner is considered day to day, but after consulting with foot/ankle specialists, Ellington does not need surgery.
SMITTY: The word being thrown around right now regarding his Week 1 availability is “optimistic”, and he even returned to limited practice. While he is certainly no lock to play Week 1, and you will absolutely want to sign up for our Smart Alerts for his game-time decision, this is fantastic news for his season-long outlook. Sign up for Smart Alerts, we will ‘alert’ his status out Sunday afternoon if not morning!
Update: Mike Jurecki on Twitter had this to say on the health of Andre Ellington (foot): ”As for Andre Ellington time frame a lot will depend the how quickly he heals, could be 4-6 weeks or longer depending on further prognosis.”
According to Ian Rapoport on Twitter, “RB Andre Ellington (foot), who had an MRI last night: First prescription is rest. He’s hopeful. Still a chance he plays on MNF.”
SMITTY: This situation will obviously be cloudy for a bit longer, so be sure to sign up for our Smart Alerts so that you can get all that important last-minute info and advice for Week 1.
According to Mike Jurecki on Twitter, Cardinals RB Andre Ellington, who aggravated his left foot in practice on Thursday, underwent an MRI, and the early word is that “he could be out extended period of time.”
SMITTY: The results to the MRI are not yet known, but for more extensive analysis on this situation, and for what to do if you’re an Ellington owner, be sure to sign up for our Smart Alerts.
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