Cardinals are missing three starters for the opener with heads

Not only will Arizona’s talent be tested early on with their week one game against the Chiefs, but their depth will also be tested with Three starters expected to miss the season openerAccording to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The team injury report ahead of the first game of the season shows a wide receiver Rondell MorRight keeper Cody Fordand Cornerback Tryvon MullenThe game states as “Out”.

Moore is a situational beginning to begin with, like DeAndre Hopkins Season starts With six matches suspended. As a rookie last year, Moore finished third on the team in receptions (54) and fifth on the team in receiving yards (435), numbers good enough to earn him a starting role during Hopkins’ absence. Unfortunately, although Mo He injured his hamstring in practice yesterday It was described as “dangerous”. No official announcement was made regarding Moore’s MRI to determine the severity of the injury, but regardless, the absence in the first week was less than expected. With Moore out, Andy Isabella And the Greg Dorch You’ll get plenty of shots as the only healthy receivers left on the list are behind starters Marquis Brown And the AJ Green.

Ford is a former pick for a second role for the Bills who slowly lost ground with the Bills last season and Traded with Arizona in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. As a rookie, Ford started 15 games, alternating between time on guard and tackle. He entered 2020 as a right keeper at the start and moved to the left keeper after three games. After 11 weeks of playing, Ford suffered a meniscus tear in practice and spent the remainder of the season in the injured reserve. He returned as a starter in the right guard to start 2021, but after some difficulties early in the season, he was on the bench and looked a few spare positions for the rest of the year. Ford’s regular season debut as a Cardinal will have to wait as an ankle injury will likely force Arizona to start Justin Pogue In its place.

As another off-season acquisition of the trade, Mullen’s debut in red and white also has to wait. Mullen was reportedly in danger of conceding in Las Vegas and the Cardinals threw the Raiders of the Line, Seventh round selection progression Opposite the back corner for the fourth year. The loss of one desert team was a gain for another desert team as the Cardinal played Mullen as their opposite starter. Marco Wilson. Mullen returned to training in August after he finished the season with a toe injury and underwent off-season surgery, but the injury appears to have persisted. Mullen hasn’t trained all week and will miss the season opener with his former division rival. In the absence of Mullen, Arizona will rely on Byron Murphy To start with Wilson.

Last year saw the Cardinals come off to an undefeated start, 7-0 before ending the season at a 4-6 stretch to jump into the playoffs as the Wild Card team. An undefeated start to the 2022 season was tough enough with the first week’s game against the Chiefs. Not having three starters will make things just a touch more difficult.