Jermaine Gresham totaled 18 receptions (on 32 targets) for 223 yards and one touchdown in 15 games during the 2015 campaign.
On the surface, the signing of Gresham at the outset of training camp appeared to be a perfect match due to the Arizona Cardinals ' need at tight end and his previous relationship with Carson Palmer in Cincinnati. Gresham's initial practice was delayed, though, due to offseason surgery to repair a herniated disc, and multiple injuries served to quell his snap count, resulting in just 54 percent of the offensive snaps. The preceding allowed Darren Fells to lead the way at the position in every category but targets, which may be enough to allow Gresham to walk as an unrestricted free agent in the offseason.
Gresham appeared to be gaining momentum within the Cardinals' offense on multiple occasions this season, only to sustain an ailment. The most recent one was a knee injury in Week 13, forcing him to sit out the following game. In the meantime, he's recorded just three receptions (on five targets) for 43 yards, with Sunday's multi-catch outing marking his fifth in 15 contests. Similarly constrained within the system, fellow tight end Darren Fells also has five such performances to his name, but his visits to the end zone have been more frequent this season (three, versus one for Gresham).
Jermaine Gresham (knee) is listed as active Sunday versus the Packers, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Gresham proved his health with back-to-back full practices to end the week, but a lack of targets (27 in 13 appearances) doesn't lend itself to those seeking fantasy titles.
Jermaine Gresham (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Gresham was limited at Wednesday's practice, but he is set to play Sunday after practicing fully both Thursday and Friday. While Gresham will play Sunday, don't expect much from him fantasy-wise: Gresham tallied just two catches over the last four games.
Jermaine Gresham (knee) practiced fully Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
With his knee injury waning, Gresham is seeking his first reception since Week 13. While Darren Fells stands in his way, tight ends in Arizona are multi-purpose, meaning targets aren't always on the weekly docket. No matter, Gresham will face a Packers defense Sunday that has given up both the 11th most yards (805) and touchdowns (seven) to opposing tight ends this season.
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