Gresham gathered in 37 of 61 targets for 391 yards and two touchdowns in 16 games during the 2016 season.
Blanked in four separate contests, including the season finale, Gresham nonetheless hearkened back to the first five years of his career with the Bengals. In fact, if one prorates the outings in which he recorded a reception to a 16-game slate, he would have accounted for 49 catches, 521 yards, and 2.7 touchdowns. After a nondescript first season in the desert -- 18/223/1 in 15 games -- he garnered interest from a number of organizations last offseason but returned to the Cardinals on a team-friendly one-year, $3 million contract. The recent production will more than likely drive up his market, and with 19 unrestricted free agents to deal with in the coming months, Gresham may have to settle for different climes if the price isn't right in Arizona.
Gresham has become a safety net for Carson Palmer in the
Gresham spent some time in the trainer's room for maintenance purposes this week, restricting him to limited practice sessions both Thursday and Friday. No matter, he'll brush off his knee concern versus a New Orleans defense that has surrendered 12.1 YPC and four touchdowns to tight ends this season.
Gresham (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints.
Wrapping up Week 15 prep with back-to-back limited practices, Gresham's status unsurprisingly remains in flux. If he's unable to brush off his knee injury and suit up Sunday, he'll look to extend a six-game run in which he's averaged four receptions (on six targets) for 39.2 yards per outing, while reaching the end zone twice.
After a DNP on Wednesday, Gresham has already been tabbed for limited work. With this step in the right direction, his listing on Friday's injury report could provide an inkling about his availability for Sunday's game against the Saints.
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