In the statement, the team confirms Dwyer has been deactivated from all club events. "We will continue to closely monitor this as it develops and evaluate additional information as it becomes available," the statement read. Dwyer is under investigation for a domestic violence incident that took place in July.
Multiple reports broke Wednesday claiming Dwyer had been involved in a domestic issue, but this is the first report to mention Arizona taking action against the running back. Details are still unclear at this time, but the club should release a statement on his status if the reports are true.
Dwyer finished with 31 rushing yards on nine carries, which included a 1-yard touchdown run on the team's opening drive. It was his third career rushing touchdown and first since the 2012 season with Pittsburgh. The touchdown was set up after Larry Fitzgerald's 8-yard touchdown catch was overturned, as it was ruled his knee was down at the 1-yard line before he stretched across the goal line.
The Cardinals are back in action Week 3 vs. San Francisco.
With starter Andre Ellington battling a sore foot,
Dwyer failed on a 2-point conversion try. Taking a direct snap, he was gang-tackled before he get close to the goal line.
If Andre Ellington (foot) is unable to play Monday night against the Chargers,
Ellington is nursing a foot issue that could keep him out an "extended period time," according to Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910.
Dwyer signed with Arizona in the offseason after starting only six of his first 36 career games. He has totaled 971 yards on 230 carries, averaging 4.2 yards per attempt on the ground.
|Bye: Week 4|
|5||10/5/14||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|7||10/19/14||@ OAK||4:25 pm|
|9||11/2/14||@ DAL||1:00 pm|
|12||11/23/14||@ SEA||4:05 pm|
|13||11/30/14||@ ATL||4:05 pm|
|15||12/11/14||@ STL||8:25 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ SF||4:25 pm|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
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