Nkemdiche (ankle) is fully healthy, head coach Bruce Arians reports via the Cardinals' official site. "That ankle injury was more severe than probably any of us knew until the end of the season when it reoccurred and it was a slight tear. It's all healed now."
The Cardinals' first-round pick in last year's draft, Nkemdiche was unable to participate in training camp and only logged a handful of snaps across five game appearances in 2016 due to his injured ankle. However, in the wake of Calais Campbell's departure for Jacksonville, Nkemdiche has a clear path to a starting role and will have a chance to rebound in a big way for Arizona this upcoming season if he can stay healthy.
Nkemdiche (ankle) was inactive for Sunday's 44-6 victory over the Rams.
Nkemdiche hurt his ankle in practice on Thursday. The details of which remain unclear. With the Cardinals out of the playoffs, the Ole Miss product will look to return to full health in advance of his second professional campaign.
Nkemdiche (ankle) is questionable to play in Sunday's game against the Rams.
Nkemdiche hurt his ankle during Thursday's practice and subsequently logged a DNP in Friday's session. Expect an update on his status prior to game time.
Nkemdiche's lack of full participation in practice throughout the week didn't provide much optimism for his Week 14 status. Calais Campbell and Frostee Rucker will continue to start at defensive end for the
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