Seals-Jones hauled in five of nine targets, racking up 51 receiving yards during Sunday's 26-14 defeat to the Chiefs. Seals-Jones had a solid outing Sunday, facing a Chiefs defense that came into Week 10 struggling mightily at containing opposing tight ends (only Tampa Bay had surrendered more yardage to the position this season). Five catches tied a season high for the former Texas A&M standout, while he pushed the 50-yard receiving mark for the third time this season. Next, he'll have a matchup against an Oakland secondary that entered the weekend allowing the third-most touchdowns to tight ends (six).
Seals-Jones caught two of four targets for 12 yards Sunday in the Cardinals' 18-15 win over the 49ers. The reception, target and yardage totals matched exactly what Seals-Jones had posted in the Cardinals' 45-10 loss to the Broncos in Week 7. Though he remains the team's clear top option at tight end after starting and playing 48 of a possible 66 offensive snaps (73 percent) Sunday, Seals-Jones has yet to carve out consistent volume in a weak passing game. Quarterback Josh Rosen looked more comfortable in the victory after a rough showing one week prior, but it appears that wideouts Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk and running back David Johnson all rank ahead of Seals-Jones as preferred reads for the rookie signal-caller.
Seals-Jones (forearm) noted that he did not suffer a break in his arm, just a bruise, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports. It is a small amount of positive news for the Cardinals on a night where everything seemed to go wrong. Seals-Jones should be okay and seems unlikely to miss an extended period of time due to the bruised arm. However, look for more updates on his official status to come next week when the team resumes practice.
Seals-Jones is questionable to return to Thursday's game against the Broncos with a forearm injury. Seals-Jones took a direct shot to his arm after attempting to recover a Josh Rosen fumble and immediately headed to the locker room. Considering the blowout status of Thursday's game, there is no real reason for the Cardinals to put the talented tight end back on the field. If he does not return, he will finish the game with two catches (on four targets) for 12 yards. Jermaine Gresham and Gabe Holmes figure to see larger roles as long as Seals-Jones is out.
Seals-Jones caught five of six targets for 69 yards during Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Vikings. Seals-Jones set a new season high in receiving yardage and came within three of his career best, thanks in large part to a long gain of 40 yards. He tied for second on the team in catches while trailing only Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk in targets. Seals-Jones was held without a catch last week against the 49ers, but he was targeted six times in the game and seems to be in good standing after this bounce-back performance. He could be emerging as a useful option for an evolving Cardinals offense and will look to build on this effort Thursday against the Broncos.
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