Williams (hamstring) didn't participate in Thursday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. Williams hasn't dressed for a game since Week 8, and his lack of practice participation Wednesday and Thursday doesn't offer much hope that his streak of absences will come to an end Sunday in Atlanta. Trent Sherfield will continue to benefit from added snaps and targets alongside top wideout Larry Fitzgerald while Williams is sidelined.
Williams (hamstring) was held out of practice Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. After sitting out four games due to an ankle injury, Williams appeared set to take advantage of a receiving corps missing rookie Christian Kirk, who suffered a broken foot Week 13. Williams was listed as a full participant in every practice last week, but the Cardinals added him to the injury report Saturday with a hamstring issue. He carried a questionable designation into Sunday's loss to the Lions, ultimately garnering an inactive status for the fifth straight contest. With no reps to start this week, his prospects don't look great for suiting up this weekend in Atlanta. Look for undrafted rookie Trent Sherfield to continue acting as the No. 2 wide receiver, even if Williams is able to return before season's end.
Williams (hamstring) is listed as inactive Sunday against the Lions, Darren Urban reports. Urban confirmed that Williams injured his hamstring in practice this week, which seems difficult to believe after he was listed as a full participant in each session. No matter how he picked up the injury, Williams will miss his fifth game in a row, the first four absences the result of an ankle issue. With Christian Kirk (foot) on IR, Williams is also missing out an opportunity to increase his relevance in the Cardinals offense. In Williams' stead, Trent Sherfield and J.J. Nelson are the best bets to receive targets outside of Larry Fitzgerald.
Williams (hamstring) has been added to the injury report and is questionable for Sunday's contest, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. Williams' status appeared to be trending in the right direction as the 24-year-old was a full participant in practice all week, but the second-year wide receiver evidently suffered a setback, this time to his hamstring. It's certainly an untimely injury given rookie wideout Christian Kirk was placed on injured reserve earlier in the week after breaking his foot in the win Sunday over the Packers. Given Williams missed the previous four games with an ankle injury, there's a real possibility Trent Sherfield could see a run at the No. 2 role behind Larry Fitzgerald. Sherfield, an undrafted rookie free agent, has recorded three catches for 33 yards this season and has played in at least 20 offensive snaps in four consecutive games.
Williams (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. Williams is getting healthy at an opportune time. His fourth consecutive absence Sunday in Green Bay coincided with rookie phenom Christian Kirk breaking his foot, ending the latter's season. Kirk averaged 5.7 targets per game, traffic that will now likely be directed toward Williams, among others. Whether Williams will be able to take advantage of the situation is another story. In 14 career appearances, he's managed just 3.8 yards per target.
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