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June 2, 2015 05:06 AM
Cardinals' Andre Ellington among actives for Week 13
by Chris Cwik |

The Cardinals will have running back Andre Ellington Week 13 against the Falcons.

Ellington has been batting a foot injury all season, but has been able to play through it. He's also dealing with a hip issue this week, but will play.

The team will also have Lorenzo Alexander, Marcus Benard, John Brown and Drew Stanton for the contest. All four players came into the contest listed as probable. 

June 2, 2015 05:08 AM
Stanton, Brown, Ellington among probables for Cardinals in Week 13
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cardinals ruled Kenny Demens (hamstring) and Ed Stinson (toe) out for Sunday's game against Atlanta. Larry Fitzgerald, who is dealing with a MCL sprain, is the only player on Arizona's list deemed questionable. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters Fitzgerald will be a game-time call.

Meanwhile, the following players were designated as probable: Lorenzo Alexander (knee), Marcus Benard (shoulder), John Brown (teeth), Andre Ellington (hip, foot) and Drew Stanton (ankle).

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
Cardinals will have Andre Ellington, among others, Week 10
by Chris Cwik |

Cardinals running back Andre Ellington is good to go Week 10 against the Rams.

Ellington has been battling a foot injury all season, but has managed to play through it. The team will also have Lorenzo Alexander, Marcus Benard, Larry Foote and Bobby Massie. All four players were also listed as probable. 

The team's only questionable player, Ed Stinson, will attempt to tough it out. He's dealing with a groin injury. 

June 2, 2015 05:35 AM
Cardinals list final injury report for Rams game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cardinals have ruled Desmond Bishop (hamstring), Stepfan Taylor (calf) out for Sunday's game against the Rams. Ed Stinson (groin) was labeled questionable, while Lorenzo Alexander (knee), Marcus Benard (illness), Andre Ellington (foot), Larry Foote (knee) and Bobby Massie (ankle, knee) were ruled probable for Week 10.

June 2, 2015 06:13 AM
Cardinals make a slew of moves
by Larry Hartstein |

The Cardinals placed punter Dave Zastudil (groin) on injured reserve and promoted punter Drew Butler from the practice squad. Arizona also re-signed linebacker Marcus Benard and added quarterback Dennis Dixon to the practice squad.

June 2, 2015 06:38 AM
Cardinals sign Victor Butler, release two players
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Cardinals announced Tuesday they signed outside linebacker Victor Butler. Arizona also announced it released linebacker Marcus Benard and punter Drew Butler.

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Cardinals make flurry of cuts Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cardinals have pared down their roster to 53 on Saturday by cutting 21 players. Arizona cut the following players: RB Zach Bauman, LB Marcus Benard, OL Philip Blake, LB Jonathan Brown, WR Dan Buckner, OL John Estes, DT Bruce Gaston, WR Brittan Golden, TE Andre Hardy, CB Jimmy Legree, CB Bryan McCann, OL Kelvin Palmer, RB Jalen Parmele, DT Isaac Sopoaga, OL Anthony Steen, S Curtis Taylor, LB Adrian Tracy, DT Christian Tupou, S Anthony Walters, CB Teddy Williams and OL Nate Potter.

June 1, 2015 10:06 PM
Marcus Bernard returning to Arizona
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Though the Cardinals allowed him to become an unrestricted free agent, the team ended up bringing linebacker Marcus Bernard back in the end. The team's official website reports Bernard has been re-signed on a one-year deal, the financial terms of which are not yet known. 

Bernard finished the 2013 season with 17 tackles and 2.5 sacks in 12 games. 

June 1, 2015 10:08 PM
Cardinals fail to tender four players
by Larry Hartstein |

The Cardinals declined to tender offers to four restricted free agents: tight end Jake Ballard, running back Alfonso Smith, linebacker Marcus Benard and defensive end Ronald Talley. All will become unrestricted free agents at 4 p.m. ET.

June 2, 2015 04:15 PM
Five Cardinals ready to go Week 14
by Chris Cwik |

Cardinals LB Marcus Benard, TE Jim Dray, S Rashad Johnson, LB Kevin Minter and P Dave Zastudil are active Week 14 against the Rams.

All five players were listed as probable on the team's injury report. Dray is dealing with a back injury.

June 2, 2015 04:18 PM
Five Cardinals probable Week 14
by Chris Cwik |

Cardinals LB Marcus Benard, TE Jim Dray, S Rashad Johnson, LB Kevin Minter and P Dave Zastudil are probable Week 14 against the Rams.

All five players were able to fully participate in practice Friday. Both Bernard and Minter are dealing with a shoulder injury. 

June 2, 2015 04:25 PM
Marcus Benard, Calais Campbell collaborate on a sack
by Nando Di Fino |

Cardinals linebacker Marcus Benard and defensive end Calais Campbell teamed up on a sack in Week 13; each finished with a half sack. 

Benard now has 1.5 sacks on the season, while Campbell has six. 

The Cardinals face the Rams in Week 14.

June 2, 2015 10:20 AM
Benard cut by Browns
by Jeff Lippman |

The Browns have cut defensive end Marcus Benard Monday. Benard played well at times this preseason, but a dislocated elbow suffered last Friday against Philadelphia precipitated this move.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/260
Birthdate:
07/26/1985
Age:
36
Hometown:
Adrian, MI, USA
School:
Jackson State
NFL Experience:
6
Awards: