Hopkins secured five of eight targets for 51 yards in the Cardinals' 28-21 loss to the Seahawks on Thursday night.
Four days after bringing in a game-winning Hail Mary heave from Kyler Murray, Hopkins had a much more subdued performance that saw him check in second to Larry Fitzgerald in receptions, receiving yards and targets on the Cardinals for the night. Hopkins could have had a more productive effort had it not been for an uncharacteristic drop on a play where he appeared capable of gaining at least 10 yards and an offensive holding penalty in the end zone on J.R. Sweezy that turned the play result from an eight-yard catch to a safety. Hopkins has had his two quietest games of the season in terms of receiving yardage over the last three contests, and he'll look to reverse that trend at the expense of the Patriots in a Week 12 road matchup on Sunday, Nov. 29.
Hopkins caught seven of 12 targets for 127 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 32-30 win over the Bills.
The TD grab immediately went down as one of the greatest catches in Cardinals history -- on the final play of the game, Kyler Murray escaped pressure and heaved a 43-yard hail mary into the end zone that Hopkins somehow came down with despite triple coverage from Buffalo's three best defensive backs (Tre'Davious White, Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer). Hopkins has been everything the Cards hoped for in a No. 1 receiver when they picked him up from the Texans in the offseason, and he heads into Week 11's clash with a porous Seahawks defense on pace for a career high in catches, as well as his third career 1,500-yard campaign.
Hopkins caught all three of his targets for 30 yards during Sunday's 34-31 loss to the Dolphins.
Hopkins hauled in every pass thrown his way but struggled to break free against a talented Miami secondary. He managed a long of just 17 yards and was held to short gains on his other two touches. This was easily the least involved Hopkins has been in his first eight games with the Cardinals, and he should be targeted much more in next Sunday's matchup with the Bills.
Hopkins (ankle) hauled in 10 of 12 targets for 103 yards and a touchdown against the Seahawks on Sunday. He also lost a fumble in the 37-34 overtime victory.
Hopkins carried a questionable tag due to an ankle injury all the way up to kickoff, but the star wideout was able to suit up and deliver for fantasy owners. It was the the 28-year-old's third double-digit catch performance this season and the fourth time he has reached the century mark in receiving yards. Hopkins has made a seamless transition after being traded from Houston to Arizona, leading the league in receptions (57), targets (73) and receiving yards (704) through seven games. The only criticism -- if you can even call it one -- would be a lack of trips to the end zone, as he is on pace for just seven touchdowns in 2020. The Cardinals are on a bye next week, which should give Hopkins' ankle plenty of time to heal prior to facing the Dolphins in Week 9.
Hopkins (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
NFL sages Adam Schefter of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network relayed that Hopkins was expected to suit up Week 7, with the latter citing coach Kliff Kingsbury as "hopeful" that the wide receiver would be available. Indeed, that has come to pass, allowing Hopkins to pick on a Seattle defense that has given up NFL worsts in catches (108) and receiving yards (1,472) to wideouts this season.
Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said he's "hopeful" that Hopkins (ankle) -- who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks -- will be able to play, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The tone of Rapoport's report seemingly aligns with one issued late Saturday by Adam Schefter of ESPN, who relayed that the wideout is expected to play against Seattle despite turning in only one limited practice this week. A schedule change earlier in the week pushed the Seahawks-Cardinals game back from 4:25 p.m. ET to 8:20 p.m. ET, so Hopkins' fantasy managers will be forced to sweat out his status a little bit longer than initially anticipated. In the past, Hopkins has shown the ability to play effectively with limited or no practice time in advance, so he should still represent one of the top fantasy receivers of the Week 7 slate while matching up with a shaky Seattle secondary.
Hopkins (ankle) is expected to play Sunday against the Seahawks, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The 28-year-old's only practice participation of the week came in a limited session Friday, but it appears he'll be available to play Sunday despite receiving the questionable tag. Hopkins has been battling the ankle issue throughout October and has 15 receptions for 245 yards and one touchdown over three games during that stretch.
Hopkins (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Seattle, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Given his history of playing through nagging injuries, Hopkins' return to the practice field Friday -- albeit as a limited participant -- would seem to put him on track for the Sunday night battle between NFC West playoff contenders. An 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff is suboptimal for fantasy purposes, as there's some chance Hopkins' status could remain up in the air until the Cardinals release their inactive list around 6:50 p.m. ET. In the event of a Hopkins absence, KeeSean Johnson and Andy Isabella presumably would take over the vacated snaps, while it would be more of a team-wide effort to replace the 31.8 percent target share.
Hopkins (ankle) returned to practice Friday, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Hopkins missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, but there hasn't been any other indication his ankle injury is significant. He handled a full workload in Monday's 38-10 win over Dallas, catching two of eight targets for 73 yards. The Cardinals should have Hopkins available Sunday night against the Seahawks.
Hopkins (ankle) was held out of practice Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Hopkins has yet to participate in practice this week, the result of an ankle injury. He's been relatively healthy in seven-plus seasons as a pro, missing just two of a possible 114 games, so his status bears watching on Friday's injury report.
Hopkins (ankle) wasn't on the field for the open portion of Thursday's team workout and is destined to go down as a non-participant on Arizona's practice report, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Coming off Monday's win over Dallas, Hopkins has now been sidelined for the first two of the Cardinals' three practices in Week 7. The Cardinals could just be giving the wideout some extra maintenance on a short week, but he'll still likely need to fit in some on-field activity during Friday's session in order for fantasy managers to feel better about his chances of playing Sunday against the Seahawks. Hopkins was limited to a season-low two receptions against the Cowboys, but he salvaged his stat line to some degree by ripping off a 60-yard catch-and-run in third quarter.
Hopkins didn't practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury.
Hopkins had varying levels of efficiency during Monday's blowout win at Dallas. Aside from a 60-yard catch-and-run, he otherwise hauled in just one of seven targets for 13 yards. On the season, he leads the NFL with 47 catches for 601 receiving yards, but he's tied for 34th with two touchdowns. Assuming he can get past his ankle injury and suit up Sunday, Hopkins will seek to add to his scoring total against a Seahawks defense that has given up seven touchdowns to wide receivers this season.
Hopkins caught two of his eight targets for 73 receiving yards during Monday's 38-10 win against the Cowboys.
The three-time All-Pro managed only one reception for 13 yards through the first three quarters, but he tore off a 60-yard catch-and-run on Kyler Murray's first completion of the second half -- which didn't arrive until the 10:44 mark of the fourth quarter. Arizona attempted just 24 passes throughout the entire contest, instead choosing to lean upon a ground attack that averaged an astronomical 7.5 yards per carry against the Cowboys' porous defense. Despite a Monday night performance that overall landed short of lofty expectations, Hopkins' workload of 10.2 targets per game remains elite heading into a Week 7 matchup against Seattle's 32nd-ranked pass defense.
Hopkins caught six of seven targets for 131 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-10 win over the Jets.
For most of the game, Hopkins was once again limited to short grabs, but that script got thrown out on one drive in the fourth quarter when he hauled in a 45-yard grab down the sideline, then capped the scoring on the afternoon with a 37-yard TD. Hopkins has now topped 130 receiving yards in three of his first five games as a Cardinal, and he'll be in a strong position to do it again in Week 6 against a reeling Cowboys defense.
Hopkins recorded seven receptions on nine targets for 41 yards in a Week 4 loss to the Panthers.
Hopkins continued to command plenty of targets, as he drew 29 percent of Kyler Murray's attempts. Despite hauling in a high percentage of those looks, Hopkins was unable to work deep down the field, with his longest reception going for only 13 yards. While he was able to suit up, Hopkins was held out of practice all week leading up to this contest, which may have hindered his ability to play at his usual explosive level. He'll look to return to form in Week 5 in a matchup against the Jets.
Hopkins (ankle) is listed as active Sunday at Carolina.
A non-participant at practice all week due to an ankle injury, Hopkins wrapped it up with his status in question and considered a "game-time decision" by coach Kliff Kingsbury for Sunday's contest. Subsequent reports from both Adam Schefter of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted Hopkins was slated to suit up, barring any setbacks during a pregame workout. Apparently, Hopkins has passed the requisite eye test and will be available versus a Panthers defense that has conceded 8.6 YPT and three touchdowns to wide receivers through three games.
Hopkins (ankle), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers, is "pushing to play," but he'll work out prior to the game before the Cardinals decide on his status for the contest, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Rapoport's report echoes an earlier dispatch from Adam Schefter of ESPN, which relayed that the star wideout is expected to play in the absence of any pregame setbacks. Confirmation of Hopkins' Week 4 status one way or the other will arrive upon the release of the Cardinals' inactive list approximately 90 minutes prior to Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff.
Hopkins (ankle) is expected to play Sunday against the Panthers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The 28-year-old was considered a game-time decision by coach Kliff Kingsbury on Friday, but he's apparently likely to play Sunday if he can avoid a pregame setback. Hopkins was unable to practice all week, so it's probably safe to continue to consider him a game-time call, despite the optimistic outlook heading into Sunday.
Hopkins (ankle), a game-time decision, is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Panthers, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
The official designation was a foregone conclusion once coach Kliff Kingsbury referred to his star wideout as a game-time call. Kingsbury's statement didn't exactly provide clarity, as he first said "if [Hopkins] can go, he'll go", but he then mentioned that it was still early in the season and the team wouldn't want to put Hopkins on the field "if he isn't feeling his best," per Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site. Whatever the case, Hopkins was held out of practice all week and now appears truly questionable ahead of Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff. Fellow Cardinals wideout Christian Kirk (groin) is also a game-time decision, so it's possible the team ends up relying on Larry Fitzgerald, Andy Isabella, KeeSean Johnson and Trent Sherfield at wide receiver. The team's inactive list will be released about 90 minutes prior to kickoff, per usual.
Hopkins (ankle) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with the Panthers, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
The Cardinals kept Hopkins off the practice field throughout the week, but they haven't given up hope he can play in Sunday's game. A 'questionable' designation is all but assured at this point, with the final decision potentially being made just a few hours before the 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff. Hopkins leads the NFL in both targets (37) and team target share (35.9 percent), so his presence -- or lack thereof -- is about as important as it gets in terms of both real-football and fantasy-football impact. Fellow Cardinals wideout Christian Kirk (groin) is also a game-time decision.
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