Williams (illness) was listed as a full participant on Thursday's practice estimate, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams took Wednesday off to tend to an illness, but with his elevation to full one day later he's set to serve as the Cardinals' top tight end yet again. Meanwhile, Darrell Daniels (ankle) hasn't practiced at all this week, which could set up a scenario in which Williams and Dan Arnold are the only TEs available to the offense Sunday at New England.
Williams didn't take part in practice Wednesday due to an illness, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams has logged far more time off the field than on it this season, the result of an ankle issue that forced a lengthy stint on injured reserve. He's now come down with an illness, which at the moment isn't believed to be connected to COVID-19. Fellow tight end Darrell Daniels (ankle) also was held out Wednesday, so Dan Arnold is the only healthy Cardinals tight end at the moment.
Williams reeled in both of his targets for 29 yards during Thursday's 28-21 loss in Seattle.
Williams accounted for the Cardinals' longest play of the game, a 25-yard catch to help set up the team's first touchdown at the start of the second quarter. Otherwise, he was relatively quiet, despite pacing Arizona tight ends in offensive snap share (57 percent). Meanwhile, Dan Arnold (a four-yard TD catch on two targets, 39 percent) and practice squad callup Evan Baylis (no targets, nine percent) scooped up the remaining work given to the position group. Williams has been tending to an ankle issue for most of the season, but since his return Week 9 he's continued to lead Cards TEs in snaps on offense.
Williams (ankle) is listed as active Thursday at Seattle.
Despite logging just one limited practice this week, Williams will be available for a third straight game. He paced Cardinals tight ends with an offensive snap share of 53 percent this past Sunday, with Dan Arnold (48) and Darrell Daniels (19) behind him. However, Daniels (ankle) isn't suiting up Thursday, which could give Williams and Arnold a bit more opportunity to produce.
Williams (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game at Seattle.
After concluding last week with back-to-back limited sessions before suiting up in Sunday's win over the Bills, Williams didn't get in any practice reps until Wednesday this week. Still, he at least took part in a practice, which can't be said for fellow tight end Darrell Daniels (ankle). If Daniels ends up sitting out Week 11, Williams -- if active -- and Dan Arnold would split all the reps at the position.
Williams (ankle) was listed as a non-participant on Monday's practice estimate.
Williams kicked off last week with no practice reps before ending it with back-to-back limited sessions and a questionable designation for Week 10. He proceeded to lead Cardinals tight ends in offensive snap share (53 percent) during Sunday's 32-30 victory against the Bills, ahead of Dan Arnold (48) and Darrell Daniels (19). Williams wasn't targeted, while Arnold reeled in all four passes for 34 yards and Daniels left the game with an ankle injury. If Daniels needs some time off, Williams and Arnold are the only other tight ends on the active roster as Arizona prepares for Thursday's contest at Seattle.
Williams (ankle) is listed as active Sunday versus the Bills.
Williams' practice reps were capped this week due to an ankle injury, but it won't inhibit him from suiting up Sunday. Considering Cardinals tight ends haven't been targeted much this season, Williams is difficult to trust with Darrell Daniels and Dan Arnold also on hand for snaps.
Williams (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bills, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams, who also missed Weeks 2 through 7 due to an ankle injury, put forth a trio of limited practices leading up to Sunday's contest. He turned his only target into a four-yard touchdown in his return to the field versus Miami last weekend, while playing 49 percent of snaps, so he could once again play a modest role on offense if he's able to suit up against Buffalo.
Williams (ankle) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams seems be dealing with the residual effects of the ankle injury that sidelined him Weeks 2 through 7. In his return to action this past Sunday against the Dolphins, he turned his only target into a four-yard touchdown. Assuming he's able to tough out the injury, Williams likely will lead a TE group that also includes Darrell Daniels and Dan Arnold on Sunday versus the Bills.
Williams (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams took the field this past Sunday for the first time since Week 1, but he appears to have aggravated the ankle injury that forced him to miss six games in a row. Still, he led the way for the Cardinals' tight ends in the loss to the Dolphins, playing 34 of 69 offensive snaps, while Darrell Daniels earned 29 and Dan Arnold had 18. Williams even scored his first touchdown of the campaign on his sole target, but he'll now have to try and move past the injury as he looks to gain clearance for a Week 10 game versus Buffalo.
The Cardinals activated Williams (ankle) from injured reserve Saturday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Williams hasn't played since the season opener, when he handled 52 percent of the offensive workload but failed to secure either of his two targets. While it's unsettled how much Williams will play right away, the starting role does appear available, as Dan Arnold's snap share fell to 25 percent last week, while Darrell Daniels finished ahead of him for a second straight week with a 50 percent share.
Coach Kliff Kingsbury said he hopes Williams (ankle) will be activated from injured reserve and have a role in Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Bob McManaman of The Arizona Republic reports.
The 26-year-old was designated to return from injured reserve Monday and is back at practice, but he'll need to be activated by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday to be able to face the Dolphins. Regardless of whether he plays Sunday, Williams is on the cusp of returning to game action.
Williams (ankle) was designated to return from injured reserve Monday.
Coach Kilff Kingbury indicated in early October he expected the 26-year-old to return around the team's Week 8 bye, and he will indeed be back at practice following the off week. Williams could be activated for Sunday's contest against Miami if he shows well this week at practice.
Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Williams (ankle) will hopefully be able to return around Arizona's Week 8 bye, Kevin Zimmerman of ArizonaSports.com reports.
The 26-year-old landed on injured reserve Sept. 21 with the ankle injury and is eligible to return for the Oct. 19 matchup at Dallas during Week 6, but it appears he may need a little more time to recover. Williams' return to practice will be a strong indicator of when he's nearing full health.
The Cardinals placed Williams (ankle) on injured reserve Monday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams missed this past Sunday's win over Washington with an ankle injury, and the Cardinals have opted to shut him down for at least the next three games. He'll be eligible to return Week 6 against the Cowboys. Dan Arnold is expected to be the No. 1 TE while Williams sits out, and Darrell Daniels will continue to log a sizable workload.
Williams (ankle) has been ruled out of Sunday's game versus Washington, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams is set to miss his first game since the 2018 season. He played 52 percent of snaps and garnered two targets in the season opener, but now both Dan Arnold and to a lesser extent Darrell Daniels should have increased roles in Week 2.
Williams (ankle) is not practicing Thursday, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Williams managed to play through his ankle injury during Sunday's win over the 49ers, during which he failed to secure either of his two targets. However, his availability for Week 2's game against Washington now looks to be in jeopardy. In the event that Williams is forced to miss any time or ends up limited, Dan Arnold would stand to handle a larger snap share at the tight end position.
Williams was blanked on two targets during Sunday's 24-20 win at San Francisco.
The Cardinals offense racked up a whopping 82 offensive snaps, with Williams earning 43 of them (52 percent). After leading the team's tight ends in offensive snap share (46 percent) last season, he was a close second in the category Week 1 to Dan Arnold, who started, played 45 such snaps (55 percent) and hauled in both targets for 21 yards. While the two may have an even split of the TE reps in 2020, Williams doesn't hold the same fantasy sway that Arnold does.
Williams (ankle) was a full participant in Friday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Williams was a limited participant both Wednesday and Thursday. However, after logging his first full practice Friday, he'll be ready to suit up in the team's Week 1 matchup against San Francisco after he shed his injury designation. He figures to work as the Cardinals' top tight end, though the team's offensive scheme is likely to limit his targets.
Williams (undisclosed) returned to Monday's practice, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.
This is outstanding news for the Minnesota product, as he missed the past two weeks of practice with the undisclosed issue. The 26-year-old is the favorite to serve as Arizona's official starting tight end, although he only racked up 15 catches for 202 yards and a touchdown last season. As evidenced by this news, expect Williams to be ready for Week 1 of the regular season barring an injury setback.
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