Nkemdiche was placed on injured reserve Monday after tearing his ACL in Sunday's loss to the Lions. Over 10 games this season, Nkemdiche had 32 tackles (22 solo) and 4.5 sacks. Zach Moore and Benson Mayowa will likely take over for the remainder of the season.
Nkemdiche was removed from Sunday's game against the Lions with a knee injury and was unable to return. Though the nature of his injury is unknown, coach Steve Wilks said that Nkemdiche will require surgery.
Nkemdiche is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Lions with a knee injury, Scott Bordow of The Athletic reports.
Nkemdiche has been backing up Corey Peters and Rodney Gunter at defensive tackle. Zach Moore and Benson Mayowa should fill in for the 24-year-old while he is out.
Nkemdiche recorded eight tackles (six solo), including 2.5 sacks, in Sunday's loss to the Chargers.
Nkemdiche had a great individual game Sunday despite Arizona's struggles. Four of his eight tackles were for loss, while his 2.5 sacks more than doubled his career total. The Cardinals will hope Nkemdiche's game was more than a flash in the pan as they gear up for a Week 13 matchup with the Packers.
Nkemdiche (calf) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com reports.
Nkemdiche is slated to return from a two-game absence and likely draw the start at defensive tackle next to Corey Peters. Nkemdiche logged 51 snaps in his last contest against the 49ers.
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