The earliest running back Beanie Wells can play coming off the injured reserve/able to return list is the Nov. 25 home game against the St. Louis Rams. Wells, who has been out with torn ligaments in his toe, said Tuesday there was “no doubt about it” that he would play in that game.
First, Wells has to practice, and the first day he is eligible to do so is Wednesday. “Heck yeah I’m real excited,” Wells said. “It’s been a challenge. It’s hard to be out there and watch practice and not do anything.”
The problem with Beanie is his matchups are pretty tough weeks 15, 16 and 17 - facing Detroit, Chicago and San Francisco in that span. The Cards could certainly use his services and he should be a fantasy factor starting Week 12 when he can play his first game against the Rams. He'll also face the Seahawks in Week 14 at Seattle.