It’s only Monday, but already Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said RB Ryan Williams “probably” will not play against the Chargers Saturday because of the knee. Answers are few and far between.
Arians said, “He needs to start playing. Can’t evaluate him unless you play.”
Arians isn’t sure yet what it means for Williams’ chances at a roster spot, and there is still an opportunity for Williams to “play a bunch” against Denver in the preseason finale. That would mean Williams would actually have to come back first though.
In an update to the story, Williams said it’s still the irritation under the “fatty pad” in his knee causing him sharp pain. According to the story, Williams said he doesn’t even call it an injury. He added that he wasn’t willing to say he was nervous about his spot on the roster, mostly because he figures worrying about it wouldn’t help. But, the team is clearly not happy with him missing time.