James Conner, RB (ARI)

Status in question for Monday

Conner (ribs) is listed as questionable for Monday's wild-card game at the Rams, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

Conner made his first appearance on the practice field Saturday since departing the Cardinals' season finale against the Seahawks with rib injury, logging a limited session. Jonathan Ward (knee) had the same practice regimen this week, while Chase Edmonds (ribs/toe) followed up back-to-back limited listings with a full practice Saturday. Edmonds is the only one of the three without a designation for the team's playoff opener, making him the best bet to lead the backfield Monday. Earlier in the week, coach Kliff Kingsbury considered Conner to be a game-time decision, per Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site, so his status may not be confirmed until 90 minutes before an 8:15 p.m. ET kickoff.

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Rondale Moore

WR | ARI

Higher expectations in store

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Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown

WR | ARI

On pace for volume sans Hopkins

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Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray

QB | ARI

Impacted by Hopkins suspension

Murray will be without DeAndre Hopkins to start the 2022 season after the NFL handed the wide receiver a six-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, The Athletic reports.

DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins

WR | ARI

Won't appeal suspension

Hopkins withdrew the appeal of the six-game suspension he received from the NFL on Monday for violating the league's performance-enhancing substances policy, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins

WR | ARI

Handed six-game suspension

The NFL issued a six-game suspension to Hopkins on Monday for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Cameron Thomas

DL | ARI

Heads to desert

The Cardinals selected Thomas (hamstring) in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 87th overall.

Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown

WR | ARI

To receive fifth-year option

GM Steve Keim said the Cardinals will exercise the fifth-year option on Brown's rookie contract after acquiring the wide receiver in a draft-day trade with the Ravens on Thursday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.