Heads to desert
The Cardinals selected Thomas (hamstring) in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 87th overall.
Thomas turned in a dominant senior season at San Diego State to fuel his draft stock and become a Day 2 selection. The 267-pounder ranked 4th in the FBS in tackles for loss at 20.5 and added 11.5 sacks. He began his career as a nose tackle before moving to the edge, where he thrived. Thomas did not test at the combine due to a hamstring issue and did not complete the full battery of tests at his pro day, but his production and film was enough for Arizona to take the plunge. Thomas can develop behind J.J. Watt at defensive end.
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Williams (knee) is expected to begin training camp on the PUP list, Jess Root of USA Today reports.
Hopkins, who will serve a six-game suspension to begin the 2022 season, is expected to be healthy for training camp, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. "He's been moving around well, and I think he's right on schedule," coach Kliff Kingsbury said after Monday's OTA session.
Murray returned to the Cardinals' training facility Tuesday and is expected to be on the practice field for the first time during Arizona's voluntary OTAs, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Williams agreed to sign with the Cardinals on Tuesday, NFL reporter Jordan Schultz reports.
Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday that he expects Murray to be present for mandatory minicamp, Tyler Dragon of USA Today reports.
Murray isn't present Monday for the start of Arizona's voluntary OTAs, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Moore's prospects have risen since Monday's announcement that DeAndre Hopkins faces a six-game suspension to kick off the 2022 season, Jess Root of USA Today reports.
Green should benefit from DeAndre Hopkins' six-game suspension to begin the 2022 season, Jess Root of USA Today reports.
Brown may need to take on a larger role in the Cardinals offense to begin the upcoming season after DeAndre Hopkins was suspended six games Monday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Lindsay Jones of The Athletic reports.
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.