The official injury report for the Arizona Cardinals was released on Wednesday and as expected, Anquan Boldin was the headliner. After suffering a high ankle sprain in the season finale, Boldin did everything he could to play in Sunday's victory over the Packers. Obviously he wasn't able to suit up and watched from the sidelines.
"It still doesn't feel as good as I would like it to be," Boldin said. "But there are definite improvements."
"I will push it as hard as I can and try and get the range of motion back," Boldin added. "I was a big cheerleader Sunday, hoping we'd get one more shot so I could get back out there."
Boldin did watch, as Steve Breaston shined in his place and 2nd year receiver Early Doucet also made a big contribution in the win. Since the week is short(game is Saturday), that leaves Boldin only two more days of healing before he can test the ankle. Either way, he'll likely be a game-day decision.
A surprise on the report was linebacker Gerald Hayes. Hayes was sporting a walking boot in practice after spraining his ankle as well. Losing Hayes could be costly, as he's been the Cardinals best run defender for the year. Hayes should also be a game-day decision.
Calais Campbell(thumb), Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie(knee), Bryant McFadden(chest), Will Davis(knee), and Ben Graham(groin) all appeared on the report but should be able to play on Saturday.