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8/26 Arizona Cardinals news: Rashard Mendenhall sprains knee, Ryan Williams on the trading block

Stay up-to-date with developing Cardinals injury reports and NFL roster cuts with today's links.

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Misery loves company, and there is a lot of it in the NFL today. Roster trim downs have begun and teams are slashing the bottoms of their depth charts. Any tight ends finding themselves out of work, apply to Cardinals HQ. More information is surfacing regarding the Cardinals' injury-list post-Chargers, including an update on Rashard Mendenhall, who has sprained his knee. Let's hope no news is good news for Jonathan Cooper.


Report: Rashard Mendenhall has a sprained knee
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall has a sprained knee and is expected to be ready for week one.

Cardinals reportedly shopping RB Ryan Williams in trades
Jason La Canfora (of CBS Sports) is the first to report this news, but it certainly doesn’t come as a surprise that Williams would be on the cutting block based on his short track record in the league.

Cuts begin with Carpenter
The Cardinals have been making a few cuts here and there as camp has been going on so it’s not like they just started Sunday. But teams must get down to the 75-man limit by Tuesday and so this weekend came the first wave of massive roster changes.

Much Blame To Go Around In Cards Third Preseason Game
Lots of work is needed to be done and the honeymoon of the new regime is over.

Arizona Cardinals Receiver Michael Floyd Coming Around
Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd is starting to show what we were promised a year ago when he was a first-round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Sorting Through The Running Backs
Alfonso Smith stands out, Ryan Williams returns as cuts loom.


Roster cuts for all 32 NFL teams -
Josh Cribbs lasted just three months with the Oakland Raiders. The wide receiver is the latest high-profile cut as teams whittle rosters to 75 players before Tuesday's deadline. Who else was cut?

2014 NFL Draft offensive tackle rankings -
Can the 2014 offensive tackle class live up to 2013's historic group?

NFL preseason 2013, Week 3: What we learned on Saturday night -
The third week of the preseason rolls on, and there was plenty of action Saturday night. Here's what we learned.

Kevin Kolb concussion could be career threatening, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
Per beat reporter Tim Graham, the Buffalo Bills are scrambling for quarterbacks because they believe Kevin Kolb's career might be over after a third concussion. Whoa.

NFL trade rumors: 49ers shopping Colt McCoy, per Ian Rapoport - Niners Nation
The 49ers are reportedly shopping Colt McCoy in hopes of getting something in return for the struggling backup QB. We break down what the news means to the 49ers quarterback situation, and more.