The offseason move of Andre Ellington to wide receiver was one that was to help both the Arizona Cardinals and a player struggling to get touches:
Andre Ellington to be used at wide receiver in return to Arizona Cardinals - Revenge of the Birds
Something talked about before, the Arizona Cardinals will use Andre Ellington at wide receiver in 2017.
Arizona Cardinals Switch Andre Ellington to WR, Sign Harvey Binford - Revenge of the Birds
The Cardinals WR group is getting a whole lot faster.
Yet, after two weeks, the experiment is failed? Ready to move on? Needed to have him back at running back?
The only one of these scenarios that is good for Ellington is if the Cardinals didn’t see anything in their running backs after David Johnson and just said... “Screw it, we need Juke back at running back.” Any other conclusion is likely a bad thing for Ellington, right?
He has shown he cannot return punts or kicks worth a lick.
He is useful in small doses as a running back, but can’t be trusted to stay healthy, making him a liability as the main back up. And his best use is as a receiving threat out of the backfield, which is what makes David Johnson pretty good.
Is there any reason to expect Ellington to make the roster in 2017?