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Haason Reddick to miss a few weeks as Arizona Cardinals head towards the start of the season

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Things never seem to go right for Steve Keim and his first round picks.

As it looks like the Arizona Cardinals are getting Haason Reddick into the flow of the new defense, something comes up.

The Arizona Cardinals and Kliff Kingsbury announced that the 2017 first round pick will miss a couple of weeks:

“We feel fortunate that we will have him back, but it will be a few weeks,” Kingsbury said.

That seems to be the luck of Keim and more specifically Reddick.

Reddick’s rookie season was supposed to be his transition to the role of inside linebacker, until the Arizona Cardinals needed him to move back outside and work on the edge.

The growth had been stunted and it would never seem to get back.

In 2018, Reddick was asked to move back off the ball, this time in a 4-3, or more accurately a 4-2-5.

He never really fit into the system and didn’t get on the field much until week five when he finally started playing regular snaps.

While Reddick never really took off, he was playing consistently and was getting better.

Entering year three, with his third different teammate lining up next to him inside, in his third different defensive scheme, the hope was Reddick would begin to breakout.

While he may yet, it’ll be in the regular season if it happens, without much work.

Let’s hope it is a speedy recovery.