It what is no surprise, coach Ken Whisenhunt said running back Beanie Wells — who had hamstring issues Thursday at practice — will be a game-day decision in Seattle. The official injury report is still to come, but Wells said he did go through some work Friday. Whisenhunt said part of the week of work was getting newcomer and veteran Chester Taylor more reps, so there is a comfort level if Wells cannot go.
“We wanted to be conservative as opposed to injuring it so Chester got a lot of reps,” Whisenhunt said.
“It’s doing well,” Wells said. “It got a little tight yesterday so we decided to let it calm down a little bit,” adding “I don’t think I’ll be limited at all if I play Sunday.”
Linebacker Daryl Washington (calf) and running back LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand) continue to increase their workload in practice, something Whisenhunt said he is “excited about.” Both will join Wells as game-day decisions. Adding Stephens-Howling would help if Wells is out. The Cardinals also have Alfonso Smith, who is inexperienced (he has never had an NFL carry in the regular season) but has flashed talent during preseason work.
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