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Beanie Wells

Beanie Wells - #26 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 229 lbs.
Birthday 08/07/1988
Birthplace Akron, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 31st pick by Cardinals

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted March 11, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have released running back Beanie Wells after four injury-plagued seasons. A first-round pick in 2009, Wells showed flashes of the brilliance he had at Ohio State, but has only played one full season - his rookie year.||||||| Wells eclipsed 1,000 yards and scored 10 touchdowns in 2011, but was limited to eight games last season due to a turf toe injury. He ran for 234 yards and eight touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have the services of running back Beanie Wells and wide receiver Andre Roberts for Sunday's game against Seattle.||||||| Wells is active despite a knee injury that limited his participation in practice all week.
Posted Nov. 06, 2012
According to the team's website, Wells believes he'll be ready to go when he comes off the injured reserve/able to return list for the Nov. 25 home game against the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Wells has been out with torn ligaments in his toe. Wells must miss one more game, so LaRod Stephens-Howling gets another start against Atlanta.
Posted Sept. 26, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have activated Wells from the NFL's new injured/designated to return list, clearing the way for the running back to play Sunday against St. Louis.||||||| Wells has been sidelined since sustaining a severe turf toe injury against Philadelphia in Week 3. The league's new injured/designated to return list required Wells to be inactive for eight weeks, which meant that he missed seven games. He returned to practice last week. Wells' return will be a boost to a running game that ranks 30th out of 32 NFL teams. The time off also allowed Wells to rest his surgically repaired knee, which was still bothering him.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Arizona has removed Wells from the physically unable to perform list, clearing him to begin practicing with the team.||||||| Wells has been unable to practice since undergoing knee surgery after last season. Wells rushed for more than 1,000 yards last season despite being bothered by the sore knee.