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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

Cardinals release RB Wells

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released former first-round pick RB Beanie Wells, the team announced Monday.

Wells' Cardinals career hasn't worked out too well

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Most close Cardinals observers agree that former No. 1 pick Beanie Wells has been a bona fide disappointment in the desert.

RB fantasy tips: Wells could excel in return to action

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' Beanie Wells, who will return from injury Sunday, is among the fantasy sleepers PFW considers in our Week 12 RB fantasy tips.

Cardinals activate RB Wells, release LB Westerman

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Cardinals activated RB Beanie Wells off the short-term injured-reserve list and released Jamaal Westerman.

Cardinals RB Williams to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Ryan Williams needs surgery on his shoulder and is out for the rest of the season, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

Cardinals place RB Wells on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed RB Beanie Wells on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Cardinals' ground game hard to figure

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
It’s starting to look like the Cardinals’ RB situation could be perhaps even more fluid than the team’s unsettled situation at quarterback.

Cardinals activate RB Wells from PUP list

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have activated RB Beanie Wells from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Cardinals RB Wells, TE King begin camp on PUP list

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells and TE Jeff King will begin training camp on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list.

RB Williams impressing Cardinals with special will

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert tell us RB Ryan Williams, who missed his rookie season due to a knee injury, is right on schedule in his recovery.

Around Fantasyland: RB injuries

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar reviews the latest injuries around the NFL at the running back position and how they fit into the 2012 fantasy season. 

Cowboys covet Chiefs' Carr

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 2:04 a.m. ET
If Chiefs CB Brandon Carr hits the free-agent market, you can expect the Cowboys to make a strong pitch to sign him, according to NFC Whispers.

Record-breakers Wells, Peterson lift Cardinals' spirits

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Records were made to be broken in the Cardinals' Week 12 win in St. Louis, with Beanie Wells and Patrick Peterson turning the trick in Arizona's third victory in four games.

Beanie, baby! A change of heart on the oft-injured Wells

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
Beanie Wells' gutsy performance last week convinced Pat Fitzmaurice that he'd been all wrong about the Cardinals' running back, one of this week's "21 things" in fantasy football.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.


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.