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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 must get act together in crunch time

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
As long as the Cardinals keep saving their worst for last, a frustrating dry spell figures to continue as far as victories in the desert are concerned.

Del Pilar's Mailbag: Wednesday edition

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
With the first game of the season just a day away, it's time to start answering fantasy questions from readers. Here's the first mailbag of the season.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back sleepers

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With people expecting big things from Ryan Mathews, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert has become tremendously undervalued and is a solid sleeper.

Cardinals could not be more battle-tested

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Is there any team in the NFL with more position battles going on than the Cardinals? PFW executive editor Dan Arkush thinks not.  

Million-dollar backfield? Cardinals sure hope so

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' four-headed backfield of Beanie Wells, Ryan Williams, Tim Hightower and LaRod Stephens-Howling might not be such a bad idea after all.

Confusion abounds for Cardinals at running back

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert are having a difficult time trying to determine just what exactly the Cardinals might have in mind at running back after their very surprising second-round selection of RB Ryan Williams.

Cardinals' second-round pick a real head-scratcher

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Nobody in the desert could honestly say they saw the selection of Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams coming in the second round early Friday evening. 

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Insider: Elway not what Broncos need

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that former Broncos great John Elway might be a popular choice to take over GM duties, but that the Hall of Fame quarterback would be best in a figurehead role, not in a decision-making one.

Cardinals sign RB Smith, release WR Komar

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
Due to injuries in the backfield, the Cardinals have signed RB Alfonso Smith from their practice squad. WR Max Komar was released to create an available roster spot.

Allergic reaction slows Cardinals RB Wells

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
An allergic reaction to a medication has limited the practice participation of Cardinals RB Beanie Wells, casting some doubt on his availability for Sunday's game at Minnesota.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to check out in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Beanie the starter should be fantasy joy

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
It took nearly half the season, but Beanie Wells has finally taken hold of the Cardinals' featured back job — and the fantasy value that goes with it.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Fantasy Buzz: Week Three

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
With Ryan Mathews (ankle) doubtful to play, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert will get the start at Seattle on Sunday and has the chance to be a fantasy stud. Read about that and other important late-week news in the "Fantasy Buzz."

Guess what? Wells had knee surgery before season

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery after the team's final preseason game, the team admitted Friday.

Cardinals RB Wells questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (knee) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for the season opener against the Rams.

Cardinals RB Wells suffers rib injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells was carted off the practice field Monday after suffering a rib injury, the Arizona Republic is reporting.

Cardinals embracing change on offense

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With new starting QB Matt Leinart and free-agent pickup OG Alan Faneca, the Cardinals' offense is heading into a transitional year.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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