Cardinals dealing with injuries after loss to Bills
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Punter Drew Butler sprained his ankle during the Cardinals’ 33-18 loss at Buffalo on Sunday.
Coach Bruce Arians said the Cardinals could opt to keep Butler active and use him only as a holder. The team may have to look for another punter before Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
“We’ll search it all out (Tuesday), look at all our options,” Arians said Monday.
Wide receiver Michael Floyd came out of Sunday’s game with a headache on Monday morning and is in the concussion protocol.
Tight end Troy Niklas had one catch for no gain on Sunday and injured a wrist. Arians said the injury may be severe.
The Cardinals could also be working out long snappers by Tuesday. Rookie Kam Canaday has had two glaring errors on field goals this season. The second came Sunday when his high snap sailed over Butler’s hands and was picked up and returned for a Bills touchdown.
Canaday is also dealing with a rib injury, which Arians said has to be factored into any roster decision.
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