Robert Nkemdiche Injury: Updates on Cardinals DT’s Ankle and Return

July 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche is dealing with a high ankle sprain as his first NFL training camp opens.
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Nkemdiche's Timeline for Return Revealed Saturday, July 30 Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Nkemdiche is expected to miss "about two weeks" due to the ankle injury, according to Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com.
The Cardinals selected Nkemdiche with the 29th pick in the first round of the 2016 draft, and the selection was widely viewed as a steal after the physical freak shined with the Ole Miss Rebels during his collegiate career.
"Robert is one explosive, disruptive player," Cardinals defensive coordinator James Bettcher told Arizona Sports 98.7 FM's Doug & Wolf, per Vince Marotta of ArizonaSports.com. "When he gets here, honestly in our eyes, he can play the 3 (technique) or the 5—inside or outside. He can play over the center at the nose position and has a lot of versatility."
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