GM Steve Keim: Chris Johnson has bone bruise in knee, Andre Ellington has toe injury.
Arizona Republic "From the outside, it appears Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and his staff have a difficult decision to make at the running back position. With Andre Ellington expected back this week from a knee injury, the Cardinals are deep at the position. And Ellington, Chris Johnson and rookie David Johnson..." October 09
The Score "Barring a setback, Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington will be in the lineup for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports. Ellington, who has been dealing with a knee injury, practiced on a limited basis Wednesday and Thursday. Head coach Bruce Arians..." October 02
Ellington, Iupati will not travel. Jefferson, Bucannon game day decisions. #AZvsCHI
Source: Cardinals RB Andre Ellington has a Grade 1 PCL Sprain. Estimated return to play 2 to 3 weeks.
Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals went to bed last night hopeful they avoided the worst with running back Andre Ellington. But they’ll at least be without him for a few weeks. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, the Cardinals running back was diagnosed with a grade one posterior collateral ligament sprain in..." September 14
Arizona Republic "Cardinals running back Andre Ellington’s bad luck with injuries didn’t change on Sunday. He suffered a right knee injury in the fourth quarter and didn’t return. The severity of the injury is unknown. Coach Bruce Arians said it appears the injury is the posterior cruciate ligament, but that’s..." September 14
Ellingtons hamstring also tightened on Sunday. Won't go today. Not serious, Arians says
Arizona Republic "For the past decade, the Cardinals have never finished with a rushing offense that ranked higher than 23rd in the NFL. In five of those years, including last season, they either finished last or second-to-last in total rushing. On Sunday, however, running back Andre Ellington raised some..." August 03
#AZCardinals coach Bruce Arians said RB Andre Ellington's foot injury is 95 percent healed and there hasn't been a "reoccurance."
NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals will battle for the NFC West title minus the services of Andre Ellington. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters after Sunday's 17-14 win over the Kansas City Chiefs that the running back will be placed on season-ending injured reserve with a sports hernia. Also dealing with..." December 08
BA: Andre Ellington will be OUT for Sunday's game against the Chiefs. #KCvsAZ
NFL.com "The struggling Arizona Cardinals' running game didn't get great news on Tuesday. Coach Bruce Arians told SiriusXM NFL's Late Hits with Alex Marvez and Gil Brandt that Andre Ellington's hip-pointer injury is "severe" and he probably wont practice this week, per Marvez. The hope is that..." December 03
Arizona Republic "At this time last year, the Cardinals were limiting Andre Ellington's playing time because they didn't think he could survive the pounding of a heavy workload on game days. This year, they are limiting Ellington's practice time so he's healthy enough to take on a heavy workload on game..." October 23
Arizona Republic "When Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington practiced on a limited basis Saturday, coach Bruce Arians felt the second-year back had a good chance to play against the San Diego Chargers in Monday's season opener. Ellington, who has been dealing with a left foot injury, needed a bit..." September 09
As for Andre Ellington time frame a lot will depend the how quickly he heals, could be 4-6 weeks or longer depending on further prognosis.
On #Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (foot), who had an MRI last night: First prescription is rest. He’s hopeful. Still a chance he plays on MNF
Hearing Andre Ellington was dealing with some discomfort in his left foot the past week, irritated his foot during practice on Thursday #MRI
Bruce Arians mentioned Andre Ellington is #1 back and expects him to get 25-30 touches per game. #AZCardinals
CBS Sports "Cardinals GM Steve Keim and coach Bruce Arians seem to be fighting themselves when it comes to second-year running back Andre Ellington. They're building the offense around him. They don't see him as a featured back. They want him to get 20 carries and 10 catches - 10! -- per game. They're..." March 28
Arians said RB Andre Ellington has added 10 pounds already. "We want to build our offense around him." #CardsCombine
Keim said Andre Ellington will get more work but reiterated Cards will use multiple backs, not make Ellington "featured." #CardsCombine
S Rashad Johnson has a high ankle sprain. It's a concern. Ellington should be OK. Palmer has low grade ankle sprain.
Arizona Republic "Two of the Cardinals’ more productive offensive players, receiver Michael Floyd and running back Andre Ellington, missed practice Wednesday because of injuries, and both are day to day, according to coach Bruce Arians. Floyd has been playing through a shoulder injury, but it’s a sprained ankle..." December 05
RB Andre Ellington (knee) isn't practicing today, but "I’m fine right now. It’s a day by day thing. I’ll be ready to go on Sunday."
Arians said Andre Ellington was never close to playing with knee injury. Is going to be careful with a young player.
Per Cardinals source, Andre Ellington will play today, barring a setback in warmups.
Pro Football Talk "An injury on the practice field on Thursday was costly for the Cardinals. Andre Ellington, Arizona’s best running back, is inactive for today’s game at Philadelphia. Ellington hurt his knee at practice, and although full details of the injury have not been reported, it was apparently serious..." December 01
Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals will try to extend their winning streak to five games in Philadelphia on Sunday, but one of the offensive pieces that has helped spur them to a string of victories may not be able to be part of the effort. Running back Andre Ellington popped up on Thursday’s injury report with a..." November 29
Arizona Republic "A pup tent could accommodate the people remaining in the camp of Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall, and even then there would be room for coach Bruce Arians and his Kangol caps. It’s not often a running back rushes for 154 yards in his first start and then is benched the next game. Yet,..." November 13
Arians’ It will be harder for them to not give Ellington more touches: "No, no I think its right where it needs to be. He had plenty today."
NFL.com "With Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall returning to the starting lineup Sunday to face the Houston Texans, the broader question was how much rookie Andre Ellington would touch the ball. According to coach Bruce Arians, the Cardinals would like to get Ellington the football..." November 09