2 Key Cardinals Players Didn't Practice Today

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The Arizona Cardinals could be shorthanded on either side of the ball for their season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday.

Cardinals defensive end JJ Watt again missed exercise this Thursday due to a calf strain.

Head coach Cliff Kingsbury has already said Watt is there day to day.

Watt is not the only marquee player among the Cardinals to miss today's practice.

Tight end Zack Ertz also sat out with a calf injury.

Ertz was a limited participant during Wednesday's practice.

Looking at the latest injury report, his position for Week 1 seems to be headed in the wrong direction.

The Cardinals should have more information on Watt and Ertz after Friday's practice.

Watt missed most of the 2021 season due to a shoulder injury. hopefully,

He can recover from his calf injury and return to the field as soon as possible.

As for Ertz, he has been quite healthy for most of his NFL career. ,

In 11 matches with the Cardinals last season,

The Pro Bowl tight end had 56 catches for 574 yards and three touchdowns.