Bruce Arians mentioned Andre Ellington is #1 back and expects him to get 25-30 touches per game. #AZCardinals
CBSSports.com "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