Kliff Kingsbury calls J.J. Watt “very limited” in return to practice

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Cardinals defensive lineman J.J. Watt took a step back toward the lineup at Thursday’s practice.

Watt has been on injured reserve for more than two months after injuring his shoulder, but he was designated for return this week and there’s hope that he will be able to play against the Rams on Monday night. Watt said that call will come closer to kickoff and head coach Kliff Kingsbury said that he got in a “very limited” session to start the process of determining if he’ll be ready to go.

“We wanted to get him back out doing some functional football exercises, and that was the step today,” Kingsbury said, via Alex Weiner of SI.com.

The Cardinals will practice again on Friday and Saturday, but won’t have to give Watt an injury designation for Monday as he’s not yet back on the active roster. If he’s activated before kickoff, that will be a good sign that Arizona plans on having him in the lineup.

9 responses to “Kliff Kingsbury calls J.J. Watt “very limited” in return to practice

  1. He’s been “limited” for a few seasons. It’s not a big deal either way.
    Now, if the Cardinals could put TJ Watt out there – THAT would be a major factor.

  2. I actually liked Watt when he played for the Texans. High class guy. Sadly his Watt genes have showed up and he can’t be counted on for anything other than a smile.

  3. At this point in his career a strong gust of wind would land JJ on IR. Overpaid and overhyped.

  4. This guy is as stiff as a surfboard at this point. Of course he is limited.

    Hilariious signing by Keim.

  5. He will get hurt if he plays, been out long enough time that rushing him back he will get hurt again as he always does

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