Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 2 months ago

The Cardinals and Gresham agreed to a contract Sunday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gresham underwent back surgery last offseason and didn't find a home until a few days before the Cardinals kicked off training camp. Due to his conditioning at the time, he didn't pick up any snaps in the preseason, yet he was ready for Week 1. Missing one game due to a knee injury, he otherwise recorded a catch in all but four regular season contests and finished with an 18-223-1 line on 32 targets. The presence of Darren Fells will likely relegate Gresham to a reserve role in 2016, depending on any moves made within the TE group as the offseason progresses.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 4 months ago

Gresham totaled 18 receptions (on 32 targets) for 223 yards and one touchdown in 15 games during the 2015 campaign.

Competitive Edge Analysis

On the surface, the signing of Gresham at the outset of training camp appeared to be a perfect match due to the Cardinals' need at tight end and his previous relationship with Carson Palmer in Cincinnati. Gresham's initial practice was delayed, though, due to offseason surgery to repair a herniated disc, and multiple injuries served to quell his snap count, resulting in just 54 percent of the offensive snaps. The preceding allowed Darren Fells to lead the way at the position in every category but targets, which may be enough to allow Gresham to walk as an unrestricted free agent in the offseason.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham hauled in two of three targets for 36 yards during Sunday's loss to the Seahawks.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gresham appeared to be gaining momentum within the Cardinals' offense on multiple occasions this season, only to sustain an ailment. The most recent occurred in Week 13 at St. Louis, from which he suffered a knee injury and sat out the following game. In the meantime, he's recorded just three receptions (on five targets) for 43 yards, with Sunday's multi-catch outing marking his fifth in 15 contests. Similarly constrained within the system, fellow tight end Darren Fells also has five such performances to his name, but visits to the end zone have been more frequent this season (three, versus one for Gresham).

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) is listed as active Sunday versus the Packers, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gresham proved his health with back-to-back full practices to end the week, but a lack of targets (27 in 13 appearances) doesn't lend itself to those seeking fantasy titles.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gresham was limited at Wednesday's practice, but he is set to play Sunday after practicing fully both Thursday and Friday. While Gresham will play Sunday, don't expect much from him fantasy-wise: Gresham tallied just two catches over the last four games.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) practiced fully Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

With his knee injury waning, Gresham is seeking his first reception since Week 13. While Darren Fells stands in his way, tight ends in Arizona are multi-purpose, meaning targets aren't always on the weekly docket. No matter, Gresham will face a Packers defense Sunday that has given up both the 11th most yards (805) and touchdowns (seven) to opposing tight ends this season.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) was limited at practice Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gresham last recorded a catch in Week 13, when he sustained a knee injury that forced a DNP against the Vikings on a short week. In his return Sunday at Philadelphia, he wasn't targeted while logging 32 of 76 offensive snaps. Meanwhile, Darren Fells continue to serve as the No. 1 tight end, corralling all three passes directed his way for 54 yards. If Gresham's knee remains less than 100 percent, he'll likely continue playing second fiddle to Fells.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham was held without a catch during Sunday's win in Philadelphia.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Two weeks removed from a knee injury that wiped one game from the slate, Gresham's return was uneventful, despite garnering 32 of the 76 offensive snaps. Meanwhile, starting tight end Darren Fells led all skill-position players with 69 snaps, while ranking second on the team with 54 receiving yards. Gresham may continue to be eased into the fold as his knee grows healthier, but in any case, Fells is the relevant fantasy option at the moment.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) is listed as active Sunday in Philadelphia, Mark Dalton of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

After back-to-back limited showings to wrap up the week, Gresham was trending toward a return, which has come to fruition. However, the health of his knee could keep him firmly behind Darren Fells in the tight-end pecking order.

Jermaine Gresham TE ARI 5 months ago

Gresham (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Philadelphia, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

After missing Wednesday's practice, Gresham returned as a limited participant Thursday and Friday. Head coach Bruce Arians said earlier this week that the tight end should be ready to return, but there's still no reason to expect more than three of four targets, especially with Darren Fells healthy.