Cardinals guard Mike Iupati has a chance to play next weekend, coach Bruce Arians said.
Arizona Cardinals guard Mike Iupati has been listed as day-to-day following a scary collision in which he was carted off the field in Seattle on Sunday night.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians on Monday said Iupati was a little stiff but otherwise fine and will be placed in the league's concussion protocol just to be safe. Arians added that there's a possibility Iupati could play this week against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Iupati was injured when he absorbed a shoulder to the helmet from Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor in Arizona's 39-32 victory. The 6-foot-5, 331-pound tackle was carted off the field by ambulance, but a CT scan and MRI exam both came back normal, allowing Iupati to fly back with the team.
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Arians' words echoed the comments of Cardinals general manager Steve Keim, who earlier Monday told an Arizona radio station that the three-time Pro Bowl guard escaped serious injury from the jarring hit.
“He’s pretty sore, but thank goodness there were no major issues from an injury standpoint,” Keim said.