Even Kylie Fitts’ rise at outside backer indicated the Cardinals might part ways with Reddick at the 53-man cutdown, allowing him to get a fresh start elsewhere. Haason Samir Reddick (born September 22, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). His production suffered as a result, as he managed just five tackles and one QB hit. I think we found those ways,” Reddick said. Reddick has been on the IDP radar throughout his third season, so his status will be one to monitor as Thursday's game against the 49ers approaches. That’s what the NFL’s all about nowadays is being able to do multiple jobs at a high level. “It’s great to be able to show that versatility, but it’s tough, man,” Campbell added of Reddick’s position switch. Reddick will start at inside linebacker, and he'll likely log a full workload, as he played every defensive snap over the last three weeks. They believe they’ve finally found a niche for Reddick, a place where he can make a difference. Reddick didn't have any prior history of a shoulder injury this season heading into Week 6, so this news is certainly cause for concern. If he’d wanted to leave, it’d be fair. If this injury keeps Reddick out of Week 16's game against the Seahawks, either Cassius Marsh or Kylie Fitts is expected to start at outside linebacker. On Sunday, he did not appear compromised in any way, as the 25-year-old linebacker led the Cardinals with eight tackles (seven solo) and played every defensive snap for the fourth consecutive week. Metcalf's unbelievable effort saves TD, Cardinals still manage win, Cardinals pick up unmeasurable victory in primetime vs. Seahawks, Sign up for the Arizona Sports Insider email. Reddick (groin) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. The 25-year-old was an every-down starter through the first half of the season, but he's played a minor defensive role since Arizona's Week 12 bye. The Cardinals will not pick up Reddick's fifth-year option, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports. Reddick has gone from starter to also-ran in the Cardinals defense, playing just 29 defensive snaps and 16 plays on special teams in three games since the team's Week 12 bye. The 2019 Offensive Rookie of the Year is the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to throw for 500 yards and rush for over 150 in the first two games of a season. Reddick dressed despite being a limited participant in practice both Thursday and Friday because of a shoulder injury. The Cardinals are declining to pick up the fifth-year option on Haason Reddick, a source told ESPN. Reddick (shoulder) was a non-participant for Wednesday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. The third-year pro appears to be in danger of ceding snaps to Joe Walker, according to Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site, which makes him a risky fantasy option in IDP formats heading into Thursday's tilt against the 49ers. After recording limited practices Thursday and Friday, Reddick is good to go as the Cardinals seek their second straight win. You already saw it last year even though we didn’t have the record or the outcome that we wanted last year,” Reddick said. Reddick put on quite the performance in Monday night's blowout win, registering a season-high 54 defensive snaps. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images), Cardinals WR Johnson activated from COVID list; TE Williams to IR, Panthers' McCaffrey out with ankle sprain, won't face Cardinals, Cardinals RT Kelvin Beachum on Kyler Murray: 'I turn into a spectator', The 5: Things we've learned about the Arizona Cardinals through Week 2, Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake reportedly suffered ankle ligament tear, D.K. 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The Cardinals' LB duo of Jordan Hicks and Reddick has been highly productive this season, averaging 9.9 and 7.4 tackles per game, respectively. He’s doing it all — throwing, running. Reddick made two solo tackles before exiting the contest. Patrik Walker writes: "A sixth-round pick should get this conversation started with Arizona, and the … Reddick was limited by a knee injury at Wednesday's practice. “As long as everybody stays locked in, stays focused and stays committed to the goal that we have at hand, then we go out there every Sunday and continue to play good football and try to dominate the opponent — if we can do that, I think we can hit home on that goal.”, Cardinals’ Haason Reddick is ‘definitely comfortable’ this season, GLENDALE, ARIZONA - SEPTEMBER 29: Linebacker Haasan Reddick #43 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after a sack of quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of the NFL football game at State Farm Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. Hicks' rich injury history reared its head Wednesday, as he was held out due to a calf issue. “When you’re off the ball, you can see everything, but when you’re on the ball, your keys are right in front of you so you have to be able to react a lot quicker. Reddick (knee) is active Sunday against the Saints, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. “I was tired of all the talking, tired of all the questions, everybody wondering what was going to happen with me, what was going on, what would my role be,” he said after the Cardinals’ Week 1 win over the San Francisco 49ers. The Cardinals are in search of consistent pressure from players not named Chandler Jones, so Reddick may be called upon soon to get after opposing quarterbacks. They then drafted another hybrid type of player in Isaiah Simmons with their 2020 first-round pick. CBS Sports: Cardinals should trade Haason Reddick to Cowboys. Predictably, his output has suffered, as he's managed just two solo tackles during that stretch after entering the aforementioned respite with 70 stops (40 solo). After losing his spot at inside linebacker to Joe Walker, Reddick eventually made the switch to the edge and recorded a measly nine tackles over the last six outings. I’m so glad I don’t have to be out there chasing him around. Reddick was questionable entering Sunday after injuring his knee in Week 7. A big part of the Cardinals’ success through the first two weeks has been the fact that the defense is averaging only 17.5 points allowed per game. Latest on Arizona Cardinals linebacker Haason Reddick including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN I know he was really frustrated about it, but to see him playing loose and free and finding a good role, it’s exciting to see.”, Cardinals believe Haason Reddick finally found a home at OLB, Ronald Jones #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought down on a run by Haason Reddick #43 of the Arizona Cardinals during the game on November 10, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Reddick recorded five tackles and two sacks in Monday's 38-10 win against the Cowboys. The third-year pro now has 31 tackles and is on pace to shatter his career high of 80 stops. “Everybody is locked in, we’re committed. Reddick said he feels more comfortable playing at the outside linebacker position — something he did in college — after spending his first two seasons in Arizona playing inside linebacker. Reddick (knee) was officially listed as active for Sunday's game against the Lions. If Hicks needs to sit out Sunday in New Orleans and Reddick is active, the latter would be among the best bets to lead the team in tackles. Reddick's final stat line is deceiving, as he didn't start after Week 6 and played more than 50 percent of the defensive snaps in just three of the final 10 games. Ronald Jones #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought down on a run by Haason Reddick #43 of the Arizona Cardinals during the game on November 10, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. 13 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft over the last three seasons in Arizona, and in 2019 he ultimately fell out of favor as a starter after Week 6. This business is a hard business. “To his credit, he didn’t complain, he never pouted. “Kyler is looking amazing. Hopefully he can keep that up but he looks amazing, he looks good and he looks like the quarterback we knew he could be. “We had to try him at inside linebacker because of the need of our defense (in 2019) and it didn’t take,” Joseph said. Reddick hasn't lived up to his draft capital as the No. “We had a great camp, everybody was locked in, focused and you can see it’s transferring to the season,” Reddick said. Reddick was unable to participate in the first two practices of the week due to a knee injury, but he now appears back to full health. Reddick recorded eight tackles, including one for a loss, in Sunday's 34-33 win over Atlanta. In the offseason, he went back to work to refine his outside linebacker skills not knowing what his exact place on the defense. To Reddick's credit he hasn't yet missed a single game due to injury, but he's also never surpassed 80 tackles or four sacks in a single season. Since his rookie year, position changes and scheme changes due to staff turnover jerked him every which way. The Cardinals could struggle immensely against either one if Jordan Hicks and Reddick are both inactive, as the two rank first and second, respectively, in team tackles.