Cardinals Place OLB Markus Golden On Injured Reserve With Torn ACL


Cardinals HC Bruce Arians confirmed that OLB Markus Golden (ACL) will be placed on injured reserve after he suffered a torn ACL.

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Ian Rapoport reports that Cardinals OLB Markus Golden does, in fact, have a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2017 season.

The Cardinals will likely place Golden on injured reserve in the coming days and add someone to their roster.

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According to Ian Rapoport, Cardinals OLB Markus Golden could miss anywhere from a month to possibly the season with the knee injury he sustained during Sunday’s game against the 49ers.

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According to Mike Jurecki of, the Cardinals fear OLB Markus Golden suffered a torn ACL or MCL during their Week 4 win over the 49ers.

Jurecki adds that Golden is scheduled to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of his injury on Monday.

Golden collided with teammate Budda Baker and was grabbing his knee following the play.

Kareem Martin stepped in for Golden was he was out with the injury.

Golden, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2015. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year contract and stands to make base salaries of $791,212 and $969,318 over the final two years of the agreement.

Entering today’s game, Golden had appeared in three games and recorded eight tackles and no sacks for the Cardinals.

We’ll have more regarding Golden as the news is available.

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