After missing the past two weeks due to a hamstrin

After missing the past two weeks due to a hamstrin

first_imgAfter missing the past two weeks due to a hamstring injuryhe has been battling all season, Todd Heap was back on thefield Sunday for the Cardinals 23-20 victory over the St.Louis Rams. Heap told Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo he haddifficulty running in the open field and turning on anextra gear he is used to, but he was able to do shortermovements like blocking at the line of scrimmage.Running back Beanie Wells probably didn’t notice anythingwrong with Heap’s play on the line, as he ran for aCardinals single-game record 228 rushing yards. “It was a lot of fun,” Heap said. “We haven’t had thatmuch success running the ball this year.”Heap said the team set a goal for at least 125 yards inthe ground game against the Rams. Still, Heap has been known as a receiving tight end, butthe injuries have held him back all season long.“I’m not 100 percent yet, that’s the most frustratingthing,” Heap said. “I’ve seen guys go through it beforeand I’ve never been through one quite like this.”The hardest part for Heap has been being able to know whathe can and cannot do.“And that’s the most frustrating part is you don’t knowhow far to take it where you’re not going to re-injure it,you’re not going to set yourself back another threeweeks.” What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Comments   Share   Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationcenter_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’last_img

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