Beanie Wells Injury Update: Fantasy Value Decreased By Questionable Status

FLAGSTAFF AZ - AUGUST 02: Runningback Beanie Wells #26 of the Arizona Cardinals practices in the team training camp at Northern Arizona University Walkup Skydome on August 2 2010 in Flagstaff Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells is officially listed as questionable on the team's injury report for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. We break down the fantasy implications.

Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells is officially listed as questionable on the team's injury report for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Wells is dealing with a hamstring injury. He was limited in Friday's practice but seems like a decent bet to play. Ryan Williams is the primary backup to Wells and would be in line for a decent amount of carries if Wells is limited. The Seahawks present a challenging option for either running back, especially behind the Cardinals' shaky offensive line.

Fantasy Impact: Beanie Wells is not a recommended start with his hamstring issue and a very tough matchup against Seattle. Ryan Williams would be a decent flier if Wells isn't active for the game, but the matchup will be too much to overcome. The Cardinals' running back situation is one to avoid in Week 1.

For more on the Arizona Cardinals, check out Revenge of the Birds and SB Nation Arizona. For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8pm ET Monday through Friday, 8am -1pm Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

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