He needs him able to play 16 video games — or extra. The brief time period is not as necessary as the long run.
“I’m not concerned about getting him out there as quick as possible to be able to throw the ball,” Wilks mentioned. “We have give you a plan.
“We’ll be sure that we’re giving Sam all the pieces that he must be profitable, and we have created a plan, and we’re attempting to comply with that plan accordingly.”
Bradford remains to be recovering from having his left knee scoped in November after he injured it in Week 1 final season and re-aggravated it in Week 5. In the course of the exercises the staff opened to the media final week, Bradford went by way of a stretching routine and lifted weights however did not take part within the working portion.
With the Cardinals’ first voluntary minicamp scheduled for subsequent week, Wilks would not plan to rush Bradford’s restoration to get him on the sphere for that.
“I am not attempting to hurry it,” Wilks said. “He is aware of his physique greater than us. We’re attempting to present him the issues that he wants on a day-to-day foundation to be sure that he feels wholesome when he goes on the market, and he feels very assured about that. I really feel nice the place he’s proper now.”
Arizona has a voluntary three-day veteran minicamp scheduled for Tuesday-Thursday subsequent week, and the Cardinals start their three weeks of OTAs on Could 15, adopted by minicamp June 12-14.
Wilks didn’t say if he expects Bradford to be on the sphere for all or any of these practices.
“I believe he is making progress in all the pieces that we’re doing,” Wilks said. “However as soon as once more, we wish to be sure that he is right here for the lengthy haul, significantly 16-plus video games.”