After receiving news that running back James Conner placed on injured reserve, Arizona Cardinals head coach Jonathan Gannon stated that backup Keaontay Ingram will be back for the game against the Los Angeles Rams on Oct. 15, according to multiple sources.
Originally being out with a neck injury, Ingram didn’t play in the 34-20 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Oct. 8.
#AZCardinals head coach Jonathan Gannon said he's excited for those inside the RBs room knowing the opportunity in front of them with James Conner injured.
He added that the team will get RB Keaontay Ingram back this week and see how he does.
— Tyler Drake (@Tdrake4sports) October 11, 2023
In his second year in Arizona, Ingram has had 12 carries and ran for 15 yards in three games this season.
Overall, Ingram scored 1 touchdown and recorded 75 yards on 39 carry attempts.
If Ingram is labeled as the starting running back for Week 6 against the Rams, this will be his first career start in 16 NFL games.