Arizona Cardinals
Name  Gerald Hayes
Born  10/10/1980
Height  6-1
Weight  250
College  Pittsburgh
10/21/2010 10:02:00 AM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports Hayes (back) could return on Sunday against Seattle, but if he does his snaps will be limited.
Insight: Hayes should eventually take back his starting spot at inside linebacker, which would help the Cardinals' run defense. (
8/30/2010 7:04:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports Hayes (back surgery) is unlikely to be ready for Week 1.
Insight: Rookie Daryl Washington looks likely to start at Hayes' vacated inside linebacker spot while he is out. (Rapid
7/21/2010 11:12:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports Hayes (back) had back surgery "several weeks ago" and will miss at least the start of training camp.
Insight: If Hayes has to miss regular season time, the Cardinals' run defense stands to suffer. (
7/21/2010 9:22:00 PM
Description: Gerald Hayes underwent back surgery and will not be ready to participate when the team reports to training camp next week in Flagstaff, Ariz. SOURCE: THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL POST
7/21/2010 5:35:00 PM
Description: Cardinals LB Gerald Hayes is expected to miss at least the start of training camp after undergoing surgery on his troublesome back "several weeks ago." SOURCE: ARIZONA REPUBLIC
Insight: Ken Whisenhunt said the team will determine what Hayes' "rehab protocol" is once the players report to training camp. Arizona's run defense will take a hit if Hayes' rehab goes longer than expected.
6/1/2010 10:57:00 AM
Description: Darren Urban of AZ reports the Cardinals are not overly concerned with the health of Hayes' back.
Insight: Hayes will likely be counted on to fill the shoes of the departed Karlos Dansby this season, so the team is hoping he will be ready to go. (
1/15/2010 10:45:00 AM
Description: Hayes (right ankle) did not practice on Thursday.
Insight: Hayes looks likely to be a game-time decision for Saturday against New Orleans, and if he can't go the Saints' running game could have an easier time. (
1/12/2010 11:54:00 PM
Description: According to the Arizona Republic, Hayes (right ankle) is wearing a walking boot and missed Tuesday's practice.
Insight: If Hayes has to miss this weekend's game against the Saints, the Cardinals' run defense could struggle. (
9/22/2008 9:16:00 PM
Description: Hayes led everyone in the Arizona-Washington game with 13 tackles and nine solos. (Matt Schauf/