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Cardinals Vs. 49ers Injury Report: Arizona Safety Sean Considine Leaves Field In Pregame

Long before the Sunday's Week 14 game between the Arizona Cardinal and San Francisco 49ers started, the first player was seen leaving the field with training staff. Arizona backup safety and special teams player Sean Considine was listed as "probable" due to an Achilles issues.

Considine was limited in practice during the week with the injury. He's a key special teams player but rarely plays regular downs. On several occasions, Considine threw big blocks to help spring Patrick Peterson during punt returns. 

Twitter / @Cardschatter: Key special teamer Sean Co ...
Key special teamer Sean Considine, nursing an Achilles injury this week, limps to the locker room with doctors before warmups end.

Considine was a fourth-round pick in 2005 out of Iowa. He was signed by the Cardinals in October to provide depth at the safety position after Kerry Rhodes went down with a foot injury.

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