Thursday August 7th, 2014

Injured Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu said Wednesday that he expects to be at practice in "the next two to three weeks," according to the team website. 

Mathieu tore his ACL and LCL during a game in December and has been rehabbing since. He was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp. 

The safety was asked about Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians' reaction to that timetable: 

“I shared it with him,” Mathieu said. “I don’t think he takes me too seriously.”

On July 25, Mathieu said that he was six to eight weeks away from returning, and in June, Arians said Oct. 1 was the target date. 

More: Cardinals release former top-ten pick Ernie Sims

Mathieu played in 13 games before the injury as a rookie for Arizona last season. He made 68 tackles and grabbed two interceptions. -- Molly Geary

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