Wide receiver Anquan Boldin is nearly ready to return to Arizona's lineup for the first time since being sidelined two months ago by knee surgery.
Last season's NFL Rookie of the Year donned pads for the first time since injuring his right knee in training camp, then said he expects to resume practice Monday and should be ready to play at Buffalo on Oct. 31.
Cards coach Dennis Green has said Nov. 7 might be the return date, but Boldin doesn't think he needs any extra time.
In other NFL news: Ravens coach Brian Billick wants the NFL to amend the rule that forbids running back Jamal Lewis from appearing at the team's training complex during his two-week suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He will miss Baltimore's game Sunday against Buffalo.