The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly claimed an offensive lineman off waivers. According to Adam Caplan, they will be adding offensive tackle Bradley Sowell.
Sowell is a a second year undrafted player out of Ole Miss. He was signed originally by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and eventually signed off their practice squad by the Indianapolis Colts. He played 10 games for the Colts in 2012, all in a backup role, where Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians coached last season. He played a total of 60 offensive snaps in the regular season and another 75 during the Colts' playoff game. He played right tackle and, for seven snaps in Week 12, left guard.
Sowell is 6-7, 315 pounds.
If this reports is true, the team will have to make a roster move immediately. This would make it seem that either Nate Potter or Bobby Massie has likely seen their last days with the Cardinals. It would seem unlikely they would keep five tackle on the roster.
Another possibility is that they cut someone else while trying to trade one of the two backup tackles.
Sowell also has seen action at tight end. He played a little in 2008 in college and practiced at the position last year when there were injury issues for the Colts. However, at his size, that does not look to be something he would do long term.
More moves are to come. We'll keep you updated.
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