Rumors and reports of players joining NFL practice squads have begun coming in. There hasn't been much in the way of names heading to the Arizona Cardinals, but we have info on two of them.
Really excited to join the @AZCardinals!! Big thank you to everyone that has supported and motivated throughout this journey!— Lawrence Okoye (@Okoye) September 6, 2015
Okoye spent time with the San Francisco 49ers after being a professional track and field athlete in England. He holds Great Britain's national record for discus. He is 6-6, 304.
Also reportedly heading to the Cardinals is defensive back Robert Nelson. The report comes from his agent.
CB Robert Nelson (@NELSON_ISLE) is leaving Cleveland and signing with the AZ Cardinals practice squad.— Sports Agent (@andysimms) September 6, 2015
Nelson went undrafted out of Arizona State and was with the Cleveland Browns last year. He is 5-9, 175 and can play both corner and safety.