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Arizona Cardinals place Veldheer, Momah on IR, bring up players from practice squad

The Arizona Cardinals are bringing in some healthy bodies over the bye week.

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The Arizona Cardinals are making moves in order to get back enough players to practice coming out of their bye week.

It started with the placement of Ifeanyi Momah and Jared Veldheer on the injured reserve list.

In corresponding moves, the Cardinals elevated offensive lineman Taylor Boggs and a safety, Christian Bryant, to the active roster.

The Boggs move is not surprising, he has been with the team through camp, so his elevation makes sense, but they did not feel the need to bring a tight end, even from outside, into the mix?

Well, actually they did, with the Cardinals signing Brian Leonhardt to the practice squad. Leonhardt has played in 16 games in the NFL, three of which were starts, with the Raiders and 49ers. He has seven catches for 39 yards and a touchdown.

The Cardinals also brought in Zaviar Gooden to the practice squad. Gooden is a former third round pick of the Tennessee Titans (in 2013). He has played in 25 games in his career, but has mostly been a special teams contributor.

Good luck to all the new Arizona Cardinals.