The Arizona Cardinas announced a couple of roster moves just before the start of mandatory mini-camp on Tuesday. They waived undrafted rookie Jeff "Bobo" Beathard and replaced him on the roster with another young receiver.
Now on the roster is receiver Rico Richardson.
Richardson (6-1, 185) originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 out of Jackson State. He spent part of his rookie season on Houston’s practice squad and then was with the Tennessee the last two years, appearing in six total games while also spending time on the Titans practice squad. In four years (2009-12) at Jackson State, Richardson totaled 146 catches for 2,722 yards and 26 touchdowns.
We learned a bit about Beathard after he signed with the team as an undrafted rookie.
Since he is a receiver and not a quarterback, I can speculate he is not Uncle "what do you want to bet I can throw a football over them mountains" Rico.
Chances are he is nothing more than a camp body, especially with the depth the Cardinals have at receiver.
Quick update: This is why Beathard was let go. He got hurt.
Cardinals reach injury settlement with Bobo Beathard— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) June 7, 2016