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Arizona Cardinals sign Travell Dixon, waive injured safety Jonathan Owens

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The Cardinals continue to churn their roster.

NFL: Carolina Panthers-Training Camp Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals continue to turnover their roster on the backend, as they have released undrafted free agent safety Jonathan Owens who was waived with a knee injury.

In his place they have signed former Carolina Panther and Budda Baker teammate from their days at Washington, Travell Dixon.

From the team:

Dixon (6-1, 210) played in one game for Carolina in 2016 after spending the first 16 weeks of the season on the Panthers practice squad. He entered the NFL with Oakland as a rookie free agent in 2015 out of the University of Washington. Dixon was released by Carolina last year during training camp. He spent his final two college seasons at Washington and played in 16 games (one start) following a brief stint at Alabama and two years at Eastern Arizona College.

Dixon has a history with Steve Wilks, as Wilks was his defensive backs coach in 2016, which makes sense for this late in the offseason process, just before the teams mandatory mini-camp, to bring in.

Whether Dixon makes the roster or not remains to be seen, but his presence this week makes sense for the time.