After an awful start to the 2018 NFL season, the Arizona Cardinals are coming out and starting to make some moves.
Nothing earth shattering, but they have announce the release of defensive tackle Garrison Smith, who they claimed on waivers after the the NFL cutdown period and also the release of practice squad linebacker B.J. Bello.
In a subsequent practice squad move, they have signed linebacker Nigel Harris.
From the team:
Harris (6-2, 225) played in eight total games last season with the Chargers, Giants and Buccaneers after entering the league with the Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted rookie free agent from South Florida. The 23-year old Harris played in five games with the Chargers and started one contest before being claimed off waivers by the Giants where he appeared in two games. He then signed with Tampa Bay and played in one game with the Buccaneers. Harris was released by Tampa Bay on September 2 following the preseason. While at South Florida, Harris played in 47 games and had 232 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, 5.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries and three interceptions.
While the practice squad moves are nothing much, the release of Smith likely signals the return to health of Olsen Pierre.
With no announcement of who is replacing Smith on the active roster, could the Cardinals be looking to bring in Kendall Wright, who the team worked out today?