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Arizona Cardinals make practice squad moves, including bringing back quarterback Drew Anderson

NFL: AUG 15 Preseason - Raiders at Cardinals Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Arizona Cardinals were busy on Wednesday bringing in a free agent defensive lineman and elevating two linebackers from the practice squad.

That meant the team will have a couple of spots left on the practice squad to fill and they did so quickly.

The team brought back quarterback Drew Anderson, after losing Kyle Sloter last week.

They also brought in wide receiver Saeed Blacknall and defensive lineman Lyndon Johnson.

From the team:

Anderson (6-4, 221) spent the preseason with the Cardinals prior to being released on September 1. He originally joined the Cardinals in May as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Murray State. Anderson played in 11 games last season with Murray State the Racers after transferring from the University of Buffalo and completed 258-of-429 passes for 2,864 yards and 20 touchdowns while also rushing for 225 yards.

Blacknall (6-2, 210) spent the majority of his rookie season in 2018 on the Raiders practice squad after entering the league with Oakland as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Penn State last year. He was elevated to Oakland’s active roster last season, but didn’t play. Blacknall was released by the Raiders in the offseason and spent training camp with the Dolphins. While at Penn State, Blacknall played in 48 games (15 starts) and had 50 receptions for 979 yards and seven touchdowns.

Johnson (6-5, 287) played in three games and had two tackles with Jacksonville as a rookie in 2018 after entering the league with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Cincinnati. He spent time on the Titans and Colts practice squads earlier this season after being released by Jacksonville following the preseason. Johnson played in 26 games at Cincinnati and had 31 tackles, three sacks, four tackles for loss and one forced fumble.