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Arizona Cardinals announce signing of six players to practice squad

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The Arizona Cardinals announced the signing of six more players to their 2019 practice squad.

The brough on cornerback Jalen Davis, running back Justin Davis, wide receiver Johnnie Dixon, linebacker Kylie Fitts, linebacker Pete Robertson, and quarterback Kyle Sloter to the practice squad.

From the team:

Jalen Davis (5-10, 185) played in three games with the Dolphins last season after originally entering the league with Miami as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2018 out of Utah State. He had six tackles, one sack and one forced fumble as a rookie last season after spending the majority of the year on Miami’s practice squad. While at Utah State, Davis was a four-year starter, playing in 49 games and collecting 181 tackles (123 solo), eight sacks, 11 interceptions, 48 passes defensed and four forced fumbles.

Justin Davis (6-1, 199) played 15 games the past two seasons with the Rams and had three carries for 20 yards. The 23-year old Davis played 11 games last year for the Rams and four games as a rookie in 2017 after originally joining the team as a undrafted rookie free agent from USC. He played 43 games at USC and ran for 2,465 yards and 19 touchdowns and 461 carries to go along with 46 receptions for 400 yards and two touchdowns.

Dixon (5-11, 198) spent the preseason with the Texans after joining the team as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Ohio State in May. He played in 27 games at Ohio State, totaling 67 receptions for 1,146 yards and 16 touchdowns. As a senior in 2018, Dixon played in 14 games and had 42 receptions for 669 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

Fitts (6-4, 260) played in seven games as a rookie with the Bears in 2018 after entering the league with Chicago as a sixth-round selection (181st overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft out of the University of Utah. He began his college career at UCLA and played with the Bruins for one season before transferring to Utah where he played his final three seasons. The 24-year old Fitts finished his collegiate career by appearing in 31 games (23 starts) and recording 69 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss, 11 passes defensed and five forced fumbles.

Sloter (6-5, 218) has spent the past two seasons on the Vikings active roster, but did not appear in a game. He entered the league with Denver as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2017 out of Northern Colorado and joined the Vikings following training camp that season. The 25-year old Sloter began his college career as a wide receiver at Southern Mississippi before transferring to Norther Colorado where he switched to quarterback, completing 197 of 318 passes (61.9%) for 2,665 yards and 29 touchdowns.

In order to make room on the 10-man practice squad the team released cornerback Nate Brooks and edge Vontarrius Dora.