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Arizona Cardinals sign linebacker Devon Kennard to 3-year contract per report

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The Arizona Cardinals continue to work to fix a leaky defense.

It was announced by Adam Schefter the Arizona Cardinals have signed valley product Devon Kennard to a three-year deal, which per reports will be for $20 million with a little over $12 million in guarantees.

Kennard, a 28-year old linebacker is a six-year NFL veteran who was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Giants in 2014.

In his four seasons with the Giants he started 35 games and saw playing time in 52.

Kennard then signed a two-year contract with the Lions in 2018 and started 30 of 31 games he played in and started to rack up big numbers.

As a Lion, Kennard had 14 sacks and 18 tackles for loss in his two seasons in Detroit.

For his career Kennard has 23.5 sacks and 41 tackles for loss in his six-year NFL career.

Kennard played high school ball at Desert Vista before heading to USC for his collegiate career.

Welcome home, Devon.