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Arizona Cardinals sign tight end Richard Rodgers, as well as CB Kevin Peterson, and LB Joe Walker to practice squad

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The Arizona Cardinals have made a number of moves to their practice squad.

From the team:

The team has signed cornerback Kevin Peterson, tight end Richard Rodgers and linebacker Joe Walker to the practice squad.

Peterson (5-11, 185) is back with the Cardinals after playing in 26 games (four starts) the past two seasons (2019-20) and collecting 17 tackles (13 solo) on defense and 11 tackles on special teams with one fumble recovery. The 27-year old Peterson entered the league with Chicago as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2016 from Oklahoma State and played in six games (one start) with the Rams in 2017 and had 10 tackles, two interceptions and one fumble recovery. He spent the preseason with the Tennessee Titans.

Rodgers (6-4, 257) is a seven-year NFL veteran who played in 84 games (28 starts) with Philadelphia (2018-20) and Green Bay (2014-17) in his career and has 145 receptions for 1,518 yards and 15 touchdowns. He entered the league with the Packers as a third-round selection (98th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft out of California and spent four seasons with Green Bay prior to playing the past three years in Philadelphia. The 29-year old Rodgers spent the preseason with the Eagles and was on their practice squad earlier this season.

Walker (6-2, 236) played 30 games (11 starts) with Arizona in 2018-19 and had a career high 61 tackles (37 solo) in 2019 while collecting 15 special teams tackles during his two seasons with the Cardinals. The 28-year Walker was originally drafted by Philadelphia in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft out of Oregon and played in 12 games with the Eagles in 2017 prior to joining the Cardinals. Last year, Walker played in 12 games with San Francisco and he spent this preseason with Washington. In his career, Walker has 73 tackles (45 solo) on defense and 21 tackles on special teams.

Peterson will wear #27, Rodgers will wear #41 and Walker will wear #59.

Welcome back to Peterson and Walker and welcome aboard Richard Rodgers.