Cardinals sign DTs Anau and Moala, reach injury settlement with CB Bouka
Defensive tackles Peli Anau and David Moala have joined the Arizona Cardinals for training camp, the team announced Tuesday.
Arizona also announced it reached an injury settlement with cornerback Elie Bouka, who is out with an ankle injury. Bouka was a 2016 third-round pick in the Canadian Football League.
Anau, an undrafted rookie, hails from Phoenix and attended Horizon High School before he played his college ball at Northern Arizona. As a senior, he was an FCS All-American for the Lumberjacks after totalling 55 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles.
Moala, an undrafted free agent out of Utah State, previously spent time in Denver Broncos training camp before he was cut in August 2016. He has since worked out for several other NFL teams, including the Panthers, Packers and Chiefs.
Moala played his final two years at Utah State and in 2015 earned All-Mountain West honors his senior season by recording 50 tackles to go with 4.5 sacks.
Heading into preseason play, Moala (6-foot-2, 300 pounds) and Anau (6-foot-3, 282 pounds) provide depth behind an expected regular-season tackle rotation that should include Frostee Rucker, Corey Peters, Rodney Gunter and Xavier Williams, among others.
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