Cardinals 2017 fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson signed by Texans

Oct 11, 2017, 11:42 AM
Arizona Cardinals fourth-round draft pick Dorian Johnson (64) works out during an NFL football rook...

Arizona Cardinals fourth-round draft pick Dorian Johnson (64) works out during an NFL football rookie minicamp at the team's training facility, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

(AP Photo/Matt York)

Cardinals fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson was signed off the practice squad by the Houston Texans on Wednesday, and Arizona announced it had replaced him with fellow offensive lineman Givens Price.

Johnson, a 6-foot-5, 300-pound fourth-round pick in 2017, didn’t make it onto the season-opening, 53-man roster despite being drafted to challenge for the right guard role currently occupied by second-year pro Evan Boehm.

The Pittsburgh product then joined the practice squad after clearing waivers.

Price re-joins the Cardinals after having already served time on their practice squad.

The second-year pro was released on Sept. 14 of this year after making one appearance for Arizona last season. The 6-foot-4, 310-pound tackle/guard spent 14 weeks on the practice squad prior to that game and, out of Nebraska, was an undrafted free agent pickup by the Cardinals in 2016.

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