Arizona Cardinals release 28 players to reduce roster

Aug 31, 2019, 4:18 PM | Updated: 5:07 pm
General manager Steve Keim of the Arizona Cardinals looks on during team OTA's at the Dignity Healt...
General manager Steve Keim of the Arizona Cardinals looks on during team OTA's at the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Center on May 29, 2019 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Arizona Cardinals announced on Saturday that they have released 28 players in preparation for their initial 53-man roster.

Notable players to be cut include wide receivers Pharoh Cooper and Chad Williams, tight ends Ricky Seals-Jones and Caleb Wilson, and recently-acquired defensive lineman Bruce Hector.

The Cardinals also waived/injured offensive linemen Rees Odhiambo and William Sweet, linebacker Pita Taumoepenu, cornerback Brandon Williams and reached an injury settlement with running back Wes Hills.

Arizona has the top waiver claim on players with fewer than four years of NFL experience and will have until 1 p.m. Arizona time Sunday to make those claims.

Here is the full list of players that the team released on Saturday:

– Defensive lineman Siupeli Anau

– Quarterback Drew Anderson

– Defensive lineman Sterling Bailey

– Tight end Drew Belcher

– Linebacker Dante Booker

– Cornerback Nate Brooks

– Wide receiver Pharoh Cooper

– Tight end Darrell Daniels

– Linebacker Vontarrius Dora

– Offensive lineman Parker Ehinger

– Offensive lineman Colby Gossett

– Defensive lineman Bruce Hector

– Quarterback Charles Kanoff

– Offensive lineman Patrick Lawrence

– Linebacker Cameron Malveaux

– Cornerback Deatrick Nichols

– Offensive lineman Jacob Ohnesorge

– Safety Jonathan Owens

– Wide receiver A.J. Richardson

– Tight end Ricky Seals-Jones

– Offensive lineman Coleman Shelton

– Safety Tyler Sigler

– Running back Dontae Strickland

– Defensive lineman Pasoni Tasini

– Wide receiver Chad Williams

– Tight end Caleb Wilson

– Punter Ryan Winslow

– Wide receiver Isaac Zico


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