ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cardinals announce 3 roster moves before Sunday’s game vs. 49ers

Oct 9, 2021, 2:00 PM | Updated: 2:20 pm
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jace Whittaker (39) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

The Arizona Cardinals have elevated offensive lineman Danny Isidora and tight end Ross Travis from the practice squad, as well as cornerback Jace Whittaker as a COVID-19 replacement, the team announced.

Whittaker is a familiar name for Cardinal fans as he appeared in four games for Arizona in 2020. He had four tackles total, two on special teams and two on defense. The corner played his college ball at the University of Arizona before signing as an undrafted free agent last season.

The Cardinals’ cornerback room is thin on depth as Byron Murphy Jr. is out for Sunday while Marco Wilson and Antonio Hamilton are both questionable.

Isidora has played in 25 games with the Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs after being a fifth-round selection in the 2017 NFL draft. He played 21 games with the Vikings during the first two years of his career but has only appeared in four games since that point.

Travis spent the preseason with Arizona before signing with the practice squad. He has made seven starts in 25 games played while catching 14 balls for 142 yards in his career.

The tight end was drafted by the Chiefs in 2015 and has also played with the Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets.

The Cardinals will host the San Francisco 49ers at 1:25 p.m. on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station and Fox.

Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt (99) battles Houston Texans offensive tackle Charlie Heck...
Arizona Sports

Packers-Cardinals injury report: J.J. Watt, DeAndre Hopkins out Monday

WR DeAndre Hopkins and DE J.J. Watt were among five Arizona Cardinals who were listed as non-participants Monday.
15 hours ago
Arizona Cardinals LB Chandler Jones (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports)...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals activate LB Chandler Jones, DL Zach Allen off COVID-19 list

The Cardinals officially activated linebacker Chandler Jones and defensive lineman Zach Allen off of the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday.
15 hours ago
Markus Golden #44 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates a sack in the third quarter against the Cleve...
Tyler Drake

Meant-to-be Cardinals LB Markus Golden enjoying productive 2021

There aren't many who proclaim their love for a team quite like Cardinals LB Markus Golden. With how he's playing, the feeling is mutual.
15 hours ago
Arizona Cardinals TE Zach Ertz warms up ahead of practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Tempe. (Tyle...
Character Counts

Cardinals TE Zach Ertz to give 5,000 meals per TD to Arizona food banks

Cards TE Zach Ertz is giving back to the community, providing 5,000 meals to local AZ food banks for every TD the team score this season.
15 hours ago
Washington Football Team's Benjamin St-Juste is called for pass interference on Green Bay Packers' ...
Arizona Sports

Packers WR Adams to COVID-19 list, DC positive before Cards game

Green Bay Packers DC Joe Barry will miss the Thursday Night Football game against the Arizona Cardinals, reports NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.
15 hours ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals reacts during the final moments of the NFL game...
Kevin Zimmerman

‘Disconnected’ Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury happy to be back from COVID-19 stint

Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury would rather have last week's scenario over this week's.
15 hours ago
Cardinals announce 3 roster moves before Sunday’s game vs. 49ers