ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cardinals place LS Aaron Brewer on IR, claim CB Josh Jackson

Dec 26, 2022, 3:33 PM
Matt Prater #5 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates his third quarter field goal with Aaron Brewer #...
Matt Prater #5 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates his third quarter field goal with Aaron Brewer #46 and teammates against the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on October 03, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

Another Arizona Cardinal hit the shelf for the remainder of the 2022 season, as long snapper Aaron Brewer landed on injured reserve (pectoral) on Monday, the team announced.

The Cardinals were also awarded their waiver claim on cornerback Josh Jackson — who spent much of the offseason with Arizona — from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Brewer, 32, is an upcoming free agent after spending the last seven seasons on the Cardinals.

He has not missed a game this year, although he was sidelined for three contests with a forearm issue in 2021.

The Cardinals will need to add a long snapper ahead of Sunday’s contest against the Atlanta Falcons or go to emergency options on the roster.

Jackson signed with Arizona as a free agent on June 16 after playing two games for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2021. The 2018 second-round pick out of Iowa played in all three of the Cardinals’ preseason games, producing eight tackles and a pass defense.

He was cut on Aug. 29 and signed with the Steelers’ practice squad on Sept. 5.

Jackson has played in four games this season with one start.

The Cardinals placed cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. on injured reserve Saturday with a back injury, ending his campaign.

Marco Wilson, who had a pair of interceptions on Sunday, left the game with a stinger and is considered day-to-day.

Jackson adds depth familiar with the defense to the mix with two contests left on the slate.

More roster moves appear imminent, as safety Budda Baker is out for the season with a shoulder injury, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday.

Cardinals-Falcons will air Sunday at 11 a.m. on Arizona Sports 98.7, the Arizona Sports app and ArizonaSports.com. 

Arizona Cardinals

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid answers a question during an NFL football Super Bowl media ...
Tyler Drake

Reid: Mike Kafka would ‘challenge’ Kyler Murray, Cardinals to be better

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid gave a ringing endorsement Tuesday for Arizona Cardinals' head-coaching candidate Mike Kafka.
22 hours ago
Carolina Panthers head coach Steve Wilks watches play in the second half of an NFL football game ag...
Associated Press

Former Cardinals coach Steve Wilks joins 49ers as DC, per report

The San Francisco 49ers are hiring former Carolina interim head coach Steve Wilks as their new defensive coordinator.
22 hours ago
Philadelphia Eagles OLB Haason Reddick speaks with reporters during opening night of Super Bowl 57 ...
Tyler Drake

From Cardinals to Super Bowl: ‘It’s been a journey’ for Haason Reddick

Misused for most of his Cardinals' tenure, Haason Reddick now vies for a Super Bowl in the same state he headed to as a 2017 first-rounder.
22 hours ago
Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach Mike Kafka talks with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick ...
Jake Anderson

Patrick Mahomes: Mike Kafka will turn Arizona Cardinals around if hired

Super Bowl LVII marks the first time Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes will take the field to compete for the Lombardi Trophy without Mike Kafka.
22 hours ago
Head coach Brian Flores of the Miami Dolphins looks on from the sideline during the second quarter ...
Arizona Sports

Report: Cardinals head coach candidate Brian Flores takes Vikings’ DC job

Arizona Cardinals head coaching candidate Brian Flores has reportedly accepted the Minnesota Vikings' vacant defensive coordinator position.
2 days ago
Arizona Cardinals WR A.J. Green (Jeremy Schnell/Arizona Sports)...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals wide receiver A.J. Green announces retirement on Instagram

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver A.J. Green has announced on his Instagram account that he has retired from the game of football.
2 days ago
Cardinals place LS Aaron Brewer on IR, claim CB Josh Jackson