Cardinals add Kerwynn Williams to the active roster, release Joseph Fauria

Sep 19, 2015, 12:04 PM
Arizona Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams (33) scores a touchdown as Denver Broncos linebacke...
Arizona Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams (33) scores a touchdown as Denver Broncos linebacker Zaire Anderson (47) defends during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

The Arizona Cardinals promoted running back Kerwynn Williams from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday and released tight end Joseph Fauria.

5-foot-eight, 198-pound Williams played in five December games for the Cards last season and recorded 246 rushing yards on 53 carries for a 4.6 yard average. He’s been playing on the Cardinals practice squad since September 5 when he was cut from the active roster.

Fauria played the past two seasons and the 2015 preseason with the Detroit Lions and did not play last week for the Cardinals in their game against the New Orleans Saints. He has 24 receptions and 287 yards for his career.

 

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