Arizona Cardinals add defensive end Cordian Hagans

Aug 8, 2013, 10:10 PM | Updated: 10:10 pm
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The Arizona Cardinals were awarded defensive end Cordian Hagans off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

To make room for Hagans, the team released cornerback Josh Hill.

Hagans is a 6-foot-4, 299-pound rookie free agent who played his college football at Louisiana-Lafayette. There, he set career-highs with 41 tackles, five sacks and 8.5 tackles for loss as a senior in 2012.

He joins a Cardinals team that is set to take on the Green Bay Packers in their first preseason game of the season Friday night at Lambeau Field in Wisconsin.

Arizona Cardinals fans take in the action at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Carson Palmer gives signals during passing drills at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Carson Palmer throws the ball during passing drills at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks coach Freddie Kitchens, left, talks with quarterbacks including Drew Stanton (5) at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, talks with Rob Housler at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Kevin Minter (51) tips the ball away from a coach during linebacker drills at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Lorenzo Alexander fights off the blocking dummy as he goes after the ball carrier at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald (11) makes a catch in front of Javon Harris (41) at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Michael Floyd (15) makes a catch in front of Patrick Peterson (21) at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Robby Toma makes a catch at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Daryn Colledge (71) talks with general manager Steve Keim at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Ryan Williams stands on the sidelines for another practice at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald, left, and Rashad Johnson collide as Fitzgerald makes a catch at NFL football training camp practice on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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