Arizona Cardinals sign LB Zack Nash to practice squad

Sep 26, 2013, 3:08 PM | Updated: 3:12 pm

The Arizona Cardinals continued shuffling their group of linebackers Thursday when they signed Zack Nash to their practice squad.

In last Sunday’s loss to the New Orleans Saints, the Cardinals lost outside linebackers Lorenzo Alexander and Sam Acho to season-ending injuries. It was announced Tuesday that rookie outside linebacker Alex Okafor would miss the remainder of the year with a biceps tendon injury.

The team has already elevated linebackers Kenny Demens and Dontay Moch to the 53-man roster, leaving spots open on the practice squad.

Nash, an undrafted free agent from Sacramento State, played eight games with the Cardinals last season, primarily on special teams. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound Nash had five tackles on kick coverage a year ago. He was released by the Cardinals August 30.

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