Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Cardinals' official list of undrafted rookies
By Mike Sando
The Arizona Cardinals released their list of undrafted free agents heading into 2011 camp.
A few notes:
- The Cardinals have agreed to terms with four offensive tackles, a high number. Seven of the 21 rookies are offensive linemen. Every NFL team but Arizona and Tennessee has drafted an offensive lineman in the first three rounds since 2008. The Cardinals and Titans have Hall of Fame offensive linemen in high-ranking coaching roles. They trust their coaches to get the most from their linemen. But with center Lyle Sendlein and guard Deuce Lutui unsigned, the Cardinals needed depth. Even if Sendlein or Lutui signed, neither could practice before Aug. 4.
- The Cardinals signed quarterback John Skelton's brother, Stephen, a tight end from Fordham. They should have an instant rapport in practice, for sure.
I ran the Seattle Seahawks' list when the team made it available Tuesday. More of these to come.