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Arizona Cardinals make cuts, regular-season roster is set

Posted at 4:44 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 00:41:37-04

The Arizona Cardinals made mandatory cuts Saturday to reduce their roster to the necessary 53 players for the regular season.

Some of the cuts that could be seen as surprises included wide receivers Brice Butler and Greg Little, fullback Elijhaa Penny, cornerback and 2018 sixth-round pick Chris Campbell, and linebacker and former Arizona Wildcats star Scooby Wright III.

The Cardinals also activated defensive end Markus Golden and tight end Jermaine Gresham from the Physically Unable to Perform list, placed defensive end Arthur Moats on injured reserve and reached an injury settlement with safety Harlan Miller.

The Cardinals will open the regular season next Sunday, Sept. 9 vs. the Washington Redskins in Glendale.

Here's the full list of Cardinals cuts:

-Quarterback Charles Kanoff

-Running backs Sherman Badie, Darius Victor and Elijhaa Penny

-Wide receivers Brice Butler, Greg Little, Brice Butler, C.J. Duncan, Corey Willis, Jalen Tolliver and Carlton Agudosi

-Tight ends Alec Bloom and Andrew Vollert

-Offensive linemen Vinston Painter, Will House, Greg Pyke, Josh Allen and Brant Weiss 

-Defensive linemen Alec James, Cap Capi, Nigel Williams, Siupeli Anau, Owen Obasuyi, Tani Tupou and Pasoni Tasini 

-Linebackers Scooby Wright III, Airius Moore, Matthew Oplinger and Edmond Robinson

-Defensive backs Chris Campbell, Travell Dixon, Jonathan Moxey, Tavierre Thomas and Tim Scott

-Kicker Matt McCrane