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Arizona Cardinals release 1st depth chart of regular season

Posted: 4:06 PM, Sep 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-04 23:36:59Z

The Arizona Cardinals' 53-man regular-season roster is set, and so is their depth chart heading into the first game that will count in the standings.

The Cardinals released their first 2018 regular-season depth chart Tuesday, with few surprises.

Of note:

-Veteran quarterback Sam Bradford is the Cardinals' No. 1 quarterback, with rookie Josh Rosen listed as the backup QB. Mike Glennon is the team's third-string QB.

-Second-year wide receiver Chad Williams is listed as a starter alongside veteran Larry Fitzgerald. Rookie and Saguaro High School alum Christian Kirk is listed behind Fitzgerald but figures to see significant playing time.

-Rookie Chase Edmonds is the team's No. 2 halfback, behind star David Johnson, who is back after missing nearly all of 2017 with a wrist injury.

-Rookie Mason Cole is the team's starting center, replacing veteran A.Q. Shipley, who suffered a season-ending ACL tear during training camp.

-Jamar Taylor, whom the Cardinals acquired via a trade with the Cleveland Browns in May, is listed as a starting cornerback alongside perennial Pro Bowler Patrick Peterson. Free-agent signing Bené Benwikere, who had an outstanding preseason, is listed as Taylor's backup.

-Free-agent signing Tre Boston is listed behind 13-year pro Antoine Bethea at the free safety position.

-Kirk is the Cardinals' No. 1 punt returner, while second-year running back T.J. Logan is the Cardinals' top kickoff returner.

The Cardinals will kick off their season Sunday against the Washington Redskins at the newly-named State Farm Stadium in Glendale.