Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals made a number of moves, signing offensive lineman Vinston Painter, claiming linebacker Jeremy Cash off waivers and releasing defensive lineman Josh Mauro Friday.The terms of the deals were not disclosed.In 2017, Painter played in six games for the Cardinals. He was originally signed to the team’s practice squad on Sept. 14 before being moved up. Before his time in Arizona, Painter played five games for the Washington Redskins in 2016 and three for the Cleveland Browns in 2014. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. Top Stories New York Jets running back Matt Forte (22) is hit by Arizona Cardinals nose tackle Josh Mauro (97) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Cash, who comes over to Arizona from Cleveland, entered the league in 2016 as an undrafted rookie with the Carolina Panthers. The Duke product has nine games under his belt with six special teams tackles. He also spent time on the active rosters with both the New York Giants and Cleveland Browns, but did not see any playing time. At Duke, Cash played in 39 games, collecting 333 tackles, eight sacks, six interceptions and a school record nine forced fumbles.Mauro spent four seasons with the Cardinals, playing in 47 games. The 27-year-old defensive lineman made 75 tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles during his stint with the team. He played in 13 games in 2017. 4 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img