Cardinals release 12; place OT Brown on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Cardinals cut their roster to 75 players on Friday night and placed OT Levi Brown on injured reserve.

Brown tore his triceps in the Cardinals’ second preseason game. He had started every game for Arizona in each of the last four seasons.

Arizona released the following 12 players: DE Landon Cohen, WR Gino Crump, S Eddie Elder, WR Tre Gray, CB Marshay Green, WR Jaymar Johnson, FB Reagan Maui’a, LB Marcus McGraw, LB Zack Nash, CB James Nixon, K/P Ricky Schmitt and LB Paul Vassalo.

The Cardinals also waived/injured FB Jared Crank (neck) and RB Thomas Clayton (knee).

The team’s website also confirmed that DT Ricky Lumpkin received a $21,000 fine for hitting a defenseless player in the head/heck area for his hit on Raiders QB Matt Leinart.