The Arizona Cardinals looked to a familiar face to

first_imgThe Arizona Cardinals looked to a familiar face to add depth and competition to their offensive line, signing center Lyle Sendlein to a contract Friday.Sendlein, 31, was released by the Cardinals in March after playing for them since 2007. He appeared in 119 games for the team over that span, starting 109 of them. A four-time team captain (2010-12, 2014), he started all 16 games for the team last season.Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he is in camp to compete with A.Q. Shipley and Ted Larsen. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact – / 25 Top Stories “He’s not coming in as a starter; he’s coming in to compete for the job,” the coach said. “We always look for the best available guys to add to the group.”It helps Sendlein that he is familiar with the offense.“He’ll be light years ahead of anybody else who would have come off the street,” Arians said. “He knows everything and has played and is well-respected in the locker room.“It will be healthy competition and I’m looking forward to it.”Along with signing Sendlein, the Cardinals also announced they have re-signed Travis Harvey, who was on the team’s practice squad last season, as well as signed guard Nate Isles, while releasing QB Chandler Harnish.Harvey originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Tennessee Titans in 2013.Isles was on the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad last season after signing with the team as a rookie free agent. Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img

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