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Patrick officially added to roster

Posted by Darren Urban on October 17, 2009 – 11:14 am

The Cardinals officially put tight end Ben Patrick on the active roster this morning, meaning he is eligible to play Sunday (The Cards had already cleared a roster spot on the 53-man list). Coach Ken Whisenhunt already said Patrick would be a game-day decision, but I think Patrick will be used Sunday, especially with Stephen Spach out with an ankle injury. Patrick gives them a receiving threat they don’t already have at the spot.


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10 Responses to “Patrick officially added to roster”

  1. By Robert on Oct 17, 2009 | Reply

    Hey Darren, any chance we activate Dominique Byrd for this game? It doesn’t seem likely because we have Becht and Patrick, but maybe they would in case Patrick’s conditioning isn’t top notch this week.

  2. By darrenurban on Oct 18, 2009 | Reply

    Robert —

    Yes, I think there is a chance we see Byrd instead of Patrick this week.

  3. By tom manoogian on Oct 17, 2009 | Reply

    –how is it we have so many tight ends that take up important roster spots,and if you put them all together they don’t make even one decent tight end.i mean if i was a lineman in college or a kicker in college and anything in between my mindset would have to be,hey let’s change the body,learn how to catch a football,and learn to block,that would make me a starter on the az cardinals.i mean this is pitiful.if we had a tight end who can block and catch,how much would that help free up our receivers,and if it didn’t,the tightend would have a 1000 yards receiving.go shopping and let’s get valuable players who could help in certain positions.

  4. By Ralph on Oct 17, 2009 | Reply

    Hell Ya Finally Got To Use Him Madden But They Put Him Very Underrated He Should Be At Least 79 Overall They Never But The Cards Right I Swear Its Hard being A Cardinals Fan Loyal Fan

  5. By William on Oct 17, 2009 | Reply

    We’re undeniably thin at tight end…
    Any big names to be in the free agency this year>

  6. By William on Oct 17, 2009 | Reply

    Oops, I meant a question mark…

  7. By JAMES on Oct 18, 2009 | Reply

    Get rid of a tight end and get a cornerback that is worth somethin

  8. By Dan on Oct 18, 2009 | Reply

    We need Jermaine Gresham from Oklahoma next year in the draft

  9. By Aaron on Oct 18, 2009 | Reply

    I was impressed with Byrd in the pre-season and have been hoping to see him active each game instead of Becht. Obviously there must be something between the two that the coaches see that makes them trust Becht more, but I think that if Byrd gets a chance he will make the most of it during the game.

  10. By Big D on Oct 18, 2009 | Reply

    yup i think by the end of this season either byrd is starting or off of the cards squad i feel wiz is just trying to make byrd work he knows this guy is the best tight end we have he just wants him to stay clean thats how I feel at least

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