The Cardinals claimed cornerback Tharold Simon off waivers from the Seahawks, according to a source who spoke with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk (via Twitter). Simon was waived by Seattle on Tuesday.
Simon, 25, has just eleven NFL games to his credit and he did not see action in the Seahawks’ season opener against the Dolphins. Though he only has ten career tackles, the Cardinals’ scouts believe that he can provide some depth for their secondary. Simon got a decent amount of burn in 2014 and also saw action in the postseason. In 2015, however, Simon suffered a painful dislocated toe injury that cost him the majority of the season. Simon has not been on the field for a regular season game in roughly one year.
In Arizona, Simon will join the team that knocked Seattle from the top of the NFC West last year. Going forward, Simon will try to make an impact as part of a cornerback group headed by superstar Patrick Peterson, Brandon Williams, Justin Bethel and Tyvon Branch.
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