Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   Quarterbacks Alek Torgersen (left) and Brandon Doughty (right) were claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals. (AP Photos) Related LinksCardinals RB David Johnson: The wrist is 100 percent, ‘I’m good to go’As a senior in 2015, Doughty completed 71.9 percent of his passes for 5,055 yards, 48 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He set an NCAA record with 97 touchdowns passes thrown spanning two seasons (2014-15).Torgersen went undrafted in 2017, but NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo adds that Cardinals quarterbacks coach Byron Leftwich studied him closely as a prospect.The 6-foot-2, 229-pound product of Penn first signed with the Atlanta Falcons in May 2017 before being waived four months later. The Washington Redskins then signed him to the practice squad for the next month, but the quarterback was waived and signed with the Detroit Lions’ practice squad in December 2017.Detroit signed him to a futures contract this January before it waived him on Wednesday to open up a roster spot for free agent quarterback signing Matt Cassel. Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The Arizona Cardinals have added Brandon Doughty and Alek Torgersen to the quarterback room by claiming the duo off waivers, the team announced Thursday.Neither have thrown a pass in the NFL.Their additions behind starter Sam Bradford and backup Mike Glennon give Arizona four new signal-callers as offseason work ramps up.The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Doughty, who was released by Miami, was a seventh-round pick in 2016 out of Western Kentucky and has been a fixture on the Dolphins’ practice squad before he was released Wednesday.last_img

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