first_img Top Stories In 2018, he played all 16 games for the Falcons and started half of them while recording 24 tackles and a sack.Related LinksArizona Cardinals hire Matt Harriss as director of football administrationCardinals DC Vance Joseph plans to play aggressive 3-4 defenseThree ESPN writers tab Cardinals as favorite for No. 1 pick in 2020’Cardinals Flight Plan’: Offseason moves, including Pugh’s dancingArizona Cardinals sign former Falcons CB Robert AlfordThe eight-year veteran has a career 276 tackles, 21.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one interception.His best statistical seasons are as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme rather than as a defensive end in a 4-3 scheme.The Cardinals will be looking to improve at outside linebacker as the team is going from a 4-3 scheme to a 3-4 scheme under new DC Vance Joseph and defensive end Markus Golden is expected to become a free agent in March.Reed, the former Sabino High School Sabercat, turns 32 later this month. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The Arizona Cardinals have signed free agent linebacker Brooks Reed to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday.Reed was recently cut by the Atlanta Falcons in order to free up cap space, much like his teammate Robert Alford, whom the Cardinals signed on Thursday.Reed, the Tucson native that played his college ball as an Arizona Wildcat, was selected 42nd overall by the Houston Texans in 2011 and had three tackles for the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactcenter_img 11 Comments   Share   (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img