Cardinals To Sign CB Dre Kirkpatrick


Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Cardinals are planning to sign CB Dre Kirkpatrick to a contract, pending a physical. Dre Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick previously played for Cardinals DC Vance Joseph while they were together with the Bengals. 

This is the third cornerback signing for the Cardinals since Robert Alford suffered a potentially season-ending injury. 

Kirkpatrick, 30, is a former first-round pick of the Bengals back in 2012. He played out his four-year, $8.622 million rookie contract before agreeing to a five-year, $52.5 million deal with $12 million guaranteed back in 2017.

Kirkpatrick was set to make a base salary of $9.4 million for the 2020 season when the Bengals released him a few months ago. 

In 2019, Kirkpatrick appeared in six games and recorded 33 tackles, one sack, a fumble recovery and four pass defenses.

We had him included in our Top 100 Available 2020 Free Agents list.

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