CAR­DI­NALS Wil­liams signed

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NFL / MOTOR SPORTS -

GLEN­DALE, Ariz. — The Ari­zona Car­di­nals bol­stered ar­guably their weak­est po­si­tion by sign­ing ex-Cleve­land cor­ner­back Tra­mon Wil­liams.

Find­ing a cor­ner­back to play op­po­site Pa­trick Peter­son has been a prob­lem for Ari­zona. Coach Bruce Ari­ans re­cently de­clared it open be­tween Justin Bethel and Bran­don Wil­liams, al­though Ron­ald Zamort, an un­drafted rookie, had looked good at the po­si­tion be­fore tear­ing an an­te­rior cru­ci­ate liga­ment in Satur­day’s prac­tice.

So Gen­eral Man­ager Steve Keim was look­ing for a vet­eran pres­ence to add at cor­ner­back. He had first Bran­don Flow­ers, then Wil­liams work out last week.

Wil­liams said af­ter his work­out that the Car­di­nals didn’t want him to leave the build­ing with­out sign­ing. But he went home, talked it over with his fam­ily, and de­cided Ari­zona was the place. He signed a one-year deal, the kind Keim is known for at this point in the sea­son.

Wil­liams, 34, who ar­rived just af­ter Mon­day’s prac­tice, spent two years in Cleve­land af­ter eight with Green Bay,

— The Associated Press

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