Cardinals sign free-agent Alex Field

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FLAGSTAFF -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent defensive end Alex Field to a one-year contract and put defensive end Jason Banks on injured reserve because of a knee injury.

The 6-foot-7 Field was originally signed by the New York Giants in April as an undrafted rookie free agent but was released June 29.

Field had 71 tackles, two fumble recoveries and 7.5 sacks in his four-year career at Virginia.

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