QB Sims among 3 tryout players signed by Cardinals
By The Associated Press
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed three players who tried out for the team, including quarterback Phillip Sims.
The other two are safeties Harold Jones-Quartey and Brandon Person. All three are from NCAA Division II schools and tried out for the team at its rookie minicamp over the weekend.
The 6-foot-4. 210-pound Sims, a high school All-American, started his career at Alabama, but transferred to Virginia and finished at Winston-Salem State. Jones-Quartey played for Findlay and Person at Tiffin.
Coach Bruce Arians praised Sims' passing skills after the first workout. He is the fifth quarterback on the Arizona roster.