Were very fortunate that we get him in here now

first_img“We’re very fortunate that we get him in here now,” saidhead coach Ken Whisenhunt, “and can get him acclimated tothe defense so when we get to training camp we can reallysee what he does when he gets the pads on.“This guy is a talented football player. I thinkhe’s agood fit for our defensive scheme—whether it’s at end asa pass rusher in the sub (package) or as an outsidelinebacker. He brings an element of potential pass rush,which you can never have enough of.”Groves played the past two seasons in Oakland but was notre-signed by the Raiders.He said he had trips scheduled to Baltimore and Cincinnatibefore signing with Arizona. “As I was here (visiting theCardinals), Cincinnati was trying to offer me.” What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Comments   Share   Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Quentin Groves is fitting right in with his new teammates.“The guys have welcomed me with open arms,” he saidfollowing OTAs Wednesday, just his second day on the fieldwith the Cardinals.“[I] had a little jawing session today with (Larry)Fitzgerald; and me and (Darnell) Dockett kind of got intoit over what college was the best: Florida State orAuburn. We all know that answer: Auburn.”The Cardinals signed the veteran free agent late last weekto add depth at the linebacker position, particularlyoutside linebacker. Top Stories D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ – / 33last_img

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