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Cardinals sign replacements at punter, long snapper

New Cardinals long snapper Aaron Brewer spent the preseason with the Bears. Merle Laswell/Icon Sportswire

TEMPE, Ariz. – A day after releasing rookie long snapper Kameron Canaday, the Arizona Cardinals found his replacement.

Aaron Brewer was one of three players signed Wednesday, the Cardinals announced. He was most recently the Denver Broncos’ long snapper and snapped in 64 regular-season and eight playoff games since he signed as an undrafted free agent in 2012, including Super Bowl 50. Brewer was with the Chicago Bears for the preseason and was cut Sept. 5.

With punter Drew Butler out for an undetermined amount of time with a sprained Achilles and foot injury, Arizona signed punter Ryan Quigley. He punted in 45 games for the New York Jets the last three seasons. His 225 punts averaged 45.1 yards each. He also had 71 punts land inside the 20-yard-line. He punted for Jacksonville this preseason but was cut on Aug. 29.

Arizona also signed linebacker Joplo Bartu, who’s played in 41 games in three seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and Jaguars. He has 203 tackles and 4.5 sacks.