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Dontay Moch signs with the Arizona Cardinals practice squad

Former Bengals defensive end Dontay Moch signed with the Arizona Cardinals to join their practice squad on Monday.


There he is.

After playing a challenging game of Where's Dontay Moch, the former Bengals defensive end has showed up in Arizona where he signed onto the Cardinals practice squad Monday, according to NFL Insider Adam Caplan.

Moch spent three seasons with the Bengals before his eventual release during final cuts last weekend. When the team announced that seven of the eight practice squad spots had been filled, Moch's name noticeably missing. Though he was expected to join the team's practice squad, it's unclear if the Bengals didn't offer him the spot and deciding to go in a different direction. After three years of migraines, foot injuries, and a four-game suspension, it wouldn't be surprising if the team simply wanted to cut bait with a player that's contributed with five defensive snaps.

On the other hand, Moch's opportunities in Cincinnati was diminishing. With a defensive lineup that included Michael Johnson, Carlos Dunlap, Robert Geathers, Wallace Gilberry and Margus Hunt, it would have been difficult for Moch to get any playing time. And a change of scenery could be all that he needs.

As for the Cardinals, they're developing a reputation of taking on former Bengals players, from quarterback Carson Palmer to defensive end Frostee Rucker, who was released from Cleveland this year.