Rams, Lions have combined 3 former Cardinals on teams for Wild Card round

The Arizona Cardinals are not in the playoffs but some of their former players are. The Sunday night game of the Wild Card round of the playoffs has the Detroit Lions hosting the Los Angeles Rams.

It isn’t many but the Rams have a pair of former Cardinals on their active roster, while the Lions have one former Cardinals player on their practice squad.

Rams RB ROnnie Rivers

Coleman Shelton

Lions David blough

Rams RB Ronnie Rivers

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Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Rivers was an undrafted free agent who signed with the Cardinals last year. He did not make the team but has played two seasons for the Rams.

This season, he appeared in nine games and rushed for 129 yards, averaging 4.0 yards per carry.

Rams OL Coleman Shelton

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C. Morgan Engel-USA TODAY Sports

Shelton has been a starter for the Rams on the offensive line for two seasons. He spent part of the 2018 season on Arizona’s practice squad and all the 2019 offseason on their roster.

Lions QB David Blough

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Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Blough is on Detroit’s practice squad. He started a pair of games for the Cardinals last season late in the year and was with them all offseason and preseason this year.

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