The Cardinals have pared down their roster to 53 on Saturday by cutting 21 players. Arizona cut the following players: RB Zach Bauman, LB Marcus Benard, OL Philip Blake, LB Jonathan Brown, WR Dan Buckner, OL John Estes, DT Bruce Gaston, WR Brittan Golden, TE Andre Hardy, CB Jimmy Legree, CB Bryan McCann, OL Kelvin Palmer, RB Jalen Parmele, DT Isaac Sopoaga, OL Anthony Steen, S Curtis Taylor, LB Adrian Tracy, DT Christian Tupou, S Anthony Walters, CB Teddy Williams and OL Nate Potter.
The Cardinals have ruled quarterback Ryan Lindley, safety Curtis Taylor, running back Ryan Williams, linebacker Dontay Moch, offensive lineman Nate Potter, tight end Kory Sperry and defensive end Ronald Talley inactive for Week 17 against San Francisco.
Cardinals tight end Rob Housler, who was doubtful with a groin injury, heads the team's list of inactives for the game at Tennessee. Also sitting out are quarterback Ryan Lindley, safety Curtis Taylor, linebacker Dontay Moch, running back Ryan Williams, guard Earl Watford and defensive end Ronald Talley.
The Cardinals placed rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu (knee) on injured reserve and elevated Curtis Taylor from the practice squad.
The Cardinals signed five players to their practice squad: linebackers Kenny Rowe and Dontay Moch, safety Curtis Taylor, wideout Kerry Taylor and center/guard Philip Blake.