The seventh-round pick in 2013 was released by the Cardinals last week, but didn't stay unemployed for long. Dysert has yet to play a regular-season game in the NFL and will provide some depth for Dallas behind Dak Prescott.
Dysert was released by the Cardinals on Friday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Dysert spent most of the 2016 season on the Cardinals' practice squad before being elevated to the 53-man roster in December. He was re-signed as an exclusive-rights free agent in March, but Arizona later brought in Blaine Gabbert and Trevor Knight to join the quarterbacks room as well. After a month of side-by-side evaluation between the three quarterbacks alongside incumbent No. 2 QB Drew Stanton, it seems Arizona management honed in on Dysert as the odd man out in an effort to begin trimming the roster down to the required 90 players.
The Cardinals inked Dysert to a one-year contract Tuesday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Dysert resided on the Cardinals' practice squad for much of the 2016 season, but among two stints on the active roster, he actually served as the backup QB when Carson Palmer sat out in Week 5 with a concussion. The 27-year-old could have competition for the third-string gig in the offseason, if the team opts to draft a signal-caller or bring in another veteran in free agency to provide depth behind Palmer and Drew Stanton.
The Cardinals promoted Dysert from the practice squad Tuesday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
When Carson Palmer missed time earlier this season due to a concussion, Dysert handled backup duties behind Drew Stanton. Dysert's elevation wasn't spurred by a known injury this time around, so perhaps another organization attempted to claim the fourth-year pro.
Dysert was promoted to the active roster as a result of Carson Palmer being out with a concussion, but then released with Palmer on the mend. Luckily for Dysert, the team has decided to keep him as part of the team, where he will continue to be available on the practice squad should Arizona go through any more quarterback troubles.
|P0||8/3/17||@ ARI||8:00 pm|
|P1||8/12/17||@ LAR||9:00 pm|
|P4||8/31/17||@ HOU||8:00 pm|
|2||9/17/17||@ DEN||4:25 pm|
|3||9/25/17||@ ARI||8:30 pm|
|Bye: Week 6|
|7||10/22/17||@ SF||4:05 pm|
|8||10/29/17||@ WAS||4:25 pm|
|10||11/12/17||@ ATL||4:25 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ NYG||4:25 pm|
|15||12/17/17||@ OAK||8:30 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ PHI||1:00 pm|