The move marks Painter's third stint on the Cardinals' 53-man roster this season. Guard Earl Watford is likely to miss some time with a high-ankle sprain, but Painter should still only serve in a reserve capacity on the offensive line.
Painter was released by the Cardinals on Tuesday, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Painter has spent time on the Cardinals' practice squad earlier in the season and it could be a likely destination if the team wants to keep an extra offensive lineman around.
Painter was most recently let go by the Cardinals in early October. With Arizona dealing with multiple injuries along the offensive line, Painter will add some much-needed depth to the unit.
Painter was released by the Cardinals on Monday, Mike Jurecki of Arizona Sports Station 98.7 FM reports.
Painter was called up from the practice squad in order to provide the Cardinals with depth at offensive line for the team's Week 4 bout with the Niners. He evidently didn't do much to impress, though, considering Arizona replaced him with Earl Watford in a corresponding transaction Monday.
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