Cardinals IR Troy Niklas, sign Matthew Mulligan

The Arizona Cardinals placed rookie tight end Troy Niklas on injured reserve.

He has a sprained ankle.

Niklas was replaced on the roster with veteran tight end Matthew Mulligan.

Mulligan has 16 career receptions and is a strong blocker.

Mulligan has previous stints with the Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams and New York Jets.

Niklas broke his finger during the offseason.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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