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Cardinals | Make roster moves

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:12:26 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have placed LBs Sam Acho (leg) and Lorenzo Alexander (foot) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2013 seasons. The team also signed practice squad LB Dontay Moch to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho, Lorenzo Alexander lost for the year

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:08:57 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LBs Sam Acho (leg) and Lorenzo Alexander (foot) will both miss the rest of the season after being injured in Week 3. Acho broke his fibula and Alexander is dealing with a Lisfranc injury to his right foot. Both players will land on the Injured Reserve.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho expected to start

Sat, 22 Jun 2013 09:00:45 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho is expected to start at outside linebacker this season but will need to record some sacks in order to keep the starting job.

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Cardinals | Plenty of depth at LB

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:21:07 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Lorenzo Alexander is expected to get his chance to start at right outside linebacker, as he tries to unseat LB O'Brien Schofield. LB Jasper Brinkley is viewed as the starting strong inside linebacker, but he'll be challenged by LB Kevin Minter. LB Karlos Dansby is penciled in as a starter for now, but LB Daryl Washington is suspended for the first four games, and it is uncertain where he'll fit in. LB Sam Acho is likely to start at left outside linebacker, but he likely needs to increase his production to remain as the starter.

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Cardinals | Two LBs could be asked to step up

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:59:57 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals could look to an outside linebacker like LBs Lorenzo Alexander or Sam Acho to step up while LB Daryl Washington is suspended for the first four regular season games.

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Cardinals | Claim Jamaal Westerman

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:03:13 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals claimed LB Jamaal Westerman off waivers from the Miami Dolphins Saturday, Sept. 1. Westerman is expected to serve as a backup outside linebacker with Quentin Groves behind LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield.

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Cardinals | Two youngsters need to step up

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:20:00 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals need LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield to step up in the pass rush from the outside. The two are expected to see significant playing time, with both projected as the starters at the outside linebacker spots. LBs Quentin Groves, Clark Haggans and Brandon Williams are also in mix, and will push the youngsters for playing time.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho expected to make another start

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 20:44:51 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho is expected to make a second straight start in Week 9 against the St. Louis Rams with LB Joey Porter (knee) sidelined.

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Cardinals | Coach happy with two LBs

Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:59:12 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he was impressed with how LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield played in Week 8.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho, O'Brien Schofield step up

Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:25:41 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield each posted a sack in Week 8 against the Baltimore Ravens in place of the injured LB Joey Porter (knee).

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Cardinals | Joey Porter will be game-time decision

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 19:54:33 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Joey Porter (knee) has a chronic knee problem which is causing him to miss practice time. He is expected to be a game-time decision for Week 8 against the Baltimore Ravens, and is officially listed as questionable. LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield are likely to get playing time in his absence if Porter is inactive.

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Cardinals | Linebackers to see more work

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:53:19 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield are expected to see more playing time in Week 8 with the team looking for more production at outside linebacker from LB Joey Porter.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho, O'Brien Schofield might unseat Joey Porter

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 23:10:12 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LBs Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield might unseat LB Joey Porter at outside linebacker, as the coaching staff considers changes after the Week 7 loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Cardinals | Young players seeing few snaps

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 18:18:01 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have scaled back their defense, and are using about 30 percent of the playbook, heading into Week 7 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to defensive coordinator Ray Horton. LB O'Brien Schofield has played just 19.5 percent of the defense's snaps, as he learns how to fit into the new system. LB Sam Acho has managed a total of just 36 snaps, or 9.9 percent of the plays.

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Cardinals | Five NFL Draft picks signed

Fri, 29 Jul 2011 15:42:56 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have signed rookie LB Sam Acho, FB Anthony Sherman, LB Quan Sturdivant, DT David Carter and WR DeMarco Sampson to four-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho expected to be pass rusher

Sun, 08 May 2011 14:46:36 -0700

Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho is expected to use as a third down pass rusher for the team next season.

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Cardinals | Sam Acho to play OLB

Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:23:33 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals selected LB Sam Acho in the fourth round with the 103rd pick overall. Acho is a pass rusher who played defensive end in college, but is expected to play outside linebacker as a pro.

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Jets | Meeting with five draft prospects

Thu, 14 Apr 2011 09:37:07 -0700

Updating previous reports, the New York Jets are meeting with University of Georgia LB Justin Houston, University of Illinois LB Martez Wilson, University of Texas DL Sam Acho, Temple DL Elijah Joseph and University of Tennessee WR Denarius Moore Thursday, April 14, reports Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

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Jets | Sam Acho scheduled to visit

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:05:12 -0700

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he is scheduled to meet with the New York Jets before the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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Ravens | Sam Acho scheduled to visit

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:56:42 -0700

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he is scheduled to meet with the Baltimore Ravens before the 2011 NFL Draft, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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Rams | Have met with Sam Acho

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:51:16 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has met with the St. Louis Rams at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Ravens | Have met with Sam Acho

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:50:16 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has met with the Baltimore Ravens at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Titans | Have met with Sam Acho

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:49:31 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has met with the Tennessee Titans at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Falcons | Have met with Sam Acho

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:48:28 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has met with the Atlanta Falcons at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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NFL | Sam Acho says he has improved his speed

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:39:23 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has been working on improving his speed since he began training for his NFL Scouting Combine.

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NFL | Sam Acho has been working on dropping back

Sat, 26 Feb 2011 13:33:16 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he has been working on dropping back into coverage because some teams are looking at him as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 defensive alignment. Acho said some teams that use a 4-3 defensive alignment are showing interest in him as a defensive end. He said he is comfortable playing either position.

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NFL | Sam Acho willing to play LB

Sun, 30 Jan 2011 13:45:29 -0800

University of Texas DE Sam Acho said he would be willing to play outside linebacker if he is drafted by a team that uses the 3-4 defensive alignment, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com. "I am prepared to switch to a stand up linebacker position," said Acho. "There are a lot of 4-3 and 3-4 teams in the league so depending on which team picks me I may have to make that transition and I played that position my first two years at Texas, so I'm comfortable with it."

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