first_img Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   At 5-foot-10, 156 pounds, Nelson is small for a receiver but will likely be used as a kick returner. He ran a 4.28 40-yard dash at the combine and in 2014 had 35 catches for 655 yards and four touchdowns, alongside 22 kickoff returns for 843 yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 38.3 yards per return. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires In the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected back-to-back picks for the first time since 2003.The 158th pick went to Shaq Riddick, a defensive end out of West Virginia, and the 159th pick went to J.J. Nelson, a receiver out of UAB. Riddick is 6-foot-5, 242 pounds and ran a 4.65 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. He transferred to West Virginia out of Gardner-Webb in 2014, and had seven sacks that year. – / 44last_img


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