Cardinals sign LB Gerald Hodges

Arizona on Sunday signed former New Orleans Saints linebacker Gerald Hodges (50).Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Cardinals signed veteran defender Gerald Hodges on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

The Arizona Cardinals didn’t waste any time trying to bolster its linebacking corps after Jeremy Cash was lost for the season. On Sunday, the Cardinals were set to sign veteran defender Gerald Hodges, according to multiple reports.

Per a league source, Hodges signed a one-year deal.

Hodges was drafted by the Vikings and traded to the 49ers during the 2015 season. The 27-year old most recently played for New Orleans.

He has appeared in 65 games, and made 25 starts.