Arizona Cardinals linebacker O'Brien Schofield's release 'tough' on teammates
Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jul 27, 2013
O’Brien Schofield started onto the field Thursday when a team official ran over to stop him. With the Cardinals acquiring linebacker John Abraham, they no longer had a spot for linebacker O’Brien Schofield. The Seahawks did. A fourth-round pick in 2010, Schofield will now get a chance to play out his contract year with the Seahawks. Schofield played 10 games as a rookie and all 16 during his second season, collecting 8.5 sacks in a situational role. The Cardinals released Schofield after signing veteran pass-rusher John Abraham The Seahawks could use outside rush help while Chris Clemons recovers from knee surgery and Bruce Irvin serves a four-game suspension to open the season. The linebacker had been cut from the Cardinals, the only team he had ever been on. He was a fourth-round pick by the Cardinals in 2010 and started nine games at outside linebacker in 2012.