Cardinals put Niklas on IR, sign TE Mulligan

November 18, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals placed rookie tight end Troy Niklas, their second-round draft pick out of Notre Dame, on injured reserve with an ankle injury and signed six-year veteran tight end Matthew Mulligan.

Mulligan (6-feet-4, 267 pounds) played in two games earlier this season with the Chicago Bears. He spent three seasons with the New York Jets and one each with St. Louis and New England.