This is a 2018 photo of A.J. Howard of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Thursday, May 10, 2018 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

A.J. Howard

DB

#39

Experience: 1 year

Height: 5-11

Age: 23

Weight: 203 lbs

College: Appalachian State

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

A.J. Howard was signed by the New England Patriots to the practice squad on Jan. 8, 2019 ... Originally signed by Arizona as a rookie free agent (4/30/18) ... Released by Arizona (9/7/18) ... Signed by N. Y. Giants to the practice squad (10/25/18). 

Seasonal reviews

2018 (0/0 – Arizona, N.Y. Giants)

  • Spent training camp with Arizona before being released in final roster cut-downs. 
  • Signed with the Giants to the practice squad in October and spent the majority of the season on their practice squad. 

College

  • Played in 51 games at Appalachian State with 38 starts from 2014-17.
  • Notched 219 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, four interceptions, 18 passes defensed and two forced fumbles in his college career. 

Personal 

  • Two-way player at Harris County where he made 162 tackles and eight interceptions on defense to go with 83 receptions for over 80 yards and four scores on offense.  
  • Also competed in basketball and track and field.
  • Graduated with a degree in psychology.

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