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Cards have few options if Zastudil is out

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The final injury report released Saturday afternoon had one surprise on it.

Arizona Cardinals punter Dave Zastudil appeared on the report for the first time this week and was listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the San Diego Chargers. He was limited in practice because of a left groin injury. That's significant because Zastudil punts with his left leg.

Questionable status gives Zastudil a 50-50 chance of playing Monday.

Without another punter on the roster, Arizona would be left with a few options. The Cardinals could either sign a free-agent or give the duties to kicker Chandler Catanzaro.

There are two punters on the market as of Sunday afternoon, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Zoltan Mesko spent his first three seasons with the New England Patriots and 2013 with both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. In 34 punts with the Steelers, he averaged 42.5 yards per punt. After he was released by the Steelers last October, Mesko was signed by the Bengals but wasn't re-signed after becoming a free agent in March.

Sav Rocca, 40, is an Australian who caught on with Philadelphia in 2007 and spent four seasons with the Eagles before the past three with Washington. Last year he averaged 42 yards per punt and had just one blocked. He was released in March.

Arizona has one roster spot open after releasing linebacker Desmond Bishop on Saturday.

If the Cards don't choose to fill it, they could turn the punting duties over the Catanzaro, who kicked just once in four years at Clemson. It was a 38-yard punt in Week 3 of his senior season, according to cfbstats.com.

Zastudil, who is in the NFL records books with the season mark for punts inside the 20-yard-line in 2012, averaged 45.7 yards per punt last season and landed 35 inside the 20 and six for touchbacks. He hasn't had a punt blocked since 2005.