Found March 13, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
The Arizona Cardinals broke their silence on the open market, as they made many headlines on the second day of the 2013 NFL Free Agency frenzy.  A week after moving on from Adrian Wilson, Arizona has now also reportedly released safety Kerry Rhodes, though the team re-signed Yeremiah Bell to a one-year deal and is also acquiring a proven young cornerback off the open market in Jerraud Powers. Per financial figures, Rhodes was slated to make $5.5 million in 2013 ($4.5 million in salary, $1 million in bonus). He played in 38 games (all starts) and recorded 141 tackles with two forced fumbles, 4.0 sacks and eight interceptions in three seasons (2010-12) with the team.  Rhodes, 30, missed just two starts during his first five seasons in the league with the New York Jets.  Powers, 25, has played in 42 games (all starts) and tallied 210 tackles with six interceptions and one forced fumble in four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Photo Credit: The team als...

Cribbs bids farewell to Cleveland with collage

Josh Cribbs said goodbye to the city of Cleveland in about as classy of a manner possible. He (or most likely someone from his camp) put together a collage of images from his time in Cleveland that tell a powerful story. Cribbs was signed by the Browns in 2005 as an undrafted free agent. He spent eight seasons with the team and made the Pro Bowl twice as a return man. He scored...

Drew Stanton becomes favorite to start for Cardinals at QB

Drew Stanton served as the backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts last season. During that time new Cardinals head coach Bruce Arian’s served as the Colts offensive coordinator. Now the two will rejoin forces in A

Recapping the Colts' 2nd Day of Free Agency

The Indianapolis Colts were quiet for most of the day but made a splash late.Let's start with the losses. The Colts lost Drew Stanton to the Cardinals, Avery to the Chiefs, and Powers to the Cardinals. Those are 3 losses that if not replaced, leave holes on offense and defense. In Powers' case, the Colts replaced him with Toler. Avery and Stanton have not necessarily been...

Josh Cribbs uses Instagram to say farewell to Browns fans

On Wednesday, former Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick returner Josh Cribbs reportedly signed with the Arizona Cardinals. Cribbs had been a member of the Cleveland Browns since 2005 when he signed to the team after not being drafted. He became well-known for his kick returning abilities during his tenure with Cleveland before transitioning into a wide receiver. With this being...

Josh Cribbs says goodbye to Cleveland with creative Instagram photo

Josh Cribbs is possibly on his way to Arizona. But before he left Cleveland, he wanted to say goodbye to the city in the most creative way possible. And what you see above is what he came up with.It must be said the deal in Arizona isn’t official yet. But seeing as though Cribbs has been talking to many teams for awhile now, he seems to think that a return to Cleveland isn’t...

Joshua Cribbs rumors: Deciding between Patriots, Cardinals

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver/return specialist and current free agent Josh Cribbs has flown mostly under the radar this offseason. The dynamic wide out has reportedly narrowed his search for his next team down to two, the New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer. #browns Josh Cribbs has it narrowed down to the patriots...

Patriots lose out on Josh Cribbs, signs with Cardinals?

So that's that RT @marykaycabot: Josh Cribbs to Arizona, source told Pd.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) March 14, 2013 So maybe "losing out" is a little bit of a stretch, but the Patriots were pursuing him and at one point were the favorites to sign him. Perhaps the Danny Amendola signing had them a little less interested. Amendola can be a returner too, though not Josh...

Josh Cribbs bids farewell to Browns with collage

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Arizona Cardinals. The eight year veteran and two-time Pro-Bowler, who was undrafted out Kent State, spent his entire career with the Browns. Cribbs left this very classy message on his Instagram account. Included with the photo, Cribbs wrote: “It’s been a blessing to be in Cleveland,...

Rumor Mill: Cribbs to New England?

We asked Browns insider Lane Adkins about Josh Cribbs and his potential return to Cleveland. Here's what Lane said of Cribb's chances to return to Cleveland, or land some place else, like New England.

Cardinals release Kerry Rhodes, sign 4 free agents including Josh Cribbs

The Arizona Cardinals were really busy today.  They ended up releasing veteran safety Kerry Rhodes and signed the following four free agents: Safety Yeremiah Bell Wide receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs, Quarterback Drew Stanton Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander The Cardinals added some solid players to their roster today.  They dumped Rhodes to free up more cap room.     Need NFL...

Farewell, Josh Cribbs

Over the past 13 season since they returned to the NFL, the Cleveland Browns have given fans one playoff appearance, two winning seasons, and many laughable defeats. You can think of the franchise as huge bowl of delicious Cool Whip with a giant turd in the middle of it. However, there were a few bright spots that appeared over the years, and one of which was Josh Cribbs. His balls...
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