Posted March 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with Levi Brown just three days after he was released by the team in a salary cap move. Brown, the fifth overall draft pick in 2007, was cut loose because he would count nearly $17 million on this year's salary cap. Brown has been a starter since his rookie season, moving from right to left tackle in 2010. While he has struggled at times, he was praised by coach Ken Whisenhunt for improvement as Arizona finished last season 7-2. He is the second offensive lineman to agree to terms with the Cardinals this week. Free agent guard-tackle Adam Snyder did so on Wednesday.

Arizona Cardinals resign tackle Levi Brown, sign guard Adam Snyder. Is this enough protection for the $7M Dollar Man Kevin Kolb?

Regardless of who is under center for the Arizona Cardinals this year, the odds are that it won’t be the most mobile guy in the world. As we go to post this, Peyton Manning looked to be headed to either Denver or Tennessee with a shot of San Francisco thrown in for good measure. If this has all been a smoke-screen and he does end up in Arizona red, he still is not the most agile...

The clock is ticking for the Arizona Cardinals and Kevin Kolb

The clock is ticking for the Arizona Cardinals and the future of quarterback Kevin Kolb. The Arizona Cardinals have until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday to exercise a roster bonus of $7 million dollars. Kolb was acquired via a trade with the Philalphia Eagles at the start of last season but failed to live up to expectations struggling through a rash of injuries and playing poorly...

Cardinals re-sign Levi Brown

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, just two days after the Arizona Cardinals released tackle Levi Brown, he’s now signed a new five-year contract. The 38 year-old Brown has proven to be very durable, since he  hasn’t missed a start in four years.  

Cardinals keep Kolb, end Manning pursuit

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals will pay quarterback Kevin Kolb his 7 million roster bonus, effectively ending their pursuit of free agent Peyton Manning. Kolb was due the money if he remained on the roster past a 4 p.m. EDT Friday deadline. That time came and went with no change of Kolb's status with the team. Manning came to Arizona and spent nearly 6 hours at...

Cardinals pay Kevin Kolb his $7 million roster bonus

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals decided to pick up quarterback Kevin Kolb’s $7 million bonus that was scheduled to be paid out today. Now that the Cardinals have been officially ruled out as a possible landing spot for quarterback Peyton Manning, they really didn’t have a choice but to pay Kolb and hope he plays much better in 2012 then he did in 2011.

Cardinals bow out of Peyton Manning race

Manning's decision may come tonight. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) The Arizona Cardinals will no longer be pursuing free agent quarterback Peyton Manning. In a team statement released Friday, coach Ken Whisenhunt said, “[A]cquiring Peyton Manning is no longer an option for us.” The statement indicates that the Cardinals have no regrets in their aggressive play for Manning...


MIKE LEACH'S first spring session as head man of the Cougars gets underway next Thursday, March 22 -- the first of 15 practice sessions. The annual Crimson and Gray Game will be held on April 21 in Spokane. But there will be one more spring practice session in Pullman following that game.

Cardinals boost o-line with Adam Snyder

The Arizona Cardinals hope to have boosted their offensive line with the addition of Adam Snyder, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers.

The way I see it, Kevin Kolb owes Matt Flynn some money

What can you truly learn about a player in 2 starts? Very little, of course, but what we’ve seen of Matt Flynn we like. He’s looked polished against two talented teams in his first two full games behind center and seems ready to contribute as an NFL starter. Aaron Rodgers spent 3 years waiting behind [...]

3 days after cutting him, Cardinals sign Levi Brown

You can never know what to expect with NFL free agency. On Thursday night, we saw why. As you probably just read in the headline, the Arizona Cardinals have signed left tackle Levi Brown to a five-year deal only three days after cutting him. (Per Adam Schefter) While exact terms of the deal have not been released yet, the new deal will undoubtedly be at a much lower salary than...
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