Rod Graves' news conference Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine was a study in selective hearing.
While national media members were marveling over the Cardinals general managers refusal to close the door on the possibility of signing Peyton Manning, Arizona media members had their antennae raised by an entirely different admission.
The Cards want left tackle Levi Brown back, and Graves is optimistic a deal will get done.
Those discussions with his agent are ongoing, and I hope to pick up the intensity of those discussions in the next few days and into next week, Graves said. "Obviously, our objective is to try get a deal in place with him to have him with us for an extended period."
The 2007 first-round pick (fifth overall) played well over the latter half of last season, but his career has been marked largely by inconsistency. He is entering the final year of his contract, which carries a cap hit of nearly 17 million. The Cards will not pay anything close to his final-year sal...