Found March 12, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
The Cardinals plan to release left tackle Levi Brown, according to an ESPN report. Brown, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2007 draft, would have cost the Cardinals 17 million next year, an amount the Cardinals have made it known they did not intend to pay. While the release was not a surprise in that regard, the team has expressed interest in bringing Brown back at a lower salary, and it was thought that Brown might willing to renegotiate his deal. The 27-year-old Brown likely wants to test the free-agent market, as this year's class of tackles is lacking high-end talent and depth, making Brown a more desirable option. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are looking to clear cap space in the short term their bid to sign Peyton Manning. With Brandon Keith set to become an unrestricted free agent, the Cards -- at least temporarily -- will be without both starting tackles. They likely would still be interested in re-signing Brown if he is unable to secure a palatable deal with another team.

Cardinals release offensive tackle Brown

As expected, offensive tackle Levi Brown was released Tuesday by the Arizona Cardinals. Brown, the fifth selection in the 2007 NFL Draft, was scheduled to make 17 million in 2012 if he remained on the roster under his current contract. He becomes an unrestricted free agent but could return to the Cardinals at a lower figure. Brown has started 75 games for the Cardinals over the...

Cardinals release OT Brown in salary cap move

The Arizona Cardinals have released starting left tackle Levi Brown in a salary cap move. Brown, who started 75 games in five seasons with Arizona, has a contract that would have counted nearly $17 million against the team's cap for the coming season. The move was expected regardless of whether the Cardinals are able to lure quarterback Peyton Manning. However, with Brandon...

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Peyton Manning continues meeting with Cardinals

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When the NFLs free-agency period opens Tuesday at 1 p.m. Arizona time, the Cardinals will sit at a crossroads awaiting one fate-altering decision: the landing place of quarterback Peyton Manning. If the Cards are lucky enough to sign him, that event will set in motion a series of other cap-space-clearing moves that could include the release of quarterback Kevin Kolb, left tackle...

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Report: Manning leaves Arizona after a 6.5-hour visit with Cardinals

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning looks down field in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals during their NFL football game in Glendale, Arizona, September 27, 2009. Manning threw four touchdown passes to guide the unbeaten Indianapolis Colts to a 31-10 victory over the Cardinals. REUTERS/Rick Scuteri (UNITED STATES SPORT FOOTBALL) Following a 6.5-hour visit...

Peyton Manning Caught Leaving Meeting With Arizona Cardinals

 Peyton Manning has been keeping a low profile this weekend in Arizona, but he has emerged from "hiding" as photographers (in the photo above via - AP) caught up with the former Indianapolis Colts quarterback leaving the Arizona Cardinals training facility Sunday afternoon.Manning was leaving the facility after having a 5 hour meeting with coaches and front office staff...

Shuffling his cards: Why Peyton Manning should take his talents to Arizona

On Wednesday, Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts did the one thing we never thought that we would hear in out wildest dreams: They Released Peyton Manning. Now that the Manning era is over in Indianapolis, not only do the Colts have plenty (plenty!) of rebuilding to do, but Peyton Manning has a While it does hurt the eyes just seeing Peyton Manning in another uniform, the Cardinals...
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