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According to multiple reports, the Cardinals agreed to a new three-year deal with safety Rashad Johnson on Monday.
The 27-year-old Johnson was set to become an unrestricted free agent on Tuesday, the first day of the NFL's free-agency period. Terms of the deal are not known.
A third-round pick out of Alabama in 2009, Johnson has started 12 games over the last two seasons and took over a larger role late last year, with veteran safety Adrian Wilson relegated primarily to the Cards' nickel and dime packages as the season went on. Wilson was released last week, saving the team about 3 million in salary-cap space, and Johnson became a priority as the projected starter at strong safety.
In 2012, Johnson finished with 20 tackles, two pass breakups, two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and one fumble recovery in 15 games, three of them starts. In his four-year career, the 5-foot-11, 204-pounder has accumulated 133 tackles, 10 pass breakups and three picks.
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Beanie Wells has been released by the Arizona Cardinals.
The running back posted on his Twitter account that he has nothing but good feelings about the team as he walks away.
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Kent Somers reports that the Cardinals have re-signed free agent S Rashad Johnson to a three-year deal.
Johnson, 27, was mentioned as one of the Cardinals top priorities this offseason, especially after they recently released Adrian Wilson last week. Johnson was likely to draw interest on the open market, so it makes sense to see them move quickly to get a deal done.
According to Mary Kay Cabot fo the Plain Dealer, WR/return specialist Josh Cribbs has narrowed down his choices to either the New England Patriots or the Arizona Cardinals.
Cribbs didn't have a stellar year in 2012, catching only passes for 63 yards and also had six fumbles. The 'return specialist' label was earned long ago. He hasn't had a returned kick for...
The Arizona Cardinals had a very promising start to the 2012 season.They started the year 4-0, with wins over two playoff teams, including Seattle and New England.This team was on cloud nine during the opening month, shocking the league each and every week.Unfortunately for Cardinals’ fans the streak did not last forever.After winning their first four games, this team was humbled...
The Arizona Cardinals have released running back Beanie Wells after four injury-plagued seasons.
A first-round pick in 2009, Wells showed flashes of the brilliance he had at Ohio State, but has only played one full season - his rookie year.
Wells eclipsed 1,000 yards and scored 10 touchdowns in 2011, but was limited to eight games last season due to a turf toe injury. He ran for...
Beanie Wells tweets that the Arizona Cardinals have informed him that he will be released today.
Just been informed that I’ll be released today. Would like to thank the Cardinals organization for give me a chance to live out my Dreams
— Beanie Wells (@BeanieWells26) March 11, 2013
Wells, 24, has dealt with a number of injuries since being drafted by the Cardinals. He missed 8 games...
Oft-injured and under-achieving running back Beanie Wells has been released by the Arizona Cardinals on the eve of the start of the 2013 NFL Free Agency period. Wells, who rushed for over 1,000 yards and 11 scores during the 2011 season, missed half of the season last year while dealing with a turf toe injury. Wells never lived up to his high billing after being a first-round draft...
The Beanie Wells Era is officially over in Arizona.Fantasy Spin:The Cardinals released Wells on Monday, making the former Ohio State star a free agent. Wells was pitiful last season (234 yards on 88 carries) after producing a 1,000 yard campaign a season earlier. Which Beanie will we see in 2013? That depends a lot on what team he ends up playing for.
When the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to hire Mike Tomlin as their head coach they cut ties with then-offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt and offensive line coach Russ Grimm. Whisenhunt and Grimm were concerned possibilities for the Steelers head coaching job, but the Steelers went outside the organization with the Tomlin hiring.
Whisenhunt was hired as the Arizona Cardinals head...
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals may be trading running backs via free agency. Rashard Mendenhall is rumored to be possibly on his way to the Cardinals and according to ESPN the Steelers have interest in Chris “Beanie” Wells who was recently cut by the Cardinals.
Wells would be the second Cardinals player to sign with the Steelers after being cut this off-season...