JASPER BRINKLEY RUMORS

Grading the Vikings Signing of Japser Brinkley

Career Stats: 6 Years in league | 174 tackles | 4 Forced Fumbles Brinkley is a familiar face and has played his entire career for the Vikings except for last year when he took his talents to Arizona. With the Cardinals experiment ending with is release the Vikings didn’t waste much time in bringing him back on a 1 year deal. The former South Carolina linebacker is still only 28...
Via DraftSeason
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Sign Former Cardinals’ LB Jasper Brinkley

  Mike Garafolo reports that the Vikings have signed former Cardinals’ LB Jasper Brinkley to a one-year contract. Brinkley reportedly visited with the Vikings before meeting with the Bills last week. Minnesota has already locked up DE Everson Griffen, so they appear to be moving fast in regards to available free agent targets. Brinkley, 28, totaled 27 tackles over the course...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals fire strength coach John Lott, release linebacker Jasper Brinkley

The Cardinals made two personnel moves on Friday, firing one assistant coach and releasing a player. John Lott, the team’s strength and conditioning coach the past seven seasons, was fired Friday morning. The team also released reserve inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who had one year left on a contract he signed last year. By releasing Brinkley, the Cardinals create an additional...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals part ways with Jasper Brinkley

Reports on Friday indicated the Cardinals have some interest in linebacker D’Qwell Jackson now that he’s been released by the Browns and they opened up a spot in their linebacking corps later in the day. The team has released linebacker Jasper Brinkley after his first season with the team. Brinkley played 15 games and started three times for Arizona in 2013, recording 27 tackles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals release linebacker Jasper Brinkley

Jasper Brinkley, who started three games at linebacker for the Cardinals in 2013 in addition to playing special teams, was given his release on Friday. Brinkley, 28, who signed as a free agent last spring after four seasons in Minnesota, had 30 tackles and five special-teams tackles in his only season with the Cardinals.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release LB Jasper Brinkley

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release LB Jasper Brinkley on Friday. Brian McIntyre notes that the Cardinals will save $2 million in cash and cap space with this move. The Cardinals are reportedly interested in signing free agent ILB D’Qwell Jackson and have to make a decision regarding Karlos Dansby in the coming weeks, so this is a position to watch in the coming weeks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brinkley hoping to start for Arizona Cardinals

When free agent linebacker Jasper Brinkley signed with the Arizona Cardinals last month, he did so with an eye towards a starting job on Bruce Arians’ squad. The Red Birds did not re-sign linebacker Paris Lenon so Brinkley is working hard in the off season to earn that starting role. “He has a good understanding of football,” linebackers coach Mike Caldwell told azcardinals.com.... Read more
Via The Sports Blitz
April 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brinkley, Cardinals agree on two-year deal

Jasper Brinkley's return to the Minnesota Vikings seemed unlikely even as Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said he was interested in re-signing all of the team's unrestricted free agents. Brinkley found his next home Thursday when he agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, according to the team's website. Brinkley, 27, was a full-time...
Via Fox Sports North
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings' Brinkley ready to silence his critics

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jasper Brinkley has heard his critics dating back to 2009 when he was a fifth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings. "He's just a hitter," they would say. "He's a liability in pass coverage." The analysis was right there on Brinkley's draft biography on the NFL.com website after he was selected: "The Vikings add a hard...
Via Fox Sports North
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Brinkley healthy, ready to compete to start

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. When the Minnesota Vikings convened for the start of their offseason workouts recently at Winter Park, linebacker Jasper Brinkley was right there with the majority of his teammates, doing each drill. A football player going through workouts might not be big news, but for Brinkley it's been a long-awaited return to the Vikings. There is no sign of a limp...
Via Fox Sports North
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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