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LB Jasper Brinkley becomes a surprise contributor of defense

New York Giants linebacker Jasper Brinkley was looking for an opportunity to prove himself after being released by Dallas, but when he got a chance, he came through big on Sunday with seven tackles, and five of them solo along with a recovered a fumble and forcing another against the Buccaneers. “I was confident. I played this position my whole life,” he said, via the New York...
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Cowboys Release Veteran LB Jasper Brinkley

Todd Archer of reports that the Dallas Cowboys have released veteran LB Jasper Brinkley on Monday to make room for OT Jordan Mills, who was claimed off of waivers. Brinkley, 30, is a former fifth-round pick of the Vikings. He spent the first five years of his career in Minnesota before he signed on with the Cardinals ... The post Cowboys Release...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboy Scouting Report: Jasper Brinkley

Like a lot of you, I am part of the generation who grew up playing the “Madden” football video game. We all played the Franchise mode a million times and upgraded our teams so that we had a stud at every position. There was never any average players on my roster. If they had an average player on my roster, trade that future draft pick to get a star.  And if you were like me...
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What does the signing of free agent Jasper Brinkley mean to the Dallas Cowboys?

On March 12th, the Dallas Cowboys signed free agent linebacker Jasper Brinkley to a two-year, $6.5 million contract that has $2 million of that guaranteed.  He also received a $1.25 million signing bonus.  He is set to make $1 million this year and $2 million in 2016. Brinkley’s signing has been lost in the mix since the signings of Greg Hardy and the loss of DeMarco Murray to...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Brinkley returns to Vikings where it 'feels like home for me again'

Little more than one year passed in the time Jasper Brinkley was gone from the Minnesota Vikings. He returned for the team's offseason workouts last week and the changes were abundant. Brinkley would see familiar faces as he walked the halls at Winter Park, such as general manager Rick Spielman, who re-signed him after one year in Arizona. There are still plenty of familiar teammates...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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March 09, 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.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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