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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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via DraftSeason
March 10, 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 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

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

Arizona reaches 3-year deal with LB Brinkley

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a three-year contract with inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley. Brinkley played for the Minnesota Vikings the past four seasons, accumulating a career-high 117 tackles in 2012. He had two sacks and three forced fumbles in 15 starts. Brinkley, a third-round pick out of South Carolina in 2009, could start alongside Arizona's standout Daryl Washington...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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

Brinkley will be interesting Vikings decision

Jasper Brinkley completed his first year as a starter and is scheduled for free agency. What will the Vikings do with him and what did coordinator Alan Williams think of Brinkley’s season?
Via min.scout.com
February 05, 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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