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Arizona Cardinals: Free agency shakedown

Arizona general manager Steve Keim is the man behind the scenes for the Cardinals, pulling all the right strings in the NFL offseason. Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim is not wasting any time. So far, the offseason for the Redbirds has been anything but conservative; as a matter of fact, they’ve been the most active NFC West team in free agency. Will it be enough to...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign John Carlson to a 2-year deal

John Carlson wasn't on the market long after being released on Wednesday by the Minnesota Vikings. Kevin Patra of reports the Arizona Cardinals have signed the tight end to a 2-year contract worth $4.65 million over the next two years.Photo by Cygnusloop99 via Wikimedia Carlson met with the Cardinals on Thursday and the announcement he'd been signed was made on...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

John Carlson’s season ends due to concussions, career in jeopardy

    Vikings TE John Carlson’s most recent concussion landed him on the IR and will end his season, the bigger question concern is whether or not it will end his career. The 29-year-old Notre Dame product has said that he will discuss his NFL future with his family this offseason. “That’s something that my wife and I will consider,” he said...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Carlson, Vikings restructure contract

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Signing tight end John Carlson was considered the Minnesota Vikings' biggest move in free agency last year. Hours before free agency this year, Carlson was left to restructure his original five-year, 25 million contract. Carlson, 28, redid his contract Tuesday, according to a report from, giving Minnesota more salary cap relief and perhaps saving...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings' Carlson working to play in opener

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Many of his Minnesota Vikings teammates were already showered Monday when tight end John Carlson came into the locker room, dripping sweat after doing more conditioning work. For Carlson, who missed the entire preseason with a sprained medial collateral ligament, his physical condition is the biggest concern as he tries to return for Sunday's regular-season...
Via Fox Sports North
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlson returns, but injuries are many for Vikes

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings finally have tight end John Carlson back on the field. Carlson, signed to a five-year, 25 million contract as a free agent from the Seattle Seahawks during the offseason, had missed three weeks of practice with his new team while dealing with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee. The lost time was making the Vikings eager to...
Via Fox Sports North
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings TE Carlson sprains his knee

Minnesota Vikings tight end John Carlson sprained his knee in practice on Tuesday, and it could keep Carlson out of action for several weeks, reported. The preliminary diagnosis is a sprained medial collateral ligament, but Carlson was scheduled to have an MRI performed to pinpoint the problem. "If that (sprained MLC) is what it turns out to be, you don'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings TE Carlson injures knee in practice

MANKATO, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings brought tight end John Carlson in to add another facet to their offense. Now they will have to wait a few weeks before they get the chance to see how he can develop. Carlson, signed in the offseason from the Seattle Seahawks, suffered a knee injury in Tuesday's afternoon practice at training camp and coach Leslie Frazier said he could be...
Via Fox Sports North
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlson returns home to complete TE set

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings were content with patiently waiting out the opening weeks of free agency in March, not willing to jump into the bidding for high-priced free-agents that could provide an immediate boost to a team coming off a 3-13 season. General manager Rick Spielman had a plan and was sticking to it. While big-name, and big-money, players headed elsewhere...
Via Fox Sports North
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings reach agreement with TE Carlson on five-year contract

The Minnesota Vikings reached an agreement with tight end John Carlson on a five-year, $25 million contract Wednesday.The 27-year-old missed the entire 2011 season due to a torn labrum he suffered in the preseason.Carlson caught 137 passes for 1,519 yards and 13 touchdowns in three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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