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Two free agent tight ends the Arizona Cardinals should consider signing

The Arizona Cardinals already needed help at the tight end position, then three weeks ago John Carlson decided to retire. Carlson led all Cardinals tight ends with 350 receiving yards and one touchdown last season. Some people think that Troy Niklas might be the answer, but even if he takes a big step forward in 2015 Arizona is still precariously thin at the position. With that in...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals TE John Carlson Announces His Retirement

Just one day after the Arizona Cardinals convened for offseason workouts, veteran tight end John Carlson has announced his retirement. The news was broken by Darren Urban of, who expressed surprise with the move given that Carlson had worked with the team on Monday. #AZCardinals TE John Carlson announces his retirement. A surprise — he was working with team just...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

John Carlson adds to “30 or under” players retiring from NFL

Monday, John Carlson was on the football field with his Arizona Cardinals teammates. Tuesday came the stunning (at least to the outside world) announcement the former Notre Dame star was announcing his retirement, adding to the players 30 years old or under deciding to call it a career. In a statement, Carlson said “after much thought and consideration, my wife Danielle and I...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermaine Gresham & Zach Miller Could Be Options For Cardinals Following John Carlson’s Retirement

On Tuesday, Cardinals TE John Carlson surprisingly announced that he’s retiring from the NFL. According to Kent Somers, the Cardinals were not shocked by the news, but they also weren’t aware of Carlson’s plan to retire before the draft or they may have targeted a tight end during last week’s draft. Charles Robinson mentions that the Cardinals could ... The post Jermaine...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson retires

The Arizona Cardinals are losing a tight end to retirement for the second straight season. Last year, tight end Jake Ballard retired during training camp and this year tight end John Carlson has decided to hang it up after six years in the NFL.   Carlson only played one year in Arizona, but played in all 16 games and caught at least one pass in each game last season. He issued a...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: John Carlson

Up next in the Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review is a player that was equally promising and frustrating for the Cardinals this season. Today’s review is of tight end John Carlson.Height: 6’5 Weight: 251 D.O.B.: May 12, 1984 (30)School: Notre Dame Experience: 7 (2nd Round Seattle, 2008) Position: TEGoing into Season:Carlson was brought in by the Cardinals this offseason to be...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Vikings' John Carlson says he's not retiring

Veteran tight end John Carlson is expected to be released by the Minnesota Vikings. Chris Tomasson of writes Carlson's five-year contract will be terminated after negotiations to restructure it have failed. Photo by Joe Bielawa via Wikimedia Carlson has spent the last two seasons of his career in Minnesota. His first three were with the Seattle Seahawks 2008-10...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings TE John Carlson Has No Intention Of Retiring

  A few months ago, there was some speculation that Vikings TE John Carlson‘s career be in jeopardy after he suffered another concussion this past season and was dealing with post concussion symptoms. However, Carlson told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune that he intends to continue his career, despite the risks that could come from another concussion. “I never once said I...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Place TE John Carlson On Season-Ending IR

The Minnesota Vikings announced that they have placed TE John Carlson on season-ending injured reserve Saturday. Carlson has been dealing with post concussion symptoms since he suffered a concussion against the Ravens back on Dec. 8th. Since then, Carlson has been cleared to return to practice, but with symptoms resurfacing, it was clear that this move could be coming. There...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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