NFL announces preseason schedule

The Arizona Cardinals know the identities of their four preseason opponents, according to the NFL’s schedule released today. The Cardinals will host the Houston Texans and the #1 overall pick in Week 1 of the preseason. The second week features John Carlson going back home when the Cardinals visit the Minnesota Vikings. The third week has the Cardinals hosting Cincinnati on Sunday...
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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...
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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

Cardinals sign free-agent tight end Carlson

The Cardinals moved quickly Friday on one of their top free-agent targets, signing tight end John Carlson to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 29-year-old Carlson was released Wednesday by the Vikings and visited Arizona on Thursday. He spent two seasons in Minnesota after signing a five-year, $25 million deal and posted a combined 40 catches...
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March 07, 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...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Vikings TE John Carlson Visiting With The Cardinals

Kent Somers reports that former Vikings TE John Carlson is visiting with the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday. The Vikings officially announced his release Wednesday night, so Carlson is wasting no time trying to find his next team. He has a small window of time to get ahead of other free agent tight ends who won’t be able to meet with prospective teams until this weekend. Arizona...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings cut TE John Carlson today saving 2 million in cap

Today the Minnesota Vikings released tight end John Carlson and the move saved them 2 million. @MikeGarafolo: Vikings will cut TE John Carlson, per source. Sides had been talking about a restructure but couldn’t reach an agreement. @GoesslingESPN: #Vikings would save $2 million in cap space by cutting Carlson. Was supposed to make $5M this […]The post Vikings cut TE John Carlson...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings move on from John Carlson

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Minnesota Vikings have released tight end John Carlson, according to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. Vikings will cut TE John Carlson, per source. Sides had been talking about a restructure but couldn't reach an agreement. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 4, 2014 Releasing TE...
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March 04, 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...
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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...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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