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After release from Vikings, TE John Carlson signs with Cardinals


Tight end John Carlson has landed on his feet. Two days after his official release from the Vikings, Carlson has agreed to a deal with the Cardinals, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Arziona Cardinals gave former Vikings TE John Carlson a two-year deal.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, […]

Cardinals sign tight end John Carlson

By Darin Gantt

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said at the Scouting Combine that he wanted a tight end who can block. He got one Friday, as the Cardinals agreed to a two-year deal with John Carlson, the team announced. Carlson was cut by the Vikings this week, going down as one of the […]

Report: Cardinals bring in John Carlson for a visit

By Mike Wilkening

The Cardinals, whose head coach has a very clear idea about a tight end’s priorities, are hosting one of the more prominent available players at the position. According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, ex-Vikings tight end John Carlson is visiting Arizona on Thursday. Carlson (6-5, 248) caught 32 passes […]

Vikings Release TE John Carlson

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they’ve released tight end John Carlson.

Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn. native, spent two seasons with the Vikings that were filled with injuries. In those two seasons, he appeared in 27 games with 14 starts.

He made 40 catches for 387 yards and one […]

Source: Vikings Will Cut TE John Carlson

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will release veteran tight end John Carlson after two injury-marred seasons.

A person with knowledge of the decision confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that the team will make the move. The person spoke condition of anonymity because the team had not yet finalized the […]

John Carlson reportedly to be cut by Minnesota Vikings

By Wesseling, Chris The Minnesota Vikings reportedly are set to release tight end John Carlson. Might the Seattle Seahawks be interested in a reunion with the free-agent bust?

Source: National Football League

Vikings to cut tight end John Carlson


Minnesota Vikings tight end John Carlson considered retirement for a point this offseason, but elected to resume his football career after ending his second season on injured reserve in three years.

Carlson won’t resume his career with the Vikings, who will cut him, as first reported by FOX Sports 1’s Mike […]

Vikings to cut John Carlson

By Michael David Smith

Veteran tight end John Carlson is on the way out in Minnesota. Carlson, who has spent the last two seasons with the Vikings, will be released, according to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. The 29-year-old Carlson has had at least three concussions in the last three seasons, and after his […]

Report: John Carlson will not retire despite concussion history


Minnesota Vikings tight end John Carlson’s injury history, specifically his five reported concussions, will not deter the Litchfield, Minn. native from returning to football next season, per a Star Tribune report.

Carlson, who turns 30 in May, suffered his third concussion in six NFL seasons on the snowy turf in a […]

Concussions end John Carlson’s season, maybe his career

By Michael David Smith

Vikings tight end John Carlson’s latest concussion has ended his season. It may also end his career. The Vikings announced today that Carlson has been placed on injured reserve and will not play in the final two games of 2013. What is unclear now is whether the 29-year-old Carlson has […]