• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB

Arizona reaches 3-year deal with LB Brinkley

  •  

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - 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 with the probable departure of Paris Lenon in the team's 3-4 alignment.

Brinkley visited the New York Giants on Wednesday, then came to Arizona on Thursday and decided to sign with the Cardinals.

Brinkley is the sixth free agent signing for Arizona, seventh if the re-signing of safety Rashad Johnson is included.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
  •  
 

Biggest Stories

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
 

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Mens Houston Texans JJ Watt Nike Navy Blue Game Jersey

Newest NFL Gear
Get your favorite team today
Shop Now

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl