Cardinals bring on John Carlson

Updated: March 7, 2014, 6:11 PM ET
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The Arizona Cardinals signed former Vikings tight end John Carlson to a two-year deal Friday, the team announced.

The deal is worth a total of $4 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Minnesota released Carlson Wednesday after the Vikings failed to agree with the 29-year-old tight end on a second straight restructured deal.

Carlson, who signed a five-year, $25 million deal with the Vikings in 2012, was scheduled to make $5 million next season. The ...

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