The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Minnesota Vikings tight John Carlson to a two-year deal according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Arziona Cardinals gave former Vikings TEJohn Carlson a two-year deal.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, 2014
The #Cardinals are paying TE John Carlson $4.65M over two years, according to a source.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 7, 2014
Carlson was released earlier in the week after he and the team were unable to come to terms on a restructured deal two years into a five-year $25 million dollar contract he signed after plying the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks.
The former second round pick out of Notre Dame was a colossal bust with the Vikings after only 387 yards on 40 receptions and a single touchdown after playing in 27 games and making 14 starts with Minnesota.
He returns to the NFC West with Arizona to jumpstart his stagnant career. After averaging 600 yards, 53 receptions and six touchdowns in his first two seasons in the league, Carlson has scored only two touchdowns in 42 games.