With free agency approaching and with free agent prospect D'Qwell Jackson reportedly on the radar, the Cardinals made a roster move Friday by releasing linebacker Jasper Brinkley.
Brinkley was signed as a free agent last offseason to a two-year deal but between the play of
With the free agency period drawing near, there is still a chance the Cardinals could make further veteran
Brinkley played in 15 games last season, with three starts. He had 30 tackles, and another five on special teams.
The cutting of Brinkley underscores yet another advantage of the way General Manager Steve Keim has done business with free-agent contracts, created a year to year flexibility.
The Cardinals now have a very fluid situation at inside linebacker. Karlos Dansby remains headed for free agency. Jackson is a possibility but interest in him runs to a number of teams.