Description: Karlos Dansby inked a four-year, $24 million deal with the Browns on Tuesday. SOURCE: Kent Somers, Arizona Republic
Insight: Dansby is coming off one of his best seasons. In 16 games for the Cardinals, the 6-foot-4 linebacker racked up 133 tackles, 6.5 sacks and four interceptions. He should have an immediate impact in Cleveland.
6/17/2011 1:15:00 AM
Description: ILB Karlos Dansby became a leader of the Dolphins' defense in his first season in Miami and expects to resume that role in 2011.
Insight: Oh sure... OLB Cameron Wake got plenty of attention last year for his breakout season, but players (and coaches) within the organization know who the leader is because he's doing his job in-season and out of season. Players also believe he's clearly earning the hefty price tag they paid for him.
4/25/2010 7:13:00 PM
Description: Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland said that fourth-round pick A.J. Edds should see time immediately on third downs.
Insight: Dansby is in no danger of losing fantasy value due to Edds' presence this season, but the rookie is known for his coverage skills, so keep an eye on the situation to see how it progresses over the course of the year. (sportsBuff.com)
3/6/2010 12:07:00 PM
Description: The Dolphins signed Dansby to a five year deal worth $43 million.
Insight: This move will provide an excellent boost to Miami's team defense. Dansby has averaged 108 tackles and two interceptions over the last three years with Arizona. (SportsBuff.com)
3/5/2010 12:36:00 PM
Description: The Miami Herald reports the Cardinals reached out to Dansby in a last ditch effort to bring him back.
Insight: Dansby is visiting the Dolphins on Friday, but Arizona may now have an offer on the table. In any case, he is unlikely to return to the Valley of the Sun next season. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 5:35:00 PM
Description: National Football Post reports Dansby is on his way to Miami on Thursday night.
Insight: The obvious guess is Dansby is about to sign with the Dolphins, but until he is signed nothing is guaranteed. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 4:58:00 PM
Description: The NY Daily News reports the Giants will not be serious bidders for Dansby, who will become a free agent.
Insight: The Giants had been mentioned as the front runners to sign Dansby, but he should still have enough interested teams to be signed fairly early in the free agency period. (SportsBuff.com)
3/2/2010 11:29:00 AM
Description: The Palm Beach Post reports that the Bears and Redskins, in addition to the Giants and Dolphins, are interested in Dansby.
Insight: Dansby is going to be one of the more sought after free agents, as he could fit in a 3-4 or a 4-3 defense. (SportsBuff.com)
2/25/2010 1:23:00 AM
Description: Greg Bedard of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, via Twitter, that there's "combine buzz" that the Dolphins are willing to pay to get Dansby, who is scheduled to become a free agent.
Insight: Dansby is likely to be one of the most sought after free agents on the market this offseason, so Miami should have some competition if they indeed are interested. (SportsBuff.com)
2/22/2010 12:09:00 AM
Description: Mike Garafalo of the Newark Star Ledger suggests, via Twitter, that it could take $30 million in guaranteed money to acquire Dansby, who is scheduled to become a free agent.
Insight: Dansby is likely to be one of the most sought after free agents this offseason, and could wind up being slightly overpaid in what should be a thin free agent market. (SportsBuff.com)
2/19/2010 12:01:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports the Cardinals will not place the franchise tag on Dansby for the third straight year.
Insight: Dansby will hit the open market, and his days in Arizona are almost certainly over. He is likely to be one of the most sought after free agents this offseason. (SportsBuff.com)
2/17/2010 7:15:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cardinals will try to re-sign Dansby when he hits the free agent market.
Insight: Dansby is likely to be one of the most sought after free agents this offseason, and the Cardinals are not likely to get into a bidding war. They could use the franchise tag on him for the third straight year. (SportsBuff.com)
2/16/2010 11:24:00 AM
Description: Pro Football Talk.com reports placing the franchise tag on Dansby would cost the Cardinals over $16.8 million.
Insight: Under the franchise tag rules, Dansby would have to be paid the average of the league's five highest paid players if he has the tag placed on him for the third straight year. He is almost certain not to return to Arizona, and should be one of the most sought after free agents this offseason. (SportsBuff.com)
2/15/2010 3:15:00 PM
Description: Michael Lombardi of National Football Post calls the Patriots a potential sleeper to land Dansby this offseason.
Insight: Dansby is likely to be one of the, if not the most, sought after free agent linebacker this offseason. He could play in either a 3-4 or a 4-3 defense, which definitely broadens the potential pool of teams that could be interested. (SportsBuff.com)
2/12/2010 2:15:00 PM
Description: Adam Schein of Sirius NFL Radio reports, via Twitter, that Dansby mentioned the Giants, Chargers, Dolphins and Redskins as potential free agent destinations in an interview.
Insight: Dansby is scheduled to become a free agent, and will almost certainly not be back in Arizona next season. He should be one of the most sought after linebackers on the market. (SportsBuff.com)
1/26/2010 12:10:00 AM
Description: Kent Somer of the Arizona Republic considers Dansby "likely" to leave the Cardinals this offseason.
Insight: Dansby is scheduled to be a free agent, and he can almost certainly get better money on the open market. The Cardinals could use the franchise tag on him for the third straight year, but that seems unlikely. (SportsBuff.com)
1/18/2010 3:52:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports Dansby, who is scheduled to be a free agent this offseason, said he has had no contract talks with the Cardinals "whatsoever."
Insight: Dansby could be one of the more coveted free agent linebackers on the market this offseason. (SportsBuff.com)
1/15/2010 12:59:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports that Dansby is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent again this offseason.
Insight: The Cardinals have used the franchise tag on Dansby the past couple of years, but with a uncappped year potentially coming in 2010 he could get a big money deal elsewhere. (SportsBuff.com)
12/3/2009 10:37:00 AM
Description: According to AZ Cardinals.com, Dansby is dealing with two slightly seperated shoulders.
Insight: Dansby plans to play on Sunday night against Minnesota and stud RB Adrian Peterson, but it remains to be seen if he can stay productive while battling these injuries. He leads the Cardinals in tackles with 82, so his presence would be missed. (SportsBuff.com)
7/16/2009 1:01:00 PM
Description: Dansby and Cardinals failed to come to terms on a long term contract, so for the second year in a row Dansby will be working on a one-year, franchise tag contract.
Insight: Dansby has been an IDP staple throughout his career and his best season yet in 2008. He had 95 solo tackles, four sacks, two forced fumbles, and two interceptions. (SportsBuff.com)
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