The Arizona Cardinals filled one of two possible openings in their backfield Monday by signing Browns backup running back Jason Wright to a two-year contract, the team announced.
Cardinals halfback Edgerrin James contacted Cardinals general manager Rod Graves Tuesday and pleaded with him to be released, a source said.
Drew Rosenhaus, agent for Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James, confirmed an Internet report that his client has asked to be released, but the request was rejected.
Edgerrin James believes the leaguewide emphasis on the short, safe passing game will make him a more effective running back and allow him to play well into his 30s, writes John Clayton.
Edgerrin James reported to camp in great shape, and the Cardinals as a whole appear to be shaping up as a contender, writes John Clayton.
The Colts will miss Edgerrin James, but it's not a stretch to say their offense can thrive without him, writes John Clayton.
It's all smiles so far in Arizona for Edgerrin James, who has impressed the Cardinals with his talent and infectious attitude.
A look at the statistics shows that it's a down year in the AFC for wide receivers, writes John Clayton.
Edgerrin James isn't happy with his contract, but don't expect that to have a negative impact on the Colts.
Despite being among the NFL's leading rushers, Shaun Alexander and Edgerrin James failed to land deals.
Add Seahawks franchise halfback Shaun Alexander to join the competition for finding a trading partner in a tight, tough market for tradable running backs.
The Colts locked up their right tackle for the next seven years by signing Ryan Diem to a seven-year contract worth a little more than $36 million. Included in the deal are signing and option bonuses in excess of $10 million a year.
Expect the Packers to run often, while the ground attack could be an issue for Indy without Edgerrin James.
With a healthy Edgerrin James things couldn't be better for Peyton Manning and the Colts.
Edgerrin James struggled last season coming back from knee recontruction. This year he looks ready to explode.
The Colts have put up fancy numbers in recent years. But their accomplishments are followed by a bunch of "buts."