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Levi Brown

Levi Brown - #75 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 324 lbs.
Birthday 03/16/1984
Birthplace Norfolk, VA
College Penn State
Years played 6
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 5th pick by Cardinals

Report: Cardinals pursue Butler for defensive coordinator job

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are pursuing Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler to be their new defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Cardinals have big plans for top four 2010 draft picks

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals have only just begun to formulate their plans for the upcoming draft, team insiders believe the team will be counting on significant contributions in 2011 from their top four picks in last year's draft.

If coaching in ’11, LeBeau says it will be in Pittsburgh

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau scuttled an ESPN report that he was considering going to another team after his contract expires following Super Bowl XLV.

NFC West tired of being 'NFC Worst'

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:33 a.m. ET
The NFC West has been acting with a sense of urgency to shed its image as the league's wasteland, making a number of impressive coaching hires.

Fitzgerald among four named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Whisenhunt's choice for D-coordinator doubtful

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:28 a.m. ET
Although Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt covets Steelers LB coach Keith Butler as his new defensive coordinator, Butler is likely to remain in Pittsburgh, according to NFC West Whispers.

Dockett replaces Williams on NFC Pro Bowl team

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Kevin Williams of the Vikings.

'DRC' biggest defensive disappointment for Cardinals

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The most disappointing Cardinals defender this season according to our sources was CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who came nowhere close to being the elite shutdown corner many predicted he would become after making the Pro Bowl last season.

Cardinals need O-line help, especially at guard

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
We hear the Cardinals view the offensive line as a major area of need, especially at guard, where veteran OLG Alan Faneca is considering retirement, and ORG Deuce Lutui could be a free agent who isn't going to come ...

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Report: Cardinals talking contract with Fitzgerald

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have reportedly opened talks with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose current contract expires after the 2011 season.

Could Orton be headed to Arizona?

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:46 a.m. ET
It's much too early to call it anything more than a rumor, but one team insider says that Broncos QB Kyle Orton would make perfect sense for the QB-needy Cardinals, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals fire defensive coordinator Davis

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals fired defensive coordinator Bill Davis on Thursday after his second season in the position.

Cardinals could make major changes at linebacker

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
With the exception of quarterback, the position that could change the most for the Cardinals is linebacker, where we hear it's possible only one of the four LBs who began the season as a starter (Paris Lenon) could return ...

49ers top Cards with big offensive show

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis in what likely was the quarterback's final game with the 49ers, and San Francisco beat Arizona 38-7 on Sunday in a matchup for last place in the awful NFC ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Brown has a torn right triceps and probably will not play this season. Arizona placed him on injured reserve Friday.||||||| Coach Ken Whisenhunt revealed the extent of the injury at his Saturday news conference, saying the five-year starter will require surgery, with an anticipated recovery time that would approach the end of the season. Brown was injured in the first half of Arizona's 31-27 preseason victory over the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.
Posted March 16, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with Levi Brown just three days after he was released by the team in a salary cap move. Brown, the fifth overall draft pick in 2007, was cut loose because he would count nearly $17 million on this year's salary cap.||||||| Brown has been a starter since his rookie season, moving from right to left tackle in 2010. While he has struggled at times, he was praised by coach Ken Whisenhunt for improvement as Arizona finished last season 7-2. He is the second offensive lineman to agree to terms with the Cardinals this week. Free agent guard-tackle Adam Snyder did so on Wednesday.
Posted March 13, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have released Brown in a salary cap move.||||||| Brown, who started 75 games in five seasons with Arizona, has a contract that would have counted nearly $17 million against the team's cap for the coming season. The move was expected regardless of whether the Cardinals are able to lure quarterback Peyton Manning. However, with Brandon Keith a free agent, the team is without both of its starting tackles from last year. Arizona made Brown the fifth overall player taken in the 2007.
Posted Sept. 15, 2008
The Cardinals lost starting Brown - their first-round pick in 2007 - to a strained knee during Sunday's 31-10 home win over Miami.||||||| The extent of Brown's injury is unclear, and it is unknown if he'll be in the lineup for the Cardinals next Sunday at Washington.
Posted Oct. 14, 2007
Brown was inactive for Sunday's game against Carolina due to an ankle injury.||||||| Brown, Arizona's first-round pick this year, likely will be replaced by Elton Brown.

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