It looks as if things between Cardinals LB Karols Dansby and the franchise are not going well in terms of getting him a new deal done that will make both sides happy. The Arizona Republic is reporting that Dasnby’s agent and GM Rod Graves haven’t talked in the past couple of weeks, which is not a good sign with training camp about a month away.
Dansby is signed to a one-year tender as the teams franchise player, which will garner him $8.025 million this season, but both sides want to get a long-term deal done before the season starts to avoid any sort of distractions. When Dansby signed the franchise tender back in late April he said “I feel pretty good about it.” Now it remains to be seen how he feels about the deal with no talks going on.
The LB and the Cards have until July 15th to get a long-term deal done, if they don’t, they will have to wait till after the season to talk again. Last season in 14 games Dansby had 99 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 3 picks and four forced fumbles. He’s a big part of the Cards defense, and this could be a problem if they don’t start getting some dialouge going soon on both sides.