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Cardinals, tight end John Carlson agree to two-year deal

John Carlson caught 32 passes and one touchdown for the Minnesota Vikings in 2013. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) John Carlson caught 32 passes and one touchdown for the Minnesota Vikings in 2013. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end John Carlson to a two-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Carlson was released by the Minnesota Vikings just two years into a five-year, $25 million contract he signed with the team before the 2012 season.

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Carlson has had an injury-plagued six-year NFL career, mostly due to concussions. Last season, he had 344 receiving yards and one touchdown in 13 games.

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