Karlos Dansby and His Future with the Arizona Cardinals

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Published: July 14, 2009

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... team. With 444 tackles, 24.5 sacks and 9 interceptions, Dansby has become a key, if not integral, part of the Arizona defense.

But with the date to sign franchise players looming on July 15, neither Dansby nor the Cardinals' franchise has come to a agreement on whether or not to extend the defensive linebacker's contract.

With a reported $9.7 million salary guaranteed for the 2009 season, Dansby will become a unsigned free agent in 2010 unless the Cardinals again franchise him as they did in 2008 and 2009.

Without a deal in place by July 15, he will be unable to sign a long-term contract with the team until the end of the regular season.

In April, amidst changing agents, Dansby stated to the media that, "I am trying to maximize what I am worth, and I’m not sure I’m going to have another opportunity like this[...] It’s the ideal position to be in the position I am in right now. I want to make the most of it.”

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