Contrary to reports by NFL.com's Jason La Canfora that safety Matt Ware came to terms with the Cardinals on a multiyear deal, the deal in fact, is still a work in progress. After meeting with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, Ware did make a decision to return and negotiate a new contract with the Cardinals but his agent confirmed a deal has yet to been completed.
Ware has started three games for the Cardinals since he's been with the team, totaling 74 tackles and one interception in 53 games. After Ware was lost to the injured reserve with a sprained knee last season, the Cardinals pass defense took a noticeable dip.
The Cardinals made other moves after the jump...
The Cardinals also came to terms with defensive end Jeremy Clark on Wednesday. Clark is a former undrafted free agent out of Alabama who has started in four career games, recording four tackles.
Tight end Stephen Spach agreed to return to the Cardinals next season, signing a new contract. That means the same four tight end rotation that was used last season will be in effect in 2010. Spach has 13 career receptions and will likely be used on blocking and special teams situations.
Free agent offensive linemen Rex Hadnot and Wade Smith, defensive end Nick Eason, and quarterback Charlie Whitehurst have already visited with the Cardinals this week, although no contracts were reportedly offered.
Linebackers Joey Porter and Larry Foote are finishing their visit with the team on Thursday, while recently departed quarterback Derek Anderson is reportedly set to visit on Friday.
The approaching days could certainly shape up nicely for the Cardinals if they can fill several holes throughout the roster. We'll post anything new as the news breaks.