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Michael Crabtree and the Arizona Cardinals agree to a 1-year deal... we mean it this time.

The deal became official over the weekend

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Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the veteran wide receiver and former Red Raider late Wednesday night, seventeen days after trying him out during training camp. The contract will pay out a base salary of $3.25 million, along with incentives up to $2.25 million.

The move came hours after the Cardinals released wide receiver Kevin White and days after news surfaced about rookie receiver Hakeem Butler’s fractured hand.

The 31-year-old will be starting his 11thseason in the NFL. Crabtree was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2009, and that is where he spent most of his career. In his 10-year NFL career, he has broken the 1,000-yard receiving mark twice.

The magnitude of the deal makes it clear that Kingsbury wants Crabtree to be part of the 53-man roster. In 16 games with Baltimore last year, Crabtree had 54 receptions for 607 yards and three touchdowns. Those were his lowest numbers in all three categories since 2013, when he played just five games with the San Francisco 49ers due to injury. He was also responsible for nine drops that same season and is tied for third most drops in the NFL. His most crucial miscue came Week 5 during a 12-9 overtime loss to the Cleveland Browns. In this occasion, Crabtree dropped what would’ve been a go-ahead touchdown pass near the end of regulation. He was released by the Ravens a short time after that.

Maybe Crabtree will have better luck with Kingsbury. Though the two never played together during their time at Texas Tech, Crabtree is very familiar with Kingsbury’s style.