Josh Cribbs is scheduled to re-take a physical with the Cardinals “in a few weeks,” a source told Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com.
The Cardinals are expected to sign Cribbs if satisfied with the condition of his surgically repaired knee.
Cribbs initially met with the Cardinals in mid-March shortly after the free-agent signing period opened. He was still recovering from a torn meniscus after completing his eighth NFL season with the Cleveland Browns.
Cribbs, 29, was named to the NFL’s All-Decade team in the 2000s as a kickoff returner and is the all-time leader in Browns history in that role. Cribbs also is tied for the NFL all-time record in kickoff returns for touchdowns, with eight.
The Cardinals already upgraded their special-teams unit in the offseason with the free-agent signing of Washington Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. He was the NFC’s Pro Bowl selection on special teams last season and finished with an NFL-high 19 special teams tackles during the 2012 campaign.