Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall had his most productive NFL seasons under the watch of offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, and he could re-join his former coach in Arizona.
Arians, hired as a first-time head coach by the Cardinals in January, will get the first chance to sign Mendenhall, who also plans to visit the Denver Broncos.
A fifth-year pro with 3,549 career rushing yards, Mendenhall, 25, played in six games last season. He was limited to 51 carries for 182 yards because of injuries.
The Cardinals released former first-round pick Beanie Wells on Monday.
Arizona was ineffective offensively last season, but notably inept running the ball. They averaged 3.4 yards per carry and were led in rushing by LaRod Stephens-Howling with 356 yards on 110 carries.