Report: Cardinals interested in OL Alex Boone and Evan Mathis

Mar 7, 2016, 3:40 PM
San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Alex Boone (75) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) react dur...
San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Alex Boone (75) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) react during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Arizona Cardinals have looked to free agency to upgrade their offensive line in each of the last two offseasons, inking left tackle Jared Veldheer and left guard Mike Iupati to contracts in 2014 and 2015.

They may be interested in dipping into that well again in 2016.

Boone, 28, spent the first six seasons of his career with the San Francisco 49ers. He has played both left and right guard.

The 34-year-old Mathis played left guard for the Denver Broncos last season. He has also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers. He is a two-time Pro Bowler and one-time First-Team All-Pro.

The biggest name mentioned here is Mack. The 30-year-old is a three-time Pro Bowler — including in 2015 — and after playing the first seven seasons of his career in Cleveland, may be looking to join a contender. Regarded as one of the best linemen available, he should command a pretty hefty salary.

Earlier on Monday Gambadoro reported the Cardinals “really like” defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul, among other pass rushers, and is also interested in a host of defensive backs.

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