The outside linebacker's tag is expected to be worth roughly $14.6 million after he logged 11 sacks for Arizona last season.
The 2017 Hall of Fame game will be held on a Thursday for the first time, kicking off the induction weekend events in Canton, Ohio.
Last year it was Guns N' Roses, now it is Metallica who are set to cause disruption to the Arizona Cardinals' training camp.
Carson Palmer will suit up for his 15th NFL season after signalling his intent to continue with the Arizona Cardinals.
The Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots are riding six-game winning streaks while the Pittsburgh Steelers have won seven straight