A source tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette free agent Beanie Wells has a "BAD wheel."
The Steelers had free agent Beanie Wells in for a physical earlier this week.
Per beat writer Kent Somers, the Cardinals were "not optimistic" about the state of free agent Beanie Wells' right knee.
The Bengals hosted free agent Beanie Wells on Tuesday.
Sources tell ESPN.com that the Bengals and Steelers are showing interest in free agent Beanie Wells.
Cardinals informed RB Beanie Wells of his release.
New Cardinals coach Bruce Arians considers pass protection a "prerequisite" for running backs.
Beanie Wells triggered an escalator in his rookie deal, raising his 2013 salary from $1,157,500 to $1,407,500.
Beanie Wells is looking forward to a "fresh start" under head coach Bruce Arians.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt attributed to Beanie Wells' Week 17 benching to William Powell's hot hand and an abnormally high number of passing-down snaps after falling behind the 49ers.
Coming off his zero-carry afternoon in Sunday's season-ending loss, Beanie Wells said he would "love" to remain in Arizona.
Beanie Wells didn't receive a single carry in Week 17 versus the 49ers.
Beat writer Kent Somers believes the "best option" for the Cardinals appears to be keeping Beanie Wells in 2013.
After Sunday's Week 16 benching, Beanie Wells told reporters Monday that his "days are numbered" in Arizona.