After Bengals debacle, Lutui vows new commitment

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Deuce Lutui insists he has a new commitment to losing weight, that the debacle that was his free agency flop in Cincinnati has opened his eyes.

Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt says the guard had better be serious, because the Cardinals are not going to be patient as Lutui tries to take off the pounds that cost him millions of dollars when he flunked his physical with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Lutui reportedly weighed in at 381 pounds, and that was enough for the Bengals to send him toward the door. The Cardinals gave him a one-year deal and Whisenhunt gave him a strong talking to once the big lineman arrived on Monday night.

And, the coach said, "it wasn't over a meal."