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Arizona Cardinals Pounded by Carolina Panthers in NFC Title Mismatch
January 25th, 2016 at 6:17 AM
The glorious season for the Arizona Cardinals is over. ***PHOTO1*** With a thud. The Red Birds committed a season-high seven turnovers (six by Carson Palmer) and Cam Newton ran for a pair of touchdowns and passed for two others to power the Carolina Panthers to a 49-15 annihilation of Arizona last night. It was...

Arizona Cardinals Soar to 13-2 with Victory Over Green Bay Packers
December 28th, 2015 at 2:28 AM
The magical 2015 season for the Arizona Cardinals continued yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The 13-2 Red Birds are now one game behind the previously-undefeated Carolina Panthers. Now they have a shot at the number one seed in the NFC playoffs. The Cards sacked Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers nine...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Baltimore Ravens, 26-18
October 27th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
What a wild finish in the desert on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** Quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns and the Arizona Cardinals withstood a late Baltimore rally as the Cards defeated the Ravens, 26-18 last night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The victory lifted the Red Birds,...

Arizona Cardinals Fall Flat, Drop 25-13 Decision to Pittsburgh Steelers
October 19th, 2015 at 4:59 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had no answer for backup quarterback Landry Jones yesterday. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller threw two touchdown passes to Martavis Bryant in relief of Michael Vick and the Steelers rallied for a 25-13 triumph over the Red Birds at Heinz Field. The loss dropped Arizona to 4-2, while the Steelers...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Detroit Lions in Week Five
October 13th, 2015 at 5:09 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had one of their finest performances of the season on Sunday as they soared past the Detroit Lions, 42-17 at Ford Field in Detroit. Needless to say, their report card is pretty sparkling. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look: OFFENSE: A Where do we start? How about quarterback Carson Palmer, who completed...

Arizona Cardinals Roll Past Detroit Lions, 42-17
October 12th, 2015 at 5:48 AM
Wow, what a performance. The Arizona Cardinals continue to play like one of the best teams in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** In a non-competitive contest, Carson Palmer threw three touchdown passes and the Red Birds forced six Detroit turnovers as Arizona crushed the hapless Lions, 42-17 yesterday afternoon at quiet Ford Field. The victory lifted...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. St. Louis Rams
October 5th, 2015 at 5:04 AM
The Arizona Cardinals suffered their first loss of the season yesterday, a hard-fought 24-22 setback to the St. Louis Rams in a NFC West tilt in Glendale. The Red Birds dipped to 3-1 while the Rams improved to 2-2 with a huge road victory. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at Arizona's report...

Spectacular Report Card for Arizona Cardinals Vs. San Francisco
September 28th, 2015 at 5:12 AM
Don't look now but the Arizona Cardinals are 3-0 and look like the best team in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds totally destroyed NFC West rival San Francisco, 47-7 yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Needless to say, they earned a report card that any student would be proud...

Palmer, Fitzgerald Power Arizona Cardinals Past Chicago Bears, 48-23
September 21st, 2015 at 5:05 AM
Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald showed they both have a lot left in the tank yesterday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer tossed four touchdown passes, three to Fitzgerald, to propell the Arizona Cardinals to an impressive 48-23 victory over the Chicago Bears at sunny Soldier Field in Chicago. The win lifted the Red Birds to...

Andre Ellington Injury Puts Damper on Arizona Cardinals’ Impressive Win Over New Orleans
September 14th, 2015 at 6:18 AM
So many things went well for the Arizona Cardinals yesterday in their season-opening 31-19 triumph over the New Orleans Saints - Carson Palmer looked like his old self and the ground game actually was a positive factor, among others - but the win was dampened by Andre Ellington's injury. ***PHOTO1*** The speedy...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Looked Like Old Self in First Preseason Game
August 18th, 2015 at 5:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals can certainly breath a sigh of relief now after watching veteran quarterback Carson Palmer's performance last Saturday against the Kansas City Chiefs in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Although the Red Birds dropped a 34-19 decision, the starters played well and Palmer looked like his old self on the gridiron, completing all...

Memorable Season Goes up in Flames for Arizona Cardinals
January 4th, 2015 at 7:24 AM
Earlier this season the Arizona Cardinals were 9-1 and the best team in the NFC. That seems like a thousand years ago now. ***PHOTO1*** It certainly does after their disastrous 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers yesterday afternoon at soggy Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte in a NFC wild card battle....

Arizona Cardinals Drop Regular Season Finale to San Francisco 49ers, 20-17
December 29th, 2014 at 6:37 AM
Ryan Lindley tossed the first two touchdowns of his NFL career but added three interceptions as well as the Arizona Cardinals dropped a 20-17 decision to the San Francisco 49ers in their regular season finale yesterday in Santa Clara. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds finished the season at 11-5 and will travel to...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ Brutal 35-6 Loss to Seattle Seahawks
December 22nd, 2014 at 8:39 AM
Now that the smoke has cleared, here are a couple of observations from the Arizona Cardinals' devastating 35-6 setback to the Seattle Seahawks last night in Glendale: ***PHOTO1*** 1. He works hard and tries his best, but let's face it, Ryan Lindley is not a starting caliber NFL quarterback. He's just not....

Observations from the Arizona Cardinals’ 29-18 Loss to the Atlanta Falcons
December 1st, 2014 at 5:21 AM
There is no other way to slice it - the Arizona Cardinals are in trouble. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, the Red Birds are still 9-3 following their 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons (5-7) yesterday at the Georgia Dome, but their ship has hit the iceberg and is starting to sink. Rapidly. Here are some observations: 1....

Seattle Seahawks Smother Arizona Cardinals, 19-3 in NFC West Battle
November 24th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
That was quite a buzz saw the Arizona Cardinals ran into yesterday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Steven Hauschka booted four field goals and Seattle's defense limited Arizona to a season-low 204 yards from scrimmage as the Seahawks smothered the Cardinals, 19-3, at raucous Century Link Field. The loss dropped the Red Birds to 9-2 but...

Drew Stanton Fires Two TD Passes as Arizona Cardinals Roar Past Detroit Lions, 14-6
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 AM
So what if the Arizona Cardinals have a new starting quarterback? They just keep on winning no matter who is behind center. ***PHOTO1*** Eight-year NFL veteran Drew Stanton tossed two touchdown passes to wide receiver Michael Floyd and Arizona's defense sacked Matthew Stafford four times as the Red Birds improved to 9-1...

Drew Stanton Leads Arizona Cardinals Past St. Louis Rams, 31-14; Carson Palmer Hurt
November 9th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
Backup quarterback Drew Stanton, filling in for the injured Carson Palmer, fired a 48-yard touchdown pass to rookie John Brown with 7:40 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Arizona Cardinals ahead for good in their 31-14 victory over the St. Louis Rams this afternoon at University of Phoenix...

Carson Palmer, Defense Lift Arizona Cardinals Past Dallas Cowboys, 28-17
November 2nd, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Carson Palmer tossed three touchdown passes and the Arizona Cardinals' defense held DeMarco Murray under 100 yards rushing for the first time this season as the Red Birds soared to a 7-1 record on the season with a 28-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The Cardinals have the best record in...

Palmer to Brown Lift Arizona Cardinals to Thrilling 24-20 Triumph Over Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2014 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted rookie wide receiver John Brown in the third round in May because they liked his vertical speed. Well, they were right. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburg St. (KS) product caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 1:21 remaining to lift the Red Birds to a thrilling 24-20 victory...