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Taking a Look at Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Opponents
January 3rd, 2014 at 6:31 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals finished 10-6 during the 2013 NFL season. That was good for third place in the NFC West. Based on that, the opponents for the Red Birds for the 2014 NFL season have been announced. Let's take a look below: Home Games (at University of Phoenix Stadium): Seattle, San Francisco, St....

Arizona Cardinals Injury Updates: Andre Ellington, Larry Fitzgerald
December 19th, 2013 at 5:05 AM
***PHOTO1***As the 9-5 Arizona Cardinals prepare for a huge NFC West divisional game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle Sunday, here are a pair of important injury updates: Andre Ellington - The rookie halfback, who leads the league in rushing yards per attempt,  is currently dealing with a thigh bruise that...

Carson Palmer Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week
November 28th, 2013 at 7:10 AM
***PHOTO1***Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer was named the NFC offensive player of the week yesterday, a few days after leading Arizona to an impressive 40-11 victory over the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday in Glendale. It was the Red Birds' fourth straight triumph. The USC product threw for 314 yards and two touchdowns on...

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu Added to Pro Bowl Ballot
November 8th, 2013 at 5:04 AM
***PHOTO1***A fine rookie season just keeps getting better for Tyrann Mathieu. The rookie safety, the NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month for October, has been added to the NFL's Pro Bowl ballot. It's quite an honor for the LSU product, who has enjoyed a stellar initial campaign for the Red Birds. This...

Arizona Cardinals’ Dan Williams Scores First Touchdown – Ever
September 10th, 2013 at 4:50 AM
***PHOTO1***Despite the fact that his team lost a very tough 27-24 decision to the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, Arizona Cardinals nose tackle Dan Williams will always remember the game because he scored the first touchdown of his entire football career in that contest. The University of Tennessee product intercepted a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Stepfan Taylor not Able to Practice with Team Yet
June 15th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals' rookie running back Stepfan Taylor has not been been able to practice with the Red Birds yet this spring because classes at Stanford University are still in session. Taylor was Arizona's fifth round draft pick in this year's NFL Draft. The 140th overall selection will spend time with time...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Looks Good During Fan Fest Practice
June 13th, 2013 at 6:53 AM
***PHOTO1***Another successful and enjoyable Arizona Cardinals Fan Fest has come and gone. Here are a couple of highlights: **Quarterback Carson Palmer looked very good, tossing some long throws to his receivers, much to the delight of the assembled fans. “Actually, we had a few more that we didn’t throw downfield that I...

Arizona Cardinals’ OTAs Continue Through Thursday
June 4th, 2013 at 6:50 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals resumed their OTAs yesterday and will continue participating in them through Thursday. This will be their final round of OTAs. Minicamp commences next week. We're now just a little over a month and a half away from the start of training camp. Red Birds have more salary cap...

A Peek at Arizona Cardinals’ Pre-Season Slate
May 30th, 2013 at 7:13 AM
***PHOTO1***We've gone over the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 regular season schedule in depth a few weeks back. Let's take a quick look at the Red Birds' Pre-Season slate for 2013: Fri., Aug. 9 - at Green Bay: Even though it's just a pre-season contest, it's always a great trip when your destination...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Kyle Auffray, Release Prentiss Waggner
May 14th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals made a couple more moves today by signing tight end Kyle Auffray and releasing cornerback Prentiss Waggner. Auffray went undrafted out of the University of New Hampshire and participated in the Red Birds' rookie minicamp last week via a tryout. The 6-foot-5, 254-pounder was primarily a blocking tight end...

Oklahoma Offensive Tackle Lane Johnson Visiting Arizona Cardinals
April 15th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1***Guess who is in town? With the 2013 NFL Draft just over a week away, Oklahoma offensive tackle Lane Johnson is visiting with Arizona Cardinals management and coaches today and tomorrow, according to azcentral.com. The 6-foot-6, 304-pound senior is expected to dine with Head Coach Bruce Arians, General Manager Steve Keim,...

Arizona Cardinals’ 2013 NFL Preseason Schedule Announced
April 6th, 2013 at 8:14 AM
***PHOTO1***The 2013 NFL preseason schedule has been announced and the Arizona Cardinals will face the Dallas Cowboys and the San Diego Chargers in their two home contests in Glendale. The full pre-season schedule is listed below. Specific dates and times have not been set as of yet. Here is the preseason slate: Game...

Former Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb Signs Two-year Deal with Buffalo Bills
April 1st, 2013 at 7:23 AM
***PHOTO1***Kevin Kolb has found a new home. The former Arizona Cardinals quarterback has inked a two-year contract with the Buffalo Bills for a maximum of $13 million. Kolb is expected to be the starting signal-caller when the 2013 NFL season begins. His main competition will be Tavaris Jackson, who signed with...

Joshua Cribbs not Ready to Sign with Arizona Cardinals Yet
March 20th, 2013 at 7:21 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals will not sign free agent wide receiver/kick returner Joshua Cribbs until he is sufficiently recovered from off-season knee surgery, according to J.R. Rickert, Cribbs’ agent. “He passed the physical,” Rickert told azcentral.com, “but they wanted to wait until the knee is fully healed. That’s about five more weeks....

Reggie Bush in the Arizona Cardinals’ Future?
March 10th, 2013 at 7:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** This is going to be fun. NFL free agency that is. Free agent running back Reggie Bush of the Miami Dolphins in an Arizona Cardinals uniform? We'll see. The Red Birds have contacted Bush's agent to express interest in him, according to USA Today Sports. According to several reports, the Detroit Lions have...

Arizona Cardinals’ Stewart Bradley May Be a Salary Cap Casualty
March 1st, 2013 at 7:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Inside linebacker Stewart Bradley may become a salary cap casualty for the Arizona Cardinals as we draw closer and closer to NFL free agency on March 12. As presently constituted, it appears the Red Birds are $2.7 million over their estimated 2013 adjusted cap number. Letting Bradley go would save the Cards $3.5...

Alex Smith Won’t Be Coming to the Arizona Cardinals
February 27th, 2013 at 4:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** So much for quarterback Alex Smith possibly coming to the desert. The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, ending speculation that the Arizona Cardinals may wind up with the veteran signal-caller in time for the 2013 NFL season. The trade does not become official...

Arizona Cardinals’ Michael Floyd Draws Praise from Head Coach Bruce Arians
February 22nd, 2013 at 5:47 PM
Despite an up-and-down rookie campaign (mostly down), Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd will be an important player as head coach Bruce Arians builds what he hopes will be a winning contingent for many years to come. A first round pick of Arizona in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Notre Dame...

Former Cardinals RB Stump Mitchell Expected to Join Bruce Arians’ Coaching Staff
February 5th, 2013 at 5:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals are expected to name former Red Birds running back Stump Mitchell as their new running backs coach, according to Mike Jurecki of XTRA910  radio in Phoenix. The Kingsland, GA native was the running backs coach of the Seattle Seahawks from 1999-2007 and the Washington Redskins from 2008-09. The 53-year...

Arizona Cardinals Eye Seattle’s Darrell Bevell for Head Coach Vacancy
January 16th, 2013 at 6:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals are reportedly setting up an interview with Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell for their vacant head coach position, according to the Associated Press. Bevell, 43, grew up in Scottsdale, AZ and attended Chaparral High School. He has been the offensive coordinator for the Seahawks since 2011. Prior to...