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Michael Bush Hopes to Boost Arizona Cardinals’ Ailing Rushing Attack
November 27th, 2014 at 6:18 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are struggling to run the football. It's no secret. Everyone in the NFL knows it. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are dead last in the league with a putrid 3.1 yards per carry average. Andre Ellington has been a good soldier but he has been dealing with a foot injury...

Arizona Cardinals Off to Their Best Start Since the 1948 NFL Season
November 21st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are flying high with a 9-1 record, the best record in the NFL. That is the team's best start since the 1948 NFL season, when the team was based in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** That 1948 Cardinals squad was coached by Jimmy Conzelman and finished with a stellar 11-1 record. However,...

Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald Misses Practice with a Sore Left Knee
November 20th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald missed practice yesterday with a sore left knee. ***PHOTO1*** The eight-time Pro Bowler sprained his MCL when he was hit in the second quarter of Arizona's 14-6 victory over the Detroit Lions last Sunday. He had his knee wrapped, and continued to play while wearing a...

Arizona Cardinals Face Killer Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 19th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have climbed to the top of the mountain in the National Football League with a league-best 9-1 record. Its certainly has not been an easy climb, though, and it's about to get more difficult. ***PHOTO1*** Four of Arizona's final six games are on the road, starting with a trip...

Arizona Cardinals Place Carson Palmer on IR; Sign Quarterback Ryan Lindley
November 13th, 2014 at 6:26 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have officially placed quarterback Carson Palmer (knee) on injured reserve with a torn ACL and have signed an old friend, quarterback Ryan Lindley from the San Diego Chargers practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Lindley spent the past two seasons with the Red Birds after being selected in the...

Drew Stanton Ready to Take Over the Reins of the Arizona Cardinals
November 12th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
So can quarterback Drew Stanton lead the 8-1 Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl? ***PHOTO1*** That is one of the most interesting questions floating around the NFL these days. Stanton played the role of hero last Sunday when he tossed a 48-yard TD pass to rookie John Brown midway through the fourth quarter...

Arizona Cardinals Move on Without Quarterback Carson Palmer
November 11th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Now that the news has sunk in that quarterback Carson Palmer will miss the rest of this season with a torn ACL, the Super Bowl hopes of the Arizona Cardinals rest with backup signal-caller Drew Stanton. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old Palmer will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left knee and will not only...

Arizona Cardinals’ Victory in Dallas Last Sunday Sets a TV Ratings Record
November 7th, 2014 at 6:29 AM
So how popular are the Arizona Cardinals these days? Arizona's 28-17 triumph over Dallas last Sunday was the most-watched road game in the history of the team, according to the NFL and Nielsen. ***PHOTO1*** Those things seem to happen when you are 7-1 and have the best record in the NFL. The contest was...

Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor not Expected to Play Against St. Louis Rams
November 6th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
It's looking more and more like Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor will not be suiting up to play this Sunday when the Red Birds host the St. Louis Rams in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The second-year running back has missed the last two games with a calf injury. Taylor has rushed for 63...

Arizona Cardinals Put the Clamps on Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray
November 4th, 2014 at 5:32 AM
One of the main reasons why the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday was because of the Red Birds' domination of Cowboys' halfback DeMarco Murray. ***PHOTO1*** For most running backs, 79 yards rushing is a good day. Not for Murray, though. The Cards held the NFL's leading rusher to that...

Who Will Start at QB Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals Against Washington?
October 11th, 2014 at 6:31 AM
So the question is very simple - who will start at quarterback Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals against the Washington Redskins in Glendale? ***PHOTO1*** Getting the answer is complicated. That is a question everyone wants answered at this point. Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton and Logan Thomas all practiced yesterday but no decision has...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Loss to Denver Broncos
October 7th, 2014 at 5:07 AM
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their first game of the 2014 NFL season Sunday, 41-20, to the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at some takeaways from that game: 1. M*A*S*H* unit: The injuries continue to pile up for the Red Birds. Quarterback Drew...

Takeaways from Arizona’s 23-14 Win Over the San Francisco 49ers
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals secured one of their most impressive victories in recent memory Sunday when they defeated NFC West rival San Francisco, 23-14 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some takeaways from that thrilling affair: 1. The Cardinals are a mentally tough team. We all know the stats -...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Looking Doubtful for 49ers Game
September 19th, 2014 at 6:51 AM
It's not looking very good for Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback has thrown very little in practice this week due to the nerve injury in his shoulder. The USC product has not been ruled out yet but it's looking more and more like Drew Stanton will start against San Francisco...

Arizona Cardinals’ John Abraham Going Through Concussion Protocol
September 18th, 2014 at 5:39 AM
Linebacker John Abraham is the NFL's active leader in sacks with 133.5. The Arizona Cardinals could certainly use him against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. However Abraham is not quite there yet. ***PHOTO1*** The 36-year-old Abraham is ready to rejoin his team, but first he must pass concussion protocol. Arizona Cardinals head...

Rookie Deone Bucannon Bolsters Arizona Cardinals’ Fine Secondary
September 6th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted safety Deone Buccanon in the first round of this year's NFL Draft to bolster one of the best secondaries in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington State product has been impressive in training camp and in preseason action this summer. The strong safety has been very active...

Arizona Cardinals’ Ted Larsen to Start at Left Guard in Season Opener Over Jonathan Cooper
September 5th, 2014 at 7:06 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will start free agent signee Ted Larsen at left guard instead of Jonathan Cooper in Monday's season opener against the San Diego Chargers in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Larsen was brought in to add quality depth along the offensive line. Now he's starting in place of Cooper, Arizona's first round draft...

Arizona Cardinals Safety Tyrann Mathieu Continues to Show Improvement
September 3rd, 2014 at 6:19 AM
Will safety Tyrann Mathieu be able to play in the Arizona Cardinals' season opener on Sept. 8 against the San Diego Chargers? ***PHOTO1*** That's the $64,000 question right now in Glendale. The "Honey Badger" continues to show improvement in practice and seems to be getting closer to playing in a regular season game...

Keep an Eye on Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington in Your Fantasy Football Draft
September 1st, 2014 at 6:05 AM
Fantasy football drafts are winding down now but if you still have a draft coming up (I do), keep an eye on Arizona Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product burst on the NFL scene as a rookie last year and led all rushers with a 5.5 YPC average....

Arizona Cardinals Linebacker John Abraham Has Court Date Rescheduled
August 22nd, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham has had his court date on a June DUI charge pushed back to October 10. ***PHOTO1*** The University of South Carolina product is the NFL's active sacks leader with 133.5. The 36-year-old Abraham also led the Red Birds in sacks last season with 11.5. That ranked seventh...