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Huge Test Awaits Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Ryan Lindley
December 18th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
So what can we expect from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley on Sunday night against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks? ***PHOTO1*** It's the most important game for the Red Birds in five years. The winner will most likely win the NFC West. Sure, the 11-3 Cards have clinched a playoff...

Arizona Cardinals Turn to Ryan Lindley as Their Starting Quarterback
December 16th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
In the season of "next man up", the Arizona Cardinals now turn to Ryan Lindley as their starting quarterback with the biggest game of the season looming. ***PHOTO1*** With Drew Stanton (knee) expected to be out for up to four weeks, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has named Lindley as his...

Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Could Be Out Four Weeks
December 15th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton could be out the next four weeks with a partially torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old veteran suffered the injury when he was sacked during the third quarter of Arizona's 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams last Thursday. Ryan Lindley or...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton Will not Need Surgery on Right Knee
December 13th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
The news could have been a lot worse. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton has a sprained right knee and is considered week-to-week according to espn.com. The 30-year-old signal-caller will not need surgery on the knee, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians stated yesterday. An MRI revealed the sprain in his knee. No timetable...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton to Have MRI on Right Knee
December 12th, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton is scheduled for an MRI on his right knee following his team's 12-6 triumph over the St. Louis Rams last night at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old signal-caller Stanton was injured on a sack by Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald with 8:41...

Arizona Cardinals not Big Fans of Thursday Night Football
December 11th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
Like most, if not all teams in the NFL, the Arizona Cardinals are not that enthusiastic about playing games on Thursday nights. ***PHOTO1*** The turnaround is extremely quick. Practice schedules are altered. Aches and pains linger longer. “I’m on the record about Thursday Night Football,” Arizona head coach Bruce Arians said via the...

Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Hoping to Play Thursday
December 9th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in St. Louis but is hoping to still be able to suit up and face the Rams in a key NFC West battle. ***PHOTO1*** The three-time Pro Bowler is day-to-day after injuring his ankle in Sunday's win over...

Stepfan Taylor Gets the Start at Halfback for the Arizona Cardinals
December 7th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Second-year running back Stepfan Taylor will start at running back for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon in their biggest game of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Stanford product, a fifth-round pick last year, will replace Andre Ellington, who will miss the contest with a hip pointer. In 10 games this season,...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Elington Will Be a Game-time Decision Sunday
December 5th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
Arizona Cardinals halfback Andre Ellington is dealing with a hip pointer and will be a game-time decision on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product suffered the injury in the second quarter of Arizona's 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday and did not return. Ellington...

Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald Expected to Practice Wednesday
December 2nd, 2014 at 6:41 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are starting to look like a M*A*S*H* unit. ***PHOTO1*** The 9-3 Red Birds have lost two straight games and there are injuries galore. First, some good news: wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who has missed the last two games with a left knee sprain, is expected to practice Wednesday and...

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...