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Arizona Cardinals in Good Hands with Head Coach Bruce Arians
February 21st, 2014 at 4:53 AM
***PHOTO1***Now that the Scouting Combine is underway in Indianapolis, it's time to reflect back on the excellent season of Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians. In his first season at the helm of the Red Birds, the 60-year-old Arians has led them to just their fourth winning season since moving to...

Arizona Cardinals’ Offensive Attack is Getting Better
February 18th, 2014 at 4:58 AM
***PHOTO1***Under head coach Bruce Arians, the 2013 Arizona Cardinals showed some fine strides on the offensive side of the ball. Let's take a look at the how the Red Birds graded out offensively during their 10-6 season in the NFC West: Grade: C + Arizona ranked right in the middle of the pack in...

Review of NFL Award-winning Players for the 2013 Season
February 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 AM
***PHOTO1***While the Seattle Seahawks bask in the glory of winning Super Bowl XLVIII, it's time to reflect on the NFL's 2013 award-winning players. It starts with Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos, who won his fifth Associated Press NFL MVP Award, earning 49 of the 50 votes from media members who...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Excelled in Short Passing Game
January 30th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer still has a very strong arm for a 33-year-old signal-caller. Head coach Bruce Arians likes to throw the ball deep in his offensive scheme. He likes to be aggressive. You would think it would be a match made in heaven but the reality is that Palmer was...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians Proud of His Football Team; Changes Coming in 2014
January 6th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
***PHOTO1***It was quite a season to remember for the Arizona Cardinals. Not only did the Red Birds finish at 10-6 but they had a chance to make the NFL playoffs right up until their final home game against San Francisco in Week 17. That's quite an improvement from their 5-11 campaign...

Arizona Cardinals Need Win and Some Help to Advance to Playoffs
December 26th, 2013 at 6:01 AM
***PHOTO1***It's really pretty simple actually. The Arizona Cardinals need to beat the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in Glendale and then get some help. A lot of help - from the Tampa Bay Bucs. The NFL switched the start time of the Saints-Bucs game to the same kickoff time as the Cardinals game...

Special Year for Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians
December 18th, 2013 at 4:56 AM
***PHOTO1***It's really been a special year for Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians. In his first season at the helm of the Red Birds, the 60-year-old Arians has led them to just their fourth winning season since moving to Arizona in 1988. Not only that but Arians is the first Cardinals coach...

Arizona Cardinals Gameday: Playoff Push Continues in Nashville
December 15th, 2013 at 7:16 AM
***PHOTO1***Losing is not an option anymore. With three games to go, the Arizona Cardinals have to win every game if they want to have a good chance of making the NFC playoffs. At 8-5, they've made great progress this season after their 5-11 debacle last year. But eight wins won't make it...

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu Has Torn ACL, LCL; Out for Season
December 10th, 2013 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1***What a shame. Rookie free safety Tyrann Mathieu tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee during Sunday's 30-10 win over the St. Louis Rams, head coach Bruce Arians said yesterday. An MRI exam yesterday morning confirmed the injuries. The LSU product will wait 10 days to allow the LCL to...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Hoping to Play Vs. Rams
December 5th, 2013 at 6:39 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington was sorely missed last Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Hopefully that won't be the case this Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. The dynamic rookie halfback is recovering from a sore knee and is hopeful of playing in the key divisional clash against the Rams. At...

Arizona Cardinals Sent Numerous Plays to NFL Office After Eagles Loss
December 4th, 2013 at 5:12 AM
Frustration is starting to set in for the Arizona Cardinals. The Red Birds sent the NFL office in New York numerous plays following their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday to show "obvious problems" with the officiating, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians said via espn.com. The Red Birds followed the correct protocol when...

Arizona Cardinals React to Disappointing Loss to Philadelphia
December 3rd, 2013 at 6:38 AM
***PHOTO1***Time will tell how crucial yesterday's 24-21 loss to Philadelphia will be to the Arizona Cardinals moving forward. When you're in the NFC playoff chase, every loss is critical. Every big play is magnified. Every game is ultra-important. Sunday's loss dropped the Cards to 7-5. Sure, this was not a crippling loss...

Bruce Arians Quite Pleased with Arizona Cardinals’ Effort Vs. Colts
November 26th, 2013 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***After playing a near perfect game against a fine opponent in the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians had every reason to smile. Why shouldn't he? The Red Birds received 314 yards passing from Carson Palmer, two touchdown catches from Larry Fitzgerald and a 22-yard interception return...

Arizona Cardinals Gearing up for Big Game Against Indianapolis
November 19th, 2013 at 5:12 AM
***PHOTO1***There is excitement in the desert these days. And why not? The Arizona Cardinals are 6-4, on a three-game winning streak and in the thick of the NFC Wild Card race. They've won one more game than all of last season and are now gearing up for a showdown with the...

Carson Palmer Feels Energy May Be Lacking at Jaguars’ Stadium
November 14th, 2013 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has played a lot of games during his long NFL career and competed in a lot of hostile road venues. Don't expect EverBank Field in Jacksonville to be one of those on Sunday. "We've played in some tough places," Palmer said via espn.com. "We know this is...

Arizona Cardinals Welcome Tight End Jake Ballard
November 7th, 2013 at 5:14 AM
***PHOTO1***Jake Ballard is happy to be back on the football field. The new Arizona Cardinals tight end, who was signed after the release of D.C. Jefferson, is working his way back after a crazy couple of years. Ballard came into Cardinals camp for a tryout some three weeks ago and impressed...

Bruce Arians Pleased with Arizona Cardinals’ Energy Level
October 30th, 2013 at 5:20 AM
***PHOTO1***There is a lot of energy in the desert following the Arizona Cardinals' 14-point triumph over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Head coach Bruce Arians could certainly feel it. "I felt the energy was outstanding,” Arians said via azcentral.com. “We set a new level of energy that we have to continue to have every...

Arizona Cardinals Savoring Impressive Win Over Atlanta Falcons
October 28th, 2013 at 12:56 PM
"***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals made quite a statement on Sunday when they throttled the Atlanta Falcons, 27-13. Not only did they completely dominate the contest, they showed opposing clubs that they should be a force to be reckoned with moving forward. It's also very nice being 4-4 instead of 3-5 heading into...

Arizona Cardinals not Giving up on Postseason Dream
October 22nd, 2013 at 5:05 AM
***PHOTO1***With a 3-4 record, the playoff hopes of the Arizona Cardinals are not looking that great right now in the NFC. Hope is not lost though. Not by any stretch. The Red Birds are in the midst of a mini-bye week, as it were, because they last played the Seattle Seahawks...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer Needs to Improve
October 20th, 2013 at 6:52 AM
***PHOTO1***During his 11-year NFL career, Carson Palmer has been on some good teams and bad teams. In order to give the Arizona Cardinals a fighting chance of being a good team in 2013, he needs to improve. And fast. “We all need to step up our game,” Palmer told azcardinals.com. “Everybody needs to...