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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...

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....

Arizona Cardinals Have Found Success Against Atlanta’s Matt Ryan
November 30th, 2014 at 7:08 AM
Don't be surprised if Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a sleepless night last night while preparing to play the 9-2 Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** The numbers don't lie - in his last two starts against the Red Birds, "Matty Ice" has tossed NINE interceptions. Yes, you read that correctly. So why...

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...

Taking a Look at the Arizona Cardinals’ Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 5th, 2014 at 5:36 AM
If the 2014 NFL season ended today, the Arizona Cardinals would be the top seed in the NFC with their stellar 7-1 record. ***PHOTO1*** However, as we all know, there are still eight games to go in the regular season and five of the eight contests are against NFC West opponents. It won't...

Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Returns to Practice; May Play Sunday VS. Dallas
October 31st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson has returned to practice and is hopeful of being cleared to play in Sunday's showdown in Dallas against the 6-2 Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** Peterson suffered a concussion in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arizona's 24-20 triumph last Sunday and needs to clear NFL...

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...

Predictions for the 2014 NFL Season
August 31st, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season kicks off on Thursday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers at noisy CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals will kick off their 2014 campaign on Monday, Sept. 8 when they host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers at the...

Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson is the Highest Paid Cornerback in NFL
July 31st, 2014 at 5:32 AM
The Arizona Cardinals made a very sound move by signing Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a five-year, $70 million contract. $48 million of that pact is guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** The deal will keep Peterson with the Red Birds until 2020. That's a sound move. Teamed with Antonio Cromartie, Peterson gives the Cards...

Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Can Now Just Focus on Playing Cornerback
July 29th, 2014 at 6:12 AM
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has spent some of his young career returning punts and playing wide receiver. ***PHOTO1*** Now he can concentrate on just being a Pro Bowl cornerback, one of the best in the NFL. With the additions of Ted Ginn, Jr. and John Brown, the Red Birds are all...

Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel Impressing Head Coach Bruce Arians
June 13th, 2014 at 5:08 AM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player last year. ***PHOTO1***Head coach Bruce Arians knows how good a special teams performer Bethel is. He also knows what his potential is as a talented cornerback as well. "He could be our best," Arians told azcentral.com. "He's got all...

Report: Arizona Cardinals Add Cornerback LeQuan Lewis; Draft Order Set
April 4th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals continue to add cornerbacks to their roster ahead of their offseason workouts. The Red Birds reportedly signed LeQuan Lewis to a two-year contract, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. The team has not officially announced the signing. According to Wilson, the Arizona State product has had stops...

Arizona Cardinals Planning to Exercise Patrick Peterson’s Option
March 28th, 2014 at 4:53 AM
***PHOTO1***Patrick Peterson is one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals are planning to keep him in the desert for a long time to come. According to azcentral.com, the Red Birds plan to discuss a contract extension for All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson this off-season, but they are under...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Cornerback Antonio Cromartie
March 21st, 2014 at 12:58 PM
***PHOTO1***One of the best remaining NFL free agents is headed to the desert. He'll make the Arizona Cardinals an even better defensive unit than they are now. Veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie is heading to Glendale and has signed with the Red Birds. Adam Schefter of espn.com reported that it's a one-year deal. Financial...

Arizona Cardinals Re-sign Defensive Back Bryan McCann
March 19th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***It was not the most flashy signing but it was also one of the most important signings that the Arizona Cardinals made during the offseason. The Cards have re-signed defensive back Bryan McCann to a one-year contract. This was a solid move by general manager Steve Keim. He wasn't high on their...

Defense the Name of the Game for the Arizona Cardinals
February 19th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***They are getting better all the time. The 2013 Arizona Cardinals showed improvement in several areas from the previous year, including defensively. It was one of the reasons they improved from 5-11 to 10-6. Let's take a look at their final defensive grade for the season just gone by: Grade: B The Red Birds...

Aeneas Williams Proud to Join Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 4th, 2014 at 5:28 AM
***PHOTO1***It was well worth the wait. Former Arizona Cardinals defensive back Aeneas Williams was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012 and 2013. He didn't make it. He made it in 2014. Williams, drafted in the third round in 1991, played 10 seasons for the Cardinals and four for...

Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Patrick Peterson Enjoyed New Pro Bowl
February 1st, 2014 at 5:36 AM
***PHOTO1***The format was different for the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl last Sunday in Hawaii and Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson really enjoyed it. The three-time Pro Bowler was on Team Deion Sanders, a squad that lost to Team Jerry Rice, 22-21. Unlike recent years, the game featured some hard-hitting defensive play...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Report Card: Defense
January 14th, 2014 at 5:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The 2013 Arizona Cardinals showed improvement in several areas from the previous year, including defensively. It was one of the reasons they improved from 5-11 to 10-6. Let's take a look at their final defensive grade for the season just gone by: Grade: B The Red Birds had the best rushing defense in...

Former Cardinal Aeneas Williams Named HOF Finalist
January 11th, 2014 at 6:20 AM
***PHOTO1***Will this finally be the year? Former Arizona Cardinals defensive back Aeneas Williams is among the finalists for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He has been a finalist the past two years. The class of 2014 inductees will be voted on Feb. 1, the day before the Super Bowl...