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Several Rookies Impressing Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians
May 18th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
So far, so good. ***PHOTO1*** Just a little over a week into their new NFL careers, several of the 24 rookies in Arizona Cardinals camp are impressing head coach Bruce Arians. "Oh, God, all the drafts picks are right on the money," Arians enthused via azcentral.com. Outside linebackers Markus Golden (second round pick) and...

Markus Golden, Rodney Gunter Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 15th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The dream of signing an NFL contract has come true for two Arizona Cardinals rookies. ***PHOTO1*** Second-round pick Markus Golden and fourth-round selection Rodney Gunter both inked four-year deals. "It makes it a little personal when you work that hard,” Golden stated via the team's website. “All the times people were doubting you...

Arizona Cardinals Ink Shaq Riddick, J.J. Nelson to Four-year Pacts
May 14th, 2015 at 5:25 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have signed their two fifth round draft picks - linebacker Shaq Riddick and wide receiver J.J. Nelson - to four-year contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Riddick played his final college season at West Virginia after transferring from Gardner-Webb. He registered seven sacks and was the Big 12 Newcomer of the year. The...

Arizona Cardinals Hope They Made a Golden Pick with Markus Golden
May 11th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
The Arizona Cardinals entered the 2015 NFL Draft needing to upgrade their linebacking corps and they're hoping they made the right choice when they drafted outside linebacker/defensive end Markus Golden in the second round (58th overall) in the annual extravaganza. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Missouri product hopes to be the edge rushing...

2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Pick Markus Golden in Second Round
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:23 AM
Day two of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago has come and gone and the Arizona Cardinals selected defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri in the second round. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds actually traded back three spots to nab Golden with the 58th overall pick. After strengthening their offensive line in...

NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select P.J. Williams in Second Round
April 17th, 2015 at 5:04 AM
This is a fun time of the year for NFL fans - the 2015 NFL Draft is just two weeks away. We've previewed whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) at the draft in Chicago later this month (Apr. 30). However, who will the...

Shaq Thompson May Be on the Radar of the Arizona Cardinals in Upcoming NFL Draft
April 16th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
The NFL Draft is on the horizon and the Arizona Cardinals are busy preparing for the extravaganza in Chicago from Apr. 30 - May 2. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds need linebacker help and have the 24th overall selection in the first round. Let's take a close look at a college prospect that may...

Arizona Cardinals Could Be Eyeing Stephone Anthony in Upcoming NFL Draft
April 14th, 2015 at 4:53 AM
The Arizona Cardinals need to upgrade their linebacking corps and may be looking toward Clemson's Stephone Anthony in the upcoming NFL Draft. This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL....

Arizona Cardinals Could Draft Bud Dupree If Available in Upcoming NFL Draft
April 8th, 2015 at 5:40 AM
The NFL Draft is just three weeks away now.This is another part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL. on Apr. 30. The draft concludes on May 2. ***PHOTO1*** Let's...

Paul Dawson Could Be on Arizona Cardinals’ Radar in Upcoming NFL Draft
April 5th, 2015 at 5:28 AM
Happy Easter everyone! So who will the Arizona Cardinals select in the first round of this year's NFL Draft? They may be looking to the great state of Texas. ***PHOTO1*** We're previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may pick with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium...

Arizona Cardinals’ Kareem Martin to Give Outside Linebacker a Shot in 2015
April 4th, 2015 at 5:44 AM
It was quite a learning experience for Kareem Martin of the Arizona Cardinals in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The University of North Carolina product was selected in the third round (84th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Red Birds. The 6-foot-6, 272-pounder added depth along the defensive line and finished his rookie...

Could the Arizona Cardinals Select Eli Harold of Virginia in This Year’s NFL Draft?
April 3rd, 2015 at 6:39 AM
It's time to look in the crystal ball to see whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL. on Apr. 30. The draft concludes on May 2. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds have a need at...

Arizona Cardinals May Be Eyeing Linebacker Denzel Perryman in Upcoming NFL Draft
March 28th, 2015 at 6:07 AM
The 2015 NFL Draft is just around the corner now and the Arizona Cardinals are busy preparing for the big event. Let's take a look at whom the Red Birds may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL....

Arizona Cardinals Very Aggressive in NFL Free Agency This Year
March 26th, 2015 at 5:05 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have been busy little beavers when it comes to NFL free agency this year. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds signed six free agents during the first week of the free agency period. That exceeded the expectations of general manager Steve Keim. "I never anticipated we would come away with the haul...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Markus Golden, DE/OLB, Missouri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
Now that NFL free agency is in its third week and quieted down, it's time to concentrate on the upcoming NFL Draft. This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at...

Grading the Arizona Cardinals in NFL Free Agency So Far
March 22nd, 2015 at 6:05 AM
Free agency in the National Football League is almost two weeks old now and the dust is starting to settle. Let's take a look at how general manager Steve Keim and the Arizona Cardinals have done so far. ***PHOTO1*** Overall Grade: B- Aside from the signing of three-time Pro Bowl guard Mike Iupati...

Arizona Cardinals Could Be Eyeing UCLA’s Eric Kendricks in the NFL Draft
March 21st, 2015 at 7:51 AM
Despite some of their recent free agent signings, the Arizona Cardinals could still use a boost at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1*** Among their most pressing needs are at outside linebacker (to aid their pass rush), inside linebacker and help along the defensive line. Let's take a look at a college prospect that may...

Arizona Cardinals’ Sean Weatherspoon Battling Back from Achilles Injury
March 19th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
So why were the Arizona Cardinals able to sign a talented free agent linebacker like Sean Weatherspoon relatively cheaply? ***PHOTO1*** Injuries. Plain and simple. The 27-year-old Weatherspoon missed the entire 2014 NFL campaign with a ruptured Achilles tendon while a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Not only that, but the Greenville, SC native also...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Free Agents Mike Iupati, Corey Peters, LaMarr Woodley
March 11th, 2015 at 4:55 AM
Free agency has started in the National Football League and the Arizona Cardinals were very active on day number one. The Red Birds have signed former San Francisco guard Mike Iupati, ex-Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman Corey Peters and former Oakland Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley. ***PHOTO1*** Financial terms of the contracts were not...

What Will Arizona Cardinals Do in NFL Free Agency?
March 9th, 2015 at 4:58 AM
Christmas comes early for NFL fans when NFL free agency begins tomorrow. There should be a whirlwind of activity throughout the league so fasten your seat belts and get ready for quite a ride. ***PHOTO1*** So what should we expect from the Arizona Cardinals? Heading into free agency, the Red Birds have...