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Todd Bowles Named New Head Coach of the New York Jets
January 14th, 2015 at 5:34 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are in the market for a new defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Todd Bowles is leaving the Red Birds to become the new head coach of the New York Jets. The 51-year-old Bowles is expected to sign a four-year contract that will pay him slightly more than $4 million...

Darnell Dockett Hoping to Return to the Arizona Cardinals
January 11th, 2015 at 7:32 AM
Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett missed the entire 2014 NFL season with a torn ACL he suffered during training camp in August. Will he be returning to the Red Birds for the 2015 NFL campaign? ***PHOTO1*** That remains to be seen. The FSU product is entering the final year of his...

Former Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner Named Hall of Fame Finalist
January 10th, 2015 at 7:09 AM
Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner has been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ***PHOTO1*** The 43-year-old Warner is one of the 15 finalists for this year’s Hall of Fame class. The final Hall class will be voted upon January 31, the...

Arizona Cardinals DC Todd Bowles Set for Full Week of Interviews
January 6th, 2015 at 5:34 AM
Is this the week Todd Bowles becomes an NFL head coach? ***PHOTO1*** It could very well be. The Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator is is scheduled to interview with the New York Jets tomorrow, the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers on Friday and Chicago Bears on Saturday, according to espn.com. That...

Memorable Season Goes up in Flames for Arizona Cardinals
January 4th, 2015 at 7:24 AM
Earlier this season the Arizona Cardinals were 9-1 and the best team in the NFC. That seems like a thousand years ago now. ***PHOTO1*** It certainly does after their disastrous 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers yesterday afternoon at soggy Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte in a NFC wild card battle....

Three Ways the Arizona Cardinals Can Defeat the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Playoffs Today
January 3rd, 2015 at 6:31 AM
The Arizona Cardinals (11-5) will be competing in their first playoff game in five years this afternoon when they face the Carolina Panthers (7-8-1) in the NFC wild card playoff round in Charlotte. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers are the NFC South champions. This will be the first meeting between the teams since the...

Arizona Cardinals DC Todd Bowles Becoming a Hot Commodity for Head Coaching Gigs
January 1st, 2015 at 6:49 AM
Although his defensive unit has struggled recently, Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles has become a hot commodity around the league for head coaching vacancies. ***PHOTO1*** The Falcons, Jets, 49ers, Bears and Raiders have all expressed interest in interviewing the 51-year-old Bowles. However, due to NFL rules, the Elizabeth, NJ native can't...

Stopping the Run Suddenly an Issue for Arizona Cardinals
December 31st, 2014 at 6:23 AM
Over the first 10 games of the 2014 regular season, the Arizona Cardinals had a top three rushing defense. Times have quickly changed though. That's a big concern as the Red Birds prepare for their first playoff game in five years Saturday against the Carolina Panthers. ***PHOTO1*** Case in point - over...

NFC Playoffs: New Season Begins Saturday for Arizona Cardinals
December 30th, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season has been a wild ride to the NFC playoffs for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** With an 11-5 record there is a sense of disappointment that they have to open the postseason on the road against the Carolina Panthers this Saturday, the Red Birds have to put their two-game...

Arizona Cardinals Drop Regular Season Finale to San Francisco 49ers, 20-17
December 29th, 2014 at 6:37 AM
Ryan Lindley tossed the first two touchdowns of his NFL career but added three interceptions as well as the Arizona Cardinals dropped a 20-17 decision to the San Francisco 49ers in their regular season finale yesterday in Santa Clara. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds finished the season at 11-5 and will travel to...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie QB Logan Thomas to Start Against San Francisco 49ers
December 23rd, 2014 at 6:24 AM
Logan Thomas will get his opportunity. ***PHOTO1*** The rookie signal-caller will start for the 11-4 Arizona Cardinals this Sunday when the Red Birds play their final regular season contest in San Francisco. "We'll go with Logan, " Arizona head coach Bruce Arians stated via espn.com. The Virginia Tech product has played in just two...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ Brutal 35-6 Loss to Seattle Seahawks
December 22nd, 2014 at 8:39 AM
Now that the smoke has cleared, here are a couple of observations from the Arizona Cardinals' devastating 35-6 setback to the Seattle Seahawks last night in Glendale: ***PHOTO1*** 1. He works hard and tries his best, but let's face it, Ryan Lindley is not a starting caliber NFL quarterback. He's just not....

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...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (10-3) at St. Louis Rams (6-7)
December 10th, 2014 at 5:37 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will look to build on their much-needed victory over the Kansas City Chiefs when they travel to their old home town to face the St. Louis Rams on Thursday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** It's another important game for the 10-3 Red Birds as they try and not only secure a...

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 in Must Win Situation Against Kansas City Chiefs
December 6th, 2014 at 5:40 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are reeling right now. They've lost two games in a row. That does not seem like a lot, but if they are to hold out hope of garnering the top seed in the NFC playoffs, they must defeat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The Red...

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...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (9-2) at Atlanta Falcons (4-7)
November 29th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals need to get back on the winning track after dropping just their second game of the season last week against the Seattle Seahawks. The Red Birds travel to Atlanta to face quarterback Matt Ryan and the Falcons tomorrow in what has become a very important game for...