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Arizona Cardinals Rookie David Johnson Turning Heads in Preseason
August 26th, 2015 at 5:58 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are 0-2 in preseason play but who cares, it's just the preseason. What's more important is what the Red Birds saw last Saturday night in Glendale - rookie David Johnson's outstanding performance. ***PHOTO1*** The Northern Iowa product shook off his hamstring issues during training camp and put together a...

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp: Dealing with the Injury Bug
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:13 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals prepare for their preseason contest with the San Diego Chargers tonight in Glendale (game time 7 p.m.), they have come to the realization that this has been a pretty rough training camp/preseason so far. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the injury bug has hit the Red Birds hard this summer....

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Looked Like Old Self in First Preseason Game
August 18th, 2015 at 5:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals can certainly breath a sigh of relief now after watching veteran quarterback Carson Palmer's performance last Saturday against the Kansas City Chiefs in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Although the Red Birds dropped a 34-19 decision, the starters played well and Palmer looked like his old self on the gridiron, completing all...

Arizona Cardinals Kick Off Preseason Slate Tonight Against Kansas City Chiefs
August 15th, 2015 at 5:25 AM
It's been an injury-plagued training camp for the Arizona Cardinals so far but the Red Birds will get a little better read on where things stand when they commence their preseason schedule by hosting the Kansas City Chiefs tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Game time is 6...

2015 Arizona Cardinals Training Camp: Andre Ellington Needs to Step Up
August 12th, 2015 at 5:38 AM
If you think there will be pressure on halfback Andre Ellington this upcoming season, you're right. Due to injury and ineffectiveness, the University of Clemson product had a disappointing 2014 NFL campaign. ***PHOTO1*** Ellington has superb talent but he has to stay on the football field. After leading the league with a...

Center Lyle Sendlein Happy to Be Back with Arizona Cardinals
August 9th, 2015 at 5:56 AM
Being Mr. Mom simply wasn't working well for Lyle Sendlein. That's why he was thrilled when he was re-signed recently by the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds center was released back on March 12 and until this past week his life consisted of changing diapers and lifting weights. That routine got old...

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp: Offensive Line Looking Better
August 6th, 2015 at 6:02 AM
One of the goals of the Arizona Cardinals this past offseason was to improve one of the worst offensive lines in the NFL. The Red Birds finished next to last in rushing in 2014 and quarterback Carson Palmer needs to be protected at all costs. ***PHOTO1*** Have the Cards accomplished their goal? “On...

Arizona Cardinals Open 2015 Training Camp with High Expectations
August 1st, 2015 at 6:36 AM
The Arizona Cardinals officially opened Training Camp 2015 yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale with a full squad conditioning test. ***PHOTO1*** That was just the first step in what should be a very interesting six weeks before the NFL season gets under way. The Red Birds made the playoffs for the...

All Eyes Will Be on Carson Palmer When Arizona Cardinals Training Camp Opens
July 29th, 2015 at 6:12 AM
If the Arizona Cardinals are to make it to Super Bowl 50 then quarterback Carson Palmer has to stay healthy and productive throughout the 2015 NFL season. ***PHOTO1*** Plain and simple. That's why all eyes will be on the veteran signal-caller, who turns 36 in December, when Arizona's training camp opens up on...

Arizona Cardinals’ Damond Powell Jr.’s Injuries not Life-threatening, Police Say
July 26th, 2015 at 6:58 AM
Rookie wide receiver Damond Powell Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals suffered a gunshot wound to the face Friday night outside his home in Ohio, but the injury is not life-threatening, according to police. ***PHOTO1*** The 22-year-old Powell was shot around 8:36 p.m. while sitting in a car with some friends in the...

Carson Palmer Rehabbing with Arizona Cardinals Teammates
July 21st, 2015 at 6:06 AM
The start of Arizona Cardinals training camp, the 2015 edition, is still a couple of weeks away but veteran quarterback Carson Palmer is busy rehabbing his knee that required surgery after he tore his ACL in Week 10 of the 2014 NFL campaign. ***PHOTO1*** He's enlisted the help of some of his...

Seventh Round Draft Pick Hoping to Make Impact on the Arizona Cardinals
July 19th, 2015 at 6:27 AM
Can a seventh round draft pick make an impact for the Arizona Cardinals in 2015? ***PHOTO1*** Rookie tight end Gerald Christian hopes to become very relevant during the upcoming NFL campaign. So do the Red Birds. They sure need help at the tight end position. The Cards completed their draft selections in the 2015...

Small-School Players Hope to Make Impact for Arizona Cardinals
June 30th, 2015 at 5:51 AM
There were doubts about how well third-round draft pick John Brown would perform last season with the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The wide receiver out of Pittsburg State burst onto the scene immediately last year, catching 48 passes for 696 yards and five scores, including four game-winning touchdowns in the first nine games. “John...

Watch Out for Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver John Brown in 2015
June 29th, 2015 at 6:06 AM
Watch out for Arizona Cardinals wideout John Brown during the 2015 NFL season - he may be ready to become the best wide receiver on the club. A club that has Super Bowl aspirations. ***PHOTO1*** By all accounts, wide receiver John Brown had a very productive rookie campaign last year for the Red...

Sunday Morning Storylines: Calais Campbell Has Real Confidence in 2015 Arizona Cardinals
June 28th, 2015 at 7:51 AM
Pro Bowl defensive lineman Calais Campbell feels the 2015 version of the Arizona Cardinals can be a real contender for the Super Bowl - especially with veteran quarterback Carson Palmer back at the helm. ***PHOTO1*** "With him under center, we know we're a contender. A true contender," Campbell enthused via arizonasports.com. "His...

Arizona Cardinals Rookies Earning Their Keep on the Gridiron
June 26th, 2015 at 5:04 AM
Now matter where you're selected in the draft, it's not easy being a rookie in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1*** You may have been a big man on campus at your alma mater but that status disappears by the time you participate in OTA's, minicamps and, of course, training camp. The same scenario...

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer Working on Regaining Footwork
June 23rd, 2015 at 5:02 AM
Coming off his second ACL surgery, 35-year-old Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has to regain what most signal-callers take for granted - his footwork when dropping back for a pass in the pocket. ***PHOTO1*** The USC product has made solid progress during OTA's and minicamps and is regaining the footwork necessary to...

Rushing Attack Must Improve for Arizona Cardinals During 2015 Season
June 22nd, 2015 at 5:12 AM
If the Arizona Cardinals really want to compete for the right to play ion Super Bowl 50, then improving their feeble ground game must be near the top of their "improvements needed" list. ***PHOTO1*** There is nowhere to go but up. The Red Birds averaged a league-worst 3.3 yards per rush last year,...

2015 Arizona Cardinals Do not Lack for Leaders on Team
June 20th, 2015 at 5:51 AM
There is no secret that teams that advance to the NFL playoffs have their fair share of leaders on their club. ***PHOTO1*** You need to have solid leadership to make the NFL playoffs and the Arizona Cardinals certainly had plenty of that last year. The Red Birds advanced to the playoffs for...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie Profile: Tight End Gerald Christian
June 18th, 2015 at 5:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had one of the weakest tight end units in all of the National Football League in 2014. So have they drafted a sleeper in this year's NFL Draft? ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting Gerald Christian in the seventh and...