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Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: OT Zach Martin
February 22nd, 2014 at 5:51 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals draft 20th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft in May. Let's take a look at a player that might be available to the Red Birds when they're officially "on the clock". Today's player is senior offensive tackle Zach Martin of Notre Dame. He is listed at 6-feet, 4-inches...

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...

2014 Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Tight End Eric Ebron
February 16th, 2014 at 7:09 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Scouting Combine begins next week in Indianapolis. The Arizona Cardinals draft 20th overall in this year's NFL Draft. Let's take a look at a player that may be available when the Red Birds are officially on the clock in the first round. The player is tight end Eric Ebron...

Taking a Look Back at the 2013 Arizona Cardinals’ Statistical Leaders
February 15th, 2014 at 5:29 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana starts next week. Now is an excellent time to reflect back on a superb 2013 NFL campaign. It certainly was an interesting season for the Arizona Cardinals. The Red Birds finished at 10-6 in the NFC West, which was a five-game improvement from 2012. That...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Earl Watford
February 14th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
***PHOTO1***It's time to look back at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 NFL Draft with the NFL Scouting Combine coming up. Guard Earl Watford made it through his rookie season with the Cards.. The Red Birds tabbed the James Madison University product with their second fourth round selection. The 6-4, 300-pounder has added quality...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Andre Ellington
February 12th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine coming up next week, it's time to reflect back on the Arizona Cardinals' draft last year. Today: Andre Ellington. Simply said, Ellington may have been the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of Clemson product was selected in the sixth round of the draft by the Red...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Stepfan Taylor
February 11th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis just around the corner, it's time to look back at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 NFL Draft. The 10-6 Red Birds selected running back Stepfan Taylor of Stanford in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft (140th overall pick). The University of Stanford product had 36 carries...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Jonathan Cooper
February 7th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine just a few weeks away, it's a good time to reflect back and take a look at how the Arizona Cardinals drafted in 2013. They're building a fine foundation in the desert. The Red Birds went 10-6 last season and things are looking up. First up is...

Arizona Cardinals’ WR Larry Fitzgerald Restructures His Contract
February 6th, 2014 at 5:02 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has restructured his contract to clear up more cap space for his team. The eight-time Pro Bowler signed the revised contract, which apparently relieved the Red Birds from the $18 million cap hit Arizona was slated to take this year. According to multiple reports and espn.com,...

Denver Vs. Seattle: Super Bowl XLVIII Prediction
January 31st, 2014 at 5:08 AM
***PHOTO1***It should be quite an interesting matchup. The NFL's top-ranked offense in the Denver Broncos face the league's top-ranked defense in the Seattle Seahawks Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ in Super Bowl XLVIII. It's the first time since Super Bowl 25 that the best offense and defense...

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...

Six Arizona Cardinals Honored by Pro Football Focus
January 29th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
***PHOTO1***The awards keep on coming for the 10-6 Arizona Cardinals of 2013. Six Arizona Cardinals players have been named to the PFF All-NFC West team - Calais Campbell, Karlos Dansby, Patrick Peterson, Michael Floyd, Justin Bethel and rookie Andre Ellington. Larry Fitzgerald was not named. Interesting. Ellington had a superb rookie season, leading the...

Larry Fitzgerald Named to Eighth Pro Bowl; Replaces Demaryius Thomas
January 21st, 2014 at 5:09 AM
***PHOTO1***Larry Fitzgerald is headed back to the Aloha State. The Arizona Cardinals veteran wide receiver was named to his eighth Pro Bowl, replacing Denver's Demaryius Thomas, who is headed to the Super Bowl. The Pro Bowl will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii this Sunday, Jan. 26. The 30-year-old Fitzgerald has made the...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Offensive MVP: Carson Palmer
January 20th, 2014 at 4:50 AM
***PHOTO1***With all due respect to wide receiver Michael Floyd, the Offensive MVP of the 2013 Arizona Cardinals was quarterback Carson Palmer. Floyd had an excellent season in his second year in the NFL with a team-high 1,041 receiving yards. It was close but Palmer gets the nod as the 10-6 Cardinals'...

Arizona Cardinals Player Analysis: Earl Watford
January 19th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
***PHOTO1***Guard Earl Watford has made it through his rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals. The Red Birds tabbed the James Madison University product with their second fourth round selection. The 6-4, 300-pounder has added quality depth across Arizona's improved offensive line. Let's take an updated look at Watford's player profile via nfl.com: Strengths Athletically built...

NFC and AFC Championship Game Predictions
January 18th, 2014 at 7:11 AM
***PHOTO1***The four best teams in the NFL have made their way to their respective championship games on Sunday. It should be a great day of football as two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks battle in the AFC Championship in Denver while two of the most dynamic young signal-callers face off...

Arizona Cardinals Player Analysis: Andre Ellington
January 16th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
***PHOTO1***Andre Ellington may have been the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of Clemson product was selected in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft  by the Arizona Cardinals and had an excellent rookie season. Ellington led the NFL with a 5.5 yards per carry average and added...

Arizona Cardinals Player Analysis: Stepfan Taylor
January 15th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
***PHOTO1***They still like his potential. The 10-6 Arizona Cardinals selected running back Stepfan Taylor of Stanford in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft (140th overall pick). The University of Stanford product had 36 carries for 115 yards and added eight receptions for 71 yards during his rookie season . Let's take an updated...

2013 Arizona Cardinals: Offense Report Card
January 8th, 2014 at 5:28 AM
***PHOTO1***It's time to review and reflect on the 10-6 season of the 2013 Arizona Cardinals. Let's take a look at the report card on the offensive side of the ball for the Red Birds: Grade: C + The Cardinals ranked right in the middle of the pack in the NFL, averaging 23.7 points...

Player Analysis: Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Cooper
January 7th, 2014 at 4:55 AM
***PHOTO1***Jonathan Cooper's NFL season ended before it even started in 2013. Arizona's first round draft choice last year broke his leg in a pre-season game against the San Diego Chargers last August and was placed on injured reserve before he ever got a chance to play in his first NFL regular...