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Arizona Cardinals Hope Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Can Return
January 18th, 2015 at 6:24 AM
If it was up to Arizona Cardinals president Michael Biidwell, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald would return to the club for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** “I’m sure we’ll get it worked out,” Bidwill said via espn.com. “We’ve had a couple of conversations that I think were productive so we’ll continue those discussions or...

NFL Game Predictions for Championship Weekend
January 17th, 2015 at 6:53 AM
Way back in early September, just before this crazy NFL season began, I predicted that the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers would advance to Super Bowl 49 in Glendale on Feb. 1. ***PHOTO1*** We'll see if I'm going to be right or not tomorrow. It's time to make some NFL championship...

Arizona Cardinals Tuesday Storylines: Larry Fitzgerald Contract Talks Ongoing
January 13th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
Perhaps Larry Fitzgerald will be returning to the Arizona Cardinals after all. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are in preliminary contract discussions with Fitzgerald's agent Eugene Parker. No new deal is imminent, as the sides have not even discussed money at this point. The renewed talks are a sign of mutual interest in Fitzgerald...

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...

Report Card is in: Grading the 2014 Arizona Cardinals
January 9th, 2015 at 5:23 AM
It was quite a memorable season for the 2014 Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds made the playoffs for the first time since 2009, finished 11-6 overall and were the best team in the NFL after 10 games. However, injuries reared their ugly head - the Cards had 21 players miss 109...

Important Decisions Forthcoming for 2015 Arizona Cardinals
January 7th, 2015 at 6:06 AM
It was quite a memorable 2014 NFL season for the Arizona Cardinals - their first playoff berth in five years and an 11-5 regular season record. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona's 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the wild card playoff round was a bitter pill to swallow though but now general manager Steve...

Has Larry Fitzgerald Played His Last Game for the Arizona Cardinals?
January 5th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
There will be so many questions that will need to be answered concerning the Arizona Cardinals moving forward. None is more interesting than this one - has Larry Fitzgerald played his last game in an Arizona Cardinals uniform? ***PHOTO1*** It's a very interesting question. Finding the answer is not easy. The eight time...

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’ Justin Bethel Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month
January 1st, 2015 at 10:27 AM
December turned out to be quite a month for Arizona Cardinals special teamer Justin Bethel. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did the Sumter, SC native get named to his second NFL Pro Bowl but yesterday he also collected another fine honor - being named the NFC"s Special Teams Player of the Month for December...

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...

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 Prepare for Regular Season Finale in San Francisco
December 27th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
Now that Ryan Lindley has been renamed the starter at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, the Red Birds can get on with the business of prepping for their regular season finale Sunday afternoon in Santa Clara against NFC West for San Francisco. ***PHOTO1*** Despite their 11-4 ledger, it certainly looks like the...

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 QB Ryan Lindley Getting Plenty of Respect from Seattle Seahawks
December 21st, 2014 at 7:15 AM
This is Ryan Lindley's big day. it's also the most important day for the Arizona Cardinals in many years. ***PHOTO1*** The 11-3 Red Birds face the 10-4 Seattle Seahawks tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium in a battle for the NFC West crown. A victory would seal home field advantage throughout the...

Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Practicing on a Limited Basis; Doubtful for Sunday
December 20th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton has been practicing on a limited basis this week and is listed as doubtful for Sunday night's huge game against the Seattle Seahawks. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan Lindley will start against the defending Super Bowl champions. He has no touchdown passes and seven interceptions in his three-year NFL career. The...

Huge Test Awaits Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Ryan Lindley
December 18th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
So what can we expect from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley on Sunday night against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks? ***PHOTO1*** It's the most important game for the Red Birds in five years. The winner will most likely win the NFC West. Sure, the 11-3 Cards have clinched a playoff...

Arizona Cardinals Turn to Ryan Lindley as Their Starting Quarterback
December 16th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
In the season of "next man up", the Arizona Cardinals now turn to Ryan Lindley as their starting quarterback with the biggest game of the season looming. ***PHOTO1*** With Drew Stanton (knee) expected to be out for up to four weeks, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has named Lindley as his...