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NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Rank Second Overall
November 26th, 2014 at 5:31 AM
Now that Thanksgiving is here - wow, it sure came quickly this year - it's time to look at the NFL's Power Rankings of the Top 10 teams in the league. May we have the envelope please: ***PHOTO1*** 1. New England Patriots (9-2): I picked the Pats to represent the AFC in the...

Sack Happy Defense not Enough in Arizona Cardinals’ Loss to Seattle
November 25th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
Seven sacks. Usually if your football team records seven sacks in a game, you walk away victorious. Tell that to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Despite a season-high seven sacks and relentless pressure on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the Red Birds still left Century Link Field with a frustrating 19-3 loss to the...

Seattle Seahawks Smother Arizona Cardinals, 19-3 in NFC West Battle
November 24th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
That was quite a buzz saw the Arizona Cardinals ran into yesterday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Steven Hauschka booted four field goals and Seattle's defense limited Arizona to a season-low 204 yards from scrimmage as the Seahawks smothered the Cardinals, 19-3, at raucous Century Link Field. The loss dropped the Red Birds to 9-2 but...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (9-1) at Seattle Seahawks (6-4)
November 22nd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
Now comes the fun part of the 2014 NFL season - the home stretch, and there's no better place to start that stretch than in the home of the defending Super Bowl champions, where the Seattle Seahawks will face the high-flying Arizona Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** As important as this game...

Drew Stanton Fires Two TD Passes as Arizona Cardinals Roar Past Detroit Lions, 14-6
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 AM
So what if the Arizona Cardinals have a new starting quarterback? They just keep on winning no matter who is behind center. ***PHOTO1*** Eight-year NFL veteran Drew Stanton tossed two touchdown passes to wide receiver Michael Floyd and Arizona's defense sacked Matthew Stafford four times as the Red Birds improved to 9-1...

NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions (7-2) at Arizona Cardinals (8-1)
November 15th, 2014 at 3:48 AM
The biggest game of the Week 11 NFL schedule takes place at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Sunday when the Arizona Cardinals host the Detroit Lions. Game time is 2:25 pm. ***PHOTO1*** It will be a battle of the top two teams in the NFC, and the Red Birds will...

Arizona Cardinals Place Carson Palmer on IR; Sign Quarterback Ryan Lindley
November 13th, 2014 at 6:26 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have officially placed quarterback Carson Palmer (knee) on injured reserve with a torn ACL and have signed an old friend, quarterback Ryan Lindley from the San Diego Chargers practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Lindley spent the past two seasons with the Red Birds after being selected in the...

Drew Stanton Ready to Take Over the Reins of the Arizona Cardinals
November 12th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
So can quarterback Drew Stanton lead the 8-1 Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl? ***PHOTO1*** That is one of the most interesting questions floating around the NFL these days. Stanton played the role of hero last Sunday when he tossed a 48-yard TD pass to rookie John Brown midway through the fourth quarter...

Arizona Cardinals Move on Without Quarterback Carson Palmer
November 11th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Now that the news has sunk in that quarterback Carson Palmer will miss the rest of this season with a torn ACL, the Super Bowl hopes of the Arizona Cardinals rest with backup signal-caller Drew Stanton. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old Palmer will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left knee and will not only...

Drew Stanton Leads Arizona Cardinals Past St. Louis Rams, 31-14; Carson Palmer Hurt
November 9th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
Backup quarterback Drew Stanton, filling in for the injured Carson Palmer, fired a 48-yard touchdown pass to rookie John Brown with 7:40 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Arizona Cardinals ahead for good in their 31-14 victory over the St. Louis Rams this afternoon at University of Phoenix...

Arizona Cardinals Look to Continue Winning Ways Against St. Louis Rams
November 8th, 2014 at 7:50 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have soared to the top of the perch in the NFL with a 7-1 record, the best in the league. ***PHOTO1*** So what will the second half of the 2014 campaign bring? The Red Birds begin their journey to a hopeful top seed in the NFC playoffs when they...

Carson Palmer, Defense Lift Arizona Cardinals Past Dallas Cowboys, 28-17
November 2nd, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Carson Palmer tossed three touchdown passes and the Arizona Cardinals' defense held DeMarco Murray under 100 yards rushing for the first time this season as the Red Birds soared to a 7-1 record on the season with a 28-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The Cardinals have the best record in...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (6-1) at Dallas Cowboys (6-2)
November 1st, 2014 at 9:19 AM
Another week, another big game for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** This time the Red Birds invade Dallas to take on the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium early Sunday afternoon. The biggest question entering this game is: will quarterback Tony Romo (back) play for the Cowboys? He is questionable and it's looking like a game-time...

Arizona Cardinals are Off to Their Best Start Since 1974 NFL Season
October 28th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Gas was 55 cents a gallon. They played in St. Louis. Don Coryell was their head coach and Jim Hart (pictured below), Terry Metcalf, and Donny Anderson were some of the stars of the team. ***PHOTO1*** The year was 1974. Richard Nixon resigned as President of the United States in August of that...

Palmer to Brown Lift Arizona Cardinals to Thrilling 24-20 Triumph Over Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2014 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted rookie wide receiver John Brown in the third round in May because they liked his vertical speed. Well, they were right. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburg St. (KS) product caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 1:21 remaining to lift the Red Birds to a thrilling 24-20 victory...

Arizona Cardinals Face Huge Test Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 25th, 2014 at 7:23 AM
The 5-1 Arizona Cardinals will face their sternest test of the 2014 NFL campaign when they host the 5-1 Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The Cardinals are listed as 2.5 point favorites. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds have had some nice wins against quality opponents this season...

The Arizona Cardinals Love Rookie Quarterback Logan Thomas’ Strong Arm
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:48 AM
Rookie signal-caller Logan Thomas of the Arizona Cardinals is currently third on the Arizona Cardinals' depth chart behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. That makes sense - as a rookie, he needs to learn the ropes in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product has completed just one pass in his NFL...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Triumph Over Oakland Raiders
October 21st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It was not a thing of beauty, but the Arizona Cardinals don't care. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds recorded a 24-13 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday and although it was not a game for the time capsule, a win is a win is a win in the NFL. All that...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Oakland Raiders, 24-13; Red Birds Now 5-1
October 20th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
This was quite a homecoming for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer, who was dealt by the Oakland Raiders to Arizona following the 2012 season, threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Red Birds to a 24-13 triumph over Oakland Sunday afternoon at sunny Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The victory...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders
October 18th, 2014 at 7:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are riding high with a 4-1 record in first place in the NFC West, so it's important that they don't overlook the 0-5 Oakland Raiders when the two teams play on Sunday at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. ***PHOTO1*** The Raiders played the San Diego Chargers very tough last week...