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Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Pleads not Guilty in Abuse Case
January 27th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
Here is the latest update regarding Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer: ***PHOTO1*** As per a report via azcentral.com, a lawyer for the Woodstock, GA native accused of spousal abuse got his wish earlier this month when a judge granted a request to put the case back in front of a grand...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Lose Running Back Andre Ellington for the Season
December 8th, 2014 at 5:42 AM
Andre Ellington's season is over. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' second-year running back will miss the rest of the season after having sports hernia surgery in Philadelphia later this week. He'll be placed on the injured reserve list. Ellington has been dealing with foot and hip injuries this season and currently leads the...

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...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Elington Will Be a Game-time Decision Sunday
December 5th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
Arizona Cardinals halfback Andre Ellington is dealing with a hip pointer and will be a game-time decision on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product suffered the injury in the second quarter of Arizona's 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday and did not return. Ellington...

Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald Expected to Practice Wednesday
December 2nd, 2014 at 6:41 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are starting to look like a M*A*S*H* unit. ***PHOTO1*** The 9-3 Red Birds have lost two straight games and there are injuries galore. First, some good news: wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who has missed the last two games with a left knee sprain, is expected to practice Wednesday and...

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...

Michael Bush Hopes to Boost Arizona Cardinals’ Ailing Rushing Attack
November 27th, 2014 at 6:18 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are struggling to run the football. It's no secret. Everyone in the NFL knows it. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are dead last in the league with a putrid 3.1 yards per carry average. Andre Ellington has been a good soldier but he has been dealing with a foot injury...

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...

Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald Misses Practice with a Sore Left Knee
November 20th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald missed practice yesterday with a sore left knee. ***PHOTO1*** The eight-time Pro Bowler sprained his MCL when he was hit in the second quarter of Arizona's 14-6 victory over the Detroit Lions last Sunday. He had his knee wrapped, and continued to play while wearing a...

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...

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’ Victory in Dallas Last Sunday Sets a TV Ratings Record
November 7th, 2014 at 6:29 AM
So how popular are the Arizona Cardinals these days? Arizona's 28-17 triumph over Dallas last Sunday was the most-watched road game in the history of the team, according to the NFL and Nielsen. ***PHOTO1*** Those things seem to happen when you are 7-1 and have the best record in the NFL. The contest was...

Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor not Expected to Play Against St. Louis Rams
November 6th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
It's looking more and more like Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor will not be suiting up to play this Sunday when the Red Birds host the St. Louis Rams in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The second-year running back has missed the last two games with a calf injury. Taylor has rushed for 63...