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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...

Arizona Cardinals Put the Clamps on Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray
November 4th, 2014 at 5:32 AM
One of the main reasons why the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday was because of the Red Birds' domination of Cowboys' halfback DeMarco Murray. ***PHOTO1*** For most running backs, 79 yards rushing is a good day. Not for Murray, though. The Cards held the NFL's leading rusher to that...

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 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...

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...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Washington, 30-20
October 13th, 2014 at 6:25 AM
Welcome back Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback returned from a five-week absence to throw for 250 yards and two touchdowns to lead the first-place Red Birds to a 30-20 victory over the Washington Redskins yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. First place - that's right. With Seattle's loss to...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to Denver Broncos; Stanton, Campbell, Peterson Hurt
October 6th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
The Arizona Cardinals lost more than just a football game yesterday. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did the Red Birds drop a 41-20 decision to the Denver Broncos yesterday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, they also lost starting quarterback Drew Stanton, defensive end Calais Campbell, and cornerback Patrick Peterson...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Says Shoulder is Much Better
September 25th, 2014 at 6:22 AM
There is good news coming from the Valley. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer told azcentral sports that his right shoulder is finally responding to all the treatment he's been getting and he's close to being back to 100 percent. ***PHOTO1*** That's big news considering Palmer has been dealing with a tricky nerve issue...

Arizona’s Carson Palmer Out Vs. 49ers; Drew Stanton to Start at Quarterback
September 21st, 2014 at 5:48 AM
To no one's surprise, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (shoulder) will not play against the San Francisco 49ers in Glendale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The veteran signal-caller has been dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder and was very limited in practice this week. That means backup quarterback Drew Stanton will...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Hopes to Practice Today
September 11th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals begin to gear up for their game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, NJ this Sunday, halfback Andre Ellington (foot) is hoping to return to practice today. ***PHOTO1*** It most likely will be limited practice if he does indeed practice. The University of Clemson product has...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Remains a Game-time Decision Against San Diego
September 8th, 2014 at 6:47 AM
Now that the Arizona Cardinals are ready to finally open up their 2014 NFL campaign tonight against San Diego at University of Phoenix Stadium, a question still remains as to whether their starting halfback will play. ***PHOTO1*** Andre Ellington remains a game-time decision for the season opener against the Chargers due to...

Keep an Eye on Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington in Your Fantasy Football Draft
September 1st, 2014 at 6:05 AM
Fantasy football drafts are winding down now but if you still have a draft coming up (I do), keep an eye on Arizona Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product burst on the NFL scene as a rookie last year and led all rushers with a 5.5 YPC average....