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Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week
October 30th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
There must be something about the Philadelphia Eagles that bring out the best in Larry Fitzgerald. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' wide receiver has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his outstanding performance against the Eagles last Sunday in Glendale. The eight-time Pro Bowler tore Philadelphia's secondary apart with seven...

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 Hope Calais Campbell Can Play Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:49 PM
The Arizona Cardinals have a huge game on Sunday in Glendale against the Philadelphia Eagles, and they'd like to have Calais Campbell back in their lineup. ***PHOTO1*** The defensive end is recovering from a strained right MCL that he suffered on Oct. 5 against the Denver Broncos. Campbell will need to participate...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie John Brown Turning Heads Around the NFL
October 15th, 2014 at 5:12 AM
Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver John Brown is turning heads around the NFL this season. ***PHOTO1*** The third-round draft pick (91st overall) from Pittsburg St. (KS) leads the Red Birds in touchdown receptions with three and is averaging 10.4 yards per catch on 15 receptions. Brown is one of the reasons the Cards...

Takeaways from the Arizona Cardinals’ Victory Over the Washington Redskins
October 14th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
The Arizona Cardinals boosted their record to 4-1 with a 30-20 triumph over the Washington Redskins Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The win lifted their mark to 4-1 and the Red Birds now sit alone atop the NFC West, one game ahead of the Seattle Seahawks. Here are some thoughts from the Redskins' contest: 1....

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...

Quarterback Drew Stanton to Make Third Straight Start for Arizona Cardinals
October 5th, 2014 at 7:15 AM
As expected, Drew Stanton will make his third consecutive start this afternoon at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds (3-0) face a supreme test when they battle the Denver Broncos (2-1) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The 30-year-old Stanton is filling in for starter Carson...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Linebacker Desmond Bishop, WR Jalen Saunders
October 3rd, 2014 at 6:08 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals prepare for their battle with the Denver Broncos on Sunday, the Red Birds signed a pair of players - linebacker Desmond Bishop and wide receiver Jalen Saunders. ***PHOTO1*** Bishop was cut by the Cards at the end of preseason and was ready to work out for the Miami...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie Wide Receiver John Brown Making an Impact
September 26th, 2014 at 6:47 AM
The Arizona Cardinals seem to have made quite a find in rookie wide receiver John Brown. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds drafted the speedy wideout in the third round of this year's NFL Draft and they are reaping the rewards right now. The Pittsburg State (Kansas) product leads Arizona with three touchdowns and ranks...

Takeaways from Arizona’s 23-14 Win Over the San Francisco 49ers
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals secured one of their most impressive victories in recent memory Sunday when they defeated NFC West rival San Francisco, 23-14 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some takeaways from that thrilling affair: 1. The Cardinals are a mentally tough team. We all know the stats -...

Arizona Cardinals Soar to 3-0 with Victory Over San Francisco 49ers
September 22nd, 2014 at 5:02 AM
The streak is over. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals broke their four-game losing streak against NFC West rival San Francisco yesterday afternoon with a thrilling 23-14 victory over the 49ers at raucous University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The win lifted the Red Birds to 3-0 while the Niners dipped to 1-2. Arizona outscored...

Look Who is in First Place in the NFC West: the Arizona Cardinals
September 17th, 2014 at 5:58 AM
Their two victories have not been things of beauty but the Arizona Cardinals don't care. ***PHOTO1*** A win is a win and the Red Birds are 2-0 and sitting atop the NFC West as they prepare for their early season showdown with the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday at University of Phoenix...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants
September 13th, 2014 at 8:19 AM
The Arizona Cardinals hope to lift their record to 2-0 tomorrow when they face the reeling New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds, coming off their season-opening 18-17 win over San Diego on Monday, will be facing a Giants squad in disarray. New York was...

Fine NFL Debut for Arizona Cardinals Rookie Wide Receiver John Brown
September 12th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
It didn't take long for rookie wide receiver John Brown to make an impact on the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** A third round draft pick (91st overall) from Pittsburg State (Kansas) in May, the speedy Brown had the game-winning touchdown reception against the Chargers on Monday night, a 13-yarder from quarterback Carson Palmer...

Things We Learned in Arizona Cardinals’ Victory Over San Diego
September 10th, 2014 at 6:42 AM
The Arizona Cardinals kicked off their 2014 NFL campaign with an exciting 18-17 triumph over the San Diego Chargers Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some things we learned from that contest: 1. Quarterback Carson Palmer continues to look more and more comfortable in the Bruce Arians...

Rookie John Brown Lifts Arizona Cardinals Past the San Diego Chargers
September 9th, 2014 at 5:44 AM
Rookie wide receiver John Brown looks like he'll be quite an impact player for the Arizona Cardinals this season. Last night showed that. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, Arizona's third round draft choice from Pittsburg State (Kansas) this year, caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 2:25 remaining to lift the Red...

Predictions for the 2014 NFL Season
August 31st, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season kicks off on Thursday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers at noisy CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals will kick off their 2014 campaign on Monday, Sept. 8 when they host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers at the...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ 19-13 Preseason Loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
August 25th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their preseason record to 1-2 last night with a 19-13 setback to the Cincinnati Bengals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The game was featured on Sunday Night Football on NBC-TV. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some observations: **The starters on both teams played the first half with Cincinnati owning...

Is This the Year the Arizona Cardinals Win the NFC West?
August 21st, 2014 at 6:57 AM
Is this the season the Arizona Cardinals capture the NFC West crown? ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds were in the playoff hunt until the final game of the 2013 season when they dropped a home contest to the 49ers. They made a five-game improvement from the previous season, finishing with a 10-6 record. Arizona...