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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...

Arizona Cardinals Off to Their Best Start Since the 1948 NFL Season
November 21st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are flying high with a 9-1 record, the best record in the NFL. That is the team's best start since the 1948 NFL season, when the team was based in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** That 1948 Cardinals squad was coached by Jimmy Conzelman and finished with a stellar 11-1 record. However,...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Face Killer Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 19th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have climbed to the top of the mountain in the National Football League with a league-best 9-1 record. Its certainly has not been an easy climb, though, and it's about to get more difficult. ***PHOTO1*** Four of Arizona's final six games are on the road, starting with a trip...

Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Has a Sprained MCL
November 18th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has a sprained left MCL ligament, which was suffered in Sunday's 14-6 triumph over the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** It's a Grade 2 sprain, but the eight-time Pro Bowler expects to play in this Sunday's NFC West battle in Seattle against the Seahawks. The University of Pittsburgh product...

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...

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...

Taking a Look at the Arizona Cardinals’ Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 5th, 2014 at 5:36 AM
If the 2014 NFL season ended today, the Arizona Cardinals would be the top seed in the NFC with their stellar 7-1 record. ***PHOTO1*** However, as we all know, there are still eight games to go in the regular season and five of the eight contests are against NFC West opponents. It won't...

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...