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Rookies David Johnson, Gerald Christian Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 20th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
Rookies David Johnson and Gerald Christian have been signed by the Arizona Cardinals to four-year deals. That means only 2015 first round pick D.J. Humphries remains unsigned from the Red Birds' draft class. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, a third-round selection and seventh-round pick Gerald Christian, a tight end and the NFL’s “Mr. Irrelevant” for...

Versatility Should Serve Arizona Cardinals Rookie Rodney Gunter Well
May 19th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
Versatility may be the main reason rookie Rodney Gunter makes the Arizona Cardinals roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds improved their depth on the defensive line by drafting Gunter in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. The Delaware State product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 305 pounds. He was...

Several Rookies Impressing Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians
May 18th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
So far, so good. ***PHOTO1*** Just a little over a week into their new NFL careers, several of the 24 rookies in Arizona Cardinals camp are impressing head coach Bruce Arians. "Oh, God, all the drafts picks are right on the money," Arians enthused via azcentral.com. Outside linebackers Markus Golden (second round pick) and...

A Real Opportunity Awaits Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel
May 17th, 2015 at 4:43 AM
The year 2015 is shaping up as the season of opportunity for Arizona Cardinals cornerback/special teamer Justin Bethel. ***PHOTO1*** The Sumter, NC native of the Arizona Cardinals is arguably the best special teams player in all of football. He participated in his second straight NFL Pro Bowl this past January - a...

Arizona Cardinals Happy to Welcome RB David Johnson Aboard
May 16th, 2015 at 4:48 AM
The Arizona Cardinals entered the 2015 NFL Draft knowing they had to upgrade their running back post. They knew Andre Ellington could not handle the workload by himself, as talented as he is. ***PHOTO1*** Enter third round selection (86th overall) David Johnson. of Northern Iowa. The 6-foot-1, 224-pounder is expected to be...

Markus Golden, Rodney Gunter Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 15th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The dream of signing an NFL contract has come true for two Arizona Cardinals rookies. ***PHOTO1*** Second-round pick Markus Golden and fourth-round selection Rodney Gunter both inked four-year deals. "It makes it a little personal when you work that hard,” Golden stated via the team's website. “All the times people were doubting you...

Arizona Cardinals Ink Shaq Riddick, J.J. Nelson to Four-year Pacts
May 14th, 2015 at 5:25 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have signed their two fifth round draft picks - linebacker Shaq Riddick and wide receiver J.J. Nelson - to four-year contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Riddick played his final college season at West Virginia after transferring from Gardner-Webb. He registered seven sacks and was the Big 12 Newcomer of the year. The...

Arizona Cardinals Hope They Made a Golden Pick with Markus Golden
May 11th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
The Arizona Cardinals entered the 2015 NFL Draft needing to upgrade their linebacking corps and they're hoping they made the right choice when they drafted outside linebacker/defensive end Markus Golden in the second round (58th overall) in the annual extravaganza. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Missouri product hopes to be the edge rushing...

Arizona Cardinals’ D.J. Humphries Happy with Rookie Minicamp So Far
May 10th, 2015 at 5:40 AM
Rookie offensive tackle D.J. Humphries had certain expectations once Arizona Cardinals rookie minicamp opened up on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** “I expected it to be a whole other world,” Humphries said via the team's website. The University of Florida product was Arizona's first round draft pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. Any worries...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Pick TE Gerald Christian in the Seventh Round
May 7th, 2015 at 5:02 AM
The Arizona Cardinals completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting tight end tight end Gerald Christian in the seventh round. He was the 256th and final player drafted. Therefore, he gets the NFL's annual draft title of Mr. Irrelevant. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Louisville product is 6-foot-3 and...

2015 NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select WR J.J. Nelson in Fifth Round
May 6th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals improved their depth in their wide receiver and special teams units by selecting UAB's J.J. Nelson in the fifth round (159th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft last week in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The Midfield, AL native is small by NFL standards - he's 5-foot-10 and weighs just 156...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select DE Shaquille Riddick in Fifth Round
May 5th, 2015 at 4:48 AM
The Arizona Cardinals aided their pass rushing corps by drafting defensive end Shaquille Riddick in the fifth round (158th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The University of West Virginia stands 6-feet-6 and weighs 242 pounds. He has good length and explosiveness and should compete well with second-round...

2105 NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select Defensive Tackle Rodney Gunter in Fourth Round
May 4th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals improved their depth on the defensive line by drafting defensive tackle Rodney Gunter in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** The Delaware State product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 305 pounds. He was a second-team All-MEAC selection in 2014, a first-team All-MEAC pick in 2013...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select Running Back David Johnson in Third Round
May 3rd, 2015 at 6:10 AM
The Arizona Cardinals filled a real need by drafting running back David Johnson in the third round (86th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The Northern Iowa product is 6-foot-1 and weighs 224 pounds. He was selected as a first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference in both 2013 and...

2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Pick Markus Golden in Second Round
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:23 AM
Day two of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago has come and gone and the Arizona Cardinals selected defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri in the second round. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds actually traded back three spots to nab Golden with the 58th overall pick. After strengthening their offensive line in...

2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select D.J. Humphries in the First Round
May 1st, 2015 at 5:11 AM
The Arizona Cardinals selected offensive tackle D.J. Humphries with their first round selection (24th overall) in the opening round of the 2015 NFL Draft last night at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Florida product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 307 pounds. Jared Veldheer is the left tackle and...

NFL Draft Prediction: Arizona Cardinals Select RB Melvin Gordon in First Round
April 30th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
The 2015 NFL Draft is finally here. It's time to predict whom the Arizona Cardinals will select with the 24th overall pick in the first round of tonight's draft in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds need a strong, multi-talented running back to compliment Andre Ellington. Don't forget that the Cards ranked next...

Arizona Cardinals May Be Eyeing RB Tevin Coleman in Second Round of NFL Draft
April 29th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The 2015 NFL Draft is just one day away now. We've discussed in length about whom the Arizona Cardinals may select in the first round (24th overall) but who will they pick with the 55th overall pick (second round)? According to draft experts, this player could be available to the...

NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select Markus Golden of Missouri in First Round
April 28th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
After months of anticipation, the 2015 NFL Draft is just two days away now. Are you ready Cardinals fans? This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago,...

Arizona Cardinals Second Round Draft Possibility: Eric Rowe, CB, Utah
April 27th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
Anticipation is building and building as the 2015 NFL Draft draws closer this Thursday in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** So what are the Arizona Cardinals going to do? The Red Birds draft 24th overall in the opening round of the extravaganza and they have the 55th overall pick (second round). According to draft experts,...