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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 Face Big Test Against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos
October 4th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
Can the Arizona Cardinals soar to 4-0 for the second time in three years? ***PHOTO1*** If so, they are going to have to defeat Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos (2-1) Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. Both teams are coming off their bye weeks and this will be...

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...

2014 Arizona Cardinals Rookie Profile: Quarterback Logan Thomas
October 2nd, 2014 at 5:22 AM
Rookie quarterback Logan Thomas of the Arizona Cardinals is currently third on their depth chart but he may be second if veteran Carson Palmer (shoulder) can't go on Sunday against the Broncos. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product has not seen any regular season action yet but the 3-0 Red Birds really like...

Slow Progress for Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer
October 1st, 2014 at 5:14 AM
It's no slam dunk that Carson Palmer will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** The veteran signal-caller has been dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder since Week Two of the NFL season. Whether he can start (or even play) against the Broncos at...

2014 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Rookie Profile: Ed Stinson
September 30th, 2014 at 5:30 AM
Rookie Ed Stinson may have just one tackle so far this season for the Arizona Cardinals but he's still an important part of their future plans. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds drafted Stinson from the University of Alabama in the fifth round (160th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music...

Arizona Cardinals Like Potential of Tight End Troy Niklas
September 29th, 2014 at 5:29 AM
Although he just has one reception for 16 yards for the 3-0 Arizona Cardinals, rookie tight end Troy Niklas seems to have a bright future with the Red Birds. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Notre Dame product was drafted in the second round of this year's NFL Draft. Let's take a look at Niklas'...

Arizona Cardinals’ Deone Bucannon Has a Bright Future in the NFL
September 28th, 2014 at 6:25 AM
Safety Deone Bucannon has already had an impact in his rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington State product has been a strong presence in the secondary for the 3-0 Red Birds this season. Bucannon also ranks fifth on the team with 13 tackles. He helps form one of the...

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...

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...

NFL Rookie Profile: Arizona Cardinals’ Kareem Martin
September 24th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
Kareem Martin seems to have a bright future in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** The 3-0 Arizona Cardinals drafted the defensive end in the third round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards helping their pass rush. The University of North Carolina product has a world of potential and should bolster Arizona's pass...

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...

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...

Week 3 NFL Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
September 20th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The 2-0 Arizona Cardinals face NFC West division foe San Francisco tomorrow afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale and it's looking more and more likely that starting quarterback Carson Palmer will miss his second game in a row. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer is dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Looking Doubtful for 49ers Game
September 19th, 2014 at 6:51 AM
It's not looking very good for Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback has thrown very little in practice this week due to the nerve injury in his shoulder. The USC product has not been ruled out yet but it's looking more and more like Drew Stanton will start against San Francisco...

Arizona Cardinals’ John Abraham Going Through Concussion Protocol
September 18th, 2014 at 5:39 AM
Linebacker John Abraham is the NFL's active leader in sacks with 133.5. The Arizona Cardinals could certainly use him against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. However Abraham is not quite there yet. ***PHOTO1*** The 36-year-old Abraham is ready to rejoin his team, but first he must pass concussion protocol. Arizona Cardinals head...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Have a Good One in Strong Safety Deone Bucannon
September 16th, 2014 at 4:47 AM
Deone Bucannon has had a strong start to his NFL career. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals selected the strong safety with their first round draft pick (27th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Washington State product has 11 tackles in his first two NFL games to help lift the Red Birds to...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ 25-14 Victory Over New York Giants
September 14th, 2014 at 3:19 PM
The long plane ride home from East Rutherford, NJ will be a very pleasant one for the Arizona Cardinals this evening. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds lifted their record to 2-0 with a 25-14 triumph over the New York Giants this afternoon at sunny MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. The Giants dipped to 0-2. Here...