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Observations from the Arizona Cardinals’ 29-18 Loss to the Atlanta Falcons
December 1st, 2014 at 5:21 AM
There is no other way to slice it - the Arizona Cardinals are in trouble. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, the Red Birds are still 9-3 following their 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons (5-7) yesterday at the Georgia Dome, but their ship has hit the iceberg and is starting to sink. Rapidly. Here are some observations: 1....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to San Diego Chargers in Preseason Finale; Jonathan Cooper Plays
August 29th, 2014 at 7:49 AM
In a battle of field goals, the Arizona Cardinals came up a little short last night. ***PHOTO1*** Nick Novak booted four field goals to lift the San Diego Chargers over the Red Birds, 12-9 in the preseason finale at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. It was a ho-hum affair in which Arizona...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Drop 30-28 Decision to Minnesota Vikings in NFL Preseason Action
August 17th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Second string quarterback Drew Stanton completed six of eight passes for 81 yards and a touchdown but it wasn't enough as the Arizona Cardinals dropped a 30-28 decision to the Minnesota Vikings last night in NFL preseason play at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. ***PHOTO1*** Vikings rookie signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater tossed a...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to 49ers, 23-20; Out of the Playoffs
December 30th, 2013 at 6:25 AM
***PHOTO1***The season is over for the gritty Arizona Cardinals. Phil Dawson's 40-yard field goal as time expired lifted the San Francisco 49ers to a 23-20 triumph over the Red Birds yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The loss, coupled with the Saints' victory over Tampa Bay, eliminated Arizona from playoff...

Arizona Cardinals Beat Tennessee Titans, 37-34 in Overtime
December 15th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
***PHOTO1***The cardiac Cards were back at it again. Jay Feely booted a 41-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Arizona Cardinals to a thrilling 37-34 victory over the Tennessee Titans this afternoon at chilly LP Field in Nashville. The Red Birds blew a 17-point fourth quarter lead but hung on...

Arizona Cardinals Defeat St. Louis Rams, 30-10; Mathieu Hurt
December 9th, 2013 at 4:56 AM
***PHOTO1***If the Arizona Cardinals are going to make it to the NFC playoffs, they are going to do so on the backs of their defense. Karlos Dansby returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown and John Abraham tackled Kellen Clemens for a safety to lead the Red Birds to a...

Philadelphia Eagles Edge Arizona Cardinals, 24-21; Four-Game Winning Streak Snapped
December 1st, 2013 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1***The winning streak for the Arizona Cardinals is over. Nick Foles tossed three touchdown passes and LeSean McCoy rushed for 79 yards to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 24-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the...