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Arizona Cardinals’ Daryl Washington’s Probation Reduced by Two Months
June 17th, 2015 at 4:54 AM
Will we be seeing Daryl Washington on the football field for the Arizona Cardinals during the 2015 NFL season? ***PHOTO1*** The veteran linebacker's probation, the punishment for pleading guilty to aggravated assault in March 2014, has been reduced by two months, according to ESPN. In a petition to end the probation early, his...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie Profile: Defensive Lineman Rodney Gunter
June 15th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
Did the Arizona Cardinals get a steal when they drafted defensive end/defensive tackle Rodney Gunter? Perhaps. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds certainly improved their depth on the defensive line by drafting Gunter in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL last month. The Delaware State product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 305...

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 Set Their Top 130 College Players as NFL Draft Nears
April 24th, 2015 at 5:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Draft less than a week away, the Arizona Cardinals have their draft board set with their top 130 college football players. Let the draft begin. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds normally have 120 players on their board but added 10 more this year. They'll have eight picks overall, including...

Arizona Cardinals Very Aggressive in NFL Free Agency This Year
March 26th, 2015 at 5:05 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have been busy little beavers when it comes to NFL free agency this year. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds signed six free agents during the first week of the free agency period. That exceeded the expectations of general manager Steve Keim. "I never anticipated we would come away with the haul...

Arizona Cardinals Addressing Many Needs in NFL Free Agency
March 15th, 2015 at 6:01 AM
Free agency in the National Football League is not even a week old yet but the Arizona Cardinals have made a statement already by addressing some important needs on their roster. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Steve Keim has signed six players so far - two on the offensive side of the ball and...

What the Darnell Dockett Release Means for the Arizona Cardinals
March 1st, 2015 at 5:11 AM
The Arizona Cardinals bid adieu to an old friend and great performer on Friday when they released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett. ***PHOTO1*** The 33-year-old Burtonsville, MD native has played his entire 11-year NFL career with the Red Birds. The FSU product was named to three Pro Bowls and played in 158 games...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians, Steve Keim Ink Four-year Pacts
February 24th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are in good hands for a long time now. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds have inked head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim to new four-year contracts. The respective deals will keep both men with the organization through the 2018 NFL season. Terms of their new pacts were not...

Arizona Cardinals Need to Improve Speed at Linebacker in 2015
February 21st, 2015 at 6:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had a top 10 defense last season but there is a specific need that certainly stands out moving forward. ***PHOTO1*** "We need speed at all our linebacker positions," head coach Bruce Arians said via azcentral.com at the NFL scouting combine. Don't be surprised if the Red Birds try to address...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Agree on a Two-year Contract
February 18th, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Larry Fitzgerald will be staying in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver has agreed to a new two-year contract with the club, general manager Steve Keim announced. Keim did not disclose financial details. The eight-time Pro Bowler will receive $22 million in guaranteed money over the course of the new pact. Fitzgerald...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Commence Discussions on His Future
February 15th, 2015 at 6:42 AM
The agent for wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals have begun discussions with the hope that they can work out an agreement that will allow the eight-time Pro Bowler to conclude his career in Arizona. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year-old Fitzgerald is scheduled to earn $16.25 million next season, with $8 million...

Contract Extensions Forthcoming for Arizona Cardinals’ Steve Keim, Bruce Arians
February 12th, 2015 at 5:38 AM
They are the architects of the resurgence of the Arizona Cardinals in recent years. For that, they are to be rewarded accordingly. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Steve Keim and head coach Bruce Arians are expected to receive contract extensions soon, according to team president Michael Bidwill. "I think it's the right thing to do,...

Important Decision on Larry Fitzgerald Forthcoming for Arizona Cardinals
February 3rd, 2015 at 6:25 AM
Whether wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald returns to the Arizona Cardinals for the 2015 NFL season remains to be seen. ***PHOTO1*** One thing is certain. The eight-time Pro Bowler and winner of the inaugural Art Rooney Award loves playing for the Red Birds. “In terms of next year, I have no idea what’s going...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Can Return
January 18th, 2015 at 6:24 AM
If it was up to Arizona Cardinals president Michael Biidwell, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald would return to the club for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** “I’m sure we’ll get it worked out,” Bidwill said via espn.com. “We’ve had a couple of conversations that I think were productive so we’ll continue those discussions or...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians Named PFWA Coach of the Year
January 16th, 2015 at 5:29 AM
The odds are good that Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians will be named the NFL Coach of the Year the day before the Super Bowl. A good clue for that honor is that that Arians has been named the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) Coach of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Arizona Cardinals Tuesday Storylines: Larry Fitzgerald Contract Talks Ongoing
January 13th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
Perhaps Larry Fitzgerald will be returning to the Arizona Cardinals after all. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are in preliminary contract discussions with Fitzgerald's agent Eugene Parker. No new deal is imminent, as the sides have not even discussed money at this point. The renewed talks are a sign of mutual interest in Fitzgerald...

Important Decisions Forthcoming for 2015 Arizona Cardinals
January 7th, 2015 at 6:06 AM
It was quite a memorable 2014 NFL season for the Arizona Cardinals - their first playoff berth in five years and an 11-5 regular season record. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona's 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the wild card playoff round was a bitter pill to swallow though but now general manager Steve...

Has Larry Fitzgerald Played His Last Game for the Arizona Cardinals?
January 5th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
There will be so many questions that will need to be answered concerning the Arizona Cardinals moving forward. None is more interesting than this one - has Larry Fitzgerald played his last game in an Arizona Cardinals uniform? ***PHOTO1*** It's a very interesting question. Finding the answer is not easy. The eight time...

Upgrades Continuing at University of Phoenix Stadium
July 4th, 2014 at 5:32 AM
Happy 4th of July everyone! ***PHOTO1*** Progress continues to be made at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Upgrades are continuing. It won't look like the same place by the time the Super Bowl is played there next year. The next Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLIX) is coming to town so the...

Arizona Cardinals Should Have Much Better Special Teams Unit This Season
June 16th, 2014 at 5:03 AM
It looks like the Arizona Cardinals are putting the word special back when describing their special teams unit for the upcoming 2014 NFL season. ***PHOTO1***The Red Birds had a fine season in 2013, going 10-6 and just missing the NFC playoffs on the last day of the season. It was a breakthrough...