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Arizona Cardinals Make Important Roster Moves
October 8th, 2014 at 5:20 AM
The 3-1 Arizona Cardinals have placed outside linebacker Matt Shaughnessy on the injured reserve-designated to return list due to a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Wisconsin product is a starting linebacker and one of the keys to Arizona's excellent run defense. Shaughnessy must miss a minimum of six weeks of practice...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Loss to Denver Broncos
October 7th, 2014 at 5:07 AM
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their first game of the 2014 NFL season Sunday, 41-20, to the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at some takeaways from that game: 1. M*A*S*H* unit: The injuries continue to pile up for the Red Birds. Quarterback Drew...

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 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 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’ 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...

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...

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...

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...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants
September 13th, 2014 at 8:19 AM
The Arizona Cardinals hope to lift their record to 2-0 tomorrow when they face the reeling New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds, coming off their season-opening 18-17 win over San Diego on Monday, will be facing a Giants squad in disarray. New York was...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Hopes to Practice Today
September 11th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals begin to gear up for their game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, NJ this Sunday, halfback Andre Ellington (foot) is hoping to return to practice today. ***PHOTO1*** It most likely will be limited practice if he does indeed practice. The University of Clemson product has...

NFL Season Opener: San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals Preview
September 7th, 2014 at 5:25 AM
So will 2014 be the year that the Arizona Cardinals make it back to the NFC playoffs? We'll find out starting tomorrow night when the Red Birds kick off their season when they host the San Diego Chargers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The Cards made a big leap...

Rookie Deone Bucannon Bolsters Arizona Cardinals’ Fine Secondary
September 6th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted safety Deone Buccanon in the first round of this year's NFL Draft to bolster one of the best secondaries in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington State product has been impressive in training camp and in preseason action this summer. The strong safety has been very active...

Arizona Cardinals Safety Tyrann Mathieu Continues to Show Improvement
September 3rd, 2014 at 6:19 AM
Will safety Tyrann Mathieu be able to play in the Arizona Cardinals' season opener on Sept. 8 against the San Diego Chargers? ***PHOTO1*** That's the $64,000 question right now in Glendale. The "Honey Badger" continues to show improvement in practice and seems to be getting closer to playing in a regular season game...

Predictions for the 2014 NFL Season
August 31st, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season kicks off on Thursday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers at noisy CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals will kick off their 2014 campaign on Monday, Sept. 8 when they host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers at the...

Arizona Cardinals Wrap up Preseason Tonight Against San Diego Chargers
August 28th, 2014 at 6:16 AM
The Arizona Cardinals wrap up their preseason schedule tonight when they face the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are 1-2 in preseason play. The starters are expected to rest tonight and rookie quarterback Logan Thomas (pictured above) is expected to play the entire game. Will...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Ed Stinson Can Bolster Defensive Line in 2014
August 23rd, 2014 at 6:49 AM
Now that Darnell Dockett is lost for the season with a torn ACL, the Arizona Cardinals will need help along the defensive line from rookie Ed Stinson. ***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...

Arizona Cardinals Linebacker John Abraham Has Court Date Rescheduled
August 22nd, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham has had his court date on a June DUI charge pushed back to October 10. ***PHOTO1*** The University of South Carolina product is the NFL's active sacks leader with 133.5. The 36-year-old Abraham also led the Red Birds in sacks last season with 11.5. That ranked seventh...

Losing Darnell Dockett for the Season a Huge Setback for Arizona Cardinals
August 20th, 2014 at 6:49 AM
So now where do the Arizona Cardinals go from here after losing defensive lineman Darnell Dockett for the 2014 NFL season with a torn ACL? ***PHOTO1*** That's the questions all Cardinals fans want to have answered. There is no other way to put it - losing Dockett is a tremendous blow to the...

Arizona Cardinals Hoping Rookie Kareem Martin Can Bolster Pass Rush
August 18th, 2014 at 7:04 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted defensive end Kareem Martin in the third round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards helping their pass rush. ***PHOTO1*** The University of North Carolina product has a world of potential and should bolster Arizona's pass rush as the 2014 regular season moves along. Martin has...