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Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel Hopes to Make Pro Bowl as Cornerback Some Day
January 26th, 2015 at 4:58 AM
Justin Bethel of the Arizona Cardinals is arguably the best special teams player in all of football. He participated in his second straight NFL Pro Bowl last night in Glendale - a fine honor - but someday he'd like to return to the all-star extravaganza as one of the elite...

Arizona Cardinals Saturday Storylines: Four Red Birds Preparing for Pro Bowl; Larry Fitzgerald Update
January 24th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Good Saturday morning Cardinals fans. There is not a whole lot going on in the desert these days but here are a few storylines as you sip your morning coffee: ***PHOTO1*** NFL Pro Bowl: The 2015 version of the NFL Pro Bowl takes place tomorrow in the valley - University of Phoenix...

Will Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Be Returning to the Arizona Cardinals?
January 23rd, 2015 at 1:23 PM
Whether Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie returns to the team for the 2015 NFL season may depend on who the Red Birds hire as their new defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year-old defensive back can become a free agent in March. If the Cards want him back, the choice of Arizona's new defensive...

Antonio Cromartie Named to NFL Pro Bowl, Replacing Richard Sherman
January 20th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie is headed to the NFL Pro Bowl in his own backyard. ***PHOTO1*** He'll be replacing Seattle's Richard Sherman, who will be participating in Super Bowl 49 against the New England Patriots. Cromartie will be the fourth Red Bird in the NFL’s all-star game – held this Sunday at...

NFC Playoffs: New Season Begins Saturday for Arizona Cardinals
December 30th, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season has been a wild ride to the NFC playoffs for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** With an 11-5 record there is a sense of disappointment that they have to open the postseason on the road against the Carolina Panthers this Saturday, the Red Birds have to put their two-game...

Arizona Cardinals’ Campbell, Peterson, Bethel Named to NFL Pro Bowl
December 24th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
It's been a tough week for the Arizona Cardinals but there is finally some good news - Calais Campbell, Patrick Peterson and Justin Bethel have been named to the NFL Pro Bowl. ***PHOTO1*** Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and cornerback Antonio Cromartie have been selected as alternates. The Pro Bowl will be held at...

Arizona Cardinals QB Ryan Lindley Getting Plenty of Respect from Seattle Seahawks
December 21st, 2014 at 7:15 AM
This is Ryan Lindley's big day. it's also the most important day for the Arizona Cardinals in many years. ***PHOTO1*** The 11-3 Red Birds face the 10-4 Seattle Seahawks tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium in a battle for the NFC West crown. A victory would seal home field advantage throughout the...

Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Hoping to Play Thursday
December 9th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in St. Louis but is hoping to still be able to suit up and face the Rams in a key NFC West battle. ***PHOTO1*** The three-time Pro Bowler is day-to-day after injuring his ankle in Sunday's win over...

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....

Arizona Cardinals Have Found Success Against Atlanta’s Matt Ryan
November 30th, 2014 at 7:08 AM
Don't be surprised if Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a sleepless night last night while preparing to play the 9-2 Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** The numbers don't lie - in his last two starts against the Red Birds, "Matty Ice" has tossed NINE interceptions. Yes, you read that correctly. So why...

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...

Taking a Look at the Arizona Cardinals’ Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 5th, 2014 at 5:36 AM
If the 2014 NFL season ended today, the Arizona Cardinals would be the top seed in the NFC with their stellar 7-1 record. ***PHOTO1*** However, as we all know, there are still eight games to go in the regular season and five of the eight contests are against NFC West opponents. It won't...

Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Returns to Practice; May Play Sunday VS. Dallas
October 31st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson has returned to practice and is hopeful of being cleared to play in Sunday's showdown in Dallas against the 6-2 Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** Peterson suffered a concussion in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arizona's 24-20 triumph last Sunday and needs to clear NFL...

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...

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’ Patrick Peterson is the Highest Paid Cornerback in NFL
July 31st, 2014 at 5:32 AM
The Arizona Cardinals made a very sound move by signing Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a five-year, $70 million contract. $48 million of that pact is guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** The deal will keep Peterson with the Red Birds until 2020. That's a sound move. Teamed with Antonio Cromartie, Peterson gives the Cards...

Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Can Now Just Focus on Playing Cornerback
July 29th, 2014 at 6:12 AM
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has spent some of his young career returning punts and playing wide receiver. ***PHOTO1*** Now he can concentrate on just being a Pro Bowl cornerback, one of the best in the NFL. With the additions of Ted Ginn, Jr. and John Brown, the Red Birds are all...

Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel Impressing Head Coach Bruce Arians
June 13th, 2014 at 5:08 AM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player last year. ***PHOTO1***Head coach Bruce Arians knows how good a special teams performer Bethel is. He also knows what his potential is as a talented cornerback as well. "He could be our best," Arians told azcentral.com. "He's got all...

Report: Arizona Cardinals Add Cornerback LeQuan Lewis; Draft Order Set
April 4th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals continue to add cornerbacks to their roster ahead of their offseason workouts. The Red Birds reportedly signed LeQuan Lewis to a two-year contract, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. The team has not officially announced the signing. According to Wilson, the Arizona State product has had stops...

Arizona Cardinals Planning to Exercise Patrick Peterson’s Option
March 28th, 2014 at 4:53 AM
***PHOTO1***Patrick Peterson is one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals are planning to keep him in the desert for a long time to come. According to azcentral.com, the Red Birds plan to discuss a contract extension for All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson this off-season, but they are under...