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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Versatility Should Serve Arizona Cardinals Rookie Rodney Gunter Well
May 19th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
Versatility may be the main reason rookie Rodney Gunter makes the Arizona Cardinals roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds improved their depth on the defensive line by drafting Gunter in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. The Delaware State product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 305 pounds. He was...

Markus Golden, Rodney Gunter Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 15th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The dream of signing an NFL contract has come true for two Arizona Cardinals rookies. ***PHOTO1*** Second-round pick Markus Golden and fourth-round selection Rodney Gunter both inked four-year deals. "It makes it a little personal when you work that hard,” Golden stated via the team's website. “All the times people were doubting you...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select DE Shaquille Riddick in Fifth Round
May 5th, 2015 at 4:48 AM
The Arizona Cardinals aided their pass rushing corps by drafting defensive end Shaquille Riddick in the fifth round (158th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The University of West Virginia stands 6-feet-6 and weighs 242 pounds. He has good length and explosiveness and should compete well with second-round...

2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Pick Markus Golden in Second Round
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:23 AM
Day two of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago has come and gone and the Arizona Cardinals selected defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri in the second round. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds actually traded back three spots to nab Golden with the 58th overall pick. After strengthening their offensive line in...

NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select Markus Golden of Missouri in First Round
April 28th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
After months of anticipation, the 2015 NFL Draft is just two days away now. Are you ready Cardinals fans? This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago,...

NFL Mock Draft: Red Birds Select Owamagbe Odighizuwa in the First Round
April 23rd, 2015 at 4:49 AM
The NFL Draft is almost here. ***PHOTO1*** This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL. on Apr. 30. The draft concludes on May 2. Let's take an...

Arizona Cardinals Second Round Draft Possibility: Nate Orchard, DE, Utah
April 19th, 2015 at 4:58 AM
Anticipation is building as the 2015 NFL Draft nears. ***PHOTO1*** So what are the Arizona Cardinals up to? The Red Birds draft 24th overall in the opening round of the extravaganza and they have the 55th overall pick (second round). According to draft experts, this player could be available to the Cards...

Arizona Cardinals’ Kareem Martin to Give Outside Linebacker a Shot in 2015
April 4th, 2015 at 5:44 AM
It was quite a learning experience for Kareem Martin of the Arizona Cardinals in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The University of North Carolina product was selected in the third round (84th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Red Birds. The 6-foot-6, 272-pounder added depth along the defensive line and finished his rookie...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Markus Golden, DE/OLB, Missouri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
Now that NFL free agency is in its third week and quieted down, it's time to concentrate on the upcoming NFL Draft. This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at...

Arizona Cardinals 2015 NFL Draft Preview: Owamagbe Odighizuwa, DE, UCLA
March 10th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
NFL free agency officially commences today but the NFL Draft is not that far down the road now. This is a continuing part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater in...

Review of 2014 Arizona Cardinals Draft: Ed Stinson, Defensive End
February 19th, 2015 at 4:47 PM
The Arizona Cardinals selected defensive end Ed Stinson in the sixth round (160th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Alabama product added quality depth along the defensive line for the Red Birds last season. Stinson hails from the same hometown (Homestead, FL) as teammate and fellow 2014 rookie...

Taking a Look Back at Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 NFL Draft: Kareem Martin, DE
February 16th, 2015 at 11:29 AM
It was a pretty good rookie campaign for defensive end Kareem Martin in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The University of North Carolina product was selected in the third round (84th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Cardinals. The 6-foot-6, 272-pounder added depth along the defensive line and finished his rookie season with...

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...

Darnell Dockett Hoping to Return to the Arizona Cardinals
January 11th, 2015 at 7:32 AM
Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett missed the entire 2014 NFL season with a torn ACL he suffered during training camp in August. Will he be returning to the Red Birds for the 2015 NFL campaign? ***PHOTO1*** That remains to be seen. The FSU product is entering the final year of his...

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...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (10-3) at St. Louis Rams (6-7)
December 10th, 2014 at 5:37 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will look to build on their much-needed victory over the Kansas City Chiefs when they travel to their old home town to face the St. Louis Rams on Thursday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** It's another important game for the 10-3 Red Birds as they try and not only secure a...

Sack Happy Defense not Enough in Arizona Cardinals’ Loss to Seattle
November 25th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
Seven sacks. Usually if your football team records seven sacks in a game, you walk away victorious. Tell that to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Despite a season-high seven sacks and relentless pressure on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the Red Birds still left Century Link Field with a frustrating 19-3 loss to the...

Ed Stinson Boosting Arizona Cardinals’ Solid Defensive Unit
October 29th, 2014 at 1:11 PM
One of the reasons the Arizona Cardinals are 6-1 this season is the solid play of their blitz happy defense. While they've not been spectacular, they have been a steady presence. ***PHOTO1*** Rookie Ed Stinson has contributed to that steady pressure as a defensive end. The Homestead, FL native has recorded seven...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Calais Campbell Can Play Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:49 PM
The Arizona Cardinals have a huge game on Sunday in Glendale against the Philadelphia Eagles, and they'd like to have Calais Campbell back in their lineup. ***PHOTO1*** The defensive end is recovering from a strained right MCL that he suffered on Oct. 5 against the Denver Broncos. Campbell will need to participate...

Kareem Martin Aiding Arizona Cardinals’ Defensive Corps
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:26 AM
The Arizona Cardinals like what they see in rookie defensive end Kareem Martin so far. ***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. The talent is apparent, but he needs some more seasoning, much like...