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Arizona Cardinals Turn to Ryan Lindley as Their Starting Quarterback
December 16th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
In the season of "next man up", the Arizona Cardinals now turn to Ryan Lindley as their starting quarterback with the biggest game of the season looming. ***PHOTO1*** With Drew Stanton (knee) expected to be out for up to four weeks, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has named Lindley as his...

Time on the Playing Field Increasing for Arizona Cardinals’ Deone Bucannon
October 17th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted Deone Bucannon as a safety in the first round of this year's NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** Although he's listed as a strong safety, the Washington State product has been playing more as an inside linebacker or "dollar" linebacker where he can blitz and also help with run support. Bucannon...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Will 2014 Be the Year the Arizona Cardinals Win the NFC West Crown?
August 1st, 2014 at 7:06 PM
With preseason football just around the corner, the question is: Is this the year the Arizona Cardinals win the brutally tough NFC West? ***PHOTO1*** There is no time like 2014 to win the NFC West, probably the toughest division in the National Football League. Just ask Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. "The time is...

Part 2: Key Questions Heading into Arizona Cardinals Training Camp
July 21st, 2014 at 6:39 AM
Arizona Cardinals Training Camp 2014 opens on Saturday and, as usual, key questions abound. ***PHOTO1**** They do for every NFL team at this time of the year. It's a rite of the summer. Let's take a look at two important questions that need to be answered as the Red Birds try and improve on...

Alex Okafor Working His Way Back with Arizona Cardinals
July 11th, 2014 at 6:02 AM
Rookie Alex Okafor's season ended before it really began last year. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals linebacker was drafted in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. In game three of last season against New Orleans, the University of Texas product tore a biceps tendon and was lost for the season. He...

Arizona Cardinals’ Kevin Minter Will Be Counted on Heavily in 2014
July 7th, 2014 at 6:32 AM
Kevin Minter will be a very important player during the 2014 NFL season. The Arizona Cardinals will be entering training camp later this month with some questions at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt that the 2014 edition of the Arizona Cardinals will miss inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The popular Dansby signed...

Can the Arizona Cardinals Win the NFC West This Year?
June 30th, 2014 at 6:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** Is this the year the Arizona Cardinals win the brutally tough NFC West? There is no time like 2014 to win the NFC West, probably the toughest division in the National Football League. Just ask Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. "The time is now. The time is now," Arizona's star receiver Larry Fitzgerald...

Arizona Cardinals Counting Heavily on Linebacker Kevin Minter This Season
June 21st, 2014 at 3:19 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will be entering training camp next month with some questions at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1***There is no doubt that the 2014 edition of the Arizona Cardinals will miss inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The popular Dansby signed a big free agent contract in March to take his talents to the...

Arizona Cardinals Offense Needs to Step up in 2014
June 6th, 2014 at 4:53 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have had some key losses on the defensive side of the ball this year. ***PHOTO1***Not only did they lose linebacker Karlos Dansby to free agency, the Red Birds will now be without fellow LB Daryl Washington during the 2014 NFL campaign as well due to his season-long suspension. Mix...

Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians Disappointed in Daryl Washington
June 4th, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has expressed "extreme" disappointment in suspended linebacker Daryl Washington, stating that he would not talk again this season about him. ***PHOTO1***The former Pro Bowl linebacker is suspended for the 2014 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. "He made a choice and we're all living with...

Arizona Cardinals Hurting at Inside Linebacker Position
June 1st, 2014 at 6:00 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals headed down the stretch of the 2013 NFL season, they had two of the best lnside linebackers in the NFL on their roster. ***PHOTO1***Karlos Dansby and Daryl Washington. Now they have none. Dansby, who led the Red Birds with 122 tackles last season, took his talents to Cleveland in...

Linebacker Ernie Sims Visits Arizona Cardinals
May 31st, 2014 at 12:01 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians would like to add another inside linebacker to their roster - enter Ernie Sims. Sims is visiting the Red Birds, according to espn.com. Whether he leaves an Arizona Cardinal remains to be seen. The Cardinals could certainly add some quality veteran depth to the position. The...

Kevin Minter Being Groomed by Arizona Cardinals to Replace Karlos Dansby
May 29th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***There is no doubt that the 2014 edition of the Arizona Cardinals will miss inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The popular Dansby signed a big free agent contract in March to take his talents to the shores of Lake Erie, where he'll play for the Cleveland Browns this coming season. Dansby paced the...