Category: ‘Linebackers’

Arizona Cardinals OLB Dwight Freeney Adjusting to His New Role
October 23rd, 2015 at 5:14 AM
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Dwight Freeney is adjusting to his new role with his newest club - after 14 years in the NFL. Freeney is learning a new defensive scheme that was quite different than the Cover Two he spent for years playing in Indianapolis. Also there was his biggest adjustment...

Cardinals Notes: Arizona (4-1) at Pittsburgh (3-2)
October 18th, 2015 at 5:55 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have finished their practice week at The Greenbrier in West Virginia (cue John Denver's Country Roads please) and are ready to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers today at Heinz Field in the Steel City. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are listed as 3.5 point favorites. Head coach Bruce Arians returns...

Dwight Freeney Will Have Immediate Role for Arizona Cardinals Against Steelers
October 16th, 2015 at 5:12 AM
After just a couple of practices with his new team at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, outside linebacker Dwight Freeney should have an immediate role with the Arizona Cardinals when they battle the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday in the Steel City. ***PHOTO1*** The 35-year-old veteran is expected to play 15-to-20 snaps but it...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Dwight Freeney Can Give Pass Rush a Boost
October 15th, 2015 at 5:11 AM
Can Dwight Freeney regain his former All-Pro Form? The Arizona Cardinals certainly hope so. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds signed the veteran outside linebacker to a one-year deal because outside linebacker Alex Okafor injured his right calf in Sunday’s win over Detroit. While some of their past veteran additions were signed more as...

Arizona Cardinals Linebacker Kenny Demens Out for Season with Torn ACL
October 14th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
Lost in the euphoria of the Arizona Cardinals' 42-17 victory over the Detroit Lions last Sunday was the fact that the Red Birds suffered some potentially major injuries. ***PHOTO1*** Linebacker Kenny Demens suffered a torn ACL in the contest and will be placed on injured reserve. Head coach Bruce Arians said the...