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Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton Will not Need Surgery on Right Knee
December 13th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
The news could have been a lot worse. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton has a sprained right knee and is considered week-to-week according to espn.com. The 30-year-old signal-caller will not need surgery on the knee, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians stated yesterday. An MRI revealed the sprain in his knee. No timetable...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton to Have MRI on Right Knee
December 12th, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton is scheduled for an MRI on his right knee following his team's 12-6 triumph over the St. Louis Rams last night at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old signal-caller Stanton was injured on a sack by Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald with 8:41...

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...

Stepfan Taylor Gets the Start at Halfback for the Arizona Cardinals
December 7th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Second-year running back Stepfan Taylor will start at running back for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon in their biggest game of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Stanford product, a fifth-round pick last year, will replace Andre Ellington, who will miss the contest with a hip pointer. In 10 games this season,...

Arizona Cardinals in Must Win Situation Against Kansas City Chiefs
December 6th, 2014 at 5:40 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are reeling right now. They've lost two games in a row. That does not seem like a lot, but if they are to hold out hope of garnering the top seed in the NFC playoffs, they must defeat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The Red...

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...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (9-2) at Atlanta Falcons (4-7)
November 29th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals need to get back on the winning track after dropping just their second game of the season last week against the Seattle Seahawks. The Red Birds travel to Atlanta to face quarterback Matt Ryan and the Falcons tomorrow in what has become a very important game for...

NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Rank Second Overall
November 26th, 2014 at 5:31 AM
Now that Thanksgiving is here - wow, it sure came quickly this year - it's time to look at the NFL's Power Rankings of the Top 10 teams in the league. May we have the envelope please: ***PHOTO1*** 1. New England Patriots (9-2): I picked the Pats to represent the AFC in the...

Arizona Cardinals Off to Their Best Start Since the 1948 NFL Season
November 21st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are flying high with a 9-1 record, the best record in the NFL. That is the team's best start since the 1948 NFL season, when the team was based in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** That 1948 Cardinals squad was coached by Jimmy Conzelman and finished with a stellar 11-1 record. However,...

Arizona Cardinals Face Killer Schedule the Rest of the Way
November 19th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have climbed to the top of the mountain in the National Football League with a league-best 9-1 record. Its certainly has not been an easy climb, though, and it's about to get more difficult. ***PHOTO1*** Four of Arizona's final six games are on the road, starting with a trip...

Drew Stanton Ready to Take Over the Reins of the Arizona Cardinals
November 12th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
So can quarterback Drew Stanton lead the 8-1 Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl? ***PHOTO1*** That is one of the most interesting questions floating around the NFL these days. Stanton played the role of hero last Sunday when he tossed a 48-yard TD pass to rookie John Brown midway through the fourth quarter...

Arizona Cardinals Look to Continue Winning Ways Against St. Louis Rams
November 8th, 2014 at 7:50 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have soared to the top of the perch in the NFL with a 7-1 record, the best in the league. ***PHOTO1*** So what will the second half of the 2014 campaign bring? The Red Birds begin their journey to a hopeful top seed in the NFC playoffs when they...

Arizona Cardinals’ Victory in Dallas Last Sunday Sets a TV Ratings Record
November 7th, 2014 at 6:29 AM
So how popular are the Arizona Cardinals these days? Arizona's 28-17 triumph over Dallas last Sunday was the most-watched road game in the history of the team, according to the NFL and Nielsen. ***PHOTO1*** Those things seem to happen when you are 7-1 and have the best record in the NFL. The contest was...

Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor not Expected to Play Against St. Louis Rams
November 6th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
It's looking more and more like Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor will not be suiting up to play this Sunday when the Red Birds host the St. Louis Rams in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The second-year running back has missed the last two games with a calf injury. Taylor has rushed for 63...

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 Put the Clamps on Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray
November 4th, 2014 at 5:32 AM
One of the main reasons why the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday was because of the Red Birds' domination of Cowboys' halfback DeMarco Murray. ***PHOTO1*** For most running backs, 79 yards rushing is a good day. Not for Murray, though. The Cards held the NFL's leading rusher to that...

Carson Palmer, Defense Lift Arizona Cardinals Past Dallas Cowboys, 28-17
November 2nd, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Carson Palmer tossed three touchdown passes and the Arizona Cardinals' defense held DeMarco Murray under 100 yards rushing for the first time this season as the Red Birds soared to a 7-1 record on the season with a 28-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The Cardinals have the best record in...

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week
October 30th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
There must be something about the Philadelphia Eagles that bring out the best in Larry Fitzgerald. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' wide receiver has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his outstanding performance against the Eagles last Sunday in Glendale. The eight-time Pro Bowler tore Philadelphia's secondary apart with seven...

Arizona Cardinals are Off to Their Best Start Since 1974 NFL Season
October 28th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Gas was 55 cents a gallon. They played in St. Louis. Don Coryell was their head coach and Jim Hart (pictured below), Terry Metcalf, and Donny Anderson were some of the stars of the team. ***PHOTO1*** The year was 1974. Richard Nixon resigned as President of the United States in August of that...