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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...

Palmer to Brown Lift Arizona Cardinals to Thrilling 24-20 Triumph Over Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2014 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted rookie wide receiver John Brown in the third round in May because they liked his vertical speed. Well, they were right. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburg St. (KS) product caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 1:21 remaining to lift the Red Birds to a thrilling 24-20 victory...

Arizona Cardinals Face Huge Test Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 25th, 2014 at 7:23 AM
The 5-1 Arizona Cardinals will face their sternest test of the 2014 NFL campaign when they host the 5-1 Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The Cardinals are listed as 2.5 point favorites. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds have had some nice wins against quality opponents this season...

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...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Triumph Over Oakland Raiders
October 21st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It was not a thing of beauty, but the Arizona Cardinals don't care. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds recorded a 24-13 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday and although it was not a game for the time capsule, a win is a win is a win in the NFL. All that...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Oakland Raiders, 24-13; Red Birds Now 5-1
October 20th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
This was quite a homecoming for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer, who was dealt by the Oakland Raiders to Arizona following the 2012 season, threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Red Birds to a 24-13 triumph over Oakland Sunday afternoon at sunny Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The victory...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders
October 18th, 2014 at 7:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are riding high with a 4-1 record in first place in the NFC West, so it's important that they don't overlook the 0-5 Oakland Raiders when the two teams play on Sunday at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. ***PHOTO1*** The Raiders played the San Diego Chargers very tough last week...

Chandler Catanzaro Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
October 16th, 2014 at 5:43 AM
Rookie kicker Chandler Catanzaro has been perfect so far for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product has connected on 14 of 14 field goals this season, including three last Sunday against the Washington Redskins in Arizona's 30-20 triumph. For his performance against Washington, Catanzaro has been named the NFC...

Takeaways from the Arizona Cardinals’ Victory Over the Washington Redskins
October 14th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
The Arizona Cardinals boosted their record to 4-1 with a 30-20 triumph over the Washington Redskins Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The win lifted their mark to 4-1 and the Red Birds now sit alone atop the NFC West, one game ahead of the Seattle Seahawks. Here are some thoughts from the Redskins' contest: 1....

Arizona Cardinals Fun Facts – NFL Week 6 Edition
October 12th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
As the 3-1 Arizona Cardinals prepare to battle the 1-4 Washington Redskins this afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, here are some fun facts to ponder as we near mid-October in the NFL: ***PHOTO1*** Did you know? **if Arizona defeats Washington, it will end an eight game winless streak against the...