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Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer Working His Way Back
May 21st, 2015 at 4:53 AM
He's 35 years old now and six months removed from surgery to repair his torn left ACL. As he participates in team OTA's, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer participates in various drills with a real sense of urgency. ***PHOTO1*** At this point in time, the Red Birds signal-caller is limited to individual...

Rookies David Johnson, Gerald Christian Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 20th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
Rookies David Johnson and Gerald Christian have been signed by the Arizona Cardinals to four-year deals. That means only 2015 first round pick D.J. Humphries remains unsigned from the Red Birds' draft class. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, a third-round selection and seventh-round pick Gerald Christian, a tight end and the NFL’s “Mr. Irrelevant” for...

Arizona Cardinals Happy to Welcome RB David Johnson Aboard
May 16th, 2015 at 4:48 AM
The Arizona Cardinals entered the 2015 NFL Draft knowing they had to upgrade their running back post. They knew Andre Ellington could not handle the workload by himself, as talented as he is. ***PHOTO1*** Enter third round selection (86th overall) David Johnson. of Northern Iowa. The 6-foot-1, 224-pounder is expected to be...

Arizona Cardinals Ink Shaq Riddick, J.J. Nelson to Four-year Pacts
May 14th, 2015 at 5:25 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have signed their two fifth round draft picks - linebacker Shaq Riddick and wide receiver J.J. Nelson - to four-year contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Riddick played his final college season at West Virginia after transferring from Gardner-Webb. He registered seven sacks and was the Big 12 Newcomer of the year. The...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Three Tryout Football Players for 90-man Roster
May 13th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are making moves again - signing quarterback Phillip Sims and a pair of safeties after rookie minicamp concluded. ***PHOTO1*** Sims, a Winston-Salem State product, worked out with the team on a tryout basis during last weekend’s rookie minicamp and was one of three tryout players the Red Birds decided...

2015 is a Very Important Year for Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Logan Thomas
May 12th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
The second season of a young NFL quarterback is always an important one in terms of their development. Such is the case as well with Arizona Cardinals second-year signal-caller Logan Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** The fourth-round draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft needs to show solid improvement this upcoming season. The Virginia Tech...

Arizona Cardinals’ D.J. Humphries Happy with Rookie Minicamp So Far
May 10th, 2015 at 5:40 AM
Rookie offensive tackle D.J. Humphries had certain expectations once Arizona Cardinals rookie minicamp opened up on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** “I expected it to be a whole other world,” Humphries said via the team's website. The University of Florida product was Arizona's first round draft pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. Any worries...

John Carlson’s Retirement Leaves Arizona Cardinals Thin at the Tight End Position
May 8th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
John Carlson's retirement at age 30 leaves the Arizona Cardinals very thin at the tight end position as presently constituted. It is just May though so there is time to try and restock. ***PHOTO1*** Still, the University of Notre Dame product's retirement came as somewhat of a shocker. "After much thought and consideration,...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Pick TE Gerald Christian in the Seventh Round
May 7th, 2015 at 5:02 AM
The Arizona Cardinals completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting tight end tight end Gerald Christian in the seventh round. He was the 256th and final player drafted. Therefore, he gets the NFL's annual draft title of Mr. Irrelevant. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Louisville product is 6-foot-3 and...

2015 NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select WR J.J. Nelson in Fifth Round
May 6th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals improved their depth in their wide receiver and special teams units by selecting UAB's J.J. Nelson in the fifth round (159th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft last week in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The Midfield, AL native is small by NFL standards - he's 5-foot-10 and weighs just 156...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select Running Back David Johnson in Third Round
May 3rd, 2015 at 6:10 AM
The Arizona Cardinals filled a real need by drafting running back David Johnson in the third round (86th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The Northern Iowa product is 6-foot-1 and weighs 224 pounds. He was selected as a first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference in both 2013 and...

2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select D.J. Humphries in the First Round
May 1st, 2015 at 5:11 AM
The Arizona Cardinals selected offensive tackle D.J. Humphries with their first round selection (24th overall) in the opening round of the 2015 NFL Draft last night at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Florida product is 6-foot-5 and weighs 307 pounds. Jared Veldheer is the left tackle and...

NFL Draft Prediction: Arizona Cardinals Select RB Melvin Gordon in First Round
April 30th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
The 2015 NFL Draft is finally here. It's time to predict whom the Arizona Cardinals will select with the 24th overall pick in the first round of tonight's draft in Chicago. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds need a strong, multi-talented running back to compliment Andre Ellington. Don't forget that the Cards ranked next...

Arizona Cardinals May Be Eyeing RB Tevin Coleman in Second Round of NFL Draft
April 29th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The 2015 NFL Draft is just one day away now. We've discussed in length about whom the Arizona Cardinals may select in the first round (24th overall) but who will they pick with the 55th overall pick (second round)? According to draft experts, this player could be available to the...

Arizona Cardinals Players Gladly Come Back to Work
April 22nd, 2015 at 4:53 AM
The NFL offseason is a short one. It seems to go by in a blink of an eye sometimes. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals have begun Phase One of their voluntary offseason workouts and are a lively and boisterous bunch. Just ask All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson. "We’ve been around football all our lives,” Peterson...

Arizona Cardinals Getting Healthier as NFL Draft and OTA’s Approach
April 20th, 2015 at 5:09 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are starting to get healthier as the 2015 NFL Draft and organized team activities (OTA's) quickly approach. ***PHOTO1*** The voluntary strength and conditioning program for the Red Birds commences today, and many of the players are expected to return for daily work. The on-field, Phase II portion of the...

Is Michael Floyd in the Future Plans of the Arizona Cardinals?
April 15th, 2015 at 4:53 AM
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd is signed through the 2015 NFL season but the club must decide by May 3 if they want to exercise an option to keep him for the 2016 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** The 13th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Floyd had a somewhat disappointing season in 2014...

Previewing Whom the Arizona Cardinals May Select in Second Round of 2015 NFL Draft
April 13th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
We have discussed at length whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago later this month (Apr. 30). However, who will the Red Birds pick with their second round selection (55th overall)? ***PHOTO1*** That draft pick will be predicated, of...

Georgia’s Todd Gurley Would Be a Good Fit for Arizona Cardinals
April 10th, 2015 at 5:24 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have a real need at running back. With that thought in mind, let's see 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...

On the Comeback Trail: Arizona Cardinals Quaterback Drew Stanton
April 7th, 2015 at 5:12 AM
No one is working harder. Quarterback Drew Stanton is determined to work his way back from a right knee injury he suffered in Week 15 last season against the Rams. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals signal-caller, who was 5-3 as a starter after Carson Palmer was lost for the season, is three months weeks...