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Arizona Cardinals’ Running Back Corps Poised to Show Improvement
July 5th, 2014 at 3:21 AM
In order to keep NFL defenses honest, a team should have a solid ground game. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals are building a good running back corps. The Red Birds are poised to show improvement in that department this coming season. They averaged 96.3 yards per contest in 2013 and with second-year player Andre...

Taking a Look at the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Pre-Season Schedule
July 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 AM
While we all await the start of training camp later this month, let's take a look at the 2014 pre-season schedule for the Arizona Cardinals. It's blazing hot in the valley right now so sit back (hopefully by a pool) and view the Red Birds' pre-season slate below: ***PHOTO1*** Aug. 9 - Houston...

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...

Ryan Lindley Battling for Number Three Quarterback Role on Arizona Cardinals
June 28th, 2014 at 6:18 AM
Ryan Lindley can do the math. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback is currently in a battle to be the number three signal-caller on the 2014 opening day roster. Veteran Carson Palmer is the starter and Drew Stanton is slated to be his backup. That leaves Lindley and fourth round draft pick Logan...

Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Cooper Hopes to Be Ready by Training Camp
June 26th, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Jonathan Cooper's rookie season ended before it even started last year. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' first round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft suffered a broken leg during a preseason contest last year against the San Diego Chargers. It's been a long road to recovery for the North Carolina product but he...

Arizona Cardinals Will Need a Healthy Jonathan Cooper in 2014
June 23rd, 2014 at 1:11 PM
The Arizona Cardinals need him in 2014 - Jonathan Cooper is making slow but steady progress in his recovery from a broken leg. ***PHOTO1***Arizona's first round draft choice in 2013 broke his leg in a pre-season game against the San Diego Chargers last August and was placed on injured reserve before...

Speed is the Name of the Game for Arizona Cardinals Rookie Walter Powell
June 22nd, 2014 at 8:36 PM
That blur you see flashing down the field might be Walter Powell. ***PHOTO1***You can't teach speed. The Arizona Cardinals concluded making their selections in the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City by tabbing wide receiver Walt Powell of Murray State in the sixth round (196th overall). Murray State is in the Ohio...

Kurt Warner to Be Inducted into Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor
June 20th, 2014 at 4:55 AM
The quarterback to lead the Arizona Cardinals to their only Super Bowl appearance will be given a great honor on September 8. ***PHOTO1***Kurt Warner will be inducted into the Cardinals Hall of Fame during halftime of the Red Birds season opener against the San Diego Chargers that night. Warner will be...

Robert Hughes Vying for Arizona Cardinals Roster Spot
June 18th, 2014 at 4:56 AM
Now is his time to shine. ***PHOTO1***University of Notre Dame product Robert Hughes is competing to become the fourth running back on the Arizona Cardinals' depth chart behind Andre Ellington, Stepfan Taylor and Jonathan Dwyer. He's been impressive in OTA's and minicamps so far but he is still a long way...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie QB Logan Thomas is a Work in Progress
June 17th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
There is nothing like playing experience in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards tomorrow. The Virginia Tech product may be the Red Birds' starting signal-caller of the future. Time will tell. Thomas has been impressive so...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rookie Troy Niklas Has Excellent Potential
June 15th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have needed an upgrade at the tight end position for some time. ***PHOTO1***Enter Troy Niklas. The Red Birds selected Niklas with their second round pick in this year's NFL Draft. The University of Notre Dame product is 6-foot-6 and weighs 269 pounds. He's currently recovering from a broken hand but will...

Arizona Cardinals Work Out Right Tackle Tyson Clabo; not Able to Reach Deal
June 11th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have a competition going for their starting right tackle position and have worked out 32-year-old free agent right tackle Tyson Clabo. ***PHOTO1***Clabo and the Red Birds could not reach an agreement, according to an espn.com report. The 10-year NFL veteran started 15 games at right tackle for the Miami...

Rookie John Brown Continues to Impress Arizona Cardinals
June 8th, 2014 at 6:04 AM
Not much was known about wide receiver John Brown when the Arizona Cardinals selected him in the third round of this year's NFL Draft in New York City. ***PHOTO1***The Pittsburg State product is making himself known though during team OTA's. Brown is just 5-foot-10 and weighs 179 pounds. He matriculated at a...

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 WR Larry Fitzgerald Ready to Win NFC West Division
June 5th, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Now is the time. ***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 now. The time is now," Arizona's star receiver Larry Fitzgerald told espn.com. "We know we have to take care...

Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Cooper Making Progress
June 2nd, 2014 at 5:05 AM
Jonathan Cooper is making slow but steady progress in his recovery from a broken leg. ***PHOTO1***Arizona's first round draft choice in 2013 broke his leg in a pre-season game against the San Diego Chargers last August and was placed on injured reserve before he ever got a chance to play in...

Walt Powell Adds Speed to Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Corps
May 30th, 2014 at 5:07 AM
***PHOTO1***You can't teach speed. The Arizona Cardinals concluded making their selections in the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City by tabbing wide receiver Walt Powell of Murray State in the sixth round (196th overall). Murray State is in the Ohio Valley Conference. Powell is 5-foot-11 and weighs 189 pounds. He should...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie QB Logan Thomas Learning the Ropes
May 27th, 2014 at 5:22 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards tomorrow. The Virginia Tech product may be the Red Birds' starting signal-caller of the future. Time will tell. Thomas has been impressive so far during team OTA's and rookie minicamp. The 6-foot-6 quarterback...

Troy Niklas Should Boost Arizona Cardinals’ Offense in 2014
May 26th, 2014 at 6:40 AM
***PHOTO1***An important cog in a Bruce Arians offensive scheme is the tight end position. The Arizona Cardinals have been lacking a little in that department over the last several seasons. However, the Red Birds drafted University of Notre Dame product Troy Niklas in the second round of this year's NFL Draft to...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bradley Sowell Battling for Starting Right Tackle Spot
May 23rd, 2014 at 6:07 AM
***PHOTO1***Once the Arizona Cardinals signed left tackle Jared Veldheer to a five-year, $35 free agent contract in March, a battle has ensued at the right tackle position between Bradley Sowell and Bobby Massie. May the best man win. Sowell started the last 12 games of the 2013 season after Levi Brown was...