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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...

Busy Offseason Ahead for Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Logan Thomas
April 1st, 2015 at 5:00 AM
This is an important year for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Logan Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** The fourth-round draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft needs to show improvement. The Virginia Tech product completed just one pass in his 2014 rookie season in nine attempts. It was a memorable one though. Thomas fired an 81-yard touchdown pass...

Improving the Running Game a Real Priority for Arizona Cardinals
March 30th, 2015 at 5:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals captured their first NFL playoff berth in five years in 2014 but it was not due to their running game. Oh heavens no. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds had the second fewest rushing yards in the league last year (1,308) and owned the lowest per-carry average (3.29) as well. They used...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota
March 29th, 2015 at 6:01 AM
This is a continuing part of a series previewing 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 2. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at a prospect that...

Arizona Cardinals Very Aggressive in NFL Free Agency This Year
March 26th, 2015 at 5:05 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have been busy little beavers when it comes to NFL free agency this year. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds signed six free agents during the first week of the free agency period. That exceeded the expectations of general manager Steve Keim. "I never anticipated we would come away with the haul...

Could the Arizona Cardinals Select Todd Gurley in 2015 NFL Draft?
March 24th, 2015 at 4:58 AM
If Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon is off the board when the Arizona Cardinals draft in the first round of next month's NFL Draft, then the Cards may turn their eyes towards Georgia running back Todd Gurley. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds will pick 24th overall in the 2015 NFL Draft at the...

Grading the Arizona Cardinals in NFL Free Agency So Far
March 22nd, 2015 at 6:05 AM
Free agency in the National Football League is almost two weeks old now and the dust is starting to settle. Let's take a look at how general manager Steve Keim and the Arizona Cardinals have done so far. ***PHOTO1*** Overall Grade: B- Aside from the signing of three-time Pro Bowl guard Mike Iupati...

Arizona Cardinals’ Drew Stanton Rehabbing Well from Knee Injury
March 20th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
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 two months weeks into his rehabilitation program...

Could the Arizona Cardinals Be Looking at Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon in NFL Draft?
March 17th, 2015 at 4:58 AM
Top of the morning to you folks - Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! The Arizona Cardinals need a running back. Try as he could and as talented as he is, Andre Ellington is not an every down back. He's struggled with injuries during his career and is more effective as a...

Arizona Cardinals Addressing Many Needs in NFL Free Agency
March 15th, 2015 at 6:01 AM
Free agency in the National Football League is not even a week old yet but the Arizona Cardinals have made a statement already by addressing some important needs on their roster. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Steve Keim has signed six players so far - two on the offensive side of the ball and...

Arizona Cardinals Release Long-time Center Lyle Sendlein
March 14th, 2015 at 5:14 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have released center Lyle Sendlein after eight seasons in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old Edina, MN native was one of the last three players from Arizona's 2008 Super Bowl contingent - Larry Fitzgerald and Calais Campbell are the lone two players left now. The University of Texas product became expendable...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Free Agents Mike Iupati, Corey Peters, LaMarr Woodley
March 11th, 2015 at 4:55 AM
Free agency has started in the National Football League and the Arizona Cardinals were very active on day number one. The Red Birds have signed former San Francisco guard Mike Iupati, ex-Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman Corey Peters and former Oakland Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley. ***PHOTO1*** Financial terms of the contracts were not...

Carson Palmer Hopes to Return for Arizona Cardinals OTA’s or Minicamp
March 7th, 2015 at 6:11 AM
So far, so good. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is progressing well in his rehab from his torn ACL and there is hope that he will be able to return for team organized team activities (OTA's) or minicamp in mid-June. ***PHOTO1*** “I started being able to sweat and work out again and...

2015 Will Be a Very Important Season for Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Cooper
February 28th, 2015 at 6:27 AM
There is no doubt that the 2015 NFL season will be a very important one for Jonathan Cooper. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals guard has been plagued by injuries since he was drafted by the Red Birds with the seventh overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of North Carolina product...

Arizona Cardinals Save Salary Cap Money by Cutting Ted Ginn
February 26th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The Ted Ginn era lasted just one season in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** By cutting the wide receiver/punt and kickoff returner, the Arizona Cardinals will save $2.5 million in salary cap space that would have been spent if Ginn was on their roster in 2015. The Red Birds will absorb $1.5 million in...