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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...

Arizona Cardinals Draft Preview: Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia
February 23rd, 2015 at 5:28 AM
The NFL Scouting Combine will conclude today in Indianapolis. This is the eighth 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...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Agree on a Two-year Contract
February 18th, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Larry Fitzgerald will be staying in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver has agreed to a new two-year contract with the club, general manager Steve Keim announced. Keim did not disclose financial details. The eight-time Pro Bowler will receive $22 million in guaranteed money over the course of the new pact. Fitzgerald...

Looking Back at the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Draft: Logan Thomas, QB
February 17th, 2015 at 3:52 PM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Logan Thomas completed just one pass in his 2014 rookie season but it was a very memorable one. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product fired an 81-yard touchdown pass to halfback Andre Ellington in Arizona's 41-20 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week Five last season. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound signal-caller...

Reflecting Back on Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Draft: John Brown, WR
February 16th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
To say wide receiver John Brown made an impact in his rookie season in the NFL would be an understatement. ***PHOTO1*** The speedster from little Pittsburg State was a key factor why the Arizona Cardinals secured their first playoff tilt in five years in 2014. The 5-foot-10, 179-pound Homestead, FL native ranked...

Looking Back on the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Draft: Troy Niklas, TE
February 15th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
It was a tough rookie campaign for Troy Niklas. ***PHOTO1*** The Notre Dame product was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft (52nd overall). The 6-foot-6, 270-pound tight end suffered two high-ankle sprains during the season as was sent to the I.R. in Week 11. It was a disappointing...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Commence Discussions on His Future
February 15th, 2015 at 6:42 AM
The agent for wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals have begun discussions with the hope that they can work out an agreement that will allow the eight-time Pro Bowler to conclude his career in Arizona. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year-old Fitzgerald is scheduled to earn $16.25 million next season, with $8 million...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
February 11th, 2015 at 5:16 AM
This is the second part of a series previewing whom the Arizona Cardinals may select with their first round pick (24th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL. in late April. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at a prospect that may be available to the Cards when they're on the...

Important Decision on Larry Fitzgerald Forthcoming for Arizona Cardinals
February 3rd, 2015 at 6:25 AM
Whether wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald returns to the Arizona Cardinals for the 2015 NFL season remains to be seen. ***PHOTO1*** One thing is certain. The eight-time Pro Bowler and winner of the inaugural Art Rooney Award loves playing for the Red Birds. “In terms of next year, I have no idea what’s going...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians, Larry Fitzgerald Honored
February 1st, 2015 at 7:04 AM
It was quite a 2014 NFL season for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds soared to an 11-5 record and made the playoffs for the first time since 2009. Despite battling a slew on injuries, head coach Bruce Arians guided his contingent into the playoffs. Due to his outstanding performance, the...

Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Should Be at Full Strength by April
January 29th, 2015 at 5:47 AM
Drew Stanton is working his way back. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals signal-caller, who was 5-3 as a starter after Carson Palmer was lost for the season, is three weeks into his rehabilitation program and is planning to be back at full strength by this April. The Michigan State product set career highs in...