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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...

The Arizona Cardinals Love Rookie Quarterback Logan Thomas’ Strong Arm
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:48 AM
Rookie signal-caller Logan Thomas of the Arizona Cardinals is currently third on the Arizona Cardinals' depth chart behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. That makes sense - as a rookie, he needs to learn the ropes in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product has completed just one pass in his NFL...

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...

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....

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Washington, 30-20
October 13th, 2014 at 6:25 AM
Welcome back Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback returned from a five-week absence to throw for 250 yards and two touchdowns to lead the first-place Red Birds to a 30-20 victory over the Washington Redskins yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. First place - that's right. With Seattle's loss to...

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...

Who Will Start at QB Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals Against Washington?
October 11th, 2014 at 6:31 AM
So the question is very simple - who will start at quarterback Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals against the Washington Redskins in Glendale? ***PHOTO1*** Getting the answer is complicated. That is a question everyone wants answered at this point. Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton and Logan Thomas all practiced yesterday but no decision has...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Loss to Denver Broncos
October 7th, 2014 at 5:07 AM
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their first game of the 2014 NFL season Sunday, 41-20, to the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at some takeaways from that game: 1. M*A*S*H* unit: The injuries continue to pile up for the Red Birds. Quarterback Drew...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to Denver Broncos; Stanton, Campbell, Peterson Hurt
October 6th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
The Arizona Cardinals lost more than just a football game yesterday. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did the Red Birds drop a 41-20 decision to the Denver Broncos yesterday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, they also lost starting quarterback Drew Stanton, defensive end Calais Campbell, and cornerback Patrick Peterson...

Quarterback Drew Stanton to Make Third Straight Start for Arizona Cardinals
October 5th, 2014 at 7:15 AM
As expected, Drew Stanton will make his third consecutive start this afternoon at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds (3-0) face a supreme test when they battle the Denver Broncos (2-1) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The 30-year-old Stanton is filling in for starter Carson...

Arizona Cardinals Face Big Test Against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos
October 4th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
Can the Arizona Cardinals soar to 4-0 for the second time in three years? ***PHOTO1*** If so, they are going to have to defeat Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos (2-1) Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. Both teams are coming off their bye weeks and this will be...

2014 Arizona Cardinals Rookie Profile: Quarterback Logan Thomas
October 2nd, 2014 at 5:22 AM
Rookie quarterback Logan Thomas of the Arizona Cardinals is currently third on their depth chart but he may be second if veteran Carson Palmer (shoulder) can't go on Sunday against the Broncos. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product has not seen any regular season action yet but the 3-0 Red Birds really like...

Slow Progress for Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer
October 1st, 2014 at 5:14 AM
It's no slam dunk that Carson Palmer will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in Denver. ***PHOTO1*** The veteran signal-caller has been dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder since Week Two of the NFL season. Whether he can start (or even play) against the Broncos at...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Says Shoulder is Much Better
September 25th, 2014 at 6:22 AM
There is good news coming from the Valley. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer told azcentral sports that his right shoulder is finally responding to all the treatment he's been getting and he's close to being back to 100 percent. ***PHOTO1*** That's big news considering Palmer has been dealing with a tricky nerve issue...

Takeaways from Arizona’s 23-14 Win Over the San Francisco 49ers
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The Arizona Cardinals secured one of their most impressive victories in recent memory Sunday when they defeated NFC West rival San Francisco, 23-14 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some takeaways from that thrilling affair: 1. The Cardinals are a mentally tough team. We all know the stats -...

Arizona’s Carson Palmer Out Vs. 49ers; Drew Stanton to Start at Quarterback
September 21st, 2014 at 5:48 AM
To no one's surprise, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (shoulder) will not play against the San Francisco 49ers in Glendale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The veteran signal-caller has been dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder and was very limited in practice this week. That means backup quarterback Drew Stanton will...