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Arizona Cardinals Pounded by Carolina Panthers in NFC Title Mismatch
January 25th, 2016 at 6:17 AM
The glorious season for the Arizona Cardinals is over. ***PHOTO1*** With a thud. The Red Birds committed a season-high seven turnovers (six by Carson Palmer) and Cam Newton ran for a pair of touchdowns and passed for two others to power the Carolina Panthers to a 49-15 annihilation of Arizona last night. It was...

Arizona Cardinals Face Tough Test in NFC Championship Game
January 20th, 2016 at 4:41 AM
OK, OK, so the Arizona Cardinals were fortunate to get past the Green Bay Packers in NFC Divisional round action last Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** The bottom line is, thanks to the heroics of Larry Fitzgerald, they have advanced to the NFC Championship contest against the Carolina Panthers. That's all that counts right now. The Panthers...

Arizona Cardinals Commence Super Bowl 50 Quest Vs. Green Bay Packers
January 15th, 2016 at 2:24 PM
Is this their time? ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals commence their quest to advance to Super Bowl 50 by hosting the Green Bay Packers tomorrow in a NFC Divisional Round contest at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The Red Birds are listed as seven-point favorites. Arizona dominated Green Bay, 38-8 on Dec. 27. How...

Super Bowl 50 Favorite? How About the Arizona Cardinals
January 1st, 2016 at 7:39 AM
Happy New Year everyone! There is a new Super Bowl 50 favorite and it's not the Carolina Panthers. It's a 13-2 squad that plays its home games in Glendale - the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Not too shabby. The Red Birds entered this week as the 3 to 1 favorite to win Super Bowl 50,...

Arizona Cardinals Soar to 13-2 with Victory Over Green Bay Packers
December 28th, 2015 at 2:28 AM
The magical 2015 season for the Arizona Cardinals continued yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The 13-2 Red Birds are now one game behind the previously-undefeated Carolina Panthers. Now they have a shot at the number one seed in the NFC playoffs. The Cards sacked Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers nine...

With a Win, Arizona Cardinals Will Clinch NFC West
December 19th, 2015 at 5:15 AM
All it takes is just one victory now. ***PHOTO1*** If the Red Birds win Sunday night in Philadelphia they will clinch their first NFC West title since 2009. A victory, coupled with a Green Bay loss or tie, would secure a first-round bye for Arizona. The Packers play at the Oakland Raiders tomorrow...

NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Rank Second to Carolina Panthers
December 15th, 2015 at 5:13 AM
As we near the homestretch of the 2015 NFL season, it's time to take a look at the Top 10 squads in the league as we look ahead to Week 15: ***PHOTO1*** 1. Carolina Panthers (13-0): The freight train that is the Panthers were dominant Sunday with a 38-0 thumping of the...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Minnesota Vikings
December 11th, 2015 at 5:30 AM
The Arizona Cardinals raised their record to 11-2 with an exciting 23-20 triumph over the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The win clinched a playoff berth in the NFC for the Red Birds and was their seventh straight victory. The Vikings dipped to 8-5. Let's take a...

Turkey Day Prognostications: Lions, Cowboys, Packers Looking Good
November 25th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
As we all gather with our family and friends to celebrate one of the best holidays of the year - Thanksgiving - let's get ready for some Turkey Day NFL football. Ah, what a great day. ***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia at Detroit (+1): The Lions (3-7) have gained some confidence lately, winning two straight,...

Facing Bengals Means a Great Deal to Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer
November 21st, 2015 at 5:03 AM
When pro football players face their former team, they will usually state that it's "just another game" or it "doesn't mean anything more than any other game". ***PHOTO1*** Don't believe it. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer certainly doesn't as he prepares to face the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Seattle Seahawks
November 17th, 2015 at 4:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals may have clinched the NFC West in the long run with their thrilling 39-32 triumph over the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The win vaulted the Red Birds to 7-2 and gave them a three-game lead in the division. Let's take a look at their...

Arizona Cardinals: Predictions for Each Remaining Game of the Season
November 13th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
Ask any Arizona Cardinals fan and they would have emphatically said YES if they would have signed up for a 6-2 first half for the Red Birds. ***PHOTO1*** That means the Cards are on a 12-4 pace for their 2015 NFL regular season campaign. Can they keep up that pace? Will they...

Arizona Cardinals Looking Good at Halfway Point of NFL Season
November 9th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
It's hard to believe the 2015 NFL season is at the halfway point already and the Arizona Cardinals are quite pleased to be 6-2 and in first place in the NFL West. But there is still a lot of work to do. ***PHOTO1*** Don't forget that their schedule gets harder as well, starting...

Arizona Cardinals-Cincinnati Bengals Game Flexed to Sunday Night Football
November 4th, 2015 at 5:04 AM
This is what happens when you are one of the best teams in the NFL. That's fine with the 6-2 Arizona Cardinals, who lead the NFC West ***PHOTO1*** Arizona's Nov. 22 game with the unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals was officially “flexed” to NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” with a 6:30 p.m. kickoff time, instead...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Cleveland Browns
November 2nd, 2015 at 6:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals finished the first half of their 2015 NFL season at 6-2 with a 34-20 victory over the Cleveland Browns yesterday at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland. The Red Birds are in first place in the NFC West. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at their report card: OFFENSE: B+ This grade would...

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer Excelling on Third Down
October 31st, 2015 at 4:42 AM
No one is better on third down this season in the NFL than veteran Arizona Cardinals signal-caller Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** It's one of the reasons the Red Birds are 5-2 and leading the NFC West. The 35-year-old Palmer leads the NFL in touchdown passes (six) and QBR (128.6) on third down, and he’s...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Baltimore Ravens
October 28th, 2015 at 6:16 AM
The Arizona Cardinals lifted their record to 5-2 Monday night with a wild 26-18 triumph over the Baltimore Ravens in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at their report card: OFFENSE: B Chris Johnson rushed for a season-high 122 yards and a touchdown. The 30-year-old halfback is second in the NFL in rushing and...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Baltimore Ravens, 26-18
October 27th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
What a wild finish in the desert on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** Quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns and the Arizona Cardinals withstood a late Baltimore rally as the Cards defeated the Ravens, 26-18 last night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The victory lifted the Red Birds,...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card for Week Six Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
October 20th, 2015 at 5:44 AM
The report card is in for the Arizona Cardinals following their 25-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and it's not very good. It looks like the Red Birds will have to stay after school and get some things corrected. You know head coach Bruce Arians will make sure of that. ***PHOTO1*** OFFENSE:...

Arizona Cardinals Fall Flat, Drop 25-13 Decision to Pittsburgh Steelers
October 19th, 2015 at 4:59 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had no answer for backup quarterback Landry Jones yesterday. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller threw two touchdown passes to Martavis Bryant in relief of Michael Vick and the Steelers rallied for a 25-13 triumph over the Red Birds at Heinz Field. The loss dropped Arizona to 4-2, while the Steelers...