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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...

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...

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...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Hopes to Practice Today
September 11th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals begin to gear up for their game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, NJ this Sunday, halfback Andre Ellington (foot) is hoping to return to practice today. ***PHOTO1*** It most likely will be limited practice if he does indeed practice. The University of Clemson product has...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Remains a Game-time Decision Against San Diego
September 8th, 2014 at 6:47 AM
Now that the Arizona Cardinals are ready to finally open up their 2014 NFL campaign tonight against San Diego at University of Phoenix Stadium, a question still remains as to whether their starting halfback will play. ***PHOTO1*** Andre Ellington remains a game-time decision for the season opener against the Chargers due to...

Keep an Eye on Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington in Your Fantasy Football Draft
September 1st, 2014 at 6:05 AM
Fantasy football drafts are winding down now but if you still have a draft coming up (I do), keep an eye on Arizona Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product burst on the NFL scene as a rookie last year and led all rushers with a 5.5 YPC average....

Arizona Cardinals Rushing Attack Should Be Much Better in 2014
August 14th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals ranked 23rd in the NFL in rushing last season. Yuck. ***PHOTO1*** The running back corps of the Red Birds should be much improved this season. In order to keep NFL defenses honest, a team should have a solid ground game. The Cards are poised to show improvement in that department this...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington is Key to Improved Running Back Corps
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 AM
The running back corps of the Arizona Cardinals should be much improved this season. In order to keep NFL defenses honest, a team should have a solid ground game. ***PHOTO1*** 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...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington is a Fantasy Football Sleeper for 2014
July 8th, 2014 at 6:08 AM
With training camp still over two weeks away for the Arizona Cardinals, now is a good time to take a look at a fantasy football sleeper for the 2014 season since fantasy football drafts are now underway. ***PHOTO1*** His name is Andre Ellington. Red Birds fans and fantasy football owners are very familiar...

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...

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’ Ryan Williams Stunned by Release
May 16th, 2014 at 5:02 AM
***PHOTO1***From the beginning, things just did not work out for running back Ryan Williams of the Arizona Cardinals. The Virginia Tech product was totally stunned by his release from the club earlier this week after thplagued seasons in the desert. “This release was like seeing Bigfoot,” Williams told espn.com. “It was so...

Rising NFL Star: Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington
April 13th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals have a promising young star on their side. The NFL better watch out. That player is running back Andre Ellington. Simply said, Ellington may have been the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of Clemson product was selected in the sixth round of the draft by the Red Birds and...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rashard Mendenhall Retiring from the NFL
March 11th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***He's only 26 years old but Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall has decided to hang up the cleats and retire from the NFL. Per a report via espn.com, Mendenhall hinted at as much in a Feb. 25 column he wrote for the Huffington Post when he said, "As I write...

Andre Ellington Looks Like a Future Star in the NFL
March 4th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***With NFL free agency just around the corner, it's time to reflect back on the Arizona Cardinals' draft last year. Today's player is running back Andre Ellington. Simply said, Ellington may have been the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of Clemson product was selected in the sixth round of the draft...

Arizona Cardinals’ Stepfan Taylor Still Has Strong Upside
March 2nd, 2014 at 6:43 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis now in the history books, it's time to look back at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 NFL Draft. The Red Birds selected running back Stepfan Taylor of Stanford in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft (140th overall pick). The University of Stanford product had...

Taking a Look Back at the 2013 Arizona Cardinals’ Statistical Leaders
February 15th, 2014 at 5:29 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana starts next week. Now is an excellent time to reflect back on a superb 2013 NFL campaign. It certainly was an interesting season for the Arizona Cardinals. The Red Birds finished at 10-6 in the NFC West, which was a five-game improvement from 2012. That...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Andre Ellington
February 12th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine coming up next week, it's time to reflect back on the Arizona Cardinals' draft last year. Today: Andre Ellington. Simply said, Ellington may have been the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The University of Clemson product was selected in the sixth round of the draft by the Red...

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Stepfan Taylor
February 11th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***With the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis just around the corner, it's time to look back at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 NFL Draft. The 10-6 Red Birds selected running back Stepfan Taylor of Stanford in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft (140th overall pick). The University of Stanford product had 36 carries...

Six Arizona Cardinals Honored by Pro Football Focus
January 29th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
***PHOTO1***The awards keep on coming for the 10-6 Arizona Cardinals of 2013. Six Arizona Cardinals players have been named to the PFF All-NFC West team - Calais Campbell, Karlos Dansby, Patrick Peterson, Michael Floyd, Justin Bethel and rookie Andre Ellington. Larry Fitzgerald was not named. Interesting. Ellington had a superb rookie season, leading the...