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2014 Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Tight End Eric Ebron
February 16th, 2014 at 7:09 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Scouting Combine begins next week in Indianapolis. The Arizona Cardinals draft 20th overall in this year's NFL Draft. Let's take a look at a player that may be available when the Red Birds are officially on the clock in the first round. The player is tight end Eric Ebron...

Arizona Cardinals’ Floyd, Housler Miss Practice
December 12th, 2013 at 6:33 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd missed practice yesterday with the ankle injury he suffered Dec. 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Notre Dame product played last Sunday against the Rams but was held to just two catches for 26 yards, one of his worst outings of the season. Tight end...

Arizona Cardinals Welcome Tight End Jake Ballard
November 7th, 2013 at 5:14 AM
***PHOTO1***Jake Ballard is happy to be back on the football field. The new Arizona Cardinals tight end, who was signed after the release of D.C. Jefferson, is working his way back after a crazy couple of years. Ballard came into Cardinals camp for a tryout some three weeks ago and impressed...

Tight End D.C. Jefferson Released by Arizona Cardinals
November 5th, 2013 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***Rookie tight end D.C. Jefferson, who was arrested last Friday night in Scottsdale and charged with DUI according to a police report, has been released by the Arizona Cardinals. The Red Birds have signed tight end Jake Ballard, formerly of the New York Giants. According to the report, Jefferson sideswiped another vehicle in...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to San Francisco 49ers, 32-20 in NFC West Battle
October 13th, 2013 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1***Vernon Davis was a little too much for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. The San Francisco 49ers dynamic tight end caught eight passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns to lead the San Francisco 49ers to a 32-20 triumph over the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park in a key NFC West...

Arizona Cardinals’ Offense a Work in Progress
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals have scored a grand total of 20 points in their last two games and are still 1-1 in those two contests. They're fortunate in that regard. Arizona's defense, especially Patrick Peterson, was excellent Sunday against Tampa Bay but in order for the Red Birds to be successful this...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rob Housler Expected to Play Sunday Against New Orleans Saints
September 20th, 2013 at 5:14 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals tight end Rob Housler is expected to finally suit up and play this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints in the Louisiana Superdome. Housler, who led all Arizona tight ends in receptions and yards last season, has missed the first two games of the 2013 NFL campaign with a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rob Housler Expected to Miss Detroit Lions Game
September 13th, 2013 at 5:08 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals tight end Rob Housler is expected to miss his second straight game this Sunday against the Detroit Lions with a high ankle sprain. The Florida Atlantic product has yet to resume practicing and the time table for his return is not known at this time. Housler led all Arizona tight...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rob Housler Ruled Out Vs. St. Louis Rams
September 7th, 2013 at 7:18 AM
***PHOTO1***The start of the 2013 NFL season is almost here and the Arizona Cardinals will be without their starting tight end against the St. Louis Rams. Rob Housler will miss tomorrow's season opener with a sprained right ankle he suffered against the San Diego Chargers in a preseason contest on Aug....

Arizona Cardinals Trim Roster to 53 Players
September 1st, 2013 at 7:04 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals trimmed their roster to 53 players by the NFL imposed deadline yesterday. Those released by the organization were: LB Reggie Walker, WR Kerry Taylor, DT Padric Scott, OT Jamaal Johnson-Webb and LB Kenny Rowe. In addition, tight end Jeff King and defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin were placed on...

Arizona Cardinals Face Denver Broncos in Preseason Finale
August 29th, 2013 at 6:41 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals travel to the Mile High City to face the Denver Broncos in their preseason finale tonight. Due to the fact that this is game number four of the exhibition schedule, the 2-1 Red Birds will most likely not see Peyton Manning under center. Regulars usually sit out the...

Tight End Questions Abound for Arizona Cardinals
August 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 AM
***PHOTO1***There are still two preseason games left but there are some questions regarding the tight end position for the Arizona Cardinals. Rob Housler seems set as head coach Bruce Arians' number one TE but he has had a quiet preseason so far. That's not all his fault though. Arians wanted to...

Rookie D.C. Jefferson Adds Depth at TE for Arizona Cardinals
July 16th, 2013 at 5:32 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals should get improved play from their tight end position this season with the addition of veteran quarterback Carson Palmer and the continued development of starter Rob Housler. The Red Birds should also get a contribution from their final draft selection in the 2013 NFL Draft - D.C. Jefferson...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rookie Profile: D.C. Jefferson
June 26th, 2013 at 7:07 AM
***PHOTO1***With their final draft selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals added some depth at the tight end position by selecting D.C. Jefferson of Rutgers with the 219th overall pick. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound Jefferson is a project but he does have talent and some fine upside. Let's take a...

Kruger, Davis Among Free Agent Options for Arizona Cardinals
March 9th, 2013 at 7:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** The official start of the 2013 NFL season begins on Tuesday afternoon when free agency commences. Teams have been busy releasing players, applying franchise tags and reworking contracts to make room under the $123 million salary cap. The Arizona Cardinals are no exception. The Red Birds will still have to get used...

Arizona Cardinals Release Veteran Tight End Todd Heap
December 5th, 2012 at 4:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Todd Heap, the veteran tight end who played in just two games this season for the Arizona Cardinals, has been given his release from the club. Arizona has signed tight end Kory Sperry, who was with the San Diego Chargers. Sperry had been cut by the Chargers in September. S  It was a...

Arizona Cardinals RB William Powell Participates in Full Practice
October 11th, 2012 at 3:02 PM
Arizona Cardinals running back William Powell fully participated in practice on Wednesday and will be looked upon to carry much of the load in his team's newly revamped rushing attack with Ryan Williams (shoulder surgery) and Beanie Wells (turf toe) on the shelf. Powell, who suffered a head injury in Week Five...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback John Skelton Returns to Practice
September 21st, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Injured Arizona Cardinals signal-caller John Skelton returned to practice yesterday. Skelton's participation in practice was limited though as he recovers from a low ankle sprain sustained in Arizona's season opening victory over the Seattle Seahawks. It has not been determined yet if Skelton will play in Sunday's game against the...

Arizona Cardinals’ Todd Heap Day-to-Day with Sprained PCL
September 19th, 2012 at 3:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap is listed as day-to-day with a sprained PCL in his left knee. Heap suffered the injury during Arizona's 20-18 upset victory over the New England Patriots last Sunday in Foxboro. Heap is dealing with soreness in the knee and is not sure presently if...

Arizona Cardinals’ Report Card for Week Two of the NFL Season
September 18th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals are flying high following their 20-18 upset victory over the New England Patriots last Sunday to move to 2-0 on the young season. It's time to look at how each unit performed in that thrilling win: Offense Grade: C There was nothing spectacular about Arizona's performance but it was sure...