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Arizona Cardinals Rookie Profile: Tight End Gerald Christian
June 18th, 2015 at 5:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals had one of the weakest tight end units in all of the National Football League in 2014. So have they drafted a sleeper in this year's NFL Draft? ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting Gerald Christian in the seventh and...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie Gerald Christian Hopes to Be Very Relevant
May 23rd, 2015 at 4:16 AM
Arizona Cardinals rookie tight end Gerald Christian hopes to be very relevant during the 2015 NFL season. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting Christian in the seventh and final round. He was the 256th and final player drafted. Therefore, he receives the NFL's...

Rookies David Johnson, Gerald Christian Sign Contracts with Arizona Cardinals
May 20th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
Rookies David Johnson and Gerald Christian have been signed by the Arizona Cardinals to four-year deals. That means only 2015 first round pick D.J. Humphries remains unsigned from the Red Birds' draft class. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, a third-round selection and seventh-round pick Gerald Christian, a tight end and the NFL’s “Mr. Irrelevant” for...

John Carlson’s Retirement Leaves Arizona Cardinals Thin at the Tight End Position
May 8th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
John Carlson's retirement at age 30 leaves the Arizona Cardinals very thin at the tight end position as presently constituted. It is just May though so there is time to try and restock. ***PHOTO1*** Still, the University of Notre Dame product's retirement came as somewhat of a shocker. "After much thought and consideration,...

NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Pick TE Gerald Christian in the Seventh Round
May 7th, 2015 at 5:02 AM
The Arizona Cardinals completed their draft selections in the 2015 NFL Draft by selecting tight end tight end Gerald Christian in the seventh round. He was the 256th and final player drafted. Therefore, he gets the NFL's annual draft title of Mr. Irrelevant. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Louisville product is 6-foot-3 and...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota
March 29th, 2015 at 6:01 AM
This is a continuing 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 May 2. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at a prospect that...

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...

Arizona Cardinals’ Calais Campbell Feels Knee is Getting Better
October 10th, 2014 at 5:18 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will certainly miss defensive end Calais Campbell on Sunday when they host the Washington Redskins at University of Phoenix Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Campbell suffered a strained right MCL injury when he was chop blocked by Denver's Julius Thomas in Arizona's 41-20 loss to the Broncos last Sunday. He is expected...

Arizona Cardinals Like Potential of Tight End Troy Niklas
September 29th, 2014 at 5:29 AM
Although he just has one reception for 16 yards for the 3-0 Arizona Cardinals, rookie tight end Troy Niklas seems to have a bright future with the Red Birds. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Notre Dame product was drafted in the second round of this year's NFL Draft. Let's take a look at Niklas'...

Week 3 NFL Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
September 20th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The 2-0 Arizona Cardinals face NFC West division foe San Francisco tomorrow afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale and it's looking more and more likely that starting quarterback Carson Palmer will miss his second game in a row. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer is dealing with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder...

Troy Niklas Will Add Quality Depth to Arizona Cardinals Tight End Corps
September 2nd, 2014 at 6:10 AM
Now that rookie tight end Troy Niklas has recovered from the broken hand he suffered during OTA's, the future looks bright for him in an Arizona Cardinals uniform. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Notre Dame product looked good during preseason action - he paced all Arizona tight ends with three receptions and added...

Rookie Tight End Troy Niklas Should Help Arizona Cardinals’ Offensive Attack This Season
July 17th, 2014 at 6:28 AM
Troy Niklas is considered to be the best blocking tight end among NFL rookies. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals drafted the University of Notre Dame product in the second round of this year's NFL Draft in May. Make no mistake though, Niklas can catch the ball very effectively as well. He's currently recovering from a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rookie Troy Niklas Has Excellent Potential
June 15th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have needed an upgrade at the tight end position for some time. ***PHOTO1***Enter Troy Niklas. The Red Birds selected Niklas with their second round pick in this year's NFL Draft. The University of Notre Dame product is 6-foot-6 and weighs 269 pounds. He's currently recovering from a broken hand but will...

Troy Niklas Should Boost Arizona Cardinals’ Offense in 2014
May 26th, 2014 at 6:40 AM
***PHOTO1***An important cog in a Bruce Arians offensive scheme is the tight end position. The Arizona Cardinals have been lacking a little in that department over the last several seasons. However, the Red Birds drafted University of Notre Dame product Troy Niklas in the second round of this year's NFL Draft to...

2014 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select Troy Niklas in Second Round
May 9th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals selected tight end Troy Niklas of the University of Notre Dame in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall tonight in New York City. He was the 52nd overall player selected. Niklas is 6-foot-6 and weighs 270 pounds. He can only help...

Red Birds NFL Draft Preview: Jace Amaro, Tight End
May 7th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***The 2014 NFL Draft in New York City is just one day away now. The Arizona Cardinals could always use some quality depth at the tight end position. Let's take a look at a player they may try to draft in the second or third round if he is still available. His...

Red Birds Draft Preview: Eric Ebron, Tight End
April 23rd, 2014 at 5:28 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL Draft will commence on May 8 in New York City. 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. To grab him, the...

Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft Preview: TE Jace Amaro
April 16th, 2014 at 5:23 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals could always use some quality depth at the tight end position. Let's take a look at a player they may try to draft in the second or third round if he is still available. His name is Jace Amaro, a tight end from Texas Tech. Amaro is a...

Should the Arizona Cardinals Target Eric Ebron in NFL Draft?
March 14th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals select 20th overall in this year's upcoming NFL Draft. They recently signed veteran tight end John Carlson to a two-year contract but he's been plagued with injuries recently. They need to start looking to the future. Let's take a look at a player that may be available when the Red...

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...