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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...

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...