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Small-School Players Hope to Make Impact for Arizona Cardinals
June 30th, 2015 at 5:51 AM
There were doubts about how well third-round draft pick John Brown would perform last season with the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The wide receiver out of Pittsburg State burst onto the scene immediately last year, catching 48 passes for 696 yards and five scores, including four game-winning touchdowns in the first nine games. “John...

Watch Out for Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver John Brown in 2015
June 29th, 2015 at 6:06 AM
Watch out for Arizona Cardinals wideout John Brown during the 2015 NFL season - he may be ready to become the best wide receiver on the club. A club that has Super Bowl aspirations. ***PHOTO1*** By all accounts, wide receiver John Brown had a very productive rookie campaign last year for the Red...

Sunday Morning Storylines: Grading the Arizona Cardinals’ Latest Minicamp
June 14th, 2015 at 7:10 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have officially begun their offseason now that their latest minicamp concluded a few days ago. Overall, things went well - so much so that head coach Bruce Arians canceled the final day of the competition. ***PHOTO1*** Overall Grade: B That's a pretty solid B all-around. Here are some pros and...

So Far, So Good for Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer
June 12th, 2015 at 5:01 AM
The biggest question heading into Arizona Cardinals minicamp was - how is veteran quarterback Carson Palmer progressing following his season-ending ACL tear last November? ***PHOTO1*** Let eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald chime in on that one. "There’s nothing changed about him,” Fitzgerald said via espn.com. “He throws a great, accurate ball....

Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown Looks to Be Even Better in 2015
June 5th, 2015 at 4:50 AM
By all accounts, wide receiver John Brown had a very productive rookie season in 2014 for the Arizona Cardinals - 48 receptions for 696 yards and five touchdowns. ***PHOTO1*** Not bad. But he could do better. "He hit the wall around Dec. 1," head coach Bruce Arians said via azcentral.com. "like most rookies...

Arizona Cardinals are Hoping J.J. Nelson Can Help Boost Offensive Attack
May 28th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
Fifth round draft picks in the annual NFL Draft don't always work out. Some players never make it to the opening day roster. The Arizona Cardinals hope that is not the case with their fifth round selection in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds improved their depth in their wide receiver and special teams...

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Quite the Celebrity Around the NFL
May 26th, 2015 at 4:59 AM
He's 31 years old now and has not had 1,000 yards receiving in any of his last three NFL campaigns. However, he is an Arizona Cardinals icon and remains one of the top celebrity faces in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** He's eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. How popular is the University of...

Arizona Cardinals Ink Shaq Riddick, J.J. Nelson to Four-year Pacts
May 14th, 2015 at 5:25 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have signed their two fifth round draft picks - linebacker Shaq Riddick and wide receiver J.J. Nelson - to four-year contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Riddick played his final college season at West Virginia after transferring from Gardner-Webb. He registered seven sacks and was the Big 12 Newcomer of the year. The...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Three Tryout Football Players for 90-man Roster
May 13th, 2015 at 4:51 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are making moves again - signing quarterback Phillip Sims and a pair of safeties after rookie minicamp concluded. ***PHOTO1*** Sims, a Winston-Salem State product, worked out with the team on a tryout basis during last weekend’s rookie minicamp and was one of three tryout players the Red Birds decided...

2015 NFL Draft Recap: Arizona Cardinals Select WR J.J. Nelson in Fifth Round
May 6th, 2015 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals improved their depth in their wide receiver and special teams units by selecting UAB's J.J. Nelson in the fifth round (159th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft last week in Chicago, IL. ***PHOTO1*** The Midfield, AL native is small by NFL standards - he's 5-foot-10 and weighs just 156...

Is Michael Floyd in the Future Plans of the Arizona Cardinals?
April 15th, 2015 at 4:53 AM
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd is signed through the 2015 NFL season but the club must decide by May 3 if they want to exercise an option to keep him for the 2016 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** The 13th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Floyd had a somewhat disappointing season in 2014...

Carson Palmer Hopes to Return for Arizona Cardinals OTA’s or Minicamp
March 7th, 2015 at 6:11 AM
So far, so good. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is progressing well in his rehab from his torn ACL and there is hope that he will be able to return for team organized team activities (OTA's) or minicamp in mid-June. ***PHOTO1*** “I started being able to sweat and work out again and...

Arizona Cardinals Save Salary Cap Money by Cutting Ted Ginn
February 26th, 2015 at 4:52 AM
The Ted Ginn era lasted just one season in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** By cutting the wide receiver/punt and kickoff returner, the Arizona Cardinals will save $2.5 million in salary cap space that would have been spent if Ginn was on their roster in 2015. The Red Birds will absorb $1.5 million in...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Agree on a Two-year Contract
February 18th, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Larry Fitzgerald will be staying in the desert. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver has agreed to a new two-year contract with the club, general manager Steve Keim announced. Keim did not disclose financial details. The eight-time Pro Bowler will receive $22 million in guaranteed money over the course of the new pact. Fitzgerald...

Reflecting Back on Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Draft: John Brown, WR
February 16th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
To say wide receiver John Brown made an impact in his rookie season in the NFL would be an understatement. ***PHOTO1*** The speedster from little Pittsburg State was a key factor why the Arizona Cardinals secured their first playoff tilt in five years in 2014. The 5-foot-10, 179-pound Homestead, FL native ranked...

Larry Fitzgerald and Arizona Cardinals Commence Discussions on His Future
February 15th, 2015 at 6:42 AM
The agent for wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals have begun discussions with the hope that they can work out an agreement that will allow the eight-time Pro Bowler to conclude his career in Arizona. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year-old Fitzgerald is scheduled to earn $16.25 million next season, with $8 million...

Important Decision on Larry Fitzgerald Forthcoming for Arizona Cardinals
February 3rd, 2015 at 6:25 AM
Whether wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald returns to the Arizona Cardinals for the 2015 NFL season remains to be seen. ***PHOTO1*** One thing is certain. The eight-time Pro Bowler and winner of the inaugural Art Rooney Award loves playing for the Red Birds. “In terms of next year, I have no idea what’s going...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians, Larry Fitzgerald Honored
February 1st, 2015 at 7:04 AM
It was quite a 2014 NFL season for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds soared to an 11-5 record and made the playoffs for the first time since 2009. Despite battling a slew on injuries, head coach Bruce Arians guided his contingent into the playoffs. Due to his outstanding performance, the...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Can Return
January 18th, 2015 at 6:24 AM
If it was up to Arizona Cardinals president Michael Biidwell, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald would return to the club for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** “I’m sure we’ll get it worked out,” Bidwill said via espn.com. “We’ve had a couple of conversations that I think were productive so we’ll continue those discussions or...

Arizona Cardinals Tuesday Storylines: Larry Fitzgerald Contract Talks Ongoing
January 13th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
Perhaps Larry Fitzgerald will be returning to the Arizona Cardinals after all. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are in preliminary contract discussions with Fitzgerald's agent Eugene Parker. No new deal is imminent, as the sides have not even discussed money at this point. The renewed talks are a sign of mutual interest in Fitzgerald...