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Huge Test Awaits Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Ryan Lindley
December 18th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
So what can we expect from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley on Sunday night against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks? ***PHOTO1*** It's the most important game for the Red Birds in five years. The winner will most likely win the NFC West. Sure, the 11-3 Cards have clinched a playoff...

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu Expected to Return Sunday Against Seattle Seahawks
December 17th, 2014 at 6:34 AM
After missing the last two games with a broken left thumb, Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is expected to return to the field on Sunday night when the Red Birds battle the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The LSU product practiced on Monday with a cast sheltering...

Arizona Cardinals Turn to Ryan Lindley as Their Starting Quarterback
December 16th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
In the season of "next man up", the Arizona Cardinals now turn to Ryan Lindley as their starting quarterback with the biggest game of the season looming. ***PHOTO1*** With Drew Stanton (knee) expected to be out for up to four weeks, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has named Lindley as his...

Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Could Be Out Four Weeks
December 15th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton could be out the next four weeks with a partially torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old veteran suffered the injury when he was sacked during the third quarter of Arizona's 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams last Thursday. Ryan Lindley or...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton Will not Need Surgery on Right Knee
December 13th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
The news could have been a lot worse. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton has a sprained right knee and is considered week-to-week according to espn.com. The 30-year-old signal-caller will not need surgery on the knee, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians stated yesterday. An MRI revealed the sprain in his knee. No timetable...

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Drew Stanton to Have MRI on Right Knee
December 12th, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton is scheduled for an MRI on his right knee following his team's 12-6 triumph over the St. Louis Rams last night at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year-old signal-caller Stanton was injured on a sack by Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald with 8:41...

Arizona Cardinals not Big Fans of Thursday Night Football
December 11th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
Like most, if not all teams in the NFL, the Arizona Cardinals are not that enthusiastic about playing games on Thursday nights. ***PHOTO1*** The turnaround is extremely quick. Practice schedules are altered. Aches and pains linger longer. “I’m on the record about Thursday Night Football,” Arizona head coach Bruce Arians said via the...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (10-3) at St. Louis Rams (6-7)
December 10th, 2014 at 5:37 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will look to build on their much-needed victory over the Kansas City Chiefs when they travel to their old home town to face the St. Louis Rams on Thursday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** It's another important game for the 10-3 Red Birds as they try and not only secure a...

Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Hoping to Play Thursday
December 9th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in St. Louis but is hoping to still be able to suit up and face the Rams in a key NFC West battle. ***PHOTO1*** The three-time Pro Bowler is day-to-day after injuring his ankle in Sunday's win over...

Arizona Cardinals Lose Running Back Andre Ellington for the Season
December 8th, 2014 at 5:42 AM
Andre Ellington's season is over. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' second-year running back will miss the rest of the season after having sports hernia surgery in Philadelphia later this week. He'll be placed on the injured reserve list. Ellington has been dealing with foot and hip injuries this season and currently leads the...

Stepfan Taylor Gets the Start at Halfback for the Arizona Cardinals
December 7th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Second-year running back Stepfan Taylor will start at running back for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon in their biggest game of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Stanford product, a fifth-round pick last year, will replace Andre Ellington, who will miss the contest with a hip pointer. In 10 games this season,...

Arizona Cardinals in Must Win Situation Against Kansas City Chiefs
December 6th, 2014 at 5:40 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are reeling right now. They've lost two games in a row. That does not seem like a lot, but if they are to hold out hope of garnering the top seed in the NFC playoffs, they must defeat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The Red...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Elington Will Be a Game-time Decision Sunday
December 5th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
Arizona Cardinals halfback Andre Ellington is dealing with a hip pointer and will be a game-time decision on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product suffered the injury in the second quarter of Arizona's 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday and did not return. Ellington...

Arizona Cardinals Safety Tyrann Mathieu to Have Thumb Surgery Today
December 3rd, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Another day and some more bad news for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Safety Tyrann Mathieu will undergo surgery on his thumb fracture today and is expected to miss three weeks. He'll have a pin inserted into the injured thumb. The LSU product is expected to play with a cast on his hand when...

Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald Expected to Practice Wednesday
December 2nd, 2014 at 6:41 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are starting to look like a M*A*S*H* unit. ***PHOTO1*** The 9-3 Red Birds have lost two straight games and there are injuries galore. First, some good news: wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who has missed the last two games with a left knee sprain, is expected to practice Wednesday and...

Observations from the Arizona Cardinals’ 29-18 Loss to the Atlanta Falcons
December 1st, 2014 at 5:21 AM
There is no other way to slice it - the Arizona Cardinals are in trouble. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, the Red Birds are still 9-3 following their 29-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons (5-7) yesterday at the Georgia Dome, but their ship has hit the iceberg and is starting to sink. Rapidly. Here are some observations: 1....

Arizona Cardinals Have Found Success Against Atlanta’s Matt Ryan
November 30th, 2014 at 7:08 AM
Don't be surprised if Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a sleepless night last night while preparing to play the 9-2 Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** The numbers don't lie - in his last two starts against the Red Birds, "Matty Ice" has tossed NINE interceptions. Yes, you read that correctly. So why...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals (9-2) at Atlanta Falcons (4-7)
November 29th, 2014 at 6:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals need to get back on the winning track after dropping just their second game of the season last week against the Seattle Seahawks. The Red Birds travel to Atlanta to face quarterback Matt Ryan and the Falcons tomorrow in what has become a very important game for...

Michael Bush Hopes to Boost Arizona Cardinals’ Ailing Rushing Attack
November 27th, 2014 at 6:18 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are struggling to run the football. It's no secret. Everyone in the NFL knows it. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are dead last in the league with a putrid 3.1 yards per carry average. Andre Ellington has been a good soldier but he has been dealing with a foot injury...

NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Rank Second Overall
November 26th, 2014 at 5:31 AM
Now that Thanksgiving is here - wow, it sure came quickly this year - it's time to look at the NFL's Power Rankings of the Top 10 teams in the league. May we have the envelope please: ***PHOTO1*** 1. New England Patriots (9-2): I picked the Pats to represent the AFC in the...