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Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel is a Player on the Rise
July 6th, 2014 at 4:18 AM
He is truly a player on the rise. Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player last year. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Bruce Arians knows how good a special teams performer Bethel is. He also knows what his potential is as a talented cornerback as well. "He could be our best,"...

Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Cooper Hopes to Be Ready by Training Camp
June 26th, 2014 at 5:35 AM
Jonathan Cooper's rookie season ended before it even started last year. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' first round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft suffered a broken leg during a preseason contest last year against the San Diego Chargers. It's been a long road to recovery for the North Carolina product but he...

Arizona Cardinals Counting Heavily on Linebacker Kevin Minter This Season
June 21st, 2014 at 3:19 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will be entering training camp next month with some questions at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1***There is no doubt that the 2014 edition of the Arizona Cardinals will miss inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The popular Dansby signed a big free agent contract in March to take his talents to the...

Arizona Cardinals Hoping Tyrann Mathieu Will Be Ready for Training Camp
June 19th, 2014 at 5:05 AM
Arizona Cardinals training camp is just over a month away now and the Red Birds are hoping that safety Tyrann Mathieu will be a participant once Training Camp 2014 is underway. ***PHOTO1***The second-year player is working diligently to make that happen. Now the question is - will he be able to take...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie QB Logan Thomas is a Work in Progress
June 17th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
There is nothing like playing experience in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards tomorrow. The Virginia Tech product may be the Red Birds' starting signal-caller of the future. Time will tell. Thomas has been impressive so...

Arizona Cardinals Conclude Minicamp; Wait for Training Camp
June 14th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
The Arizona Cardinals 2014 have wrapped up their final minicamp and now await training camp to commence next month. ***PHOTO1***Training Camp is six weeks away, which may seem like a long time but in reality it's not. It will be here before you know it. "Some guys may take a couple of...

Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel Impressing Head Coach Bruce Arians
June 13th, 2014 at 5:08 AM
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player last year. ***PHOTO1***Head coach Bruce Arians knows how good a special teams performer Bethel is. He also knows what his potential is as a talented cornerback as well. "He could be our best," Arians told azcentral.com. "He's got all...

Rookie John Brown Continues to Impress Arizona Cardinals
June 8th, 2014 at 6:04 AM
Not much was known about wide receiver John Brown when the Arizona Cardinals selected him in the third round of this year's NFL Draft in New York City. ***PHOTO1***The Pittsburg State product is making himself known though during team OTA's. Brown is just 5-foot-10 and weighs 179 pounds. He matriculated at a...

Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians Disappointed in Daryl Washington
June 4th, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has expressed "extreme" disappointment in suspended linebacker Daryl Washington, stating that he would not talk again this season about him. ***PHOTO1***The former Pro Bowl linebacker is suspended for the 2014 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. "He made a choice and we're all living with...

Linebacker Ernie Sims Visits Arizona Cardinals
May 31st, 2014 at 12:01 AM
***PHOTO1***Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians would like to add another inside linebacker to their roster - enter Ernie Sims. Sims is visiting the Red Birds, according to espn.com. Whether he leaves an Arizona Cardinal remains to be seen. The Cardinals could certainly add some quality veteran depth to the position. The...

Kevin Minter Being Groomed by Arizona Cardinals to Replace Karlos Dansby
May 29th, 2014 at 5:01 AM
***PHOTO1***There is no doubt that the 2014 edition of the Arizona Cardinals will miss inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The popular Dansby signed a big free agent contract in March to take his talents to the shores of Lake Erie, where he'll play for the Cleveland Browns this coming season. Dansby paced the...

Prediction: Arizona Cardinals Will Finish 11-5 in 2014
May 28th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals have finished some early OTA's and a rookie minicamp so it's a fun time to look ahead to the 2014 NFL campaign. The NFL released their individual teams schedules last month and the Arizona Cardinals have an interesting slate this year. Every year brings a different dynamic. Let's take a look...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie QB Logan Thomas Learning the Ropes
May 27th, 2014 at 5:22 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of this year's NFL Draft with an eye towards tomorrow. The Virginia Tech product may be the Red Birds' starting signal-caller of the future. Time will tell. Thomas has been impressive so far during team OTA's and rookie minicamp. The 6-foot-6 quarterback...

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...

Could Tyrann Mathieu Be Ready for the Arizona Cardinals’ Season Opener?
May 19th, 2014 at 4:56 AM
***PHOTO1***What a boost it would be for the Arizona Cardinals if safety Tyrann Mathieu would be ready to return to action when the Red Birds face the San Diego Chargers in their 2014 NFL season opening game. Now the question is - will he be able to take the field in...

Grading the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 NFL Draft
May 15th, 2014 at 5:41 AM
***PHOTO1***The 2014 NFL Draft is in the books and the Arizona Cardinals addressed a variety of needs to improve a squad that finished 10-6 and were in the playoff hunt until the last game of the 2013 season. Who better to grade the Red Birds' draft then Mel Kiper, Jr., the...

Arizona Cardinals: Game-by-Game Predictions for the 2014 Season
April 27th, 2014 at 5:34 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL released their individual teams schedules this past week and the Arizona Cardinals have an interesting slate for 2014. Every year brings a different dynamic. It's always fun to make some very early predictions on how the Red Birds will fare in each contest this coming season. Let's take a look...

Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 Preseason Schedule Announced
April 11th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals are starting to get noticed - just look at their 2014 NFL preseason schedule, as per espn.com. Arizona’s third preseason game, at home against the Cincinnati Bengals on Aug. 24, will be the national game of the week on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The Red Birds host Houston in...

Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Ready to Lead Team to Big Things
April 1st, 2014 at 4:51 AM
***PHOTO1***Carson Palmer has been through a lot in his 11 years in the NFL. He's been on winning teams, he's been on losing squads. Palmer likes where he is at the latter stage of his career, that's for sure. With the up-and-coming Red Birds. He took every snap at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals...

Tyrann Mathieu an Important Part of Arizona Cardinals’ Plan for Success
March 29th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
***PHOTO1***Free agency in the NFL is starting to wind down. The 2014 NFL Draft is now just a little over a month away. Now is a good time to reflect back and take a look at how well the Arizona Cardinals drafted in 2013. The Red Birds went 10-6 last season and...