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Arizona Cardinals Have a Good One in Strong Safety Deone Bucannon
September 16th, 2014 at 4:47 AM
Deone Bucannon has had a strong start to his NFL career. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals selected the strong safety with their first round draft pick (27th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Washington State product has 11 tackles in his first two NFL games to help lift the Red Birds to...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ 25-14 Victory Over New York Giants
September 14th, 2014 at 3:19 PM
The long plane ride home from East Rutherford, NJ will be a very pleasant one for the Arizona Cardinals this evening. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds lifted their record to 2-0 with a 25-14 triumph over the New York Giants this afternoon at sunny MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. The Giants dipped to 0-2. Here...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants
September 13th, 2014 at 8:19 AM
The Arizona Cardinals hope to lift their record to 2-0 tomorrow when they face the reeling New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds, coming off their season-opening 18-17 win over San Diego on Monday, will be facing a Giants squad in disarray. New York was...

Fine NFL Debut for Arizona Cardinals Rookie Wide Receiver John Brown
September 12th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
It didn't take long for rookie wide receiver John Brown to make an impact on the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** A third round draft pick (91st overall) from Pittsburg State (Kansas) in May, the speedy Brown had the game-winning touchdown reception against the Chargers on Monday night, a 13-yarder from quarterback Carson Palmer...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Hopes to Practice Today
September 11th, 2014 at 5:15 AM
As the Arizona Cardinals begin to gear up for their game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, NJ this Sunday, halfback Andre Ellington (foot) is hoping to return to practice today. ***PHOTO1*** It most likely will be limited practice if he does indeed practice. The University of Clemson product has...

Things We Learned in Arizona Cardinals’ Victory Over San Diego
September 10th, 2014 at 6:42 AM
The Arizona Cardinals kicked off their 2014 NFL campaign with an exciting 18-17 triumph over the San Diego Chargers Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some things we learned from that contest: 1. Quarterback Carson Palmer continues to look more and more comfortable in the Bruce Arians...

Rookie John Brown Lifts Arizona Cardinals Past the San Diego Chargers
September 9th, 2014 at 5:44 AM
Rookie wide receiver John Brown looks like he'll be quite an impact player for the Arizona Cardinals this season. Last night showed that. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, Arizona's third round draft choice from Pittsburg State (Kansas) this year, caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 2:25 remaining to lift the Red...

Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington Remains a Game-time Decision Against San Diego
September 8th, 2014 at 6:47 AM
Now that the Arizona Cardinals are ready to finally open up their 2014 NFL campaign tonight against San Diego at University of Phoenix Stadium, a question still remains as to whether their starting halfback will play. ***PHOTO1*** Andre Ellington remains a game-time decision for the season opener against the Chargers due to...

NFL Season Opener: San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals Preview
September 7th, 2014 at 5:25 AM
So will 2014 be the year that the Arizona Cardinals make it back to the NFC playoffs? We'll find out starting tomorrow night when the Red Birds kick off their season when they host the San Diego Chargers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The Cards made a big leap...

Rookie Deone Bucannon Bolsters Arizona Cardinals’ Fine Secondary
September 6th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted safety Deone Buccanon in the first round of this year's NFL Draft to bolster one of the best secondaries in the National Football League. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington State product has been impressive in training camp and in preseason action this summer. The strong safety has been very active...

Arizona Cardinals’ Ted Larsen to Start at Left Guard in Season Opener Over Jonathan Cooper
September 5th, 2014 at 7:06 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will start free agent signee Ted Larsen at left guard instead of Jonathan Cooper in Monday's season opener against the San Diego Chargers in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Larsen was brought in to add quality depth along the offensive line. Now he's starting in place of Cooper, Arizona's first round draft...

Playing in the NFL a Learning Experience for Arizona Cardinals QB Logan Thomas
September 4th, 2014 at 6:25 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of the NFL Draft in May because they liked his big arm and overall potential. Thomas is third on the quarterback depth chart this season behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. ***PHOTO1*** It's been an up-and-down early start to his NFL...

Arizona Cardinals Safety Tyrann Mathieu Continues to Show Improvement
September 3rd, 2014 at 6:19 AM
Will safety Tyrann Mathieu be able to play in the Arizona Cardinals' season opener on Sept. 8 against the San Diego Chargers? ***PHOTO1*** That's the $64,000 question right now in Glendale. The "Honey Badger" continues to show improvement in practice and seems to be getting closer to playing in a regular season game...

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...

Keep an Eye on Arizona Cardinals’ Andre Ellington in Your Fantasy Football Draft
September 1st, 2014 at 6:05 AM
Fantasy football drafts are winding down now but if you still have a draft coming up (I do), keep an eye on Arizona Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product burst on the NFL scene as a rookie last year and led all rushers with a 5.5 YPC average....

Predictions for the 2014 NFL Season
August 31st, 2014 at 6:32 AM
The 2014 NFL season kicks off on Thursday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers at noisy CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals will kick off their 2014 campaign on Monday, Sept. 8 when they host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers at the...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to San Diego Chargers in Preseason Finale; Jonathan Cooper Plays
August 29th, 2014 at 7:49 AM
In a battle of field goals, the Arizona Cardinals came up a little short last night. ***PHOTO1*** Nick Novak booted four field goals to lift the San Diego Chargers over the Red Birds, 12-9 in the preseason finale at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. It was a ho-hum affair in which Arizona...

Arizona Cardinals Wrap up Preseason Tonight Against San Diego Chargers
August 28th, 2014 at 6:16 AM
The Arizona Cardinals wrap up their preseason schedule tonight when they face the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds are 1-2 in preseason play. The starters are expected to rest tonight and rookie quarterback Logan Thomas (pictured above) is expected to play the entire game. Will...

NFL Prediction: Arizona Cardinals Will Finish 10-6 in 2014
August 27th, 2014 at 6:20 AM
The opening game of the 2014 NFL season for the Arizona Cardinals is just around the corner. The Red Birds will host the San Diego Chargers on Mon., Sept. 8 on Monday Night Football at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** Arizona went 10-6 last season and should have a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Chandler Catanzaro Wins Kicker Competition
August 26th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
We have a decision - rookie Chandler Catanzaro has won the Arizona Cardinals kicker competition over Jay Feely. ***PHOTO1*** The 38-year-old Feely was one of 12 players cut by the Red Birds yesterday. We'll see if he can land with another NFL team. Catanzaro made all four of his field goal attempts during...