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Arizona Cardinals Re-sign Tight End Darren Fells to a One-year Pact; Super Bowl 50 Pick
February 4th, 2016 at 5:20 AM
Darren Fells is coming back to the desert. ***PHOTO1*** Not bad at all for a former pro basketball player. The 29-year-old tight end has received his second NFL contract, inking a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced. He was an exclusive-rights free agent. Fells led Arizona’s tight ends in 2015, setting career...

Arizona Cardinals Long Snapper Mike Leach Hangs up the Cleats
January 30th, 2016 at 5:26 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are in need of a new long snapper. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Mike Leach is retiring after 16 NFL seasons. The William and Mary product, who entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2000, announced his decision to retire via Twitter, "Every journey, no matter how great, must eventually come...

Arizona Cardinals Pounded by Carolina Panthers in NFC Title Mismatch
January 25th, 2016 at 6:17 AM
The glorious season for the Arizona Cardinals is over. ***PHOTO1*** With a thud. The Red Birds committed a season-high seven turnovers (six by Carson Palmer) and Cam Newton ran for a pair of touchdowns and passed for two others to power the Carolina Panthers to a 49-15 annihilation of Arizona last night. It was...

Arizona Cardinals Face Tough Test in NFC Championship Game
January 20th, 2016 at 4:41 AM
OK, OK, so the Arizona Cardinals were fortunate to get past the Green Bay Packers in NFC Divisional round action last Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** The bottom line is, thanks to the heroics of Larry Fitzgerald, they have advanced to the NFC Championship contest against the Carolina Panthers. That's all that counts right now. The Panthers...

Arizona Cardinals Commence Super Bowl 50 Quest Vs. Green Bay Packers
January 15th, 2016 at 2:24 PM
Is this their time? ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals commence their quest to advance to Super Bowl 50 by hosting the Green Bay Packers tomorrow in a NFC Divisional Round contest at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The Red Birds are listed as seven-point favorites. Arizona dominated Green Bay, 38-8 on Dec. 27. How...

Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu Named First-Team NFL All-Pros
January 11th, 2016 at 4:57 AM
It's been a remarkable season so far for the Arizona Cardinals and it's become even more remarkable for two iconic performers in Arizona's defensive secondary. ***PHOTO1*** Both players - Patrick Peterson at cornerback and Tyrann Mathieu at safety - have been named First-Team NFL All-Pros. It was the first selection for the...

Arizona Cardinals GM Would Like to Face Seattle Seahawks in NFC Playoffs
January 6th, 2016 at 5:17 AM
Now that their 36-6 clunker setback to the Seattle Seahawks is over and done with, the 13-3 Arizona Cardinals can rest up and enjoy their bye week as the number two seed in the NFC. ***PHOTO1*** So who would Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim like to see the Red Birds face...

Super Bowl 50 Favorite? How About the Arizona Cardinals
January 1st, 2016 at 7:39 AM
Happy New Year everyone! There is a new Super Bowl 50 favorite and it's not the Carolina Panthers. It's a 13-2 squad that plays its home games in Glendale - the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Not too shabby. The Red Birds entered this week as the 3 to 1 favorite to win Super Bowl 50,...

Arizona Cardinals Soar to 13-2 with Victory Over Green Bay Packers
December 28th, 2015 at 2:28 AM
The magical 2015 season for the Arizona Cardinals continued yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The 13-2 Red Birds are now one game behind the previously-undefeated Carolina Panthers. Now they have a shot at the number one seed in the NFC playoffs. The Cards sacked Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers nine...

Arizona Cardinals Adjusting to Life Without Tyrann Mathieu
December 23rd, 2015 at 5:14 AM
Despite their 12-2 record and NFC West crown, if the Arizona Cardinals are to make it to the big dance - Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, CA - they will have to do so without their best defensive playmaker Tyrann Mathieu. ***PHOTO1*** With Monday’s news that the "Honey Badger" is out...

With a Win, Arizona Cardinals Will Clinch NFC West
December 19th, 2015 at 5:15 AM
All it takes is just one victory now. ***PHOTO1*** If the Red Birds win Sunday night in Philadelphia they will clinch their first NFC West title since 2009. A victory, coupled with a Green Bay loss or tie, would secure a first-round bye for Arizona. The Packers play at the Oakland Raiders tomorrow...

NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Rank Second to Carolina Panthers
December 15th, 2015 at 5:13 AM
As we near the homestretch of the 2015 NFL season, it's time to take a look at the Top 10 squads in the league as we look ahead to Week 15: ***PHOTO1*** 1. Carolina Panthers (13-0): The freight train that is the Panthers were dominant Sunday with a 38-0 thumping of the...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Minnesota Vikings
December 11th, 2015 at 5:30 AM
The Arizona Cardinals raised their record to 11-2 with an exciting 23-20 triumph over the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The win clinched a playoff berth in the NFC for the Red Birds and was their seventh straight victory. The Vikings dipped to 8-5. Let's take a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Week 15 Game at Philadelphia Flexed to Sunday Night
December 8th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The 10-2 Arizona Cardinals have become the King of Prime Time this season. ***PHOTO1*** That's what happens when you are one of the best teams in the NFL. The Red Birds' Week 15 game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Dec. 20 was flexed into "Sunday Night Football" on NBC, the league announced yesterday. The...

Arizona Cardinals Defensive Back Tyrann Mathieu Named NFC Defensive Player of the Month
December 5th, 2015 at 6:34 AM
Tyrann Mathieu continues to showcase his immense talent and the Arizona Cardinals are benefiting from it greatly. ***PHOTO1*** The "Honey Badger" was named the NFC defensive player of the month after helping the Red Birds go 4-0 in November with 27 tackles – 24 of which were solo – two interceptions and...

IR-To-Return for Arizona Cardinals Halfback Chris Johnson
December 2nd, 2015 at 5:20 AM
If Arizona Cardinals halfback Chris Johnson plays again this season, it will have to be in Super Bowl 50. ***PHOTO1*** Now can the 9-2 Red Birds make it there? That's the million dollar question right now. The veteran running back suffered a broken leg in last Sunday’s win at San Francisco and was...

Arizona Cardinals WR Michael Floyd Looking Good for 49ers Contest Today
November 29th, 2015 at 6:02 AM
It's looking more and more like the Arizona Cardinals will have wide receiver Michael Floyd back on the field when the 8-2 Red Birds face the San Francisco 49ers (3-7) this afternoon at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Notre Dame product missed last week's contest against Cincinnati with...

Turkey Day Prognostications: Lions, Cowboys, Packers Looking Good
November 25th, 2015 at 4:56 AM
As we all gather with our family and friends to celebrate one of the best holidays of the year - Thanksgiving - let's get ready for some Turkey Day NFL football. Ah, what a great day. ***PHOTO1*** Philadelphia at Detroit (+1): The Lions (3-7) have gained some confidence lately, winning two straight,...

Facing Bengals Means a Great Deal to Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer
November 21st, 2015 at 5:03 AM
When pro football players face their former team, they will usually state that it's "just another game" or it "doesn't mean anything more than any other game". ***PHOTO1*** Don't believe it. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer certainly doesn't as he prepares to face the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium...

Arizona Cardinals Report Card Vs. Seattle Seahawks
November 17th, 2015 at 4:54 AM
The Arizona Cardinals may have clinched the NFC West in the long run with their thrilling 39-32 triumph over the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. ***PHOTO1*** The win vaulted the Red Birds to 7-2 and gave them a three-game lead in the division. Let's take a look at their...