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Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Returns to Practice; May Play Sunday VS. Dallas
October 31st, 2014 at 5:12 AM
Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson has returned to practice and is hopeful of being cleared to play in Sunday's showdown in Dallas against the 6-2 Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** Peterson suffered a concussion in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arizona's 24-20 triumph last Sunday and needs to clear NFL...

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week
October 30th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
There must be something about the Philadelphia Eagles that bring out the best in Larry Fitzgerald. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals' wide receiver has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his outstanding performance against the Eagles last Sunday in Glendale. The eight-time Pro Bowler tore Philadelphia's secondary apart with seven...

Ed Stinson Boosting Arizona Cardinals’ Solid Defensive Unit
October 29th, 2014 at 1:11 PM
One of the reasons the Arizona Cardinals are 6-1 this season is the solid play of their blitz happy defense. While they've not been spectacular, they have been a steady presence. ***PHOTO1*** Rookie Ed Stinson has contributed to that steady pressure as a defensive end. The Homestead, FL native has recorded seven...

Arizona Cardinals are Off to Their Best Start Since 1974 NFL Season
October 28th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Gas was 55 cents a gallon. They played in St. Louis. Don Coryell was their head coach and Jim Hart (pictured below), Terry Metcalf, and Donny Anderson were some of the stars of the team. ***PHOTO1*** The year was 1974. Richard Nixon resigned as President of the United States in August of that...

Palmer to Brown Lift Arizona Cardinals to Thrilling 24-20 Triumph Over Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2014 at 4:57 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted rookie wide receiver John Brown in the third round in May because they liked his vertical speed. Well, they were right. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburg St. (KS) product caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 1:21 remaining to lift the Red Birds to a thrilling 24-20 victory...

Arizona Cardinals Face Huge Test Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 25th, 2014 at 7:23 AM
The 5-1 Arizona Cardinals will face their sternest test of the 2014 NFL campaign when they host the 5-1 Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The Cardinals are listed as 2.5 point favorites. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds have had some nice wins against quality opponents this season...

Arizona Cardinals Hope Calais Campbell Can Play Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:49 PM
The Arizona Cardinals have a huge game on Sunday in Glendale against the Philadelphia Eagles, and they'd like to have Calais Campbell back in their lineup. ***PHOTO1*** The defensive end is recovering from a strained right MCL that he suffered on Oct. 5 against the Denver Broncos. Campbell will need to participate...

Kareem Martin Aiding Arizona Cardinals’ Defensive Corps
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:26 AM
The Arizona Cardinals like what they see in rookie defensive end Kareem Martin so far. ***PHOTO1*** The University of North Carolina product has a world of potential and should bolster Arizona's pass rush as the 2014 regular season moves along. The talent is apparent, but he needs some more seasoning, much like...

The Arizona Cardinals Love Rookie Quarterback Logan Thomas’ Strong Arm
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:48 AM
Rookie signal-caller Logan Thomas of the Arizona Cardinals is currently third on the Arizona Cardinals' depth chart behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. That makes sense - as a rookie, he needs to learn the ropes in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The Virginia Tech product has completed just one pass in his NFL...

Takeaways from Arizona Cardinals’ Triumph Over Oakland Raiders
October 21st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It was not a thing of beauty, but the Arizona Cardinals don't care. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds recorded a 24-13 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday and although it was not a game for the time capsule, a win is a win is a win in the NFL. All that...

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Oakland Raiders, 24-13; Red Birds Now 5-1
October 20th, 2014 at 4:54 AM
This was quite a homecoming for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer, who was dealt by the Oakland Raiders to Arizona following the 2012 season, threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Red Birds to a 24-13 triumph over Oakland Sunday afternoon at sunny Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The victory...

NFL Game Preview: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders
October 18th, 2014 at 7:12 AM
The Arizona Cardinals are riding high with a 4-1 record in first place in the NFC West, so it's important that they don't overlook the 0-5 Oakland Raiders when the two teams play on Sunday at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. ***PHOTO1*** The Raiders played the San Diego Chargers very tough last week...

Time on the Playing Field Increasing for Arizona Cardinals’ Deone Bucannon
October 17th, 2014 at 6:35 AM
The Arizona Cardinals drafted Deone Bucannon as a safety in the first round of this year's NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** Although he's listed as a strong safety, the Washington State product has been playing more as an inside linebacker or "dollar" linebacker where he can blitz and also help with run support. Bucannon...

Chandler Catanzaro Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
October 16th, 2014 at 5:43 AM
Rookie kicker Chandler Catanzaro has been perfect so far for the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Clemson product has connected on 14 of 14 field goals this season, including three last Sunday against the Washington Redskins in Arizona's 30-20 triumph. For his performance against Washington, Catanzaro has been named the NFC...

Arizona Cardinals Rookie John Brown Turning Heads Around the NFL
October 15th, 2014 at 5:12 AM
Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver John Brown is turning heads around the NFL this season. ***PHOTO1*** The third-round draft pick (91st overall) from Pittsburg St. (KS) leads the Red Birds in touchdown receptions with three and is averaging 10.4 yards per catch on 15 receptions. Brown is one of the reasons the Cards...

Takeaways from the Arizona Cardinals’ Victory Over the Washington Redskins
October 14th, 2014 at 6:27 AM
The Arizona Cardinals boosted their record to 4-1 with a 30-20 triumph over the Washington Redskins Sunday in Glendale. ***PHOTO1*** The win lifted their mark to 4-1 and the Red Birds now sit alone atop the NFC West, one game ahead of the Seattle Seahawks. Here are some thoughts from the Redskins' contest: 1....

Carson Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Washington, 30-20
October 13th, 2014 at 6:25 AM
Welcome back Carson Palmer. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals quarterback returned from a five-week absence to throw for 250 yards and two touchdowns to lead the first-place Red Birds to a 30-20 victory over the Washington Redskins yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. First place - that's right. With Seattle's loss to...

Arizona Cardinals Fun Facts – NFL Week 6 Edition
October 12th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
As the 3-1 Arizona Cardinals prepare to battle the 1-4 Washington Redskins this afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, here are some fun facts to ponder as we near mid-October in the NFL: ***PHOTO1*** Did you know? **if Arizona defeats Washington, it will end an eight game winless streak against the...

Who Will Start at QB Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals Against Washington?
October 11th, 2014 at 6:31 AM
So the question is very simple - who will start at quarterback Sunday for the Arizona Cardinals against the Washington Redskins in Glendale? ***PHOTO1*** Getting the answer is complicated. That is a question everyone wants answered at this point. Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton and Logan Thomas all practiced yesterday but no decision has...

Arizona Cardinals’ Calais Campbell Feels Knee is Getting Better
October 10th, 2014 at 5:18 AM
The Arizona Cardinals will certainly miss defensive end Calais Campbell on Sunday when they host the Washington Redskins at University of Phoenix Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Campbell suffered a strained right MCL injury when he was chop blocked by Denver's Julius Thomas in Arizona's 41-20 loss to the Broncos last Sunday. He is expected...