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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 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...

Arizona Cardinals Like Potential of Tight End Troy Niklas
September 29th, 2014 at 5:29 AM
Although he just has one reception for 16 yards for the 3-0 Arizona Cardinals, rookie tight end Troy Niklas seems to have a bright future with the Red Birds. ***PHOTO1*** The University of Notre Dame product was drafted in the second round of this year's NFL Draft. Let's take a look at Niklas'...

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...

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 Linebacker John Abraham Has Court Date Rescheduled
August 22nd, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham has had his court date on a June DUI charge pushed back to October 10. ***PHOTO1*** The University of South Carolina product is the NFL's active sacks leader with 133.5. The 36-year-old Abraham also led the Red Birds in sacks last season with 11.5. That ranked seventh...

Rookie Tight End Troy Niklas Should Help Arizona Cardinals’ Offensive Attack This Season
July 17th, 2014 at 6:28 AM
Troy Niklas is considered to be the best blocking tight end among NFL rookies. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals drafted the University of Notre Dame product in the second round of this year's NFL Draft in May. Make no mistake though, Niklas can catch the ball very effectively as well. He's currently recovering from a...

Arizona Cardinals’ Rookie Troy Niklas Has Excellent Potential
June 15th, 2014 at 5:06 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have needed an upgrade at the tight end position for some time. ***PHOTO1***Enter Troy Niklas. The Red Birds selected Niklas with their second round pick in this year's NFL Draft. The University of Notre Dame product is 6-foot-6 and weighs 269 pounds. He's currently recovering from a broken hand but will...

Arizona Cardinals Offense Needs to Step up in 2014
June 6th, 2014 at 4:53 AM
The Arizona Cardinals have had some key losses on the defensive side of the ball this year. ***PHOTO1***Not only did they lose linebacker Karlos Dansby to free agency, the Red Birds will now be without fellow LB Daryl Washington during the 2014 NFL campaign as well due to his season-long suspension. Mix...

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...

Arizona Cardinals Sign Three 2014 Draft Picks
May 17th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals did not waste any time following the 2014 NFL Draft. The Red Birds have signed tight end Troy Niklas, defensive end Kareem Martin and wide receiver John Brown to four-year contracts. Niklas is a second round pick while Martin and Brown are third round selections. Niklas is from the University...

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...

2014 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Select Troy Niklas in Second Round
May 9th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals selected tight end Troy Niklas of the University of Notre Dame in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall tonight in New York City. He was the 52nd overall player selected. Niklas is 6-foot-6 and weighs 270 pounds. He can only help...