Cardinals doing their homework on incoming quarterbacks

The Cardinals know that the end is near for quarterback Carson Palmer. Because, as Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim said during a recent appearance on PFT Live, Palmer is willing to mentor a young quarterback, it makes sense to bring a young quarterback into the fold which Palmer is still playing. It therefore also makes sense for…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

The week in review on Revenge of the Birds

A look back at the last week of Arizona Cardinals news on Revenge of the Birds. In case you missed anything the last week on Revenge of the Birds on the Arizona Cardinals. Here is the week in review. The three best free agents remaining for the Arizona Cardinals - Revenge of the BirdsWho are the best players left in free agency, should the Arizona Cardinals be interested? Arizona...
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1 hour ago

Carson Palmer the mentor, Michael Bidwill's charity, Keim and Trubisky and more

A look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals. Happy Sunday. Get your morning and week started with a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals. Carson Palmer would enjoy mentoring Cardinals' QB of futureCarson Palmer has no inside information on the Cardinals' draft plans, but, if Arizona selects a quarterback, he would enjoy playing the role of mentor. See where Mike Mayock’s...
Via Revenge of the Birds
3 hours ago

Quarterback vs Cornerback: The Arizona Cardinals First Round Pick

The 2017 NFL Draft is just a month away, and teams around the league have begun to put together a list of players and positions they want to target. The Arizona Cardinals, like every other team, came into the off-season with needs. They’ve used free agency to fill some of them, but some obvious holes […] Quarterback vs Cornerback: The Arizona Cardinals First Round Pick - Raising...
Via Raising Zona
15 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Rodney Gunter Has Chance to Shine

Former 4th round pick Rodney Gunter came to the National Football League from the small school of Delaware State. Weighing in at 6’5″ and 305 pounds, the defensive lineman made the first All-MEAC team in 2013, and the second team All-MEAC team both in 2012 and 2014. The selection of Gunter could be attributed to his […] Arizona Cardinals: Rodney Gunter Has Chance to Shine...
Via Raising Zona
16 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Get to know the latest free agent signings

The Arizona Cardinals have made a few but effective free agent moves this off-season The Cardinals were a team that was full of free agents looking for new homes, or hopefully signing to stay home. Free agency hit in March and it took a toll on Arizona, mainly its defense. They lost 5 starters on […] Arizona Cardinals: Get to know the latest free agent signings - Raising Zona ...
Via Raising Zona
17 hours ago

Bruce Arians needed surgery thanks to Larry Fitzgerald hug

On occasion, you will come across a player or coach who is so fired up after a big play that the commentators might joke that someone is going to need treatment due to the intensity of the high fives or embraces.For Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, that actually happened.According to Kent Somers of AZCentral, Arians recently underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bidwill aids St. Louis high school athletes

The Cardinals haven’t been in St. Louis since 1988, but the team continues to have ties there. So many of the organization’s great players still live in the area, and when the Rams were in St. Louis, the Cardinals would have alumni functions every year when the Cards went to St. Louis for their annual road trip. Still, it’s good to hear that team president Michael Bidwill and...
Via Word from the Birds
21 hours ago

How important is another corner for the Arizona Cardinals?

Do the Arizona Cardinals need to continue to address the cornerback position? The idea of player development is an intriguing one. There are a number of levels to it: How long do you give a player to develop? What should expectations be? When do you address a position during that development? When do you just cut bait? The Arizona Cardinals have hit on that idea of developing...
Via Revenge of the Birds
23 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals Post-Free Agency 7-Round Mock Draft

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1 day ago

Arians had surgery due to Christmas Eve hug from Fitzgerald

Near the end of an otherwise lost season for Arizona, the Cardinals pulled off a memorable road win in Seattle on Christmas Eve. The victory triggered an overly enthusiastic reaction from receiver Larry Fitzgerald. As explained by Kent Somers of, Fitzgerald hugged coach Bruce Arians hard enough to tear a rotator cuff in his…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Quarterback Guide Jordan Palmer on the 2017 Draft Class

On this week's episode, I talked to quarterback consultant (and brother to Carson Palmer) Jordan Palmer about the guidance he's given to NFL quarterback prospects in this year's draft class. Palmer talks about why he believes all NFL quarterbacks should watch from the sidelines during their rookie year in the league. He also explains what sets Deshaun Watson apart from the rest of...
1 day ago

Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team.With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints, ESPN’s Mike Reiss speculates that New England has no room for Floyd on its roster. Danny...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Final Four court assembled in Arizona’s NFL stadium

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Eight days before the competition begins, a shiny new basketball court has been laid in place for the Final Four. Made of sturdy maple harvested in November in northern Michigan, the court was shipped to Idaho Falls, Idaho, for painting and staining. From there it was trucked to Arizona and unloaded Friday. It took just a few hours for the University of Phoenix...
2 days ago

Arizona Cardinals: Robert Nkemdiche Needs to Step Up in 2017

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2 days ago

How Safety Tony Jefferson Used 'Madden' to Choose the Ravens in Free Agency

Baltimore Ravens strong safety Tony Jefferson was one of the top defensive free agents this offseason. Last season, the 25-year-old led the Arizona Cardinals with 92 total tackles and had 13 tackles for a loss. Many NFL teams might have made him an offer. What aided his decision to go with the Ravens was the Madden video game franchise. Jefferson signed a four-year, $34 million...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven ways to fix NFL overtime rules

Those who don’t like the current NFL overtime format got some good news on Monday. The current NFL overtime rules may be amended.The bad news? The possible amendment isn’t exactly eye-popping. In fact, it’s pretty darn bland.“The NFL’s competition committee is considering a proposal to trim overtime sessions to 10 minutes during the preseason and regular season, according...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin not expected to sign with team until training camp

At 37 years old and with 14 seasons under his belt, three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Anquan Boldin surely has earned the spring and summer off. That’s what Boldin is planning as he looks for a new city to call home in 2017. Boldin is not expected to sign with a team until right up to the start of training camp, per ESPN’s Michael Rothstein.This makes sense considering Boldin...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals to sign LB Kevin Minter

The Cincinnati Bengals have made a rare splash in free agency. It comes in the form of former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter, who has reportedly agreed to sign with the Bengals. Minter, 26, was a second-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2013. After acting the part of a reserve linebacker for the team during his first two seasons, Minter has started all 16 games in each...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals re-sign DT Frostee Rucker to 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals have re-signed Frostee Rucker to a one-year contract, retaining a veteran presence on the defensive line after losing Calais Campbell in free agency. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Rucker has played 10 NFL seasons, the first six with the Cincinnati Bengals and the last four with Arizona after signing as a free agent with the Cardinals in 2013. The 33-year-old...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarvis Jones will try to salvage career with Cardinals

Jarvis Jones gets one more chance before the word “bust” is forever linked to his name in NFL history. The Cardinals signed the former Steelers linebacker to a one-year contract Wednesday. Jones was the 17th overall pick of the 2013 draft and has just six career sacks. That’s one less than Barkevious Mingo, who was taken in the same round and is already on his third team. Jones...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals bring back Ellington on 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed running back Andre Ellington to a one-year contract. Ellington, the backup to David Johnson, has played all four of his NFL seasons with Arizona after being drafted in the sixth round out of Clemson in 2013. A versatile 28-year-old back who also lines up at receiver, Ellington has been slowed by injuries in his pro career. In...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What we can learn from Arizona’s offseason moves

As expected, it has been an eventful NFL offseason so far, with new signings, releases, and trades occurring every few minutes it seems. Almost every NFL team has gotten in on the action, including the Arizona Cardinals. There have been some pretty key moves so far that involve the Cardinals and will change the makeup of the team for the 2017 season. Here we look at some of the moves...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Chandler Jones agree to 5-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals and outside linebacker Chandler Jones have agreed to a five-year contract. The agreement comes after the Cardinals placed the franchise tag on Jones to prevent him from becoming a free agent. The Cardinals acquired Jones in a trade with New England before last season, and general manager Steve Keim had said all along that the team would sign...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chandler Jones, Cards agree to five-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals used the franchise tag on Chandler Jones earlier this offseason, but it sounds as though the star linebacker will not be playing under it in 2017.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Cardinals and Jones have come to terms on a five-year contract extension. For what it’s worth, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported that the deal is not yet completed. At the very...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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