Cardinals Rumors & News

  • 7h
    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    #Cards will announce tomorrow OLB James Bettcher as the new defensive coordinator, and Bob Sanders 61, as one of the LB coaches, per source.

  • 12h
    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    If #AZCardinals LB Larry Foote decides to retire, he could be joining Arians coaching staff, per source.

  • Bruce Arians: We’ll be dressing in 49ers locker room this time next year

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals lost to the Panthers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, leaving them a couple of steps short of becoming the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. Coach Bruce Arians has already set a new goal for next season and shared it after he was named the NFL’s top..." February 01

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

  • 11h
    Arizona Cardinals @AZCardinals

    #AZCardinals WR @LarryFitzgerald named inaugural winner of the Art Rooney @nfl Sportsmanship Award! #NFLHonors

  • Cardinals' Bruce Arians wins Coach of the Year "Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was announced as the 2014 Coach of the Year at NFL Honors on Saturday. Two years after winning the same award with the Indianapolis Colts, Arians was recognized for guiding his team to the league's best record through Thanksgiving despite the loss of his..." February 01

  • Cards confident Fitzgerald deal to be worked out soon "The Arizona Cardinals want Larry Fitzgerald back. Larry Fitzgerald wants to remain in the desert. None of this is new. However, team President Michael Bidwill said Friday on NFL Network's Super Bowl Live that he's confident a deal will be worked out, and soon. "Well last year, we made some..." January 31

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Michael Bidwill: We’ve had a lot of great conversations with Larry Fitzgerald

    Pro Football Talk "One of the first orders of business for the Cardinals this offseason is addressing wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s contract, which currently calls for him to account for $23.6 million of their salary cap space in 2015. Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim has said that the team has planned for..." January 29

  • Antonio Cromartie on Jets return: ‘I didn‘t want to leave’

    New York Post "Antonio Cromartie and his family are flying back to New Jersey next week to the home they lived in during his four years with the Jets. It sounds like he’s hoping they can stay. Cromartie, who played last season for the Cardinals, is scheduled to become a free agent in March. A year after..." January 29

  • 3d
    MC Superior Court @courtpio

    Jonathan Dwyer pled guilty to a misdemeanor of disorderly conduct. Judge Gass sentenced him to 18 months probation & community service.

  • 6d
    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    Hearing OLB coach James Bettcher will be named the new #AzCardinals defensive coordinator. Bettcher came to Arizona with Arians from Indy.

  • 6d
    Chris Law @ChrisLaw

    Cardinals HC @BruceArians says their new Defensive Coordinator will be hired from within. #Cardinals will make announcement next wk #REshow

  • Cardinals' Dwyer pleads not guilty in abuse case

    Arizona Republic "A lawyer for an Arizona Cardinals running back accused of spousal abuse got his wish earlier this month when a judge granted a request to put the case back in front of a grand jury, but the results for Jonathan Dwyer did not change. The second grand jury handed up an indictment with the exact..." January 26

  • 7d
    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Dick LeBeau will not be joining #azcardinals staff, per source. don't know his plans. Arians still expected to fill DC job from within

  • Cards' Bidwill 'feeling confident' new deal for Fitzgerald will happen

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said last week he believed contract talks with the agent for wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald were going well, and he delivered another positive message Thursday when providing an update on the contract negotiations. Fitzgerald's contract for 2015 has a salary cap..." January 24

  • Michael Bidwill Preaches Larry Fitzgerald Patience "Larry Fitzgerald’s contract – and his salary cap number of $23.6 million – remains unwieldy. But Cardinals president Michael Bidwill isn’t worried that his team could lose its face of the franchise and star wide receiver. “I think there is definitely mutual interest in getting something worked..." January 23

  • Calais Campbell plans to repair sports hernia next month "In the mind of Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell, Sunday’s Pro Bowl is on par with a playoff game. And he wasn’t about to miss either because of an injury. Campbell said he will have surgery to repair a sports hernia the first week of February, putting it off until his season..." January 22

  • 11d
    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@AZCardinals working to seal deal that would make former @steelers DC Dick LeBeau new LBs coach, source tells @NFLonFOX

  • 12d
    SiriusXM NFL Radio @SiriusXMNFL

    Bruce Arians: Carson is ahead of schedule. I think he'll be back for Mandatory mini camp but I wouldnt put it past him to be back for OTA's.

  • Mike Nolan as potential Cardinals assistant "This much is becoming clear: Bruce Arians is looking to have the same setup at the top of the Cardinals’ defensive food chain as he does on the offensive side of the ball. Multiple reports Monday have the Cards looking to talk to Mike Nolan, the one-time 49ers head coach who has spent the last..." January 20

  • Pendergrast reportedly interviews for Redskins' D.C. job

    CSN Washington "The Redskins have interviewed former Cardinals defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast for their vacant defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Pendergast, 47, was the Cardinals’ defensive coordinator from 2004-2008 before joining the Chiefs in the same capacity in..." January 19

  • Cardinals president optimistic team can keep Larry Fitzgerald "Every day that passes is another day the Arizona Cardinals get closer to making a decision on Larry Fitzgerald's future. Do they eat his $23.6 million cap hit in 2015 and pay him the $16.25 million he’s due? Or do they part ways and move on to the Post-Larry era? Cardinals president Michael..." January 18

  • Todd Bowles’ ex-cheerleader daughter has kid with Honey Badger

    New York Post "Todd Bowles’ grandchild has some awfully good genes. The new Jets coach’s stepdaughter is the stunning Sydni Paige Russell, 21, an LSU senior and former New Orleans Hornets cheerleader. And the Bowles family recently added a new member when Russell had a child with Tyrann Mathieu, the..." January 15

  • 18d
    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    Hearing Dick LeBeau will be joining the Cardinals coaching staff at some point in a similar role as Tom Moore. He won't be the coordinator.

  • Larry Fitzgerald speaks of Cardinals in past tense

    Pro Football Talk "With Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald approaching a new league year that will entail a cap number of $23.6 million, a “mutual parting” is possible. In a Tuesday appearance on NBCSN, Fitzgerald chose his words in a way suggesting that he’s already gone. “I truly enjoyed my time playing for..." January 14

  • Jets to hire Todd Bowles as head coach, Mike Maccagnan as general manager

    New York Daily News "The Jets have found their head coach. Gang Green intends to hire Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to a four-year deal as their head coach, according to sources. Bowles, a hot candidate that garnered interest from multiple teams, had his second interview with the Jets on Tuesday..." January 14

  • Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

    Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13

  • Josh McDaniels expected to stay with Patriots, Todd Bowles frontrunner for Falcons

    SB Nation "With McDaniels and Rex Ryan off the table, Atlanta has reportedly set its sights on the Cardinals defensive coordinator. Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is expected to stay put in New England, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. McDaniels has..." January 13

  • 20d
    Gerry Dulac @gerrydulac

    Dick LeBeau has talked w Bruce Arians about possibly joining Arizona Cardinals staff.

  • Bowles set for second interview with Falcons

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, who’s has moved to the forefront of the Atlanta Falcons’ coaching search, has a second interview with the team scheduled for Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the search. Bowles interviewed with the Falcons on Saturday and is now..." January 12

  • Cardinals hold preliminary talks with Larry Fitzgerald’s agent

    Pro Football Talk "Even before the Cardinals lost to the Panthers last weekend, chatter about wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s future with the club was ramping up. Fitzgerald carries a $23.6 million cap hit for next season, a figure that the Cardinals have said that they have accounted for heading into next..." January 09

  • Kurt Warner considered comeback "Injuries to their top two quarterbacks forced Arizona to call upon former Cardinal Ryan Lindley for the team's final five games, but had Arizona reached a little bit further back in its franchise's past, it could've coerced a future Hall of Famer to buckle his chin strap again. Kurt Warner, 43,..." January 09

  • 26d
    Fox Sports 910 @foxsports910

    .@mikejurecki on #Fitz: "There has been positive movement in BOTH parties regarding the @LarryFitzgerald situation."

  • Inefficient Cards 'not good enough' "The Arizona Cardinals made history in Saturday's 27-16 wild-card loss to the Carolina Panthers. Arizona's 78 total yards were the fewest in a postseason game in NFL history, breaking the previous mark set in 1958 by the Cleveland Browns, who had 86 against the New York Giants. The Cardinals..." January 04

  • 28d
    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    WR Jaron Brown fractured his scapula in the Panthers game. Out 4-6 months.

  • 28d
    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians said suspended LB Daryl Washington has "protocols" to pass to be reinstated. "The football player, we would love to have back."

  • Larry Fitzgerald: Taste of defeat all I can think about right now

    Arizona Republic "Saturday's wild-card game might have been receiver Larry Fitzgerald's last as a Cardinal. A 12-yard reception in the fourth quarter might have been his last in the team's uniform. Fitzgerald wasn't in a melancholy, reflective mood minutes after the Cardinals' 27-16 loss to Panthers in the..." January 04

  • Carolina Panthers shut down Arizona Cardinals 27-16

    Charlotte Observer "The Carolina Panthers are moving on in the playoffs after the most suffocating defensive performance in NFL postseason history. The Panthers harassed Arizona third-string quarterback Ryan Lindley all game Saturday and held the Cardinals under 100 yards in a dominant 27-16 victory on a wet,..." January 04

  • Is this Larry Fitzgerald’s last game with the Cardinals? "There is a chance that Saturday marks the final game for Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona Cardinals jersey. Speaking on NFL Network's NFL GameDay First on Saturday morning, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Cardinals are expected to ask Fitzgerald to take a pay cut from his $15..." January 04

  • 29d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cardinals QB Drew Stanton will see doctors this week to see how his knee that was just scoped is doing. Not a lot of optimism but we’ll see

  • A.J. Klein, Dan Williams questionable for Saturday

    Pro Football Talk "A majority of Cardinals and Panthers players listed on the injury report appear set to play in Saturday’s wild card game in Charlotte, but both clubs do have a few health concerns. Two Cardinals — reserve guard Jonathan Cooper (wrist, knee) and nose tackle Dan Williams (foot) — are questionable..." January 03

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • Ryan Lindley to get 1st playoff start "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he won't take a chance in Arizona's wild-card game Saturday against the Panthers by playing quarterback Drew Stanton, giving Ryan Lindley his first career playoff start. "Drew is not going to be able to play," Arians said. Arians confirmed the decision to..." January 01

  • Fitzgerald doesn't expect to be with Cardinals next season

    Fox Sports Arizona "Larry Fitzgerald does not expect to be back with the Cardinals next season, a source familiar with the situation told FOX Sports Arizona on Wednesday. That could make Saturday's wild-card playoff game in Charlotte, N.C., the final game of the Valley icon's Arizona career. "It has not crossed..." January 01

  • 32d
    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    #azcardinals: QB Stanton (knee), NT Williams (foot), did not practice. Panthers: QB Anderson (ill), G Velasco (not inj-related), DNP

  • 33d
    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Jets, Bears and Raiders have all requested permission to speak with Arizona DC Todd Bowles.

  • 49ers edge out Cardinals in season finale

    CSN Bay Area "The Jim Harbaugh era ended Sunday in the same fashion as so many games during his four eventful seasons with the 49ers. The 49ers snapped a four-game losing streak in the season finale at Levi’s Stadium with a 20-17 victory over the playoff-bound Arizona Cardinals. Running back Frank Gore, a..." December 29

  • Trial date scheduled for Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer's trial is scheduled for March 4, the Associated Press reports. Dwyer has pleaded not guilty to felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors during a July 21 incident. Investigators believe Dwyer broke his wife's nose, punched her the following day and..." December 27