Arizona Republic "It appears the Cardinals will play the final three games of the season without rookie Tyrann Mathieu, who suffered a left knee injury while returning a kick in the third quarter. The Cardinals fear Mathieu suffered a torn ACL, which would require surgery and rehabilitation of six to nine..." December 09
Bad news for #Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu. Tests confirmed not only a torn ACL but also a torn LCL. More significant than originally thought
Revenge Of The Birds "Defense dominates, Fitz shows strong hands in keeping the Cardinals within playoff reach. The Cardinals narrative this week was a supposedly weakened, elbow -injured Carson Palmer trying to steer Arizona into the playoff chase after last week's loss to the the Philadelphia Eagles. Consider..." December 09
Arians says Mathieu appears to have torn his ACL. Very tough blow.
Carson Palmer is active and starting for the Arizona Cardinals.
Fox Sports Arizona "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is expected to play Sunday against the Rams, despite a sore elbow that significantly limited his throws all week in practice and has him listed as questionable. "It will be a game-time decision," coach Bruce Arians said Friday, "but I've got all the..." December 07
Arizona Republic "Two of the Cardinals’ more productive offensive players, receiver Michael Floyd and running back Andre Ellington, missed practice Wednesday because of injuries, and both are day to day, according to coach Bruce Arians. Floyd has been playing through a shoulder injury, but it’s a sprained ankle..." December 05
PSD Staff If you survived the ups and downs with underperformers and gut wrenching injuries to wind up in your leagues playoffs, than congratulations. But you know you're not done yet as just making the post-season is not enough. League championships and a year of bragging rights are on the line. Let's see... December 05
RB Andre Ellington (knee) isn't practicing today, but "I’m fine right now. It’s a day by day thing. I’ll be ready to go on Sunday."
CBS Washington "There is not enough evidence to establish a link between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), says a new study. Previous information had shown that National Football League players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other..." December 04
CSN Philly "Cary Williams already wasn’t a huge fan of Bruce Arians going back to their AFC North days, when Arians was the Steelers’ offensive coordinator and Williams played cornerback for the rival Baltimore Ravens. Williams, now an Eagles corner, is once again irked by Arians, the Cardinals head coach...." December 03
CSN Philly "If December games are supposed to be a test for the Eagles and young quarterback Nick Foles, consider this exam passed. Foles tossed three more touchdowns and broke a franchise record for most passes without an interception, and the defense produced three turnovers as the Eagles won 24-21 over..." December 02
Arians said Andre Ellington was never close to playing with knee injury. Is going to be careful with a young player.
Cincinnati Enquirer "Carson Palmer has piled up some impressive numbers in his 11-year NFL career. Wins, though, have been hard to come by. Although he won’t say so, this has the makings of a season of redemption for the 2002 Heisman Trophy winner and No. 1 overall draft pick by Cincinnati in 2003. After a..." December 01
Per Cardinals source, Andre Ellington will play today, barring a setback in warmups.
Pro Football Talk "An injury on the practice field on Thursday was costly for the Cardinals. Andre Ellington, Arizona’s best running back, is inactive for today’s game at Philadelphia. Ellington hurt his knee at practice, and although full details of the injury have not been reported, it was apparently serious..." December 01
Courier-Post "Michael Floyd is a quiet guy who would much prefer to shy away from attention once the game is over. The way he’s playing, there’s no ducking the spotlight. It’s been a breakout season for the big, young Arizona Cardinals wide receiver. In each of the past two games, the second-year pro..." November 30
USA Today "To protect themselves in dealing with the police, some NFL players have taken aim at officers during traffic stops — with smartphones. After getting pulled over, they activated their phone's video function and started filming. "I've actually had cops let me go after they found out that I was..." November 29
Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals will try to extend their winning streak to five games in Philadelphia on Sunday, but one of the offensive pieces that has helped spur them to a string of victories may not be able to be part of the effort. Running back Andre Ellington popped up on Thursday’s injury report with a..." November 29
Revenge Of The Birds "Larry Fitzgerald becomes youngest NFL receiver to pass 11,000 yards. The Arizona Cardinals wanted to use the AFC division-leading Indianapolis Colts game on Sunday as a measuring stick/barometer of how they stood as far as possible playoff contenders/ pretenders. Looks like tons of a warm..." November 25
Pro Football Talk "With a second-quarter catch against the Colts, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald became the youngest player in NFL history to gain 11,000 yards receiving in regular-season play, the club said. Fitzgerald, 30, reached the mark with a 16-yard reception on 3rd-and-14 late in the first half..." November 24
Raising Zona "An offense with two first round wide receivers should be absolutely unstoppable, and perhaps the emergence of Arizona Cardinals Michael Floyd is not a mirage in the dessert heat. Should Floyd keep up this new found dominance it will open things up for the rest of this could be dynamic..." November 23
Cowboys signed LB Orie Lemon off Cardinals' practice squad and to their active roster.
PSD Staff He's only 5 foot 8 inches tall but weighs 212 pounds, making him fast and hard to stop as he can get really low to the ground. Bobby Rainey has stepped into fill the rather big shoes of Doug Martin who's out for the season. He's a starting running back that you need on your team heading into the... November 21
CBSSports.com "CBS Sports' Dan Dierdorf, the longest-tenured NFL analyst in television, will retire after the 2013 season. Dierdorf, a Hall-of-Fame player and broadcaster, has been around the NFL for the last 43 years. After a 13-year career as an offensive lineman with the St. Louis Cardinals, Dierdorf..." November 20
Revenge Of The Birds "Carson Palmer and Micheal Floyd put a victory in the back window after a slow start. It wasn't supposed to be this difficult. The Arizona Cardinals had won 2 in a row and were facing the 1-8 Jacksonville Jaquars without Luke Joekel, Blaine Gabbert, Justin Blackmon, Paul Posluzny and Will..." November 18
Arizona Republic "They say when you look good, you feel good, and that’s how cornerback Patrick Peterson feels when he changes the color scheme of the cleats he wears on game days. It’s all about style, and it’s why he never wears the same shoes. They’re always the same make and model — Nike Huarache — but never..." November 16
CBSSports.com "The NFL has gone to great lengths to protect quarterbacks, but with a rash of injuries this season to the game's most visible players, more rules could be on the way to keep passers safe. "Should he always get protection from low hits or head hits, regardless of the posture he's presenting?" NFL..." November 15
ESPN.com "Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd said he will play Sunday against the Jaguars, a week after suffering a sprained A/C joint in his right shoulder. “I feel pretty good, but I think after tomorrow, having two days to get treatment and stuff like that, getting it prepared for the..." November 15
Arizona Republic "A pup tent could accommodate the people remaining in the camp of Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall, and even then there would be room for coach Bruce Arians and his Kangol caps. It’s not often a running back rushes for 154 yards in his first start and then is benched the next game. Yet,..." November 13
ESPN.com "A review of four hot issues from the Arizona Cardinals' 27-24 win over the Houston Texans. Andre Cat: Last year it was the Pat Cat. This year it'll be the Andre Cat. The Cardinals unveiled a Wildcat package Sunday with rookie running back Andre Ellington behind center. He took three straight..." November 12
Fox Sports Arizona "Nine games into the season, it's fair to say the Arizona Cardinals win the games they are supposed to win. Their losses are to Seattle, at San Francisco, at New Orleans and at St. Louis when the Rams still had QB Sam Bradford. The first three opponents should all make the playoffs. Their wins..." November 11
Arians’ It will be harder for them to not give Ellington more touches: "No, no I think its right where it needs to be. He had plenty today."
Cardinals WR Michael Floyd right shoulder injury, return questionable.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In one of the hotel suites nestled off the labyrinthine hallways of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak settled into a chair last December and had no trouble seeing straight to the future. “We could be sitting here next year having a similar..." November 10
Arizona Republic "Nothing about this football season has been, or will be, easy for the Cardinals. Nor will it be pretty. They confirmed that again on Sunday. The Cardinals nearly blew a 10-point lead in the final five minutes against the Texans, but hung on to a 27-24 victory by the tips of their..." November 10
Fox Sports Arizona "Bruce Arians scoffed at the notion that this week's game against the Texans is a must-win if the Cardinals (4-4) hope to qualify for the playoffs. "To say, 'If we lose this game, we can't go to the playoffs?' No. That's ridiculous," he said. "There are way too many more games. If you lose this..." November 09
NFL.com "With Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall returning to the starting lineup Sunday to face the Houston Texans, the broader question was how much rookie Andre Ellington would touch the ball. According to coach Bruce Arians, the Cardinals would like to get Ellington the football..." November 09
Arizona Republic "The Cardinals’ official depth chart this week confirmed the obvious: rookie Tyrann Mathieu is now starting in place of Rashad Johnson at free safety. Johnson missed two games and was limited in a couple of others after suffering a severed fingertip against the Saints. He was healthy enough to..." November 09
Arizona Republic "Arizonans are accustomed to seeing old bands that have reunited. Chances are there is one playing this weekend at a neighborhood casino. There also will be a reunion, of sorts, at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday. Four members of the Cardinals’ 2004 draft class, the best in the team’s..." November 08
#AzCardinals back on practice field today after bye weekend. Looked like everyone was working, including RB Rashard Mendenhall.
Fox Sports Arizona "Karlos Dansby will turn 32 on Sunday. To celebrate, the NFL gave him two presents. The first was a drug test that Dansby joked he knew was coming. "They say it's random," Dansby said with that infectious smile and drawl, "but I see what happens when you have some big games in this league...." November 02
Arizona Republic "On the same day he became the youngest receiver in NFL history to reach 800 career receptions, Larry Fitzgerald woke up to find his name floating in rumors about a possible trade. Oh, perfect. The Cardinals got to 4-4 thanks to their 27-13 victory Sunday over the visiting Atlanta Falcons,..." October 28
Running back Beanie Wells got injured (Achilles) during his tryout for the Ravens last week, according to sources
A trade for Cards WR Larry Fitzgerald will be in play this off-season, in likely event a deal not completed before Tuesday’s trade deadline.
Revenge Of The Birds "The Arizona Cardinals came into today's game as a 2.5 point favorites, barely favored over the Atlanta Falcons, a team missing both of their start WRs and a defense that gave up 20 points to the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Today Vegas very off with Arizona dominating on defense picking off Matt..." October 28