Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Larry Fitzgerald game-time call

    ESPN.com "Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who didn't practice for the third straight day because of a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee, will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Coach Bruce Arians made the announcement Friday. The 31-year-old Fitzgerald, who..." November 22

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    Josh Weinfuss @joshweinfuss

    Bruce Arians said WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) will be a game-time decision.

  • Cardinals use fast start to beat Lions, move to 9-1

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals and Lions ascended to the top of the NFC this season thanks in large part to theatrical fourth-quarter comebacks that led them to believe they could overcome most anything. But for the Cardinals, Sunday's game against the Lions became about maintaining, not overcoming. The..." November 17

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Larry Fitzgerald has a grade 2 MCL sprain. Expects to play vs. Seahawks. #AZCardinals

  • Cards' Mathieu: Patrick Peterson can stop Megatron

    NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals face one mega-challenge Sunday against the Detroit Lions: Calvin Johnson. On NFL Network's NFL AM on Friday morning, Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu was asked how the team plans to stop Megatron. "That's why you pay Patrick Peterson, right?" he replied. Peterson..." November 15

  • Report: Cardinals extend DC Todd Bowles' contract through 2017

    CBSSports.com "Even with the loss of linebacker Daryl Washington to a season-long suspension, defensive end Darnell Dockett to a season-ending torn ACL and linebacker John Abraham to concussion issues, the Cardinals defense has been one of the team's biggest surprises this season, ranking fourth in the NFL in..." November 13

  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer out for season with torn ACL

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left knee and will not only miss the rest of this season, but could be sidelined for the majority of next season as well. Coach Bruce Arians on Monday confirmed that Palmer, indeed, suffered a torn anterior cruciate..." November 11

  • Stanton, defense lift Cardinals past Rams 17h

    Arizona Republic "As Carson Palmer struggled to get on the cart that carried him off the field at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there was every reason to think the Cardinals' chances of winning that day, and future days, were being carried away, too. It was midway through the fourth quarter..." November 10

  • Cardinals fear Palmer has ACL tear

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Cardinals fear that quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams, according to multiple reports. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said that the team wouldn't know Palmer's prognosis until more tests are done. "We don't..." November 10

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Carson Palmer has agreed to a 3 year extension with Arizona worth $50M in total. He was set to be a free agent after 2014 season

  • Carson Palmer contract extension could be coming soon

    Pro Football Talk "Technically, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer remains under contract through 2015. But the contract voids five days after the Super Bowl. Which means that, come March, Palmer will be a free agent. Unless he isn’t. He won’t be if he signs a contract extension, and the signs currently are..." November 07

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Cardinals knock off Tony Romo-less Cowboys, 28-17

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals played on Sunday. The game wasn't pretty. They won. And in other news, Halloween was last Friday. Since moving to Arizona in 1988, the Cardinals often have been predictable but not in a good way. This season is different. The 28-17 victory over the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium..." November 03

  • Cardinals look to slow DeMarco Murray, Cowboys run game

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals' defensive players take great pride in stopping running backs, as we saw late last season in the "Skittles" game in Seattle. After limiting Marshawn Lynch to 71 yards on 18 carries, a few of the Cardinals defenders ate Skittles on the sideline to mock Lynch, who enjoys the candy,..." November 02

  • Tony Jefferson deals with concussion

    ESPN.com "While driving after Sunday's game, Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson pulled over for about 30 minutes. He knew something wasn't right. He had just played 73 snaps and made 11 tackles in Arizona's 24-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, but he couldn't recall much, if any, of it. "I..." October 31

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    BA: Peterson has been cleared to practice. Jefferson will take concussion test tomorrow.

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    SiriusXM NFL Radio @SiriusXMNFL

    Bruce Arians: Patrick Peterson is going through concussion protocol. We should have a better idea of where he is tomorrow AM. #Cardinals

  • Arizona Cardinals' Carson Palmer just fine with distribution

    Arizona Republic "As fantasy-team owners know by now, they are not winning a championship on the back of a Cardinals receiver. Quarterback Carson Palmer is delivering the football like a UPS driver distributes packages: all over the place. As a result, no single Cardinals receiver is likely to amass impressive..." October 25

  • Arizona Cardinals' Calais Campbell: 'If the game was today I feel like I could play'

    ArizonaSports.com "There's no doubt the Arizona Cardinals have a better defense when Calais Campbell is on the field, so it stands to reason the team would very much like to have him back for Sunday's tilt with the Philadelphia Eagles. Campbell, who has missed the last two games after suffering a strained MCL in..." October 25

  • Larry Fitzgerald: Lack of touches is a “champagne problem”

    Pro Football Talk "Larry Fitzgerald has piled up a lot of stats for a lot of mediocre teams. So now that he’s not getting as many stats for a good one, he’s not going to complain, at least out loud. While it’s clear that the Cardinals wide receiver isn’t getting the ball as much as he might prefer, it’s also..." October 25

  • Arizona Cardinals' Sam Acho, brother on opposite sides

    Arizona Republic "Other than informal games in yards and parks, brothers Sam and Emmanuel Acho have never played football against each other. That will change on Sunday when Sam's team, the Cardinals, plays Emmanuel's, the Eagles, at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mom, Dad and the boys' two sisters will be among..." October 24

  • Andre Ellington carrying weight of Cardinals offense as feature back

    Arizona Republic "At this time last year, the Cardinals were limiting Andre Ellington's playing time because they didn't think he could survive the pounding of a heavy workload on game days. This year, they are limiting Ellington's practice time so he's healthy enough to take on a heavy workload on game..." October 23

  • Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro uses signing bonus to splurge on headphones

    Arizona Republic "Kicker Chandler Catanzaro is not only the best bargain on the roster, he also might be the top one in the NFL. An undrafted rookie out of Clemson, Catanzaro signed a three-year contract that included a $1,500.00 signing bonus. That's right, a signing bonus with only four digits to the left..." October 23

  • Larry Fitzgerald's numbers are down, but that's not a good thing

    CSN Philly "The numbers tell the story. Through six games last season, Cardinals eight-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald was targeted a team-high 52 times. Michael Floyd was next with 42. Through six games this season, Fitzgerald and Floyd are tied for the team lead with 39. Running back Andre..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer says nerve no longer an issue

    Arizona Republic "At the tail end of his news conference Wednesday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was asked if the nerve problem in Carson Palmer's right shoulder is now a thing of the past. "Yeah, knock on wood," Arians said, rapping three times on the top of table at which he was sitting. "Hopefully, we don't..." October 23

  • Arizona Cardinals happy to have stability with Carson Palmer

    Arizona Republic "Carson Palmer was unsure of what lay ahead when the Cardinals traded for him in April of 2013. But he definitely knew what he was leaving behind with the Oakland Raiders. "There was so much chaos," he said. There was a time in the not-so-distant past that a player seeking order and normalcy..." October 19

  • Arizona Cardinals begin contract negotiations with quarterback Carson Palmer

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals have opened contract negotiations with quarterback Carson Palmer's agent, David Dunn, and hope to reach agreement before the end of the season. "I won't get into specific points of the negotiations but we've had some dialogue with Dave Dunn," General Manager Steve Keim said. "He..." October 17

  • Cardinals need improvement in red zone

    Arizona Republic "For the Cardinals, there are many good things about being 4-1 overall. They are in first place in the NFC West and are 3-0 against conference opponents, one of the tiebreakers the NFL uses come playoff time. But perhaps the best thing is a belief they can play much better, especially on..." October 16

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    BA: Palmer felt good today. Looks like worst is behind him.

  • Arizona Cardinals top Washington Redskins in Carson Palmer's return to field

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles isn't quick to anger, but there apparently are at least two things that set him off: a listless performance by his players and allowing an opponent to score in less than 30 seconds at the end of the half. Both happened in the first half Sunday against..." October 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Big news for the #Cardinals: QB Carson Palmer is slated to get the start for them, his first game back from a nerve injury.

  • Drew Stanton (concussion) cleared

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Cardinals may not have to rely on rookie quarterback Logan Thomas after all, as backup quarterback Drew Stanton passed the concussion protocol on Friday, a source told ESPN.com. Even though Stanton is cleared to play, there's no indication that he'll play Sunday against the..." October 12

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    Fox Sports 910 @foxsports910

    .@MikeJurecki reports @drewstanton has passed all his exams and has been cleared to play Sunday. (Concussion)

  • Larry Fitzgerald endures early-season phase-out

    Arizona Republic "Before the season, there was speculation that 2014 would be a transitional one in the relationship between receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals. Nothing in the first month of the season has happened to dispel that notion. Statistically, Fitzgerald is off to his worst start in 11 NFL..." October 11

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    QB Stanton at practice. Palmer lobbed, emphasize lobbed, passes 35 yds or so, lined up with first team. What does it all mean? beats me.

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Cardinals' QB situation still muddled; Thomas preparing to start

    Fox Sports Arizona "The Cardinals quarterback situation did not get much clearer Thursday. Starter Carson Palmer took a few reps in practice with his sore shoulder, but Drew Stanton was unable to the same after failing to clear the complicated NFL concussion protocol. If Logan Thomas receives his first career..." October 10

  • Cardinals' QB situation needs some order

    Arizona Republic "As is customary, a horn blew about 20 minutes into Cardinals practice on Wednesday, signaling an end to the portion open to reporters. What wasn't customary is that rookie Logan Thomas was behind center with the first team as the next period started. No one knows if that will still be the..." October 09

  • Dennis Dixon signed by Arizona Cardinals

    NFL.com "With Carson Palmer still in a holding pattern, waiting for some clarity on his injured shoulder, and Drew Stanton going through concussion protocol, the Cardinals are in the market for some quarterback depth. With some free space on the practice squad, they've signed former Steelers, Ravens,..." October 08

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Arians said nfl rule should be offending player suspended while opponent is out injured

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    The #Cardinals have re-signed LB Marcus Benard, per a league source.

  • NFL: Correct call on Campbell play

    NFL.com "There already has been a lot of speculation on how the low block on Calais Campbell, the one injuring him, was a good call. The NFL this morning said that indeed, the Campbell play was a chop block, violating Rule 12, Section 2, Article 3 in items c) and d). From the league: “The officials threw..." October 06

  • Peyton Manning joins elite club as Broncos prey on Cardinals

    Denver Post "Early Sunday afternoon, on a plot of land made famous by snow storms and John Elway, a 38-year-old Peyton Manning stood frozen in the sunlight. Three years ago, he woke up from the first of four neck surgeries with no strength in his right arm. His career hung in the balance. He spent a week..." October 06

  • Tommy Kelly wants to know if Patriots are about winning or money

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday night, the Patriots suffered an embarrassing blowout loss to the Chiefs. Earlier that day, potent quotes from former Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly landed on his current team’s website. Kelly’s comments were largely unnoticed in the aftermath of the 41-14 nightmare for New..." October 05

  • Nerve issue keeps Carson Palmer week-to-week despite Stanton's assist

    CBSSports.com "The Arizona Cardinals remain unsure of exactly when starting quarterback Carson Palmer will be back from a nerve issue in his shoulder that has kept him out since suffering the injury in Week 1, but have yet to explore outside options. Their hope continues to be that the issue resolves itself..." October 05

  • Drew Stanton gets another start for the Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "Any doubt that Drew Stanton would be starting at quarterback for the Cardinals again this week lessened with each passing day as it became clear that Carson Palmer hasn’t recovered from the nerve injury in his right shoulder. Coach Bruce Arians made it official on Friday. Stanton, who led the..." October 03

  • Still no cure for Carson Palmer injury

    ESPN.com "Carson Palmer's injured right shoulder is still structurally sound and won't require surgery, a visit to a spine specialist revealed Wednesday. Palmer was diagnosed with an axillary nerve contusion in his right shoulder, a source confirmed to ESPN. The injury, which has caused Palmer to..." October 03

  • Cardinals have offense, but key to beating Broncos is defense

    Arizona Republic "Harold Goodwin had a short and sweet answer when asked Thursday if his offense is up to the challenge of matching Peyton Manning and the Broncos, touchdown for touchdown "I love my defense," the Cardinals offensive coordinator said happily. If the Cardinals hope to stay unbeaten and improve..." October 03

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Carson Palmer said specialist just reiterated everything he knew: Shoulder issue not career or season-threatening; could "wake" at any point