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  • Larry Fitzgerald heard 'nothing at all' about Patriots trade rumors "Last year during the playoffs, a rumor about the Patriots chasing Larry Fitzgerald prior to the trade deadline emerged. It made sense given the Pats need at wideout. But it did not make Cardinals GM Steve Keim happy. Fitzgerald said, as part of an extended interview with USA Today's Tom..." July 12

  • Ernie Sims wants to play 10 years in the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Seven of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL Draft are still in the league. Linebacker Ernie Sims, the No. 9 overall pick eight years ago, is one of those of seven players. He has played with five clubs, first the Lions, then the Eagles, Colts and Cowboys, and now the Cardinals, who..." July 11

  • Calais Campbell: Cardinals still have top defense

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals defense was the biggest reason why the team won 10 games last season, but there’s been some discussion about a drop in production this year. Karlos Dansby left as a free agent and Daryl Washington is suspended for the year, leaving the team without a pair of key linebackers from..." July 11

  • Larry Fitzgerald only focusing on 2014 with Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been one of the greatest players to wear a Cardinals uniform in any of the towns that the team has called home, but there’s been talk of late about the end of his time in Arizona. Some of that is just the practical matter of Fitzgerald entering his 11th..." July 11

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Josh Gordon has to want it for himself "Tyrann Mathieu knows how it feels to watch a promising football career slipping through your fingers. The Arizona Cardinals safety succeeded in moving past the off-the-field troubles that marked his college days at LSU, crafting a new narrative as one of the best young defensive players in the..." July 08

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald apologizes for lone drop in 2013

    Arizona Sports "By all accounts, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had a very productive 2013 season. The former No. 3 overall pick out of Pittsburgh caught 82 passes for 854 yards to go along with a team-leading 10 touchdown receptions. For his efforts, Fitzgerald was named to his eighth..." July 06

  • Larry Fitzgerald: Cardinals focused on winning the NFC West

    Pro Football Talk "Many NFL fans think the two best teams in the league are in the NFC West, in Seattle and San Francisco. But Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald thinks the best team in the NFC West is in Arizona. Fitzgerald told Ed Werder on ESPN that the Cardinals fully expect to finish 2014 atop the NFC West." July 05

  • Bruce Arians now has believers in Arizona

    USA Today "In spring 2013, Bruce Arians sounded delusional when he said the Arizona Cardinals could contend for the NFC West title. He's saying the same thing in 2014, and far more people are taking him seriously. The Cardinals finished 10-6 in Arians' first season as head coach, and a year's..." July 03

  • Bruce Arians on John Abraham: He’s a freak of nature

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals linebacker John Abraham set a big goal for himself last month. Abraham said that he is shooting for 20 sacks this season, which would be both a career high for Abraham and one of the best totals since the league started using sacks as an official statistic. It would also be a pretty..." July 01

  • Cards sort out feelings over Washington "It has been a month since Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington was suspended for a year by the NFL for repeatedly violating its substance abuse policy. It has been a month since Washington showed that his personal priorities trumped those of his team’s. Yet as Arizona has moved on without..." July 01

  • Peterson: Jones and White are best WR tandem in NFL

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones recently laid claim to him and Roddy White being the top wide receiver tandem in the NFL. Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson, arguably the best pure cornerback in the league, agreed with Jones before playing in the Celebrity Golf Classic at the Reynolds..." June 30

  • Antonio Cromartie: I run 4.34, laugh at people saying I lost a step

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Cromartie isn’t hurting for confidence. Cromartie, the Cardinals cornerback who recently declared that the two best cornerbacks in the NFL are himself and his old Jets teammate Darrelle Revis, is mocking those who say he’s not quite the same player at age 30 as he was a few years..." June 29

  • Ex-Cowboy Terrell Owens' list of top NFL wide receivers doesn't include Dez Bryant

    Dallas Morning News "Former Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens joined the NFL Network crew on Total Access and was asked to pick the top wide receivers in the league. Here's T.O.'s top four: Detroit's Calvin Johnson - no brainer. Chicago's Brandon Marshall - OK. Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown - on the..." June 28

  • Justin Bethel And The Quest To Be Best "The offseason was nearing its end and the Cardinals were in the middle of minicamp when Bruce Arians paid cornerback Justin Bethel an impressive compliment. “He can be our best,” said Arians, not flinching once considering he has Patrick Peterson in his locker room. And to that, not..." June 27

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Darnell Dockett makes stir with O.J. comments

    Pro Football Talk "In most cases, Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett is colorful and entertaining and ultimately harmless on Twitter. On Saturday night, he shared an observation that even he soon realized should be deleted. “When you get married and shit don’t work out,” Dockett said. “She want 1/2..." June 23

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer has defined role with old friend Bruce Arians

    Arizona Republic "Running back Jonathan Dwyer said when he was a free agent after having parted ways with the Steelers at the end of last season, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was the first to call. "I loved him when I was in Pittsburgh, I hated that he had to leave," Dwyer said. "Getting that call from him and..." June 16

  • Mathieu on suicidal thoughts: 'The biggest thing is to be open about it'

    Fox Sports Arizona "Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu made a small but not-so-subtle change to his Twitter profile recently when he added these words. "I've tried committing suicide. But I didn't, look at me now." Mathieu has since removed the words because "I didn't think it would go viral," he said. But the..." June 11

  • Buccaneers talked to Cardinals about possibly trading Mike Glennon "If Mike Glennon were confused about his present and future role with the Buccaneers, you could understand why. After a solid rookie season by Glennon in the aftermath of the Josh Freeman debacle, newly-hired coach Lovie Smith almost immediately brought in Bears backup quarterback Josh McCown and..." June 11

  • Deone Bucannon sidelined by turf toe

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals rookie safety Deone Bucannon has signed his contract, clearing one obstacle that stood in the way of his expected ascension to the starting lineup in his first NFL season. Now he just needs to get healthy enough to prove that he’s the right man for the job. Kent Somers of the Arizona..." June 07

  • Larry Foote, Kronk VIPs get emotional at funeral for Keith Lee

    Detroit Free Press "Larry Foote fought back tears. The former Michigan linebacker was overcome with emotion about losing his mentor and friend Keith Lee, the veteran Kronk Gym boxing trainer who died suddenly last Friday at age 57. Foote, 33, the longtime Pittsburgh Steeler who played briefly for the Detroit..." June 07

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says Cardinals have not yet paid suspended LB Daryl Washington any of his $10M option bonus; team likely to seek to keep some portion

  • Chargers gain from Cardinals losing LB?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers isn't a quarterback any defense wants to face without its best players. The Cardinals, however, will lack two standout linebackers when Rivers and the Chargers visit in September to open the season Sept. 8. Having already lost Karlos Dansby to the Browns in free agency, Arizona..." May 31

  • Cardinals picked up a $10 million option bonus on Washington

    Pro Football Talk "The one-year-minimum suspension for Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington means that previously he had been in Stage 3 of the substance-abuse program. Which means that he was subject to up to 10 drug tests per months. Which means that he was one failed test away from a minimum one-year..." May 31

  • Daryl Washington will miss entire 2014 season

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals knew something was coming. They might not have realized it was this big. According to Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 AM in Arizona, Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington will be suspended the entire 2014 season. The Cardinals expected some degree of suspension after he was..." May 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cardinals GM Steve Keim: “It’s completely unacceptable that Daryl has once again put us in this position.” Wow. He is pissed.

  • LB Ernie Sims visits Cards "Two days after Arizona coach Bruce Arians said he’d like to add another inside linebacker to the roster, the Cardinals brought in Ernie Sims for a visit, according to a source. Sims spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, starting 12 of 22 games. He had 58 tackles and one sack in..." May 30

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    Bruce Arians mentioned Andre Ellington is #1 back and expects him to get 25-30 touches per game. #AZCardinals

  • Rookie Cardinals receiver John Brown driven to succeed to honor his late half-brother

    Arizona Republic "Cassandra Brown paid for her sons to fly home from their colleges for Christmas one year, which was no easy thing for the single mom in Homestead, Fla. But she missed them and knew they would want to be together. Half-brothers James Walker and John Brown were a year apart in age, and it was..." May 25

  • Minicamp gives Arizona Cardinals rookies chance to 'see things'

    Arizona Republic "When practicing with the full squad during OTAs (organized team activities) earlier this week, Cardinals fourth-round draft pick Logan Thomas would get reps here and there. Most of them came on the auxiliary field, away from where the first-teamers practice. But as the team's rookie minicamp..." May 24

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    WR John Brown sat out rookie minicamp work with a tight hamstring. Arians said he'd be careful with Brown.

  • Cardinals, Chiefs, Dolphins, 49ers hold rookie minicamps this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "Though it’s a holiday weekend for some, it’s a working weekend for the rookies of four NFL teams. The Cardinals, Dolphins and 49ers kick off their rookie minicamps on Friday, with the Chiefs commencing their rookie workouts on Saturday. The practices will span three days for all four..." May 23

  • Cardinals like what they’re seeing from Michael Floyd this spring

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been a one-man show on offense for much of his career in Arizona, but that changed last season with the emergence of Michael Floyd. Floyd caught 65 passes for a team-high 1,041 yards and five touchdowns, which represented a big step forward from his rookie..." May 23

  • Kevin Minter about to get shot with Arizona Cardinals

    Arizona Republic "oaches constantly implore linebackers to "get their eyes right" to diagnose plays. But last season Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter's vision was blocked by the two guys playing ahead of him, Karlos Dansby and Daryl Washington. A second-round pick in 2013, Minter played one defensive snap all..." May 23

  • Patrick Peterson: I don't believe Seahawks' Richard Sherman is a shutdown cornerback

    Arizona Sports ""I don't want to get into a debate as far as getting the stats that he has and things like that," Patrick Peterson said. "Obviously his job is much easier than mine." The Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson and the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman are both looked at as two of the NFL's best..." May 23

  • John Abraham thinks he can get 20 or more sacks

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals outside linebacker John Abraham thinks he can do something this year, at age 36, that he’s never done before: Get 20 sacks in a season. “I’m shooting for at least 20 [sacks]. I always shoot high,” Abraham told “Shoot high, you might hit low, but at least you shoot..." May 21

  • Ten NFL marquee matchups and odds every football fan must bet "Las Vegas sports book CG Technologies, formerly known as Cantor Gaming, made a big splash in the NFL betting market last Friday night with their release of pointspreads for every NFL game from Week 1 through Week 16. Here, we take a look at 10 marquee matchups that, based on our numbers,..." May 21

  • Arizona Cardinals GM: Ryan Williams cut because he 'was outperformed'

    Arizona Sports "Ryan Williams' unlucky career as an Arizona Cardinal came to an end last week when the team released him. The move was at the same time both surprising and expected. On one hand, Williams was a second-round pick in 2011 who had shown flashes of being a quality running back. On the other hand,..." May 21

  • Cardinals rookie WR John Brown exceeding expectations

    Arizona Republic "First, the disclaimer. *Cardinals rookies have been in town three days. They have not worn helmets or pads yet. That said, receiver John Brown, a third-round pick out of Pittsburg State, has exceeded expectations. "John Brown is blowing everyone away," a team source said. "Explosive and..." May 17

  • GM: Mathieu could play in opener "Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu's return to the field could come in front of a national audience. During a radio interview with Adam Schein on SiriusXM Radio on Friday, Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Mathieu could be healthy enough to play by Week 1 of the upcoming season,..." May 17

  • Keim admits Cardinals liked Bortles

    Pro Football Talk "Before the draft, the Cardinals tried hard to conceal their interest in adding a quarterback. “Why?” coach Bruce Arians said in January regarding the possibility of using a draft pick on a signal-caller. After the Cardinals took quarterback Logan Thomas in round four, Arians said, “I lie..." May 17

  • Cardinals tight end Troy Niklas says he's very open to blocking

    Arizona Republic "Troy Niklas, the Cardinals' second-round draft pick, played tight end at Notre Dame for just two seasons. But rather than view that as a negative, he thinks his inexperience might benefit him. "I haven't developed a lot of bad tendencies," Niklas said on Tuesday. The Cardinals hope that..." May 14

  • Patrick Peterson no longer triple threat, which is best for Cardinals

    Arizona Republic "While his price tag is soaring, Patrick Peterson is downsizing. He is no longer chasing three magic letters and the legacy of Lawrence Taylor, the last defender to be named MVP. Peterson will now settle for becoming the NFL's defensive player of the year, even if the narrowed focus is not..." May 14

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