Tyrann Mathieu RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tyrann Mathieu (ACL) says he won't play in Week 1 unless he's 100 percent healthy

    Arizona Republic "Throughout the offseason, it's seemed a foregone conclusion Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu would play in the season opener against the Patriots on Sept. 11. That’s how glowing the reports are of Mathieu’s rehabilitation from a second torn ACL injury in three seasons. Not so..." May 23

  • Honey Badger, Arizona Cardinals 'deep in negotiations'

    Revenge Of The Birds "We might be getting news of a contract extension for Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu. While it seemed for a while this might get pushed back a little, an Ian Rapoport report suggests something could be done in the near future. Rapoport tweeted on Monday Mathieu and the team are "deep in..." May 16

  • Tyrann Mathieu headed for massive contract extension

    NFL.com "Tyrann Mathieu suffered a season-ending ACL injury in December that could put the start of his season in peril, but nothing has changed about the Arizona Cardinals' desire to lock down the safety long term. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on NFL Network's NFL HQ that the sides..." May 16

  • Cardinals will soon turn attention to Tyrann Mathieu’s deal

    Pro Football Talk "Three years ago, the Cardinals struck gold in round three of the draft by landing defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. Now, the Cardinals hope to struck a long-term deal with him — eventually. “We haven’t put a deadline on that yet but because of the draft and because of free agency we probably..." May 09

  • Tyrann Mathieu is 'taking a break' after deactivating social media accounts

    The Comeback "Tyrann Mathieu is taking a break from social media. The Arizona Cardinals safety deactivated his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page on Friday with his reps telling ESPN that he’s “taking a break for a while.” They also said he doesn’t have a timeline when he’s going to return. Denise..." April 16

  • Master P Says Tyrann Mathieu Is WRONG Rap Not To Blame For N.O. Violence

    TMZ "Louisiana rap legend Master P says Tyrann Mathieu is totally wrong about their home city ... saying rap music is not causing the violence in New Orleans ... the people are. P was out in L.A. when we asked about comments Mathieu made in the wake of the Will Smith shooting in which he blamed a..." April 15

  • Tyrann Mathieu says he got death threats from alleged killer's family

    CBS Sports "After learning of the details surrounding Will Smith's tragic death in New Orleans, Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu called Smith's alleged murderer, Cardell Hayes, a "coward" on Twitter. According to Mathieu, who grew up in New Orleans and played college ball at LSU, he's received death..." April 12

  • Friend of man accused of killing Will Smith has issue with Tyrann Mathieu

    CBS Sports "Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu, who grew up in New Orleans and went to LSU, tweeted this Sunday about Cardell Hayes, the 28-year-old man who allegedly shot former Saints defensive end Will Smith late Saturday night: But a friend of Hayes, who has been charged with second-degree murder in..." April 12

  • Tyrann Mathieu- I Know Will Smith Murder Suspect 'Hating Ass Coward'

    TMZ "NFL superstar Tyrann Mathieu says he knows the man suspected of shooting former Saints defensive end Will Smith ... and says the guy has always been a "hating ass coward." Turns out, Mathieu -- aka the Honey Badger -- and the alleged shooter, Cardell Hayes, were both high school football stars..." April 11

  • Bickley: Tyrann Mathieu planning to soar again in 2016

    Arizona Republic "Americans adore football. Nobody loves it more than Tyrann Mathieu. Will the game ever love him back? The Cardinals star is coming off another round of season-ending surgery. He’s already running on his rehabilitated knee, even though he tore a ligament on Dec. 20. He’s been clocked at 13..." April 10

  • Cardinals' Mathieu: My kids won't play football until high school

    The Score "When it comes to the idea of kids playing football, Tyrann Mathieu doesn't exactly appear to share the same viewpoint as his head coach. "My children won't," the Arizona Cardinals' star defensive back said Friday in a now-deleted tweet, according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. "Too much on..." March 25

  • Tyrann Mathieu says Cardinals have leverage currently in contract negotiations

    Revenge Of The Birds "The Arizona Cardinals have stated this offseason a priority is to get safety Tyrann Mathieu signed to a long-term extension. There are some obstacles. For one, he is recovering from a torn ACL. The team is also flush with the salary cap right now, so at the moment it seems unlikely anything will..." March 22

  • Lack of a true position may complicate Tyrann Mathieu negotiations

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals list Tyrann Mathieu as a safety, but he does a lot more than that. Most of the time, he’s a cornerback. Sometimes, he a strong safety. Least of all, he’s a free safety. Ultimately, he’s one of the most dynamic and productive defensive weapons in football, a guy with incredible..." March 17

  • Cardinals talking with Tyrann Mathieu about contract extension

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals have been open about their desire to sign Tyrann Mathieu to a contract extension and nothing has changed in that regard. NFL Media’s James Palmer says Cardinals GM Steve Keim told him he continues to have talks with Mathieu about an extension. " February 21

  • Cardinals GM: ‘No doubt’ team wants Mathieu as fixture

    Sportsnaut "Tyrann Mathieu’s 2015 season ended due to a torn right ACL, but the Arizona Cardinals will work to make sure the versatile star’s tenure with the team doesn’t expire when his rookie contract does. During an appearance on Arizona Sports 98.7, Arizona general manager Steve Keim said the franchise..." February 12

  • Cardinals looking to lock up Tyrann Mathieu long-term

    NFL.com "Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu isn't going anywhere -- at least that's the team's plan. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the playmaking stalwart of Arizona's defense, who tore his ACL back in late December, will be an offseason priority for general manager Steve Keim. Though..." January 24

  • Bruce Arians: Tyrann Mathieu's ACL tear is 'clean'

    NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals have reason to believe the recovery from Tyrann Mathieu's second ACL injury will proceed on a faster track than his initial reconstructive knee surgery two years ago. Mathieu's 2013 injury was more severe and included an additional LCL tear, whereas the current tear is..." December 24

  • A Defense Without Tyrann Mathieu

    NFL.com "Tyrann Mathieu participated in practice Wednesday. The safety’s season is over, yes, after he tore his ACL Sunday night. But Mathieu, who has been the emotional leader of the Cardinals, was with his teammates. Wearing a brace on his right knee, Mathieu did what he could to help secondary..." December 23

  • Tyrann Mathieu done for year with torn ACL

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals went into the playoffs last year without quarterback Carson Palmer because of a torn ACL in his right knee. They’ll go into the playoffs this year without safety Tyrann Mathieu for the same reason. Coach Bruce Arians announced Monday that Mathieu will miss the rest of the season..." December 21

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Lions may not know their own offense

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a tough loss at home to the St. Louis Rams, but at least one member of their team is not all that concerned about his upcoming opponent. On Wednesday, Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu told reporters he is “very surprised” at how ineffective the..." October 08

  • Tyrann Mathieu: "I Can Still Make Some Plays"

    NFL.com "Tyrann Mathieu is getting healthy. This Bruce Arians knows and has been counting on as the Cardinals’ coach builds his defense for 2015. After Mathieu had such a special rookie season in 2013 before shredding his knee, Arians seeks more than just health from the safety, and he thinks Mathieu..." March 31

  • 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

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Cardinals S @Mathieu_Era has fractured and dislocated thumb requiring surgery and likely misses 3 games with hand in cast, per source.

  • 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

  • Arizona Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu still fighting confidence trouble

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu admitted coach Bruce Arians is right in believing Mathieu played tentatively against the 49ers on Sunday. But when you are nine months removed from surgery to repair two torn knee ligaments, it's hard to do something about it. "I thought I was playing a little..." September 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, who tore ACL and LCL last Dec, will come off PUP Tuesday; now some optimism he will play in Arizona's opener.

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians said Mathieu and Ta'amu are close to coming off PUP. Maybe even next week. #CardsCamp

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Josh Gordon has to want it for himself

    NFL.com "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

  • 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

  • Cardinals aren't expecting Tyrann Mathieu to be ready by start of camp

    Arizona Republic "Defensive back Tyrann Mathieu's rehabilitation from knee surgery is proceeding on schedule, but it remains doubtful that he will be ready for the start of training camp this summer. "I think Ty is going to up to the wire," coach Bruce Arians said this morning before the team's charity golf..." April 24

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@AZCardinals HC Bruce Arians said S Tyrann Mathieu (knee) is several weeks ahead of schedule in rehab @caplannfl @SiriusXMNFL

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    #azCardinals place @Mathieu_Era on IR. promote safety Curtis Taylor from practice squad.

  • Tyrann Mathieu’s season may be over for Cardinals

    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

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Bad news for #Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu. Tests confirmed not only a torn ACL but also a torn LCL. More significant than originally thought

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians says Mathieu appears to have torn his ACL. Very tough blow.

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    Arizona Cardinals @AZCardinals

    INJURY UPDATE: #AZCardinals S Tyrann Mathieu has a left knee injury and will not return. #STLvsAZ

  • Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu moves to first string

    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

  • Bond between Tyrann Mathieu, Patrick Peterson began at LSU, comes full circle with Arizona Cardinals

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It's a given Arizona Cardinals rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu the once embattled former LSU and St. Augustine standout will have enormous support Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when he returns home to take on the New Orleans Saints. But it's unlikely Mathieu will have a bigger supporter in..." September 18

  • Cardinals third-round draft pick Tyrann Mathieu’s behavior has many hoping he’s turned a corner

    Arizona Republic "Maybe it’s the soft voice. Or the humility. Or the honesty. Or maybe it’s just that safety Tyrann Mathieu is having the best training camp of any Cardinals defensive player according to his head coach. For whatever reason there has been a noticeable shift by many in their perception of Mathieu...." August 14

  • Cardinals GM: Tyrann Mathieu having 'outstanding' offseason

    CBS Sports "Steve Keim the first-year general manager in Arizona went out on a limb when he drafted troubled draft entrant and former LSU standout Tyrann Mathieu in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Mathieu the absolute definition of a ballhawk was dismissed from LSU before 2012 missed the entire..." August 06

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