Found September 06, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Linebacker Daryl Washington has agreed to a six-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals that will keep him with the team through 2017. Washington had two years remaining on his rookie contract. Washington, a second-round pick in the 2010 draft out of TCU, had a team-leading 111 tackles (100 solo), five sacks, 16 tackles for loss and two interceptions last season while playing in 15 games. The 16 tackles for loss were the most by a Cardinals player since Clyde Simmons had 17 in 1995. Two things that successful teams do consistently is build through the draft and keep their core players, said Cardinals general manager Rod Graves. Daryl has certainly lived up to the potential we all saw in him coming out of TCU in 2010 and he has established himself as one of the top young defensive players in the NFL. I know he feels, like we do, that his best football is still ahead of him, and were thrilled that this deal gives him the opportunity to achieve that with the Cardina...

Cardinals, LB Washington agree to 6-year contract

The Arizona Cardinals and inside linebacker Daryl Washington have agreed on a six-year contract. The Cardinals had targeted the third-year pro throughout training camp as the next player to get a contract. A second-round draft pick - 47th overall - out of TCU in 2010, Washington led the team in tackles last season with 111. Washington, known for his extreme speed at a critical...

Arizona Cardinals and LB Daryl Washington extend contracts

The Arizona Cardinals have confirmed that the team and LB Daryl Washington have agreed to a new contract that will keep the 2010 second-round draft pick out of TCU under contract through the 2017 season. Financial terms of the extension were not disclosed, but Washington had been signed through the 2013 season at league minimum base salaries of $540,000 in 2012 and $630,000 next...

Cardinals sign Daryl Washington to an extension

According to Darren Urban of, the Cardinals have signed linebacker Daryl Washington to a contract extension that will run through 2017. A big signing RT @cardsmarkd: BIG NEWS: @azcardinals & 3rd yr LB @dwashington58 agree to new deal. Leading tackler under contract thru 2017. — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) September 6, 2012 Washington had 107 tackles, 5 sacks...

Cardinals fans defy stereotype

In virtually any survey or measure of national interest among NFL fans, the Arizona Cardinals rank near or at the bottom. But at least Cardinal fans can rest assured that they defy stereotypes. In a sometimes humorous take, the NOC, an entertainment channel about the personalities and lives of athletes, attempted to capture the essence of each NFL citys fans. Check that, 31 of...

Beanie Wells will start for the Cardinals

According to Darren Urban of, running back Beanie Wells will get the start this week for the Arizona Cardinals. I expect Beanie. RT @ge_weber: @cardschatter who is going to start at RB week1? #fantasydecision — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) September 5, 2012 Even though Wells is starting, I believe Ryan Williams will also get a nice chunk of carries himself.

NFL:Skelton pushes Kolb to the bench

John Skelton has won the race to begin the new NFL season as the Arizona Cardinals starting quarterback. The decision by head coach Ken Wisenhunt means last year’s first choice Kevin Klob will start the season from the bench – as many NFL rumours websites had predicted, allowing Skelton the chance to establish himself in the Cardinals team when they take on the Seattle Seahawks...

Every NFL fan stereotype in 90 seconds

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Mike Leach calls for Husky vs. Tiger death match in a cage.

Losing the season opener to BYU apparently hasn't stopped Washington State head football coach Mike Leach from being Mike Leach. The Pirate King heard that his Washington counterpart Steve Sarkisian brought a caged tiger on to the practice field sidelines while the Huskies prepared to face LSU this Saturday, and naturally had to comment on it. “They could have stuck a...

Cardinals' Wells, Seahawks' Lynch questionable

Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells was added to the injury report Friday with a hamstring injury. Wells was limited in Friday's practice but told reporters he expects to play in Sunday's opener in Glendale, Ariz., against the Seahawks. Second-year back Ryan Williams would start in Wells' place if he's unable to play. Seattle has a running back question...

Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals: Three Bold Predictions

These teams have strong defenses.In a division won by the 49ers last year because of defense, this should come as no surprise. Teams often wind up mimicking their divisional rivals (the Ravens are built around defense, power running, and a developing quarterback with a big arm and big body, just like the Steelers), and the NFC West is no exception.Both teams have considerable continuity...

Mike Leach has a suggestion for Washington's live tiger tactic

I have said it before and I'll say it again. It is darn good to have Mike Leach back in college football, and it seems he gives us a new reason to love him every day. He is never afraid to share his opinions and thought son anything, and yesterday was no exception. The Internet was buzzing with the news that Washington brought a live tiger out to practice this week to...
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