Posted April 27, 2013 on
Andre Ellington was picked by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth-round with the 187th overall pick.

Deion Sanders reportedly pushed for teams to draft Tyrann Mathieu at the combine

According to the National Football Post, Deion Sanders was doing his best to sell Tyrann Mathieu to NFL teams at the scouting combine back in February. Tyrann Mathieu should send Deion Sanders a thank you card. One of the reasons Mathieu’s draft stock rebounded is Sanders was pushing him hard. It started at the combine, where Prime Time sought out team executives with the intent...

2013 NFC West First-Round Grades

The First-Round of the 2013 NFL draft is finally over, and it’s time to compare what the teams in the 2013 NFC West did to win the division in 2013. The Arizona Cardinals kicked off the West with the 7th overall pick. 7. Arizona Cardinals select: Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina You don’t take guards in the top ten. I know Arizona needs offensive line help, but I don...

Cardinals draft LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu

The Arizona Cardinals have drafted LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu high in the third round of this year’s NFL draft. This might be the perfect fit for Mathieu, since he’ll be playing with his former college teammate and close friend Patrick Peterson.  He’ll also have good veteran leadership around him with Larry Fitzgerald. Mathieu is a dynamic player that can be an explosive...

Clemson RB Andre Ellington selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the 6th round

Speedy Clemson running back Andre Ellington lasted until the 6th round, when the Arizona Cardinals saw the opportunity to grab him with the 187th pick overall. Ellington earned first team all-conference and finished as Clemson's fourth leader in rushing in school history with 3,436 yards, just below former teammate C.J. Spiller. Although his 40 time (4.6) is misleading, he...

Tyrann Mathieu Has Real Chance At Success With Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals have selected Tyrann Mathieu with the No. 69 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Photo Via BlackSportsOnline Matheiu may come with a major warning label, but he’s well worth the risk in the third round, especially with the Cardinals. Arizona did manage to land former Colts cornerback Jerraud Powers and ex-Chargers CB Antoine Cason and also brought back Rashad...

Cardinals' newest safety Tyrann Mathieu has a mentor in Arizona

When the Arizona Cardinals decided to take a gamble on Tyrann Mathieu, they kept in mind the impact that cornerback Patrick Peterson has and would have on him in 2013 and beyond. Peterson has been a friend and mentor to Mathieu, and it maybe just the right situation for him to be in as he enters the NFL. "Just these last six months (Peterson's) just been a big brother...

Cardinals' Cooper ready for expectations

The comparisons started almost immediately after the Arizona Cardinals selected Jonathan Cooper with the seventh overall pick of the NFL draft. Big, strong, smart and athletic, it was said Cooper has a skill set like Larry Allen, Randall McDaniel, Alan Faneca - two Hall of Famers and one who has a good shot at getting in the first year he's eligible. That's some lofty company...

Cardinals take Texas A&M's Swope with 174th pick

The Arizona Cardinals have added some speed in the sixth round of the NFL draft, using the 174th overall pick on Texas A&M receiver Ryan Swope. Playing with Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel last season, Swope caught 72 passes for 913 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. He is Texas A&M's all-time receiving leader with 252 catches and had 24 TD catches. Swope...

Cards add to defense, O-line in fourth round

The Cardinals addressed their need for a pass rusher in the fourth round Saturday, picking up Texas defensive endoutside linebacker Alex Okafor with the 103rd pick overall. The 6-foot-4, 268-pounder, who stepped into the starting lineup at Texas following the departure of current Cardinals starter Sam Acho in 2011, racked up 19.5 sacks and 29 tackles over his final two seasons....

Pats, Cardinals could also land Tyrann Mathieu

We reported earlier today that Tyrann Mathieu could end up with the San Francisco 49ers. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the 49ers,  Patriots and Cardinals are all possibilities for Mathieu. The 49ers and Patriots are definitely teams that have the ability to manage Mathieu and his off the field problems.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Pats, Cardinals could also...

Okafor Heads To Arizona

The Arizona Cardinals selected Texas defensive end Alex Okafor with their fourth-round pick on Saturday.

Steelers Sign Free Agent RB LaRod Stephens-Howling

According to several media reports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back LaRod Stephens-Howling to a one-year deal on Friday. Stephens-Howling visited with the Steelers earlier this month, but was not signed. In his four seasons with the Cardinals, the Pittsburgh product rushed for 651 yards and five touchdowns on 182 carries. He also registered...

Cardinals pick G Earl Watson with 116th pick

The Arizona Cardinals have added a second offensive guard in this year's draft, using a fourth-round pick to take James Madison's Earl Watford. Arizona used the seventh overall pick to take North Carolina's Jonathan Cooper and took Watford with the 116th overall pick after swapping fourth-round selections with the New York Giants. Recruited as a tackle, the 6-foot-3...

NFL Draft Round 1 Recap Podcast

Seth Cox jumped in to answer some draft questions from Bryan Doherty after the first round of the NFL draft. What led to Geno Smith’s collapse? What teams came away as the big winners? How did Seth like his Arizona Cardinals pick of Jonathan Cooper at #7? Also E.J Manuel pick reaction, best players still on the board as well as some expectations tomorrow night in round two. Tune in for a listen.
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