Found December 29, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd shined in Sunday’s 23-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. The 24-year-old Floyd, who flourished in Bruce Arians’ vertical passing offense, caught six passes for 91 yards. Taken out of Notre Dame 13th overall in 2012, the former Irishman snagged 65 pigskins for 1,041 yards and five touchdowns this season. Establishing numerous school records in South Bend, the 6-foot-2, 220 pound Floyd is a tough and physically imposing athlete who understands the game and thrives on third downs. Floyd, who is blessed with tremendous hands and able to complete … Continue reading →

Cardinals fan wearing a Kurt “Werner” jersey (Photo)

Either this guy doesn’t know how to spell Warner, or he doesn’t care. Anyone know a Cardinals QB named Kurt Werner? (via @beardgoat) — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) December 29, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Cardinals fan wearing a Kurt “Werner” jersey (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

No playoffs, but Cardinals have standard on which to build

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There was no denying the gut feeling overtaking Larry Fitzgerald and his Cardinals teammates after Sunday's 23-20 loss to the 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. "It doesn't feel good," Fitzgerald said. "But it doesn't diminish what we were able to accomplish as a unit, as a team. Coach (Bruce) Arians hit it on the head. He said,...

Carson Palmer Fares Well in Losing Effort to 49ers

Arizona QB Carson Palmer turned in a gutsy performance Sunday in what turned out to be the Cardinals' final game of the season.Fantasy Spin:He threw for 407 yards on 28-of-49 passing. It was Palmer's second 400-yard game of the season. Arizona finished the year at 10-6, one game out of the final wild card spot. Ironically, Green Bay (8-7-1) and the winner of tonight's...

Cardinals' 10-6 season builds confidence, momentum

A 10-6 record wasn't good enough to get the Arizona Cardinals into the playoffs. It did, however, generate a locker room bursting with confidence after one season under coach Bruce Arians. The Cardinals, a woeful 5-11 a year ago, won seven of their last nine, impressive but not quite enough in the tough NFC West. Arizona went 2-4 against teams in its division, with the biggest...

2014 NFL Schedule: NFC West Arizona Cardinals

The NFC West has become the toughest division in football, just a few years after being the laughing stock of the league. The Arizona Cardinals have been one of the best teams in the NFL this season under first year head coach Bruce Arians, a Coach of the Year candidate. Before the NFL expanded to four divisions and the Cardinals played in St. Louis, Arizona played in the NFC East...

Meet the 2013 Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowlers

(photo credit: The 2013 Pro Bowl selections were announced on Friday, and three Arizona Cardinals were deemed worthy by the voters to head to Hawaii: cornerback Patrick Peterson, outside linebacker John Abraham, and special teams extraordinaire Justin Bethel. Let’s take a look at the 2013 Arizona Cardinal Pro Bowlers. (photo credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images...

Cardinals Plead For Buccaneers’ Help On Twitter, Star Wars Style

The Arizona Cardinals (10-5) have had an impressive 2013 season under first-year head coach Bruce Arians. Despite playing in the NFL’s toughest division—the NFC West—Carson Palmer and company are in the hunt for one of the two Wildcard spots in the NFC playoff race entering Week 17.  But they’re going to need to beat the San Francisco 49ers (11-4) and have the New Orleans...

Johnson active for Cardinals, Skuta plays for SF

Arizona safety Rashad Johnson and San Francisco outside linebacker Dan Skuta were active for Sunday's game between the Cardinals and 49ers. Johnson was starting in place of injured Tyrann Mathieu, but missed last week's win at Seattle with an ankle injury. Skuta didn't practice all last week with a foot injury. Both had been listed as questionable. All other players...

Todd Bowles them over!

Arizona Cardinals' defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.Maybe it’s me, but I’m suddenly thinking the Arizona Cardinals are a lot more ‘legit’ than I ever thought this season. While Arizona ranks just 23rd in total offense, they are also ranked a more impressive 16th in scoring. More importantly, the Cardinals are very, very good defensively for outstanding coordinator Todd...

Cardinals Twitter account asks Buccaneers for help, makes Star Wars reference

Help us @TBBuccaneers, you're our only hope. #UseTheForce #TBvsNO — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) December 28, 2013 The Arizona Cardinals Twitter account had a hilarious tweet when they asked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for help getting into the playoffs and made a Star Wars reference in the process.  Not only did Tampa Bay respond, but they too made a Star Wars reference...

The 49ers Will Beat the Cardinals: A Game Preview

Sean McMahonBefore we address tomorrow’s game, I would like to shed light on a topic that has bothered me endlessly of late. I am nothing but a small time blogger trying to find his way into the industry, and many of you don’t heed what I write. Being said, I am appalled at the lack of coverage the NFC West accounts for in big media. I put the NFL Network on my own personal...

Cardinals come up just short in season-ending loss to 49ers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Phil Dawson kicked a 40-yard field goal as the game ended to give San Francisco a 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, moving the 49ers into the NFC's No. 5 playoff seed. Dawson had matched his career best with a 56-yarder to put San Francisco (12-4) up 20-17 with 1:45 to go. Jay Feely's 43-yard field goal then tied it for Arizona with...
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