Found June 19, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Aside from a new attitude that came with a new head coach, the Arizona Cardinals may have a new aspect to their offense this season that doesn't involve turnovers. According to Chris Wesseling, Bruce Arians said, on NFL AM, there's "no doubt" Rashard Mendenhall is the Cardinals' starting running back. Arians went on to heap praises on Mendenhall, saying he's an every down back and that the ball carrier is in for an "outstanding season." The Cardinals are certainly a team that could benefit significantly from a strong running game. With Carson Palmer taking snaps, it seems likely that the Cardinals will be able to push defenses away from the line of scrimmage with their vertical passing game. If that's the case, Mendenhall will have some light fronts to run through. In years past, the Cardinals have totally lacked a legitimate running game, putting far too much pressure on their passing attack. That was okay when Kurt Warner was taking sn...

Bruce Arians says WR Larry Fitzgerald will be on the move in 2013

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians knows what he has in receiver Larry Fitzgerald and he has a plan for him. In 2012, Arians arrived in Indianapolis and decided veteran receiver Reggie Wayne would benefit from playing different receiver positions within the offense, the result was a resurgence of Colt’s offense and Wayne’s career. Fast forward to 2013 and Arians has the...

Pro Football Talk unveils Cardinals Mt. Rushmore

Over the last couple week, Pro Football Talk, which can be found daily on NBC Sports, has been releasing their Mount Rushmore of the top four players for each NFL franchise. During last Friday’s episode, the show revealed the Mt. Rushmore of the Arizona Cardinals, which features a blend of players from the organization’s time in both St. Louis and Arizona.

Arians: Gay player's biggest hurdle would be fans, not teammates

By Ross Jones Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians doesnt think NFL locker rooms would have trouble accepting an openly gay player. The trouble that he does foresee stems from the NFLs crazed fans. I dont think the locker room would have any problem with it, Arians told in a telephone interview Wednesday. The problem would be with the fans. I think especially...

Fantasy Football: Why Larry Fitzgerald Will Bounce Back in 2013

For years, Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has been the pinnacle of fantasy football relevance. Since coming into the league in 2004, his resume of countless WR1-type stats speaks for itself. He’s amassed 5 years of 90 or more catches, 6 years of 1000 receiving yards or more and 4 years of double-digit touchdowns. You only have to go back to 2011 to see “Fitz” still has it as...

110 Sports Podcast: Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper, selected seventh overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, joins Matt this week to talk about his journey to the Arizona Cardinals. They discuss the process leading up to the draft, impressions of the team so far, what the offense will look like under the new coaching staff and how intelligence can help win football games. Among his observations: On the NFL draft process...

Kerry Rhodes Wants People To Know He May Have Fathered Kim Kardashian’s Baby

The former assistant to Kerry Rhodes has spent the last few months telling gossip sites that he and Rhodes were romantically linked when the now free agent safety played for the Cardinals and everyone on the team knew about it. The assistant, Russell “Hollywood” Simpson, has shared a lot of photos and video of the two looking, if not quite intimate, at least a lot closer than...

Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians Has Confidence in Rashard Mendenhall as Feature Back

The Arizona Cardinals took a big step in improving their poor rushing attack by signing free agent running back Rashard Mendenhall to a one-year contract back in March. The former Pittsburgh Steeler is expected to be the lead back in the Red Birds’ revamped running game this coming season. Head coach Bruce Arians coached Mendenhall previously in the Steel City and knows what the...

UPDATED Fantasy Football Preseason Running Back Rankings (Standard)

In this UPDATED: Fantasy Football Preseason Running Back Rankings (Standard), we update you with a list including updates to players like Rashard Mendenhall who Arizona Head Coach Bruce Arians has called an, “Every-down back” recently. Also making the top 70 for the first time at FFLockerRoom is Dallas Cowboy’s rookie Joseph Randle. FFantasy Football 2013 Preseason Rankings...

AFC South: June stock watch

Houston Texans, FLAT: What is there to say? The Houston Texans are the clear favorite in the AFC South, and there seems to be no valid reason that they won't retain their title atop the division. In the grand scheme of things, the Texans have a very real opportunity to make it a three horse race for the AFC title. The Broncos and Patriots will get all the press, but expect the...
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