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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Andre Roberts' first training camp with the Arizona Cardinals was bad, even by his own assessment.
He says he was a ''bonehead rookie.''
''Larry (Fitzgerald) always tells me it didn't seem like I was going to play in this league after my first training camp,'' Roberts said. ''But obviously I didn't see it that way.''
Three seasons later, Roberts is the No. 2 receiver for the Cardinals, despite the arrival of first-round draft pick Michael Floyd and the steady presence of Early Doucet.
''It's definitely a tremendous improvement, just on becoming a pro and learning how this game works,'' Roberts said.
He has emerged as a speedy, talented player with a knack for making big catches, such as the 6-yarder from Kevin Kolb for the winning touchdown against Seattle in last Sunday's season opener.
Roberts caught five passes for 54 yards against the Seah...
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Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is inching closer to acknowledging that Kevin Kolb will be the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at New England.
Whisenhunt said Thursday that ''it doesn't look great'' for John Skelton being able to play as he recovers from the ankle injury sustained in last Sunday's season opener against Seattle. Kolb relieved...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- If the Cardinals are looking for a new marketing campaign, they might consider a spoof on the immensely popular Dos Equis campaign: The Most Interesting Man in the World.
They could cast wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the lead role and call it: The Most Interesting Man in the NFL.
You already know Fitz as one of the NFLs greatest receivers. You already know about...
Arizona Cardinals all pro wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald constantly gets credit for being well-rounded and a classy kind of guy.
Fox Sports Arizona is reporting that Fitzgerald will display another facet of his game on September 20 when he leads the Phoenix Symphony in the National Anthem in what is being called a once in a lifetime performance, showcasing the best of sports...
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is inching closer to acknowledging that Kevin Kolb will be the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at New England.
"We still have time," Whisenhunt said. "It doesn't look great for John (Skelton) being able to play, but Kevin's had a very good week of practice and has...
The Cardinals suddenly look like a real football team, and that's thanks in no small part to an under appreciated defensive unit that held the Patriots to just 18 points in a stunning victory against the New England Patriots.
Oddly enough, the Cardinals held the lead most of the game, but in classic Tom Brady fashion, the Patriots made a run to tie the game late. They scored...
As the 1-0 Arizona Cardinals get set to fly east to take on the 1-0 New England Patriots on Sunday, let’s take a look at some interesting notes in their all-time series:
1) The overall series is tied up at 6-6.
2) The Patriots have won the last five contests.
3) The last time the two teams met was on a snowy day in Foxboro in Dec. 2008. This is one the Red Birds would like to forget...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Stephen Gostkowski missed a potential winning field goal in the final seconds, and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday.
The Patriots took over when Vince Wilfork recovered a fumble at the Cardinals 30-yard line with 1:01 left. A 30-yard run into the...
Arizona quarterback John Skelton is inactive for Sunday's game at New England with an ankle injury.
Skelton, who started the Cardinals' opener last Sunday against Seattle, had been expected to miss the game against the Patriots after spraining his right ankle in the fourth quarter of the 20-16 win over the Seahawks. Kevin Kolb replaced him and passed for the decisive touchdown...
LAS VEGAS – Mike Leach is an accomplished football coach, but his greatest skill might be his ability to answer a question at length without providing an answer. Alas, it is the reporter’s solemn duty to ask questions. So, Mike, who’s it going to be at quarterback next week – Jeff Tuel or Connor Halliday?
PLENTY OF TIX FOR SUNDAY LEFT!!! New England Patriots vs. Arizona Cardinals @ Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Sep 16, 2012 - 1:00 PM