Posted August 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Stewart Bradley already needed to prove a lot. The Arizona Cardinals linebacker now has a larger stage to show the strides he's made. Entering his second season with Arizona, Bradley needs to remove the stigma of underachiever after a disappointing first year after signing as a free agent. Bradley received first-team repetitions on the inside next to Daryl Washington each of the past two days during Arizona's brief training camp sojourn at Missouri Western State University. That came as a result of veteran Paris Lenon's ankle injury suffered Sunday in the Cardinals' preseason opener. Bradley didn't want to see anyone injured but must take advantage of his opportunity. He had a solid outing for Arizona in a 17-10 loss to New Orleans in the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday.

Cardinals clear RB Beanie Wells to practice

The Arizona Cardinals have removed running back Beanie Wells from the physically unable to perform list, clearing him to begin practicing with the team. Wells has been unable to practice since undergoing knee surgery after last season. Wells rushed for more than 1,000 yards last season despite being bothered by the sore knee. The Cardinals are at the Kansas City practice facility...

How good can the Cardinals defense be?

Every player in the Cardinals locker room knows Ray Hortons pedigree. They know he spent seven seasons under famed Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau mastering one of the NFLs most successful and most enduring schemes. But as Horton installed a similarly modeled defense last season in his first year as the Cards coordinator, he refrained from wearing that badge...

The Mike Leach Bobblehead is real and extremely hard to obtain

This Mike Leach Bobblehead photo was recently released by the official Washinton State Cougar’s athletic account. Rumors of a Mike Leach Bobblehead day surfaced a few weeks ago verses the Cal Bears. Now we are finding out that they will only be available for the first 10,000 fans who show up. Expect them to disappear within minutes. Anyone willing to try and snag me one of these...

Cardinals QB Kolb returns to practice

After Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb had to leave Sunday's Hall of Fame preseason game because of a rib contuision, he said he would be back soon. He wasn't kidding. Kolb was back at practice on Tuesday, participating in throwing drills during his team's walk-through, the Arizona Republic reported. Kolb remains No. 1 on the team's depth chart, but...

Cardinals RB Beanie Wells Activated from PUP List, Fantasy Football Analysis

Great news today for Arizona Cardinal fans and fantasy football owners as presumed starting running back for the franchise Chris “Beanie” Wells has been activated from the physically unable to perform list today according to the Vice President of media relations for the Cardinals Mark Dalton, who tweeted this from his official twitter account @CardMarkD this morning: “Nice...

Big Red Blog: Kolb Saga Continues

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb did himself no favors in the preseason opener against New Orleans while John Skelton took another step towards becoming the team's starting quarterback.

Ken Wisenhunt says Kevin Kolb will play Friday

AP Photo Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Wisenhunt says that quarterback Kevin Kolb’s injury is minor and that he’ll play in Friday’s preseason game. ”He’s still a little sore,” Whisenhunt said, ”but I don’t anticipate there being any problems as we progress through the week. He may be limited this afternoon, but I certainly think as the week progresses he’ll be...

Beanie Wells activated from the PUP list

Getty Images According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, Cardinals running back Beanie Wells has been activated from the PUP list and took part in Tuesday’s walk through. I would think that Wells will sit out this week’s preseason game against the Chiefs, since he was just activated and will need some time to shake the rust off.

Cardinals, Chiefs take to field for joint practice

The practice looked like a normal NFL workout. There were just twice as many players on the fields at Missouri Western State University. The Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time. The joint practice came during Arizona's three-day stint in St. Joseph between a preseason-opening loss...

Drive to Victory: Hall of Fame Game

For a moment, forget New Orleans' tumultuous offseason and their questionable defense. Forget the lesser known "Skelton Mania" and Arizona's 7-2 too-little-too-late finish after opening 2011 a meager 1-6. Forget everything up until preseason action finally commenced this past Sunday night...or could we? After forcing and recovering a fumble on the previous drive...
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