Found February 26, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
  NFL quarterback prospect Matt Barkley, from the University of Southern California, wasn’t able to throw during the 2013 NFL Combine yet found a way to impress teams, including the Arizona Cardinals. Barkley, finished his collegiate career as the Trojans all-time passing leader with 12,327 yards passing and 116 touchdowns but separated his shoulder in a late season game against cross-town rival, UCLA. It was an injury that not only brought Barkley’s college career to an abrupt end, but sent his draft stock plummeting as well... Read more

Arizona Cardinals 2013 NFL Draft: 4 round mock draft

The NFL Combine is under way and that means we are getting closer to the 2013 NFL Draft.  All 32 teams are taking notes, further evaluating players, and ensuring they are ready to draft the right player in April. For the Arizona Cardinals, the number one priority is to find their franchise quarterback after wasting $63 million on a second stringer like Kevin Kolb. One of the reasons...

Report: Matt Barkley won’t fall past the Cardinals who hold the 7th overall pick

For the past month or so there have been reports that former USC quarterback could get drafted in the first round. According to Matt Miller of Bleacher Report, one NFL scout told him that he doesn’t see Barkley slipping past the Arizona Cardinals who hold the seventh overall pick in April’s draft. I know this could be a smoke screen, but it wouldn’t shock me if Barkley does...

Matt Cassel expected to be on the Cardinals radar

Now that the Kansas City Chiefs will be acquiring Alex Smith from the 49ers, Matt Cassel will more then likely be released. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals are expected to show some interest in picking up Cassel once he’s available. Look for Matt Cassel to be one of the quarterbacks on the Cardinals’ radar. Cassel also will receive interest from other...

Cardinals gaining interest in trading for 49ers Alex Smith

It’s no wonder as soon as all the quarterbacks at the NFL combine worked out, that rumors of the Cardinals getting in the hunt for Alex Smith are popping up. Bruce Arians looked more like a fashion photographer than head coach at the NFL Combine, but it also indicates how interested he was in the 2013 quarterback crop. According to Kent Somers of, the Cardinals...

Arizona Cardinals have 'nothing to lose' in inquiring about Alex Smith

With the Kansas City Chiefs the frontrunner and likely trade partner with the San Francisco 49ers, that won't stop the Arizona Cardinals from at least inquiring about trading for QB Alex Smith.'s Ian Rapoport reported on "NFL Total Access" that "the Cardinals are interested in Smith, but they are extremely pessimistic a deal with the Niners will happen...

Report: Cardinals exploring a trade for Alex Smith

According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, the Cardinals are exploring the possibility of trading for 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. It’s unknown how serious the Cardinals are about trading for a quarterback for the second time in less than two years. But they are intrigued by Smith’s experience, intelligence and talents, according to the source. They believe much of his...

Cardinals rumors: Doubt 49ers would trade Alex Smith to Arizona

The Arizona Cardinals have interest in San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Alex Smith, but the team is extremely pessimistic that a deal will happen because they share a division with the Niners, according to Ian Rapoport of's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday on "NFL Total Access" that the Cardinals are interested in Smith, but they are extremely...

Report: Cardinals “very pessmistic” Niners will trade Alex Smith within the division

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Arizona Cardinals are “very pessimistic” that the 49ers will trade quarterback Alex Smith within the divison. On Alex Smith: Cardinals will express interest in a possible trade with #49ers. They are VERY pessimistic Niners will trade within division. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 27, 2013 Rapoport also mentioned that...
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