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TEMPE, Ariz. -- After winning seven of their last nine games in 2011 to finish 8-8, the Cardinals -- despite missing the playoffs -- felt good about the momentum they had built. They felt even better after making a few key additions in free agency and the draft and now, after a productive stretch of offseason workouts, are even more excited about the momentum in place ahead training camp.
With minicamp wrapping up Thursday morning, Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt left his players with a message to keep in mind until reporting to Flagstaff on July 24.
"I said, 'Let's don't go backwards,'" Whisenhunt said. "We've made progress. I don't know how much progress we've made, and we've still got a ways to go, but the important thing now is that we dont take a step backwards."
Whisenhunt wants his team to take what it accomplished last season and in practices over the past few weeks and apply it right away in training camp. The offseason ...
BEST OF MAXIM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt was asked Wednesday if he would ideally like the quarterback competition to resolve itself early in training camp.
His response: "If it was up to me, I'd prefer we had a quarterback resolution two years ago," Whisenhunt said, eliciting laughter. "Obviously that hasn't happened, so when it happens it happens....
WE DON'T NEED YOU!
According to a tweet from a beat writer, quarterback Kevin Kolb was booed during Wednesday night’s minicamp practice, also known as “Fan Fest 2012.”
Whatever goodwill the Cardinals established with their fans via last year's 7-2 finish apparently hasn't carried over to Kevin Kolb. The Cards' 65 million man, who played just one of those final nine games (an overtime win over the Cowboys), was booed Wednesday night during a practice at University of Phoenix Stadium that doubled as the team's annual "Fan Fest...
Darren Urban of azcardinals.com confirmed that Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was indeed booed at a fan fest.
Yes, unfortunately. RT @_Fresh90s: @Cardschatter was Kolb really booed? #INeedAnswers
— Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) June 14, 2012
Fans responded to Urban and made it clear that Kolb needs to earn their respect.
@Cardschatter @_Fresh90s Kolb’s got a lot of work to do...
The Cardinals are one of several teams holding a competition for starting quarterback this offseason. They traded a 2nd round pick and a starting cornerback for Kevin Kolb last offseason and gave him a 5 year deal worth max 63 million, but John Skelton arguably outplayed him last season, putting up similar stats and going 6-2, as opposed to 2-6 for Kevin Kolb.
When asked about the...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- While the quarterback competition and the depth chart at receiver are garnering the most attention during spring and summer workouts, there's another component of the offense could have just as much impact on the Cardinals offense this season.
With new additions via free agency and the draft, the Cardinals are working to blend the offensive line into a cohesive...
If there is anyone that is still reveling in Craig James’ embarrassing failed bid for US Senate, it is no surprise that it is Washington State head coach Mike Leach. Leach still blames James for his ouster at Texas Tech, after he locked the former analyst’s son in a shed after he complained of migraine [...]
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, John Skelton is giving Kevin Kolb “a battle” for the starting quarterback job.
I have a feeling that even if Skelton doesn’t win the starting job in training camp, he could end up taking over during the season if and when Kolb struggles.
I personally believe Kolb is an overhyped player that got more money then he deserved.
ONE OF THE TOP quarterback prospects in the West, Phoenix's Tyler Bruggman, is coming to Washington State to run Mike Leach's Air Raid offense, he tells Cougfan.com. The decision ends weeks of speculation around him that had narrowed in focus to Washington State or hometown Arizona State.
Editor’s Note: Our newest writer, Thomas Casale, runs a fantasy football blog at www.ThePigskinGuy.com. His column, “The Fire Sale,” is featured on CNN/SI every week during the NFL season. Thomas started writing about fantasy football in 1998 and his work has been published on a number of different web sites and magazines. We’re excited to announce his addition to...
MIKE LEACH has yet to coach a game at Washington State, but the new Cougars football coach may have scored his first major victory this week when he received a verbal commitment from Arizona all-state quarterback Ty Bruggman of Phoenix.