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The Cardinals accomplished one of their major offseason goals last week by signing defensive end Calais Campbell to a five-year, 55 million contract that includes 31 million in guarantees.
It's a deal that helps the team on a couple fronts. First, Campbell is probably their best defensive lineman, with Darnell Dockett a close second. Campbell is just 25 and had eight sacks last year as a right end in the 3-4. That's not easy to do. He also batted down 11 passes and blocked three field-goal attempts. Without him, the Cardinals would have finished below .500.
Signing him to a long-term contract also freed about 5.7 million of cap space. That gives the club flexibility to sign its draft class as well as veterans such as backup defensive end Vonnie Holliday and outside linebacker Clark Haggans.
Those moves haven't happened yet but probably will in the next week or two. Holliday and Haggans would provide experience and depth at two positions where the Cardinals could defin...
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Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals is among the best wide receivers in the NFL. Since entering the league in 2004 he has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times, being named the game’s MVP in 2009. In 2005 he shared the league lead in receptions at 103 with Steve Smith of the Carolina [...]
Former first round pick Beanie Wells has had an injury prone career, but finally got it all together last year to lead the team with 1047 yards and 10 touchdowns on 245 carries. However, after the season, he had yet another knee surgery, a minor one, but Wells is still not practicing and says he “doesn’t know” when he’ll be ready to practice. Wells was already facing a decrease...
The Cardinals accomplished a major offseason goal by signing defensive end Calais Campbell to a five-year deal that includes $31 million in guarantees.
When the Cardinals kept Kevin Kolb on the roster, paying him a 7 million dollar bonus to do so, many believed that it was a sign that Kolb would be the starter until further notice. However, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Today Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt said there would be an even competition between Kevin Kolb and John Skelton.
Kolb was the organization’s big money investment...
Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells is still rehabbing after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery back in January.
“I’m rehabbing, just trying to get back,” Wells said.
Wells also said that he doesn’t have a timetable at this point as to when he might be back on the field. Even though he can’t participate in OTA’s, he’s been on the field supporting his teammates...
Cardinals Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald frequents best dressed jock lists. He recently shot a video for The NOC detailing how he and his stylist, Arturo, put together a custom look for a fundraiser and award show, The Sports Spectacular. How did you feel about Larry’s final ensemble. Check out some of his other looks. [...]
The Arizona Cardinals are going to head into training camp this summer with no clear cut starting quarterback. Once believed to be in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes this offseason, the Cardinals will open camp with John Skelton and Kevin Kolb battling it out to determine which signal caller becomes the team’s starting quarterback.
Skelton and Kolb both started games last season...
Arizona is likely to re-sign outside linebacker Clark Haggans and defensive end Vonnie Holliday in the coming days.
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USC gets the 2013 commitment of Illinois high school junior running back Ty Issac. (SB*Nation)
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The Cardinals aren't handing anything to quarterback Kevin Kolb entering training camp. Coach Ken Whisenhunt plans to determine Arizona's starting quarterback this summer in a competition between Kolb and John Skelton that could stretch into preseason games. "That's the question that's going to be answered through the workouts this spring and in training...
Hello Cougar Nation! A tremendous Thursday to you all.
Today, we continue the saga which has become America’s 28th favorite dramady, a feature that we call “Khan-tucky Fried Thursday.”
Yesterday, Huddy started the midweek off with a bang, offering a post that was historic for us with respect to page views. Then later in the day, it was announced that our Cougies...