Found July 30, 2012 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
In 2011, the Buzzsaw finished 8-8. On the surface, that’s not a particularly impressive record, though it becomes somewhat more so when you realize that John Skelton started nearly half of their games. Arizona handed San Francisco one of its three regular season losses. The Cards also lost to the Vikings by 24 points. So, pretty mixed bag altogether. The team won seven of its final nine, which is nice, but also probably one of those misleading surges that teams with nothing to play for tend to have late in seasons, only to revert to being awful the next year after cruelly building hope for fans. In the off-season, the team was an also-ran in the Peyton Manning free agency sweepstakes. They’ll stick it out for the time being with Kevin Kolb, whose most notable attribute is that fans find him an enjoyable target for unyielding scorn. Five Fast Facts About The Cardinals: - Russ Grimm has been known to hide silverfish in his mustache. - With Clark Haggans and Vonnie Holliday, the Buzz...

Back with Cards, Brown moving past criticism

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Levi Brown could have high-tailed it out of town this offseason when the Cardinals released him. Maybe he should have. The Cardinals left tackle has been a lightning rod for media and fan criticism since he arrived as the clubs first-round (fifth overall) pick in 2007 ahead of -- stop us if youve heard this before -- running back Adrian Peterson. After all...

Kolb sits out practice, but injury not serious

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb sat out Tuesday's practice because of a bruised right thigh but says he will try to work out with the team on Wednesday. Kolb says the injury isn't serious and won't affect his ability to play in Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against New Orleans in Canton, Ohio. Kolb was injured when he took a knee to the thigh late in practice...

Kolb to start Cardinals' first preseason game

Even though Kevin Kolb sustained a thigh bruise in Monday's practice, Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt named Kolb his starting quarterback for Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against the New Orleans Saints, which is the team's preseason opener, Darren Urban of reported Tuesday. Kolb, who has not been declared the team's regular-season starter, took...

I’ll Pass On: Beanie Wells

I thought you were my boy Juan… 2011 Recap:  Wells came into the season injured (shocking) and could never really sustain any type of consistency from a fantasy perspective. In fact, from week 6 on, Wells only scored 94.6 fantasy points with 28.8 points coming in one game.  He has only one 100 yard game during that span and that was a 228 yard explosion against the Rams.  During...

Cardinals looking to extend Daryl Washington’s contract

Getty Images According to the Associated Press via, the Arizona Cardinals plan on working on a contract extension for linebacker Daryl Washington. “He’s a very talented player and he has demonstrated that he’s the type of guy that we want in our program for the long-term,” general manager Rod Graves said during practice on Monday, per the AP. “We’re hoping we...

Kolb expected to play in next game

Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt calls Kevin Kolb's injury minor and expects the quarterback to play in Friday's preseason game against Kansas City. Kolb left Sunday's Hall of Fame game with bruised ribs. He was limited in practice Tuesday, but Whisenhunt says he does not anticipate any problems for the quarterback through the rest of the week. Kolb is locked...

Cards looking to extend Washington

Darryl Washington enters his third season with the Arizona Cardinals as a critical cog at the heart of a defense that is supposed to be the team's strength. He is also the next target for a contract extension by the team's front office. General manager Rod Graves says Washington is the kind of player the team wants to have around for a long time. Washington also wants an...

Dockett becoming Cards' captain and leader

Darnell Dockett was the last player to buy in to the new system defensive coordinator Ray Horton installed, but has become one of Horton's biggest advocates.

Arizona safety Wilson takes pay cut

Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson recently took a pay cut but can earn some of it back with improved performance on the field.

2012 Arizona Cardinals Season Preview

It seems like just yesterday we were debating on the merits of taking an offensive guard over a wide receiver or pass rusher in the NFL Draft, and now well here we are. The NFL season is upon us, and the team that started training camp first, the Arizona Cardinals kick off my season previews, James has started his with a fantastic look at the 2012 Baltimore Ravens. Today however...

Kevin Kolb leaves practice early due to an injury

AP Photo According to the Associated Press via, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb left Monday’s practice early after suffering a right thigh bruise. The Cardinals don’t believe Kolb’s injury is serious.  They’ll like know more on Tuesday.

NFL Training Camp Links: July 31

The Arizona Cardinals released their first depth chart of the year and based on that, it appears as though Kevin Kolb is leading in the QB battle there. Tennessee hopes to have rookie Kendall Wright signed as early as today, according to reports. Second year cornerback Buster Skrine looks ready to pass Sheldon Brown in Cleveland. Titans tight end Jared Cook called late Titans receiver...

Record crowd watches Arizona defense dominate

Defense is supposed to be the strength of the Arizona Cardinals, and it sure looked that way as the team wrapped up its first week of training camp with the annual Red and White practice. A record crowd estimated at 14,500 watched the controlled scrimmage, where John Skelton and Kevin Kolb split time with the first team. Kolb had the only touchdown pass of the Saturday session...
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