Found October 05, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Daryl Washington rarely watched the Cardinals play live during his four-game suspension. He couldn't. It was just too painful not being able to play alongside his teammates. But after stewing on a pair of bad decisions throughout the offseason and the first quarter of this season Washington is ready to put them in the past and he hopes everyone else is too. "When you make a decision any decision you make there are always consequences with them" said Washington who was suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy and in a separate incident arrested in relation to a fight with the mother of his child. "It's about how you bounce back from adversity. Does it make you stronger or do you stay in that foxhole and let everyone feel sorry for you? I've learned from it I'm ready to move forward I've kept my faith and I'm ready to play football." The latter incident is still working its way through the court system with the next co...

Washington plays Superman as Cards' D delivers win

PHOENIX -- Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington hated the last four weeks spent sitting out an NFL mandated suspension. "Brutal" was the word he used. He took it out on the Panthers, making the Cardinals' lack of offensive continuity seem a minor inconvenience in their 22-6 victory. "Definitely, "Washington said when asked if he wanted to make a statement...

Tyrann Mathieu has been pretty impressive through five games

When the Honeybadger, Tyrann Mathieu entered the draft, critics made sure to hammer him for his past. Well one thing you could not take away from him was his ability to always be around the ball. In 5 games, For Arizona Cardinals, Mathieu has a forced fumble, game sealing tackle, an INT and a sack. […]

Cardinals will get safety Rashad Johnson back after losing his finger

Today the Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson returned to practice. Johnson is expected to return to the field Sunday, two weeks after losing the tip of his left middle finger during a game Sept. 22 against the New Orleans Saints. Johnson was cleared by team doctors Thursday and was listed as questionable in Friday’s injury […]

Bruce Arians says simplifying offense could net better results

Arizona Cardinals offensive players in the offseason had to learn coach Bruce Arians offense, formations, plays and concepts were installed, and there was a steady influx of information that would be added on the practice field. The Cardinals offense has gone in reverse the past two weeks, scoring 20 points, converting six of 23 third downs and committing five turnovers. Arians will...

LB John Abraham enjoying being a three down player again: 'I’ve been doing it my whole career'

Arizona Cardinals LB John Abraham was signed to be a pass rushing demon, but injuries have placed in a every down role and he is loving it. His role changed two weeks ago when a host of injuries to the team's outside linebackers turned to Abraham as a healthy choice to fill in.

No fine for Dashon Goldson on Jaron Brown hit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson gets to keep his wallet in his pocket this week as the NFL has deemed his hit on Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown was legal. In reviewing the tape, league officials saw that Goldson delivered a shoulder-to-chest, not helmet-to-helmet hit, reported the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Unfortunately, Goldson was penalized 15...

Palmer, Cardinals struggle with Arians' offense

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Carson Palmer has said that the offensive system of Arizona coach Bruce Arians is the most difficult he's encountered in his long career. Four games into the season, it shows. The Cardinals are sputtering on offense and while the quarterback always gets the brunt of the criticism when that happens, the Cardinals say there...

Cardinals injury report: Darnell Dockett and Rashad Johnson listed as questionable

The Arizona Cardinals are reasonably healthy for their week 5 matchup with the Carolina Panthers, according to their official web site. The only concerns they have seem to lie on the defensive side of the ball where defensive tackle Darnell Dockett is being listed as questionable with a groin injury. Dockett is a terror on the Cardinals defensive line and a player every offensive...

Carolina Panthers vs. Arizona Cardinals: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals meet in a Week 5 match-up on Sunday. Coming off a bye week the Panthers (1-2) are looking to climb back to .500 against a 2-2 Cardinals team who squeaked out a win in Tampa last week. Coverage of the game between the Panthers and Cardinals will air on FOX beginning at 4:05 pm ET from the Universtiy of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale...

Terps lose, FSU alum Darnell Dockett keeps twitter and instagram

Photo Credit: On Wednesday, ESPN was talking about the Maryland Terrapins being a team that could possibly knock off Florida State. The game was played in Tallahassee and the Terrapins have been sort of a dark horse team all season sitting at 4-0. Some FSU alums didn’t agree with ESPN’s take. Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett and former state...

Arizona Cardinals: What to watch for against the Carolina Panthers

(photo credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Setting the stage After defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, the Arizona Cardinals had to be more than excited to head back home to Phoenix and sleep in their own bed for a change; following the week three loss to the Saints, the team flew straight to Florida to prepare for the Tampa...

Defense dominates as Cards take down Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cardinals sacked Cam Newton seven times, once for a safety, and intercepted him on three occasions to overcome a sluggish offensive performance and beat the Panthers 22-6 on Sunday. Daryl Washington, back after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, had two sacks and an interception for Arizona (3-2). Calais...
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