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The NFL Draft is right around the corner (finally!) and safety is an interesting position or Arizona to look at it. The health of Tyrann Mathieu as he recovers from a torn ACL will be key to what the Cardinals do. But who could they do go for with the 20th pick? Our Brandon Shipley had his own ideas and a couple of the names on his list are the same as the names on our list. The name that sticks out is Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward. He’s on the smaller size at 5’9″ and 193 pounds could be a bit undersized to play the position. Arizona would need more of a run-stuff safety and Ward could be the guy.   You may also be interested in:Which Top 10 Safety could help the Arizona Cardinals?Which four players could the Arizona Cardinals target with their first-round pick?BART doesn’t look good in blue and green

Cardinals Begin Offseason Program While Calais Campbell Rolls Eggs

(Credit: Pro Sports Insiders) The Arizona Cardinals began their offseason training program today, able to finally work out as a team together at the Cardinals facilities. The drills today were without a long-standing member of the Cardinals, outspoken former Strength and Conditioning Coach John Lott, who was released by the organization and replaced by Buddy Morris to take the Cardinals...

Arizona Cardinals: Why drafting an outside linebacker is biggest need

If the Arizona Cardinals were to draft by need alone, then pick 20 could be any number of things, chief among them a safety, tight end, linebacker, quarterback or right tackle. Not that any of those positions are a glaring weakness – but when a team has as many areas they can improve in as the Cardinals do, it is the same as having no needs, meaning they won’t be limited to...

Patrick Peterson had option picked up for 2015

NFL teams continued to pick up the fifth-year contract options for 2011 first-round draft picks, with Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson and New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Cameron Jordan the latest to see their deals extended to 2015 on Monday. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported that the options were […] The post Patrick...

Top 10 Worst Arizona Cardinals Draft Busts (Series 6 of 10)

We have officially reached the halfway point in the series revealing the top 10 worst draft busts for the Arizona Cardinals. Before we (HINT) “muscle up“ the 5th biggest bust though, me must quickly review who has been portrayed in this series so far. Cody Brown started us off at number 10. Followed by the man they called “Lectric Leelend,” which I’m just guessing her,...

Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals offense in the middle of the pack of the NFL

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...

Larry Fitzgerald To Host 4th Annual Celebrity Softball Game

( It’s that special time of year again when football and baseball fans alike come together out  in the desert, for the love of sport.  But what bring them together, you ask?  Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be hosting  his 4th  annual “Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Celebrity Softball Game” at Salt River Fields on April 26th. It’s...

Remembering Pat Tillman 10 years later

(     We all remember where we were and what we were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001, when a real tragedy unfolded in front of America’s eyes, and left us all shocked and in disbelief. I have to ask you: Do you remember where you were and what you were doing on April 22, 2004? The day a former professional athlete turned Army airborne ranger...

Cardinals exercise Patrick Peterson’s 5th-year option

The Arizona Cardinals have exercised the fifth-year option of cornerback Patrick Peterson.  His contract will now run through 2015. Fifth-year options for Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, Bengals WR AJ Green and Steelers DL Cameron Heyward were officially exercised today. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 21, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...

Cardinals exercise fifth-year option on Patrick Peterson

There are some teams with difficult choices to make when it comes to exercising the fifth-year option on their 2011 first-round pick, but the Cardinals aren’t one of them. Cornerback Patrick Peterson has been everything the Cardinals hoped he’d be as both a defender and a returner when they took him with the fifth overall selection, so it is no surprise that Albert Breer of...

WATCH: Darnell Dockett Doing His Best Keith Sweat Impression

  Darnell Dockett strikes again. The former Pro Bowler makes every offseason interesting with his social media antics, and his latest work includes a thankfully brief sample of his singing talents. Dockett posted a video on Instagram of him performing ‘Right And a Wrong Way’ by Keith Sweat, with the caption “Told y’all I sound just like Keith sweat

Calais Campbell Dr. Oz and Doug E. Fresh Support the “Lets Move!” Campaign

Calais Campbell was seen at the White House hanging out with both Dr. Oz and Doug E. Fresh among others, supporting first lady Michelle Obama’s “Lets Move!“ campaign. The “Lets Move!“ program was created to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation. It really comes as no surprise to see Calais Campbell participating in something that helps and supports...

Pat Tillman Legacy Lives on a Decade Later

On April 22, 2004, Pat Tillman could have literally been anywhere in the world. He could have been enjoying the NFL off-season with family and friends or at voluntary workouts with his Arizona Cardinals teammates. Simply put, Tillman could have been doing any number of very normal things for an NFL player this time of year. But nothing about Pat Tillman was normal and that is...

Arizona Cardinals remember Pat Tillman on 10th anniversary of his death

From 1998-2001, Pat Tillman was a defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals after being selected in the seventh round of the 1998 NFL Draft. In 2002, he joined the U.S. Army, putting to the side a career many aren’t fortunate to experience in order to serve his country. On April 22, 2004, Tillman was killed […]

Twitter Tuesday: 10 Years Since Tillman’s Passing

Twitter had an outpouring of emotions and remembrances marking the 10-year anniversary of the death of former Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman. Saluting former @AZCardinals S Pat Tillman who, 10 yrs ago today, was killed in Afghanistan while serving active duty — FOX Sports NFL (@NFLonFOX) April 22, 2014 @Eric_Edholm @ProFootballHOF @CollinsworthNBC Here’s...

Path to the Draft: Quarterbacks

Previous Installments: Safety Tight End Edge Rushers We began our journey with one goal in mind, to look at some of the top prospects Arizona could land in their laps with their first few selections come draft day. Those were definite areas of need that had to be addressed, unlike the Quarterback position. For the first time since the Kurt Warner era came to an end, Arizona does...
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