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Arizona Cardinals' Deone Bucannon blasts Madden over rating

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Deone Bucannon had 112 tackles, three sacks, three forced fumbles and an interception last season. Those kinds of numbers earned him some respect around the league, but apparently the makers of Madden 17 are a little slow to catch on. Bucannon has an overall rating of just 78 in the video game. That’s not sitting well with him. He blasted the game’s...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Film Room: 3 videos that show what Deone Buccanon brings to the Cardinals defense

In the 2014 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Washington State strong safety Deone Bucannon with the 27th overall pick. Bucannon did not play much safety in his rookie year as he was used as a linebacker in Todd Bowles’ nickel sub-package. Bucannon finished the season with 83 total tackles, two sacks, two pass deflections, and a forced fumble. If you are wondering what...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals see Bucannon contributing in multiple spots

Arizona Cardinals safety Deone Bucannon wants to make an impact this year for the Cardinals. It is likely he will get his opportunity, but it may not be at solely one position. "Buc is playing safety, he's playing at the dollar, he's playing at linebacker, so his role just keeps expanding." Head coach Bruce Arians said, via Revenge of the Birds.  Bucannon does not mind wearing...
Via FOX Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: He Never Saw It Coming

Arizona rookie Deone Bucannon has been a key part of the Cardinals success this season. The first-round pick from Washington State is listed as a safety but has crept down to play a linebacker role at times too. He has 52 tackles and a sack on the season for the Cardinals. He also had this interesting quote to Darren Urban. S Deone Bucannon, asked if he saw 9-1 coming at the start...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals notebook: Bucannon returns to practice

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Strong safety Deone Bucannon, the team's first-round pick, returned to practice on Wednesday as the Cardinals opened minicamp. Bucannon had missed time with turf toe.  "He got a good practice in today and the foot was fine," coach Bruce Arians said. "He needs it psychologically and just to get out there and play."  Bucannon signed a four-year, $7.709 million deal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign top pick Bucannon to 4-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Rookies and agents don't care for the NFL's four-season-old rookie scale, but team management, coaches and media sure do. The Cardinals signed top pick Deone Bucannon, a safety out of Washington State, to a four-year deal on Thursday, meaning all seven Cardinals draft picks are now under contract before minicamp begins next week -- a far cry from the drawn-out negotiations...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign First-Round Pick S Deone Bucannon

  The Cardinals signed first-round pick S Deone Bucannon to a four-year contract on Thursday, according to Kent Somers. Arizona now has their entire 2014 draft class under contract. Bucannon’s four-year contract is worth an estimated $7,709,200 and includes a signing bonus of $3,926,692 , according to During his four years at Washington State, Bucannon...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: How built is Deone Bucannon?

Deone Bucannon was the first-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in the draft last month. Bucannon’s a rookie but veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie got the best of him on Twitter with this post. This is how @deonebucannon20 is built lmao… — ANTONIO CROMARTIE (@CRO31) June 3, 2014   Hey Deone, what day is leg day again? You may also be interested...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Deone Bucannon tries to be “too perfect”

Everyone strives for perfection but for Arizona Cardinals rookie safety Deone Bucannon, that could be too much of a good thing. According to a Darren Urban article on the team’s website, Bucannon is trying to be perfect on every play. “(Deone has) only got one problem — He is so much a perfectionist,” coach Bruce Arians said in the article. “It is paralysis by analysis...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Grading the 2014 NFL Draft

The Arizona Cardinals had themselves a pretty polarizing draft. On the one hand, Steve Keim and company fulfilled many of the team’s needs, nabbing a potential safety of the future in Deone Bucannon, tight end of the future in Troy Niklas, and two pretty good rotational defensive linemen in Kareem Martin and Ed Stinson. They also picked up two speed receivers in Walt Powell and...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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