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Arizona Cardinals to rely on rookies and redshirts in 2014

This coming season the Arizona Cardinals will be putting some pretty big expectations on a few guys who have yet to perform at the NFL level. Each year teams come to expect at least one or two fresh draftees to make an immediate impact on the field. Sometimes the opposite happens and those plans don’t exactly workout. Whether due to injury or depth, players sometimes have to wait...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: ‘Jonathan Cooper still has a way to go’

USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Cardinals made Jonathan Cooper their first pick in the 2013 draft.  Cooper was selected with the seventh overall pick that year, the first time since 1997 that an offensive guard had been taken in the first ten picks. Unfortunately for the Cardinals and Cooper, the big man broke his leg in pre-season and was placed on season-ending injured reserve....
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Jonathan Cooper still recovering from leg injury

The Arizona Cardinals made an aggressive move to upgrade their offensive line by taking guard Jonathan Cooper seventh overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, but a fractured left fibula during the preseason sidelined the North Carolina product for his entire rookie season. Cooper was able to participate in organized team activities, but head coach Bruce Arians said he has "a ways to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cooper Close, But Not Ready to Go

Cooper gets carted away following his season ending injury against the San Diego Chargers. Credit: Rick Scuteri/ Jonathan Cooper’s rookie campaign ended only three weeks before the 2013 season opener, after a fellow teammate barreled into the back of his left leg, causing it to break. Fast forward after nearly 10 months of tenuous rehab and conditioning. The second year player...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Arizona Cardinals Draft Analysis: Jonathan Cooper

With the NFL Scouting Combine just a few weeks away, it’s a good time to reflect back and take a look at how the Arizona Cardinals drafted in 2013. They’re building a fine foundation in the desert. The Red Birds went 10-6 last season and things are looking up. First up is their number one draft choice, guard Jonathan Cooper. Arizona’s first round draft choice last year broke...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals lose their first round pick Cooper for the year with knee injury

This is horrible news for the Arizona Cardinals camp. What was originally thought to be an injury that would last a few weeks, it has now became a year long problem.  The Cardinals are already thin on the line, but a guy that could break this roster now is Jamal Johnson-Webb who is athletic enough […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards' top pick out for season?

The Arizona Cardinals caught a terrible break during their preseason game. First-round pick Jonathan Cooper broke his leg.

Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign first round pick Jonathan Cooper

The organization and their rookie offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper agreed to a four-year contract on Sunday morning, according to a number of media sources.
Via One is the Loneliest Number
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals, Jonathan Cooper can’t reach a middle ground

Slowly but surely the entire 2013 NFL draft class has been getting signed by their respective teams in time for camp.  Except for at least one player. According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, the Cardinals and rookie first round pick, guard Jonathan Cooper can’t seem to reach a middle ground to get a deal done. The Cardinals and the agent for guard Jonathan Cooper are...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFC West First-Round Grades

The First-Round of the 2013 NFL draft is finally over, and it’s time to compare what the teams in the 2013 NFC West did to win the division in 2013. The Arizona Cardinals kicked off the West with the 7th overall pick. 7. Arizona Cardinals select: Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina You don’t take guards in the top ten. I know Arizona needs offensive line help, but I don...
Via The Penalty Flag
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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