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Mike Jenkins carted off after non-contact injury

The Cardinals were expected to play safety Tyrann Mathieu against the Texans on Sunday, but the team reversed course and sat Mathieu as he continues to make his way back from a torn ACL. They also kept cornerback Patrick Peterson on the bench and now they’ve lost another member of the secondary. Cornerback Mike Jenkins,…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

No rush for “mindful” Tyrann Mathieu

All along, Tyrann Mathieu has preached patience. The safety has been encouraged with his progress coming back from his ACL tear, and still hopes to be on the field when the Cardinals play the Patriots Sept. 11. But as good as Mathieu has done in practice, he is clearly cautious. “I wouldn’t say I’m ready to play a full game,” Mathieu said. “I still feel like I have a ways...
Via Word from the Birds
4 days ago

Colleagues happy Tyrann Mathieu set new market in secondary

Tyrann Mathieu and the Arizona Cardinals are both happy with his new contract. According to Honey Badger, his fellow players were all pleased with the new deal as well. Tyrann Mathieu on the congrats from other players: "Half were happy for me, half were happy I set the bar. It's a win for everybody." — Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) August 4, 2016 It certainly makes sense....
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals make Mathieu NFL's highest-paid safety

Tyrann Mathieu has signed a contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals that will make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is worth $62.5 million over five years and includes $40 million guaranteed. Cardinals and S Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu reached agreement on 5-year, $62.5 million agreement that includes $40M gtd, per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu to be NFL’s highest-paid safety

The Arizona Cardinals and safety Tyrann Mathieu are reportedly “deep in negotiations” to make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. An ACL hasn't changed the plans: #AZCardinals are deep in negotiations for an extension for Tyrann Mathieu, soon to be highest paid safety — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 16, 2016 Rapoport added this, speaking...
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu is 'taking a break' after deactivating social media accounts

Tyrann Mathieu is taking a break from social media. The Arizona Cardinals safety deactivated his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page on Friday with his reps telling ESPN that he’s “taking a break for a while.” They also said he doesn’t have a timeline when he’s going to return. Denise White, the CEO of EAG Sports Management, told ESPN the deactivations aren’t linked...
Via The Comeback
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM: ‘No doubt’ team wants Mathieu as fixture

Tyrann Mathieu’s 2015 season ended due to a torn right ACL, but the Arizona Cardinals will work to make sure the versatile star’s tenure with the team doesn’t expire when his rookie contract does. During an appearance on Arizona Sports 98.7, Arizona general manager Steve Keim said the franchise views Mathieu as a critical piece for the future. “It’s hard to say that...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu out for season with torn ACL

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians announced on Monday that defensive back Tyrann Mathieu suffered a torn ACL on Sunday night and will miss the remainder of the season. Mathieu tore the ligament after intercepting a pass from Sam Bradford in a 40-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. The injury was of the non-contact variety and did not look good. Mathieu, who had five interceptions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mathieu sends funny tweet hoping for good news on knee

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu went down with a knee injury in the fourth quarter of his team’s win over the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night. The injury was of the non-contact variety after he recorded an interception, and it didn’t look good. After the game, Palmer described the win as “bittersweet” and said the team is praying for Mathieu. As he awaits...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu curses at female critic on Twitter

Tyrann Mathieu made a costly mistake in the Arizona Cardinals’ loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, and he wasn’t about to hear criticism from the fans regarding the poor play.  Mathieu failed to make a tackle on Martavis Bryant, who caught a pass and impressively ran 88 yards for a touchdown to make it 25-13 Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter, essentially putting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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