After practice: Gump goes headless

The final practice of the week Thursday didn’t have a ton of flavor. Featuring cards and simulated Bears offensive and defensive plays to prep each side of the ball for Saturday’s game, there wasn’t a lot to draw upon. But afterward it was kind of interesting. Rookie cornerback Gump Hayes came off the field holding shoulder pads and helmets of veterans. That’s not unusual...
Via Word from the Birds
4 hours ago

David Johnson: Netflix feast prompted dietary adjustments

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has changed his diet after watching a Netflix series.Right off the bat, you may be thinking that Johnson had to trim down after munching on potato chips as a couch potato while binge-watching Netflix.Not exactly.In July, Johnson and his wife Meghan started following a plant-based diet after watching Netflix documentaries on food.Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
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What does Football Outsiders think of the Arizona Cardinals offense heading into 2017?

Football Outsiders takes a look at the Arizona Cardinals offense heading into 2017. Every year Football Outsiders produces one of the must buy analytics and information based books of the year. The 2017 Football Outsiders Almanac is available for purchase now and Football Outsiders was kind enough to provide us some answers on the 2016 Arizona Cardinals and look forward to the 2017...
Via Revenge of the Birds
14 hours ago

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals are bored with training camp

A look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals. Happy Thursday one and all, as we move towards the Arizona Cardinals tilt with Chicago Bears there is a ton of news coming out of Glendale today. Let’s get you to it. A Blitz In Cardinals' ClothingDefense has multiple players capable of bolting into backfield. Tyrann Mathieu Frees Himself At SafetyVeteran "never really took pride...
Via Revenge of the Birds
16 hours ago

Cardinals WR John Brown’s recovery hampered by sickle cell trait

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown has been limited in training camp by a quad injury, and the receiver’s sickle cell trait apparently has slowed his recovery.Brown was a strong performer as a rookie in 2014 and then had a breakout 2015 season where he had 1,003 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. Last year his stats were almost cut in half as he battled a hamstring injury...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu has funny quip about Cardinals’ wide receiver struggles

Wide receiver play has not been a strong suit for the Arizona Cardinals so far this year at training camp, and Tyrann Mathieu has his theory as to why.Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians took to the press on Monday to rip his receivers for their sorry showing at camp.“I must’ve been seeing things back in the spring when I said we had 12 guys who could play in the NFL,” said Arians...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cards wideout John Brown says he’s not healthy yet

Cardinals wide receiver John Brown heard coach Bruce Arians loud and clear, when the coach complained about his lack of talented wide receivers. But Brown wanted to make it clear that he’s not performing to standard right now because he’s not healthy enough to. “I understand the situation that’s going on with the receivers and [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Bruce Arians absolutely unloads on Cardinals wide receivers

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is not a happy camper. With speedster John Brown still sidelined to injury and not much behind Larry Fitzgerald at wide receiver, Arians himself took time out of his day to absolutely unload on the team’s pass catchers.“I must’ve been seeing things back in the spring when I said we had had 12 guys who could play in the NFL,” Arians...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals concerned over John Brown's injury

The Arizona Cardinals are going to need young receiver John Brown healthy and at 100 percent if they hope to rebound after last season’s disastrous performance.Unfortunately for the Cardinals, Brown has been limited in camp due to a quad injury. This comes on the heels of him struggling through injuries during a substandard 2016 campaign that saw the speedster put up just 517 yards...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer got into funny argument with reporter over his age

Carson Palmer is apparently older than even he cares to admit.The Arizona Cardinals QB had a funny argument with a reporter Wednesday, insisting that there was no way he was older than retired signal caller Byron Leftwich, the Cardinals’ quarterbacks coach. A quick Google search however ultimately ruled against Palmer, per Darren Urban of the team’s website. The person in question...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the 'Honey Badger' Make the Sickest Interception of Training Camp

Remember how Tyrann Mathieu recently said he was the best player in the world? While you may or may not agree with the Honey Badger's assessment, he's right to be brimming with confidence. Mathieu's reportedly been an unstoppable force during Arizona Cardinals training camp, racking up interceptions at an astonishing rate: Mathieu recently took to Instagram to showcase some...
Via Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerwynn Williams delivers first TD of NFL preseason

The combination of Blaine Gabbert and Kerwynn Williams helped deliver the first touchdown of the 2017 NFL preseason to viewers, and also gave the Cardinals a 7-0 lead in Thursday night’s Hall of Fame Game.Gabbert looked sharp and went three-for-three on the team’s opening drive of the game, racking up 57 yards.And with the Cardinals doing most of their damage through the air...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald hauls in Hall of Fame Game's best catch without even playing

Larry Fitzgerald dazzles every time he hits the football field — no matter how big or small the stage is.The Cardinals receiver didn’t play in the Hall of Fame Game on Thursday night, but fans still enjoyed watching him hit the field in warmups.And, in true Fitz fashion, he made a stellar catch without really even trying. Check out this one-handed snag. Just Fitz being Fitz.
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Warner enters the Hall as the GOAT of perseverance

Toward the end of his career, in the days he was cementing his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame by guiding his second franchise to a Super Bowl, it was somehow possible to forget just how improbable Kurt Warner’s rise to NFL stardom had been a decade prior. Coming into 1999, the St. Louis Rams were hardly expected to be of much consequence, let alone one the most memorable...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why David Johnson should be drafted No. 1 overall in fantasy football

Fast-forward to late August. Suddenly, fantasy footballers around the world will find themselves in a familiarly exciting but stressful situation. Having the No. 1 overall pick in a fantasy draft is a blessing. But the yearly debate is even harder to decipher this season. Which player should come off the board first?Consensus rankings from experts across all platforms have a trio...
Via The Sports Post
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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