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Sean Weatherspoon set to play in Cardinals' preseason finale

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Inside linebacker is supposed to be the weak link in an otherwise strong Arizona Cardinals defense. Coach Bruce Arians begs to differ. So does Kevin Minter, who is slimmed down and healthy after an injury-plagued second pro season in 2014. And it looks like Minter finally will have Sean Weatherspoon alongside him when the season opens Sept. 13 against New Orleans...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Rookie To Watch | Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals rookie to pay close attention to this year is third round RB David Johnson.  The Cardinals RB depth chart lacks talent and a bonafide starter.  Andre Ellington has shown he can be an NFL back, but has had problems staying healthy.  Things got so bad this preseason the team went and brought in the ancient Chris Johnson.  David Johnson has the ability to be...
Via DraftSeason
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Cardinals, Colts, Patriots, & Rams

Buccaneers Jenna Laine reports the Buccaneers are dissatisfied with the offensive line play and are looking for help and are exploring trading options. Cardinals Cardinals RB Chris Johnson will get reps today during team drills and “should be playing Thursday” after participating in individual drills on Monday. (Josina Anderson) Colts Colts DT Arthur Jones is seeking a ......
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Cardinals optimistic Sean Weatherspoon can practice on Tuesday

The beginning of Sean Weatherspoon's tenure in Arizona hasn't quite gone as planned. Weatherspoon signed a one-year deal in the offseason, but has essentially missed all of training camp and the preseason due to a hamstring injury he suffered the first day of camp.  The veteran linebacker could miss Week 1, if he is not able to recover and get back on the field, according to head...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Cut 11 Players Including LB Lorenzo Alexander

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of 11 players on Monday, as they work to get their roster down to 75 players. The list of players either released or placed on waivers includes: P Dave Zastudil LB Lorenzo Alexander LB Glenn Carson G Nate Isles LB Andrae Kirk CB Shaq Richardson TE Gannon Sinclair WR ... The post Cardinals Cut 11 Players Including LB...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Cardinals' offense struggles against Raiders

For the first half of the game Sunday night, the Arizona Cardinals offensive starters struggled as the Khalil Mack, Dan Williams and the Oakland Raiders got after Carson Palmer.At the end of the first half, the Cardinals found themselves down 15-3. Defensively, the team did it’s job and got after the Raiders too. Thanks to fortunate field position, the Raiders offense was set up...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Cardinals DB Cariel Brooks Returns Derek Carr Interception 81-Yards For A Touchdown

When you are an undrafted rookie from a small school no one but your parents have heard of it is vital that you make at least one big play during a preseason game to give the coaches a reason to keep you around. Arizona Cardinals rookie defensive back Cariel Brooks certainly did just that against the Oakland Raiders Sunday night.What did he do? He stepped in front of a Derek Carr...
Via FatManWriting
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Chris Collingsworth Drop An F-Bomb Talking About Cardinals Pathetic Attempts To Block Khalil Mack?

The Arizona Cardinals had just a little bit of trouble with Raiders Khalil Mack Sunday night. The second year linebacker had his way with the Cardinals offensive line recording three tackles (including one for a loss) and two sacks before his night was done.He was having such a good night against the Cardinals that he caused commentator Chris Collingsworth to curse on the air! Did...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals vs. Raiders: What to Watch For

Sunday night, the Arizona Cardinals will take on the Oakland Raiders in the bay area for Sunday Night Football. With the game being the third preseason game, this is probably the last that the starters will be seen until the regular season begins against the New Orleans Saints at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale during Week One.Tonight though, the Cardinals will get...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Draft Day: 3 Cardinals You Should Draft

1. Cardinals D/ST The Cardinals defense should be good again this season.  One of the most important things about fantasy defenses is the ability for the defense to force turnovers.  With Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu on the back end, the Cardinals defense should be able to cause opposing quarterbacks to be intercepted. 2. Carson Palmer Carson Palmer is not going to be your...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release CB Ross Weaver

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of CB Ross Weaver on Saturday, according to Darren Urban. Weaver, 28, originally signed on with the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State back in 2010. He lasted just a few months with the team before he waived at the start of the 2010 regular season ... The post Cardinals Release CB Ross Weaver...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Three things the Arizona Cardinals fans want answers to, ASAP!

The Arizona Cardinals have been the enigma of the NFL for the last few seasons; they’re impossible to pin down. Are they overachieving? Are they a real contender? Are they a sheep in wolves’ clothing? AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make...
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Newly re-signed Mychal Kendricks redefining ILB role

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has very specific height-weight-speed parameters for every position on the roster. It is rare to go through a press conference without Kelly mentioning something about “height-weight-speed.” He places a lot of value in those measurements and rarely deviates from those qualifications. After the Eagles gave linebacker Mychal Kendricks...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals players all smiles as end of training camp approaches

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- So what's with those smiles on the faces of Arizona Cardinals players? Thursday was the last full day of training camp. The team breaks camp following a Friday morning practice two days ahead of the third preseason game in Oakland. That's welcome news to just about everyone. Camp started July 31 with a fitness test, with the first practice the following day. Four...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three of the most awesome plays from the Arizona Cardinals preseason

Week 2 of the preseason always seems out of place. I mean, we get all amped for Week 1 because, well, we’ve been waiting for the faintest whiff of football for months. But by the second half, it becomes all to clear that this is not the football we’ve been craving; it’s some half-bred monster of America’s game. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals look to improve pass blocking in final week of camp

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The No. 1 priority for the Arizona Cardinals' offensive line is to keep Carson Palmer upright. And there were issues in that area in last weekend's 22-19 preseason loss to San Diego. Palmer, a 35-year-old quarterback coming off ACL surgery, played less than a quarter and was sacked twice. Backup Drew Stanton was sacked four times. All six sacks occurred in the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians rips NFL preseason officiating

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was none too happy with the eight-person officiating crew that oversaw Saturday night’s preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. In fact, that is putting it mildly. “Don’t ask me about officials,” Arians said (h/t ESPN), when prodded about the experimental eight-person officiating crews. “Please. That’s why I’m hoarse...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Killed After Throwing Deep Ball To Jaron Brown

When the Arizona Cardinals watch the film from Saturday night's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers wide receiver Jaron Brown is going to get quite a few pats on the back for his big catch in the second half where he was well-covered by the defense, but managed to pull it down anyway.He'll deserve every one, but will probably not get one from Phillip Rivers. He'll be busy...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson: Can veteran RB revive his career with the Cardinals?

Chris Johnson hasn’t been viewed as a superstar running back for the past few seasons, but the Arizona Cardinals decided to give him another chance to prove himself during the 2015 season. They signed him to a one-year deal and Bruce Arians has made it clear that they will give him an opportunity to win the starting job away from Andre Ellington if he can play consistently good...
Via This Given Sunday
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson shares photo of gunshot wound on Instagram (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Chris Johnson has finally found a new place to call home. And, after a tumultuous offseason, the troubled running back signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals on Monday. Following a disappointing season with the Jets, Johnson was a free agent after New York declined to pick up its option on the running back in February — but that was far from the worst part of his offseason...
Via The Other Paper
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: Chris Johnson is 'not promised anything'

Chris Johnson and the Arizona Cardinals recently agreed to a one-year deal, but the veteran running back has no guarantees other than a chance to earn a place on the 53-man roster. According to Darren Urban of the team’s official site, head coach Bruce Arians said he promised nothing to Johnson or tight end Jermaine Greshman. Arians said he told both CJohnson and Gresham...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan surprises Patrick Peterson with great gift

Anyone who owns a signed professional player jersey knows how precious of a commodity they have. Likely, if you own such an item, you’ve got it showcased under glass in your man or woman cave. Imagine the surprise that Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson experienced when he opened a random package from NBA legend Michael Jordan. The package from “His Airness” included...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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