The Cardinals Top Roster Battles

Most of the starters are set for the Arizona Cardinals, but a few positions remain where some solid competition could make things interesting. Training camp is underway and the Arizona Cardinals finally have the chance to work together as a team to fix the mistakes that caused them to go 7-8-1 last season. While most of the starting positions, such as quarterback, running back, and...
Via Revenge of the Birds
1 hour ago

Tyrann Mathieu getting confidence back for “real important camp”

Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu thinks he is the “best defensive player in the NFL” when he’s healthy, which suggests an overwhelming amount of confidence in his own ability. His injury record doesn’t create the same kind of confidence about his ability to actually stay healthy, however, and playing in a career-low 10 games last season…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Bird Droppings: Cardinals suit up and hit for first time in 2017

A look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals. Happy Tuesday one and all. Hope your week is going well. We have a ton of news coming out of day one of hitting with the Arizona Cardinals, so lets get right to it. Drew Stanton Continues To CompeteNotes: Backup QB won't change with Gabbert around; Nkemdiche's time; Pads on. Justin Bethel Backed Into A CornerVeteran still trying...
Via Revenge of the Birds
3 hours ago

Plaxico Burress, Tommy Kelly join Cardinals as coaching interns

Former receiver Plaxico Burress and defensive tackle Tommy Kelly have joined the Arizona Cardinals for training camp as coaching interns on Bruce Arians’ staff. According to Craig Grialou of, Edwards and Kelly are among several coaching interns serving on staff for training camp. Burress played under Arians for one season in Pittsburgh when Arians…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals 2017 training camp recap: Day 3

The pads came on and the season really stared for the Arizona Cardinals. There is nothing better in sports than day one of pads in football. At every level, it is a joy to behold the first day of hitting, because adrenaline is at its peak. Now, for the Cardinals, day one of hitting is out of the way and it is time to get to work. Although, there were some great sites from day...
Via Revenge of the Birds
15 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals hoping meeting with cornerback bears fruit

The Arizona Cardinals’ scheduled meeting with Brandon Flowers indicates that they’re concerned with their cornerback group The Arizona Cardinals could only fool themselves for so long. It appears that general manager Steve Keim is finally acknowledging that there’s a problem at the cornerback position. Its better late than never. The Cardinals are scheduled to meet […] Arizona...
Via Raising Zona
15 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Gabbert makes early push

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Blaine Gabbert had himself a nice practice on Sunday Nothing has changed for now nor will it change soon but Arizona Cardinals backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert could push Drew Stanton for the number two slot down the road.  On Sunday, he showed in practice just why. Gabbert and Stanton received most of […] Arizona Cardinals: Gabbert makes early push...
Via Raising Zona
15 hours ago

Larry Fitzgerald promises low-key retirement announcement

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald may or may not be preparing for his final NFL season, but one thing he’s sure of is that his retirement will be a fairly low-key affair.Fitzgerald said Sunday that when he does retire, there will be no elaborate, weepy press conference announcing the news.“That’s not how I am,” Fitzgerald said, via Josh Weinfuss of ESPN. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald won't say if 2017 will be his last season

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald is about to play in his 14th season as a professional, and he’s not ready to say whether it’s going to be his last.Speaking to reporters on Sunday before the Cardinals start training camp, Fitzgerald was asked whether retirement is in the cards following the 2017 campaign. His response was pretty awesome.“I feel good right now,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

An early look at the depth chart spots

There is no official depth chart until right before the first game of the preseason (which, given that the Cardinals play Aug. 3 in Canton against the Cowboys, is sooner than normal anyway), but after the first practice of training camp, we get an idea at least of how the players are stacked for now. Among the areas to note: The base defense and the offensive line. On the line, the...
Via Word from the Birds
1 day ago

Carson Palmer threw football so hard that David Johnson needed stitches

Carson Palmer needs to take it easy on his teammates.Palmer, who, this year, vowed to take it a bit easier during the summer/training camp so he can avoid injury, and it seems to be working. He’s throwing harder than he usually does, and now it’s his teammates that have felt it as a result, not him.Poor David Johnson. Palmer might be entering his final season in the NFL, and...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Arizona Cardinals could address the hole at cornerback

Last season the Arizona Cardinals entered the year as a Super Bowl favorite. They disappointed and finished the year just below .500 at 7-8-1. Many problems arose throughout the year but the most glaring hole was consistently the cornerback that was playing opposite Patrick Peterson. The year started with third round draft pick Brandon Williams. However, Williams was only in his...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Johnson wants 30 touches per game with Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is ready to be his team’s all-purpose solution.Johnson told SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio that he wants to offer his team 30 touches per game in 2017.“I feel like there’s room for me to definitely carry more,” Johnson said Sunday, via Charean Williams of ProFootballTalk. “I think the biggest thing is me learning and getting better...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Safeties in numbers' quiz

Summertime is the calm before the storm as far as the NFL season is concerned, but over the last few years a new tradition has taken hold during this time: getting publicly upset over arbitrary ranking lists.The NFL Network has been putting out it's annual Top 100 list for seven years now, and like clockwork, you absolutely count on at least one NFL player taking the list makers...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians hopes to coach beyond 2017 season

Bruce Arians revealed this week that he was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma back in December and had a cancerous piece of his kidney removed, but the 64-year-old coach does not sound like a man who plans on slowing down.Despite dealing with a variety of health issues during the 2016 season, Arians says he has given no thought to retiring. In fact, he is hoping to coach the Arizona...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Johnson wants to get Larry Fitzgerald and Carson Palmer a Lombardi Trophy

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has his eyes set on winning a title this year. The MVP contender seems to know his team’s championship window is closing as stars such as quarterback Carson Palmer and wideout Larry Fitzgerald get older. His respect and admiration for the two men has him gunning for the ultimate prize. Here’s the notable part of the interview he gave...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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