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CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Carlson retirement puts Cardinals in a bind

With Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson unexpectingly retiring on Tuesday, the team is now left with nothing but inexperience at the position. The 30-year-old may have decided to call it quits due of his history of head injuries. Current tight ends on the roster consist of 2014 second-round pick Troy Niklas and 3rd-year TE Darren Fells, who's combined 2014 experience equals...
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Arizona's 30-year-old tight end Carlson announces retirement

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday. In a statement released by the team, Carlson said that after ''much thought and consideration,'' he and his wife Danielle decided this was the best decision. The 6-foot-5, 248-pound Carlson played seven NFL seasons with Seattle, Minnesota and Arizona...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL power rankings: Cardinals open at No. 15

The post-draft edition of the NFL power rankings make their debut with the Arizona Cardinals at No. 15, and one of their familiar adversaries at No. 1.
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Cardinals Waive RB Zach Bauman & CB Roc Carmichael

The Arizona Cardinals placed RB Zach Bauman and CB Roc Carmichael on waivers Tuesday, per Darren Urban. Carmichael, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Houston Texans. He spent two years with the team before he was among the Texans’ final roster cuts last year. Philadelphia later signed him off of the Texans’ practice squad ... The post Cardinals Waive RB Zach Bauman &...
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Jermaine Gresham & Zach Miller Could Be Options For Cardinals Following John Carlson’s Retirement

On Tuesday, Cardinals TE John Carlson surprisingly announced that he’s retiring from the NFL. According to Kent Somers, the Cardinals were not shocked by the news, but they also weren’t aware of Carlson’s plan to retire before the draft or they may have targeted a tight end during last week’s draft. Charles Robinson mentions that the Cardinals could ... The post Jermaine...
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Cardinals lose second tight end to retirement

The Arizona Cardinals are losing a tight end to retirement for the second straight year. John Carlson, who signed as a free agent before the 2014 season, called it a career Tuesday.  He had 33 receptions for 350 yards and a touchdown in 16 games last season. Last season, veteran tight end Jake Ballard retired in the middle of training camp. “After much thought and consideration...
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Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson retires

The Arizona Cardinals are losing a tight end to retirement for the second straight season. Last year, tight end Jake Ballard retired during training camp and this year tight end John Carlson has decided to hang it up after six years in the NFL.   Carlson only played one year in Arizona, but played in all 16 games and caught at least one pass in each game last season. He issued a...
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Carson Palmer Working Back From ACL Tear, Participated in Cardinals’ Offseason Workouts

The Arizona Cardinals went 11-5 last season and reached the playoffs. But they had to do their late-season heavy lifting without starting quarterback Carson Palmer. Palmer suffered an ACL tear to his knee, the second in his career, in November of 2014, just two days after signing a three-year, $50 million contract extension. But that contract extension has proved to be his saving...
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Carson Palmer on the mend, participates in first-team drills

Arizona Cardinals quarteback Carson Palmer was out on the field with his teammates Monday after missing the last 8 games of the 2014 season wtih a torn ACL. "You want all your guys out there," Palmer said, via NFL.com. "I know I want my five starting linemen and my two starting receivers. You don’t ever want to see guys on the sidelines. Unfortunately I’m not going to be...
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Photo: Carson Palmer finally returns to practice field for the Arizona Cardinals

If you didn’t feel the slightest bit bad for Arizona Caridnals quarterback Carson Palmer when he tore his ACL in November, I don’t know what to do with you, and that’s coming from a Seahawks fan. Palmer had just signed a brand new three year, fifty million dollar contract. The ink was hardly dry when disaster struck: Week 11 NFL Power Rankings Recap: Carson Palmer's injury...
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Arizona Cardinals: Impressive selections during the NFL Draft

Before the NFL Draft began three days ago, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said he was going to address major needs on the field by selecting key players to fill in certain roles. They had seven total picks in this draft. Originally the Cardinals were interested in taking a pass rusher but as they saw the Pittsburgh Steelers snatch Bud Dupree with the 22nd pick and the...
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Cardinals sign 5 undrafted free agents

One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left. According to NFL.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Cardinals have signed 5 rookie free agents. Georgia Southern linebacker Edwin Jackson Florida Atlanta linebacker Andrae...
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Winston-Salem State's Phillip Sims gets tryout with Arizona Cardinals

After playing for three schools in five seasons, Phillip Sims is hoping he has found an NFL home. The former five-star recruit, who ended his college career with Winston-Salem State will get a chance to try out with the Arizona Cardinals."I'm grateful and appreciative for the opportunity that the Cardinals coaching staff and organization has given me," Sims told HBCU Gameday. "And...
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Arizona Cardinals Biggest Steal and Reach in the Draft

Biggest Steal View image | gettyimages.com David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa 6’1, 224 pounds David Johnson has excellent measurables for a runningback, with his mix of height and strength.  He was underrated in this class because of the school he came from and because of some questions about his quickness.  Luckily, the Cardinals have a quick back already in Andre Ellington...
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Cardinals select J.J. Nelson in fifth round

Speed has been the theme of the day for the Arizona Cardinals. After adding a couple of pass rushers with speed, the Cardinals added a wide receiver, who might be one of the smallest players in the draft, but also one of the fastest and most dynamic return guys.With their second of two fifth-round picks, the Cardinals added J.J. Nelson from UAB. Nelson is 5’10 and weighs just 156...
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Arizona Cardinals select Shaquille Riddick in fifth round

The story of Saturday has been pass rush for the Arizona Cardinals. With their first fifth-round pick, the Cardinals selected defensive end Shaquille Riddick from West Virginia.Riddick is expected to be an outside linebacker in the Cardinals 3-4 system. Riddick is a tall linebacker and needs to add more weight to his frame. He stands at 6’5 and 245 pounds. However, Riddick said...
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Cardinals Select David Johnson in Round 3

Weeks ago, coach Bruce Arians mentioned how he felt this Cardinals team and the offense the team runs needed a big, H-back type of player. A player who can run the ball with authority but is willing to block. A back that can catch passes in various situations. Well on Friday night, Arians got his wish. On night two of an incredibly long NFL draft, Arizona selected Northern Iowa running...
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Arizona Cardinals finally address running back with third round pick

They took their sweet time about it, but the Arizona Cardinals finally got down to business and addressed their running back situation in the third round. Arizona picked David Johnson from Northern Iowa: Draft announcement of RB David Johnson, the #AZCardinals 3rd Rd pick. #CardsDraft Central: http://t.co/poyGvvwEtX pic.twitter.com/erPvdOcQwf — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals...
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Report: Cardinals Willing to Listen to Offers for Michael Floyd

Just two days after the Arizona Cardinals picked up the fifth-year option on Michael Floyd’s contract, the organization is reportedly shopping the receiver. Kent Somers of AZCentral Sports has the scoop: #azcardinals will listen if a team calls w/interest in trading for WR Michael Floyd. No one has. — Kent Somers (@kentsomers) May 1, 2015 Whichever team does potentially inquire...
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Cardinals open to trading WR Michael Floyd

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Michael Floyd is one of the key pieces in the Arizona Cardinals’ offense, but there is a chance that he won’t be back with the team next season. According to a report from Kent Somers, the Cardinals would be willing to listen to trade offers for Floyd if other teams came calling about him. #azcardinals will listen if a team calls w/interest...
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Cardinals land a machine in OT D.J. Humphries

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Arizona Cardinals will probably be taking a quarterback of the future in the later rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft. That is why desert officials took D.J. Humphries with the team’s first-round draft pick. The move makes sense when evaluating the interior front four. And it’s a great pick for the Cardinals when you think about the kind of downhill...
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D.J. Humphries defies odds to join the Arizona Cardinals

D.J. Humphries was told to stay in school by the NFL draft projection committee. He was told that he’d be a third round prospect but that if he stayed in school he could improve dramatically. Well the last laugh goes to the talented offensive lineman picked at number 24 by the Arizona Cardinals. After a stellar performance at the NFL combine Humphries shot up the boards. His talent...
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Arizona Cardinals: Last minute draft rumors

As the NFL Draft rapidly approaches there are various draft rumors circling around the league about who the Arizona Cardinals will select with the 24th pick overall in the first round. The NFL has recently mellowed their punishment for marijuana usage. At the NFL combine outside linebacker Randy Gregory failed his drug test, testing positive for marijuana. That being said the Cardinals...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona Cardinals Picking Up Fifth-Year Option on WR Michael Floyd

After a down 2014 season, some speculated the Arizona Cardinals may not pick up wide receiver Michael Floyd’s fifth-year team option, meaning he would become a free agent after the 2015 season. Instead, the team has informed the former first-round pick it will keep him around for at least the 2016 season. #azcardinals have told WR Michael Floyd and his reps they are picking up...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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