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Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Ryan Lindley

Free Agency Status:Unrestricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$570,000Why they must keep him:There’s no compelling argument to make here. Lindley was brought back because of the injuries to Palmer and Stanton. Bruce Arians didn’t want to throw rookie Logan Thomas into the fire during his rookie season. With the quarterbacks healthy, there’s no need for a fourth quarterback unless...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After 2 years, Arians, Keim get raise they didn't ask for

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) As NFL coaches and general managers go, Bruce Arians and Steve Keim already make up quite a tandem. So much so that after only two years in their jobs, they've been given contract extensions, and a big raise in pay, that both say they didn't seek. ''Flattered,'' Arians said at a news conference with Keim on Tuesday. ''It's extremely generous of (Cardinals President...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keim, Arians extensions reflect Cardinals' new philosophy

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Bruce Arians delivered the quintessential Bruce Arians line when he and Cardinals general manager Steve Keim sat down at the podium Tuesday to address their contract extensions. "Everybody in the building helped get us a raise, so the first round's on me," Arians said.  The Cardinals announced extensions through 2018 for both their coach and GM on Monday, but the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Bradley Sowell

Bradley SowellFree Agency Status:Restricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$570,000Why they must keep him:While the Cardinals problems on the offensive line were on the interior this season, the Cardinals could always use more depth at all positions and Sowell has been with Bruce Arians since Indianapolis. Continuity and chemistry are always a good thing and Sowell will be able to be had...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Extend Contracts of Arians and Keim Through 2018

The Arizona Cardinals keep coming out as the early winners in the NFL offseason when it comes to contract negotiations. They re-signed Larry Fitzgerald to a four-year deal and now word has come out that head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim have both agreed to four-year contract extensions through 2018. “Two years ago we hired Steve and Bruce a few days apart...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals extend contracts of coach Arians, GM Keim

PHOENIX (AP) -- After consecutive seasons with double-digit wins, the Arizona Cardinals have extended the contracts of coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim. The new deals put the pair under contract through the 2018 season with a team option for 2019. Under Keim and Arians, the Cardinals went 10-6 in 2013, then 11-5 last season, earning a wild card playoff berth. "Two...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Extend Bruce Arians and Steve Keim Through 2018

Keeping busy during the early stages of the offseason, the Arizona Cardinals just announced contract extensions for head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim through the 2018 season. Though the financials have not been revealed, keeping Arians and Keim with Cardinals was an excellent choice for the organization. The team has posted two consecutive double-digit win seasons...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians Says Colleges Not Preparing Spread QBs for NFL

I’m sure most will take this as a shot at Chip Kelly of the Eagles, but does Arians really have a point about spread and read option quarterbacks. Arians has been very critical before, and didn’t back off his assessment that colleges are not preparing spread quarterbacks for the NFL. Bruce Arians on QB's like Marcus Mariota and all these other spread guys. DA GAWD has spoken...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals give extensions to Bruce Arians and Steve Keim

After a strong 2014 season that was wiped out by two injured quarterbacks the Arizona Cardinals have given contract extension to both head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim. The new deals for Arians and Keim go though the 2018 season and figure to include nice raises for each. Overall the Cardinals were 11-5 on the season which is quite a surprise given the weak...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals extend contracts of coach Arians, GM Keim

PHOENIX (AP) After consecutive seasons with double-digit wins, the Arizona Cardinals have extended the contracts of coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim. The new deals put the pair under contract through the 2018 season with a team option for 2019. Under Keim and Arians, the Cardinals went 10-6 in 2013, then 11-5 last season, earning a wild card playoff berth. Cardinals...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals lock up Bruce Arians, Steve Keim through 2018

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday that they have extended both head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim through the 2018 season. Details were not announced, but both are expected to get raises. “Two years ago we hired Steve and Bruce a few days apart and believed we had something really special,” Cardinals president Michael...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arians, Keim get contract extensions from Cardinals through 2018

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Coming off an 11-5 season that tied a franchise record for most wins in a season, the Cardinals have rewarded head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim contract extensions through the end of the 2018 season. "Two years ago we hired Steve and Bruce a few days apart and believed we had something really special" Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Announce Extensions For HC Bruce Arians & GM Steve Keim

Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill announced Monday that they’ve signed GM Steve Keim and HC Bruce Arians to a contract extensions that will keep them with the team through 2018. Cards Pres Michael Bidwill announces new deals for GM Steve Keim & HC @BruceArians. Now under contract thru ’18 pic.twitter.com/B08MwPKA9z — Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) February 23...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians Attacks the Spread Offense

It’s pretty safe to say Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is not a fan of the spread offense. He prefers his quarterbacks to be in the pocket passer mold than the more mobile, agile quarterbacks you see on other teams in the league. Arians spoke on this topic during his press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Chris Wesseling of NFL.com has the story...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians on spread offense QBs: “I don’t even consider it quarterbacking”

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is known to speak his mind about anything. Arians, along with the rest of the NFL coaches are in Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine. The buzz coming out of Wedsnday’s session was how Oregon QB Marcus Mariota came in bigger than most expected. Even though Mariota knows that he has a big transition ahead of him, Arians has his own...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals DB Patrick Peterson Had a Blood Sugar Issue Last Season

Patrick Peterson is paid like one of the best defensive backs in the NFL should be paid. That being said, he will be the first to admit that he did not have the greatest season last year in his opinion. His head coach, Bruce Arians, does not concur with Peterson's assessment, but does think that his September was not up to par. After September he got it together and had a fine season...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: Couldn't have imagined Larry Fitzgerald in another uniform

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Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians Agrees With Bill Belichick: Every Play Should Be Reviewable

INDIANAPOLIS — Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has changed his tune. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick proposed that the NFL should allow teams to challenge any call on the field during last year’s league meetings, including penalties and judgement calls. Arians has come around on the proposed change. “Last year I thought it was kind of a weird recommendation...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Get in the Valentine’s Day Spirit

The Arizona Cardinals are getting into the swing of things on Valentine’s Day. They’re going to compete with the likes of the Despicable Me minions, Transformers, puppies and the rest for Valentine’s Day supremacy. The Arizona Cardinals 2015 Valentines are here! Let’s check them out courtesy of ArizonaSports.com and the team.   Other valentines that didn’t make the cut...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Looking To Sign Michael Sam?

Michael Sam has been out of the NFL for nearly fourth months, but the league’s first openly gay player could soon find a home with the Arizona Cardinals. Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians told Cyd Zeigler of OutSports.com that the team will be examining the possibility of signing Sam “in the next few weeks,” despite a seemingly less-than-ideal fit between his skill set and...
Via Gridiron Grit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Arizona Cardinals Might Be The First To Get Contract Extensions?

It’s not a player that we’re thinking of. In this case, it’s head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Steve Keim, according to Marc Sessler of NFL.com. Team president Michael Bidwell said yesterday that he plans to extend the contracts of both men. No specific terms have been discussed according to the report. “I think it’s the right thing to do, and I want to reward...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL coaches that are probably bad asses

Some NFL coaches look like they could lay someone out if they had to. Whether it be an animated personality, showing zero emotion, getting in the faces of officials, or flipping out on players, some coaches just look or act like they’re people you don’t want to screw with. (www.sltrib.com) Bruce Arians (Arizona Cardinals) Arians may be the most outspoken and animated...
Via Down and Distance
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Expect To Have Extensions In Place For Steve Keim & Bruce Arians In The Coming Weeks

Cardinals president Michael Bidwill says that he expects contract extensions for GM Steve Keim and HC Bruce Arians to be in place in the next few weeks. “I think it’s the right thing to do, and I want to reward people that have had success and brought success to the team,” Bidwill told Doug and Wolf Wednesday on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “I can’t think of two people more...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New Cardinals DC Bettcher brings 'fire in his belly'

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Bruce Arians' 30-14 record has supported his belief that "age doesn't have (expletive) to do with" coaching ability. That principle apparently applies to the other end of the age spectrum as well. New defensive coordinator James Bettcher is only 36 years old, he has just three years of NFL coaching experience, and he has no experience as a defensive coordinator at...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New Cardinals defensive coordinator aims to reduce big plays

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Four years removed from the University of New Hampshire, James Bettcher faced the media for the first time as Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator, pledging wholehearted support for the scheme instituted by his predecessor Todd Bowles. The 36-year-old coach, introduced at a news conference Tuesday, said an emphasis will be on reducing big plays. Coach Bruce...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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