Five bold predictions for the 2014 Cardinals

Mandatory Credit: (AP Photo/Matt York) In 17 days, the Cardinals will return to team headquarters to begin the opening stages of training camp. Fast forward two months and they hit the field to open the 2014 season. Here are five bold, and very bold predictions for the 2014 season. 1) Carson Palmer surpasses 5500 yards Woah, hold it there. You cannot be telling me that Carson Palmer...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Fantasy Football Outlook

When you think about fantasy football and the Arizona Cardinals, the only guy that comes to mind is Larry Fitzgerald. However the lack of quality quarterback play the past few seasons has been a big reason why Fitzgerald's stock has dropped.  He has failed to reach 1,000 yards the past two years. In 2014, Andre Ellington is taking over as the teams starting running back and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bold predictions, Third-tier Palmer, Kolb arrested and more

We hope you had a happy and safe Fourth of July and are enjoying the long holiday weekend. Since you have a few minutes and maybe missed some of the great content this week, take a moment and enjoy our weekly rewind. It’s only 20 days until training camp opens. Football is almost back, folks. Ten bold predictions for the Arizona Cardinals season. (READ) Carson Palmer is third-tier...
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These 10 “contenders” will miss 2014 playoffs — door is open for Arizona Cardinals

One of the great things about the NFL is that nearly every team can make a case for the upcoming season being “their year.” That’s because every campaign sees plenty of worst-to-first turnarounds, where non-playoff teams from the year before suddenly find themselves in postseason contention down the stretch. Conversely, that also means that there are plenty of franchise that...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer is a third-tier quarterback

Carson Palmer has some work to do if he’s going to take the Cardinals back to playoffs for the first time since 2009, at least according to the 26 “anonymous” league insiders who helped ESPN’s Mike Sando compile his quarterback tier rankings. Sando, who used to cover the NFC west for ESPN, got these 26 insiders to rank each of the 32 projected starting quarterbacks on a 1...
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10 Bold Predictions for the 2014 Arizona Cardinals season

Now that we are 10 weeks away from the opening weekend for the  NFL season, I thought it would be a great time to unveil my bold predictions for the Arizona Cardinals in 2014… 1.      Carson Palmer will make the Pro Bowl In the final nine games of the 2013 season Palmer threw for 2,563 yards, 16 TD’s and 9 INT’s. If you take out his ugly performance against the league...
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No lackluster for Lindley

(photo courtesy of   When the Arizona Cardinals drafted quarterback Logan Thomas in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL draft, Ryan Lindley knew his days with the team were numbered. The Cardinals as of now have four quarterbacks on their current roster. That is too many quarterbacks for head coach Bruce Arians, and with the guarantee from coach that Drew Stanton is...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

10 biggest questions going into the 2014 season

Every year the league takes twists and turns that no one expects. In 2013 we saw a linebacker in Kiko Alonso of the Bills who surprised everyone by being one of the best players in the entire rookie class despite not being a 1st round pick. The Cardinals as a team were a nice surprise too, reviving the career of Carson Palmer with some success in a very tough NFC West. But the unexpected...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer named 20th best in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s QB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson will report to minicamp

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson said Monday night that he would attend the team’s mandatory veteran minicamp which starts Tuesday morning. “Like I told you guys, I won’t hold out so we got that done,” Peterson told ESPN Monday night. “I will be there … be there full tilt ready to roll, taking that final step into camp.” Peterson’s agent, Joel Segal...
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June 10, 2014  |  1 Comment

Arizona Cardinals Projected Final 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

Quarterback #460978045 / 1. Carson Palmer Palmer was the guy at this spot last year, and while they added Logan Thomas, he is the man of the future, not the present. 2. Drew Stanton Keeping Stanton is an unfortunate sign for this team and for Logan Thomas’s development, because they will feel as though he is in no way ready to step on the field, so Stanton must...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Andre Ellington break out in 2014?

The Arizona Cardinals were pleased with the performance of running back Andre Ellington last season towards the end of the season, and there are many analysts that believe that he will have a breakout season in 2014. Ellington is an electric running back who has the ability to break a big play at any given moment, and that will help the Carson Palmer led Cardinals’ offense this...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Expect from Raiders’ Sophomores

#137985400 / It is often said that it takes a few years to truly be able to judge a team’s draft class.  According to that model, it is still too early to judge the players selected by Reggie McKenzie and the Oakland Raiders in 2013, but we are closer to seeing what the potential is. The 2013 draft was supposed to be special for rebuilding the greatness of the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Palmer: “Daryl Will be Welcomed Back With Open Arms”

The Cardinals are not usually known for being in the national spotlight, which is why following the news that star linebacker, Daryl Washington, would be suspended for the entirety of the 2014 season, the response by General Manger Steve Keim, and coach Arians was swift and stern. “It’s completely unacceptable that Daryl has once again put us in this position. We all know what...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Daryl Washington suspended one year for substance abuse violation

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington will be suspended the entire 2014 season for again violating the league’s substance abuse policy, the team announced Friday. “It’s completely unacceptable that Daryl has once again put us in this position,” Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said. “We all know what the consequences are and will deal with them.  From a personal...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Five Quarterbacks Most Likely to Get Traded in 2014

Quarterback trades are exceptionally rare in the NFL these days… well, outside of Oakland anyway.The Raiders traded for Carson Palmer in ’11, then dealt him to Arizona in ’13. They traded for Matt Flynn in ’13, traded away Terrelle Pryor and acquired Matt Schaub via trade this offseason.There was only one trade of significance involving a QB apart from the Raiders in ’13...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: Arizona offense is light years ahead of last year

The Arizona Cardinals were one of the surprising teams of last years NFL season, but they were unable to make the playoffs mainly because of a highly inconsistent offense. That seems to have changed according to head coach Bruce Arians, and he believes that the offense is already light years ahead of what it was last season. There is no doubt that the news is encouraging, but they...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Offense Building Off Of Its Success

When you look back at the 2013 Arizona Cardinals, you can look at a game that defined when Carson Palmer and the offense began to understand the concepts of what head coach Bruce Arians was looking for offensively. That game was the week five match up against the Carolina Panthers. They were not perfect by any stretch, but this began the turnaround for the Cardinals offense, and...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Quarterback Outlook

A new daily series by yours truly, will delve into each position and examine each player. To start off the series, we will look at the four players vying who lead one of the most scrutinized, but fan favorite positions. Carson Palmer: Palmer, a 12 year vet, is entrenched as the teams starter. The only role that is legitimately safe amongst the quarterbacks is Palmers’s.  After...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals like what they’re seeing from Michael Floyd this spring

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been a one-man show on offense for much of his career in Arizona, but that changed last season with the emergence of Michael Floyd. Floyd caught 65 passes for a team-high 1,041 yards and five touchdowns, which represented a big step forward from his rookie season and gave Carson Palmer two strong options in the passing game. Palmer said that Floyd...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals QB Carson Palmer is a big fan of WR Michael Floyd

(Photo: Matt Kartozian / USA TODAY Sports) With 66 receptions for 1,041 yards and five touchdowns in the 2013 season, it’s hard to say that Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd had a bad season.  The second-year pro is slowly emerging as one of the best young receivers in the NFL. Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is a big fan of Michael Floyd after the receiver helped the...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals discussing extension with Patrick Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals and star cornerback Patrick Peterson are discussing a contract extension, according to ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss. Peterson has been wanting to get a new deal done with the Cardinals for the past couple months, and it sounds like the two sides are intensifying negotiations. All that being said, the Cardinals aren’t in a hurry to give Peterson a big contract, especially...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals draft athletic quarterback Logan Thomas

The first quarterback off the board on Day Three of the NFL draft is Logan Thomas of Virginia Tech. Thomas went to the Cardinals in the fourth round, with the 120th overall pick. In Arizona, Thomas will do exactly what he needs to do: Get some time to sit behind Carson Palmer while he learns to play the quarterback position at the professional level. Thomas has a strong arm, good...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals land quarterback Logan Thomas in fourth round

The Arizona Cardinals were looking to draft a young quarterback that they could work on for the future, and they were able to do just that with the 120th overall pick. Bruce Arians and the Cardinals selected Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, and are very excited about the potentialities of his future in the NFL. There are some big concerns surrounding his game, but there are...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals interested in acquiring Mike Glennon from Buccaneers?

The Arizona Cardinals are heading into a season that is actually expected to be a fairly competitive one, and they could be looking to make a move to ensure that their future looks brighter as well. According to a report from the Arizona Republic, the Cardinals could be looking to acquire second-year quarterback Mike Glennon from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay has reportedly...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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