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The “Best Fans in Baseball” want to know: “Where you at, KC?!”

My buddy Cardinals Fan emailed me this little nugget from St. Louis sportswriter Bernie Miklasz yesterday afternoon (before the 3-2 victory over the Oakland A's):"The Kansas City Royals (63-53) have a better record than the St. Louis Cardinals (62-54.) The Royals are going wild, having won seven in a row and 15 of their last 18. They're only a half-game behind the first place Detroit...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends

The Arizona Cardinals are going to have some tough decisions to make at the tight end position for this coming season and it is going to be a battle to watch as training camp unfolds. Rob Housler and Jake Ballard are the only two players back on the team after last season. Housler still has one season left on his contract while Ballard re-signed in free agency. The Cardinals added...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals sign a free-agent tight end

The Cardinals announced on today they reached terms on a two-year deal with a free agent tight end. But it wasn’t Jake Ballard. It wasn’t Jim Dray. It wasn’t Jeff King nor Kory Sperry. So who did they sign? John Carlson, formerly of the Minnesota Vikings, agreed to the deal, according to the team’s website. Carlson, 29, was released earlier this week by Minnesota in the second...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign free-agent tight end Carlson

The Cardinals moved quickly Friday on one of their top free-agent targets, signing tight end John Carlson to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 29-year-old Carlson was released Wednesday by the Vikings and visited Arizona on Thursday. He spent two seasons in Minnesota after signing a five-year, $25 million deal and posted a combined 40 catches...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals need a tight end

The Arizona Cardinals need tight ends badly. The situation on the roster is rather dire at best. Rob Housler is the only tight end under contract for 2014. Jake Ballard, Jim Dray, Jeff King and Kory Sperry are all free agents in one fashion or another when March hits. Housler has been inadequate in his three seasons in Arizona with 96 receptions for 1004 yards and one touchdown in...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cardinals Need a Tight End

USA TODAY Sports Rhett Savage Arizona Cardinals Writer The Cardinals search for a TE continues, year after year our TE’S rank among the bottom of the list. Last year we rolled out with Jeff King, Robert Housler, Jim Dray, Mike Leach and late free agent signee Jake Ballard. King went down with an injury and Jim Dray played more as a Fullback and Leach played on special teams, ...
Via TopSportsReport
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Roster Review: Tight End

The Arizona Cardinals have some decisions to make at the tight end position. Will they continue with a committee of unproductive extra blockers or will they upgrade and make that position a force in the passing attack? That’s the biggest question facing Arizona at this position for 2014. Let’s take a look at everyone’s contract status. Information comes from Spotrac.com. Rob...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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