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Rams, recent history stand between Cardinals and playoffs

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Lyle Sendlein doesn't remember much from the Cardinals' 17-3 loss in St. Louis two seasons ago on Thursday night football.  "I probably deleted it from my memory," the Cardinals center said. "I'm sure there were a lot of sacks." Nine, to be exact. Quarterback Kevin Kolb got beat up so badly that his helmet was knocked off twice and he took a straight shot to jaw...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Arizona Cardinals Must Win Against the Chiefs to Keep Playoff Hope Alive

The Arizona Cardinals are essentially in a must-win situation this week against the Kansas City Chiefs if they want to make the playoffs. Let’s examine why this is true. The other three opponents on the schedule are the full compliment of NFC West foes. That is going to be tough seeing how St. Louis looked real sharp in demolishing Oakland last week and are playing solid football...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills say they have EJ Manuel back on 'original plan'

BY LANDON RODYBuffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel struggled adjusting to the starting gig his first year and a half, having been plagued by injuries as a rookie and failing to get a good handle on things as a young sophomore.Manuel combined for 16 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 14 total starts, and four weeks into his second season, he was replaced by veteran Kyle Orton.Despite...
Via AFC East Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Take with @BradleyGelber – All I Want For Christmas Is A QB

Here we are in mid-November and the Buffalo Bills are once again seemingly out of the playoff hunt. Similar to 2008, early season promise gave way to soul crushing reality. As in years past there are many issues that plague this team, but none more likely to be analyzed than that of the QB… There is no doubt that the NFL has always been and will always be a QB driven league. Teams...
Via Buffalo Wins
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

4 unforgettable moments between the Philadelphia Eagles & Green Bay Packers

The Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers will meet this Sunday at Lambeau Field. Although these two teams aren’t considered rivals, they have a history and are two of the league’s longest-tenured teams. Here are four unforgettable moments between the Eagles and Packers… The Michael Vick era begins The Eagles hosted the Packers in Week 1 of the 2010 season. Green Bay won...
Via cover32 - Eagles
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The top four moments in Packers vs Eagles history

The Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers will meet this Sunday in Lambeau Field. Although these two teams aren’t considered rivals, they have a long history and are two of the league’s longest-tenured teams. Here are the four most memorable moments in the Packers vs. Eagles history. 4. Michael Vick era begins, Week 1 2010 The Eagles hosted the Packers in Week 1 of the 2010...
Via cover32 - Packers
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Smith and EJ Manuel: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

The 2013 quarterback draft class is one of the least talented groups in recent memory. The top two quarterbacks drafted in this class, EJ Manuel and Geno Smith, have been scrutinized since the draft process started, and that hasn’t yet stopped. Currently in their second season, both quarterbacks have failed to show any signs of being franchise quarterbacks.Entering the 2013 season...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Survive and Advance Week 8

Last week in this spot, we were right on with the Rams over the Seahawks. We hit on Denver by a bunch over San Dieg on Thursday. Let’s keep the train of winning moving along.   Detroit over Atlanta in the super-early game. KC over St. Louis Houston over Tennessee with the Titans on starting quarterback number three this season. Tampa over Minnesota Seattle over Carolina Baltimore...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Arizona Cardinals debatable Power Rankings spot, Manziel’s hot GF, more

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 8! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 7 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb Explains His Retirement

Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is done with football at age 30 due to the impact of multiple concussions. He wrote a column that appears on SI.com and wanted to share how his life is after football. Let’s dive in with how football ended for Kolb, in his own words. I miss playing, but at first the hardest part was not having the routine. It was such a central part...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former QB Kevin Kolb still feels the pain in retirement

Frank Schwab, Yahoo:Players like Kevin Kolb leave our consciousness pretty fast. One year they're playing, the next they're not, and we rarely think about them again.But Kolb still thinks about football. He has no choice. The lingering symptoms from concussions are with him every waking moment, he said.Kevin Kolb was the 36th pick of the second round in the 2007 NFL Draft...
Via Patriots Life
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb officially retires from the NFL at age 30

AP Image It’s always sad to see players retire young through injury, no matter how good or bad they were on the field.  That’s the case with former quarterback Kevin Kolb who officially announced his retirement from the league due to concussions. Kolb wrote an article for Sports Illustrated where he explained how he was still living with the effects of the four concussions...
Via Down and Distance
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb Retires from NFL

Kevin Kolb has officially decided that the concussions were too much for him. Kolb has retired from the NFL per Sports Rants. Kevin Kolb has retired from the NFL #sportsrants — Anthony DiMoro (@AnthonyDiMoro) October 24, 2014 Hopefully, Kolb will be able to live a normal life post-retirement. We’ve all seen the horrible effects concussions have had on many current and former NFL players.
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB Kevin Kolb still suffers from concussions

Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb wrote in a first-person piece for The Monday Morning Quarterback that he still suffers from concussion symptoms. Kolb enjoyed a stretch as a successful back-up for the Eagles before poor play and concussions forced him out of the NFL after the 2013 preseason. My first concussion came right after I took over as the Eagles’ starter, on opening...
Via Tireball.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb on Concussions: “It’s Like a Shotgun Going Off In My Head Every Day”

The last time NFL fans heard any talk about Kevin Kolb he was being escorted through a stadium tunnel, having just been knocked out of what would end up being his last NFL game. The league moved on immediately…just as it always does. The scenario plays over and over again every season. We, as sports fans have become desensitized to the word “concussion” as we hear it in different...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB still feels effects of concussions every day

Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was forced to end his playing career before he reached his 30s because of head injuries. Kolb suffered four concussions that we know about. The first came in 2010 when he was with the Philadelphia Eagles and the last in a 2013 preseason game with the Buffalo Bills. The 29-year-old...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 6 Early Games: Bungles Gonna Bungle

After last Sunday's unexpected, yet sort of expected meltdown against a Patriots team that was seriously broken to that point, one has to wonder if the Bengals will ever be ready for the spotlight. Signing Andy Dalton to a six-year, bajillionty dollar contract extension this past offseason certainly showed us that their front office is all in. Or, at the very least, supports the...
Via Razzball Football
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills fans are losing patience with their team’s quarterback situation

Patience is a virtue. At least that’s what they say. The Buffalo Bills fanbase has been patiently waiting. PATIENTLY WAITING. Waiting for our shot at the postseason. Waiting for our ‘Franchise QB’ to flourish. Waiting for our team to string together a winning season. Waiting to be “Talkin’ Proud” Waiting to be “Recharged” Waiting to be able to say “This is our time”...
Via cover32 - Bills
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dear Washington, Please Don’t Fall for the Kirk Cousins Jig

Kirk Cousins may be one of the most popular backup quarterbacks in the NFL. To some, Cousins fits what the stereotypical quarterback is supposed to be in the NFL. Cousins has arm strength, leadership qualities, and he can move just enough to keep defenses honest. Cousins, whose skillset fits a pro-style offense rather than a spread offense put together his best game as a pro against...
Via The Front Office News
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego at Arizona: 5 Things We Learned

In the Monday Night Football season opener second-half-of-the-doubleheader, the Arizona Cardinals rallied for a late-game touchdown and defeated the San Diego Chargers 18-17. How could this happen, Chargers' fans bemoaned in unison. After all, they just played on August 28th and beat the Cardinals. Well, folks, that was preseason; and not just preseason but who's-going-to-make-the...
Via Football Nation
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why the Chiefs signed Alex Smith to a $68 million deal

Oh Dear10) He's a starter on an NFL team, so there is usually money involved regardless of quality9) He had 378 yards and 4 TDs in a playoff game last year, which would seem a lot more impressive if the Colts had a defense, or if they won the game8) Club has no athletic QB2 to cuckold him7) It's an NFL contract, so the actual final dollar value might as well be in lire for all of...
Via Five Tool Tool
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

With Sexy Rexy Off the Market, What Quarterbacks are Still Available?

With Rex Grossman signing with the Cleveland Browns, and some people still worried about the backup QB situation in Chicago, let’s take a look at some of the quarterbacks on the market. Josh Freeman – After being cut from the New York Giants a few months ago, Josh finds himself on the free agent market once again..  Freeman, a once promising young quarterback while with Tampa...
Via Sports Mockery
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Four preseason standouts who flopped fast

Football has now been on your television for a full week. That means life feels complete again, and the universe is properly aligned. But has football actually, really been on your TV? Look closer, and tell me what you see. I see Michael Vick with a vintage Vick 14-yard scrambling run against mostly second teamers. And I see Johnny Manziel making his highly anticipated NFL debut...
Via Bloguin Best
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Four preseason standouts who flopped fast

Football has now been on your television for a full week. That means life feels complete again, and the universe is properly aligned. But has football actually, really been on your TV? Look closer, and tell me what you see. I see Michael Vick with a vintage Vick 14-yard scrambling run against mostly second teamers. And I see Johnny Manziel making his highly anticipated NFL debut...
Via This Given Sunday
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Team by Team: Why 2014 will be a successful season

Tis the season for optimism. From coast to coast, city to city, every NFL team currently feels like 2014 is going to be successful; as they grind their way through training camp, each is convinced that this is the year the franchise takes the next step. Reports coming out of camps support these positive vibes. It’s nothing but stories about more efficient offenses, coupled with...
Via cover32
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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