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Ex Chicago Bear Bashes Former Coaching Staff

One of Phil Emery’s first free agent signings in 2012 was running back Michael Bush. After four years with the Oakland Raiders, Bush signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Bears worth $14 million, $7 million guaranteed.  In four seasons with Oakland, he rushed for 2,642 yards and 21 touchdowns. Bush was supposed to arrive in Chicago as a solid No. 2 option at running back behind Matt...
Via Sports Mockery
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Sam among 100 players invited to first veterans combine

Michael Sam is among more than 100 players invited to the first NFL veterans combine, set for March 22 at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was cut by St. Louis at the end of training camp last year. He then joined the Dallas practice squad before being released. The defensive end from Missouri has said he wants to...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Sam, Felix Jones, Michael Bush among those going to vets combine

Michael Sam is among more than 100 players invited to the first NFL veterans' combine, set for March 22 at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was cut by St. Louis at the end of training camp last year. He then joined the Dallas practice squad before being released. The defensive end from Missouri has said he wants to...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Sam, Felix Jones, Michael Bush at vets combine

Michael Sam is among more than 100 players invited to the first NFL veterans' combine, set for March 22 at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was cut by St. Louis at the end of training camp last year. He then joined the Dallas practice squad before being released. The defensive end from Missouri has said he wants to...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Mailbag: The Offseason Ahead

Each week, we welcome your questions about all things Cardinals on our Twitter feed @Cover32_ARI. We’ll answer a question or two in this spot every week.This week’s question comes from Tim in Sedona. What is the outlook for free agency for the Cardinals? –Tim in Seconda This is tough to assess right now but we’ll give it our best shot. Arizona would be in the market for a...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Next Man Up Defeats Kansas City

When the Cardinals needed a next man up, Kerwynn Williams answered the call. Just signed off the practice squad after the Cardinals waived Michael Bush, the little known Williams rushed for 100 yards and became the first member of the Cardinals all season to do so. A running backs unit that had just lost their star back Andre Ellington, looked the best they had all season. Things...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Friday 12/5

Broncos Broncos signed K Brandon McManus to their practice squad. Cardinals Cardinals waived RB Michael Bush and TE Matthew Mulligan. (NFLTR) Cardinals activated OLB Matt Shaughnessy from the short-term injured reserve list. (NFLTR) Cardinals promoted RB Kerywnn Williams from their practice squad. (NFLTR) Ravens Ravens placed DL Haloti Ngata on the reserve-suspended...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Waive RB Michael Bush & TE Matthew Mulligan, Activate OLB Matt Shaughnessy

The Arizona Cardinals have placed RB Michael Bush and TE Matthew Mulligan on waivers Friday and activated OLB Matt Shaughnessy from the short-term injured reserve list. Cardinals also promoted RB Kerywnn Williams from their practice squad. Shaughnessy suffered a knee injury back in October and has missed eight games. Shaughnessy, 28, signed a two-year, $4.4 million contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Rice is Not The Answer, Cardinals Fans

Former Baltimore running back Ray Rice is available to play in the league and some teams namely Indianapolis and New Orleans have reportedly inquired about his services. The Arizona Cardinals should not even pickup the phone to ask if he wants to play here. Here’s why. 1. Rice hasn’t played in months and his physical shape is unknown at best. Hopefully he continued with a very...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Visits Atlanta: Five Things to Know

The Falcons are still in the playoffs.If the season ended today, Atlanta would win the NFC South and host a playoff game. It would be the strangest thing to happen to the NFL in quite some time.The fans that fill the Georgia Dome on a weekly basis may get excited, but the ride may be a short one. And of course, some team with a winning record, or two for that matter, may be left...
Via Football Nation
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cardinals, Jets, Raiders, & Ravens

Cardinals Despite being signed early this week, RB Michael Bush does not expect to have a significant role this weekend, but mentioned that he could see time on special teams. (Josh Weinfuss) Jets Manish Menhta of the New York Daily News reports that HC Rex Ryan and OC Marty Mornhinweg were among the majority of people in the organization, including players, that wanted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals hoping Bush can fill Dwyer's role

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The impact of Jonathan Dwyer's arrest on the Cardinals is far less significant than its impact on his family, but it has created a void in the running game. The Cardinals hope they found a solution to those issues after signing veteran running back Michael Bush, 30, on Tuesday, while releasing rookie running back Kerwynn Williams. The 6-feet-1, 245-pound Bush adds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Week 13 showdown announced as top NFL game to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Bring Michael Bush Aboard

The Arizona Cardinals finally have a bigger running back to excel in short-yardage situations. Multiple media outlets report the Cardinals have signed former Raider and Bear Michael Bush to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed. Bush a 6-foot-1, 240 pound running back, played in 13 games last season with Chicago and recorded 197 rushing yards and three touchdowns. The big question...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Sign Veteran Running Back Michael Bush

The Arizona Cardinals are making a late-season effort at resurrecting their struggling ground game by signing 30-year-old running back Michael Bush to the team. Will RB @michaelbush29 make an impact in the run game? @Cardschatter's BLOG: http://t.co/JkJSkb5xQS #AZCardinals pic.twitter.com/DFWuw3BPm9 — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) November 26, 2014 Bush has not played throughout...
Via Sportsnaut
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Bolster Backfield; Sign Michael Bush

GM Steve Keim continues to make moves to bolster the Cardinals roster. Tuesday, he added veteran running back Michael Bush to the roster. Bush, 30, is coming off a short stint with the Chicago Bears after spending a good amount of his early career with the Oakland Raiders.It’s no secret the Cardinals need help at the running back spot. Second-year starter Andre Ellington has had...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign free agent RB Michael Bush

The Cardinals have signed free agent running back Michael Bush to their roster. Kerwynn Williams has been waived in a corresponding roster move. Bush figures to be listed as fourth on the Cardinals depth chart after sitting out the entire season. He played the last two years with the Bears but produced just 608 yards on 177 carries (3.4 average) and eight touchdowns. He would serve...
Via Tireball.com
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign former Bears RB Michael Bush

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals signed running back Michael Bush on Tuesday and released Kerwynn Williams. Bush has 809 carries for 3,250 yards and 29 touchdowns along with 104 receptions for 1,010 yards and two touchdowns over a seven-year NFL career. Bush entered the league as a fourth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 draft. He sat out his rookie season because...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign former Bears RB Michael Bush

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals signed running back Michael Bush on Tuesday and released Kerwynn Williams. Bush has 809 carries for 3,250 yards and 29 touchdowns along with 104 receptions for 1,010 yards and two touchdowns over a seven-year NFL career. Bush entered the league as a fourth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 draft. He sat out his rookie season because...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals sign RB Michael Bush

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals signed running back Michael Bush on Tuesday and released Kerwynn Williams. Bush has 809 carries for 3,250 yards and 29 touchdowns along with 104 receptions for 1,010 yards and two touchdowns over a seven-year NFL career. Bush entered the league as a fourth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in the 2007 draft. He sat out his rookie season because...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Signed RB Michael Bush & Waive RB Kerwynn Williams

The Arizona Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have signed veteran RB Michael Bush to a contract and placed RB Kerwynn Williams on waivers, per Mike Jurecki. The Cardinals could use some move production from their running backs as Andre Ellington has seen his yards-per-carry drop considerably in recent weeks. However, it’s hard to say what Bush will offer seeing he wasn...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Worked Out Veteran RB Michael Bush

ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the Washington Redskin brought in veteran RB Michael Bush for a workout on Tuesday. Bush, 30, signed a four-year contract with the Bears back in 2012, but he lasted just two years with the team before he was cut loose this past March. He found very little interest as a free agent. Last year, he appeared in 15 games and ran for 197 yards on 63...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears Must Save Matt Forte from Himself

There is no denying that the best Chicago Bears offensive player is Matt Forte.  It is for that reason that the team must try harder to give him rest. Ka’Deem Carey had one touch in Buffalo Bills loss When asked why he didn’t make a more concerted effort to play then backup running back Michael Bush more snaps, head coach Marc Trestman stated it was less because he didn’t...
Via Sports Mockery
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Takeaways From Bears Preseason Game 3

Last night, the Chicago Bears faced off against the Seattle Seahawks in their third, and most important preseason bout.  Here are 5 takeaways from the game. 1. Kadeem Carey Will Be A Solid Back-Up #453623800 / gettyimages.com The team is experiencing something different in their Running Back rotation than in previous years.  The Bears have been notorious for running Forte and...
Via TopSportsReport
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Michael Bush looking for a home in the NFL

Michael Bush, former University of Louisville running back, is still looking for a home as the National Football League enters the exhibition season. There’s a possibility he could wind up with the New York Giants. The Giants are currently missing their top two running back, with injuries to Peyton Hillis and David Wilson, and are lacking backps with significant NFL experience...
Via Louisville Card Game
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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