Examining Cardinals DB's in March

The Arizona Cardinals have a lot of young talent in the secondary, but it is far from a finished product.The secondary features dynamic players such as Patrick Peterson, Rashad Johsnon and Tyrann Mathieu. The team is also very high on Jerraud Powers, who some of the coaches felt was the best corner on the roster at times last year.It also has promising young players in Justin Bethel...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu Takes a Stand Against Internet Bullying

There was some doubt about Tyrann Mathieu when he entered the NFL with how his college career came to an end, but he has proven to be a talented player and a valuable one to the Arizona Cardinals. Recently he was awarded the Ed Block Courage Award; something that is given to a player from each team “who exemplify commitments to the principles of sportsmanship and courage.” ...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu's Mother Indicted on Medicare Fraud Charges

One of the bad things about being in professional sports is that not only does every bad thing you do became media fodder, but anything involving your family does as well. Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu is quite familiar with the media spotlight, but it appears that this time the focus is not on him.It's on his mother, Sheila, who has been indicted on charges relating...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim praises Tyrann Mathieu’s work ethic

Between now and the NFL Draft you can expect to hear a lot of talk about character issues and how they affect a prospect’s draft stock. Here’s a reminder to take everything you hear with a grain of salt… AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their cap value Here’s what Arizona Cardinals...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Freshman Cornerback Ed Paris Is Studying Film Of Former Tiger Star DB Tyrann Mathieu

As a freshman at LSU this fall, cornerback Ed Paris played primarily on special teams, recording three tackles in 13 games. Naturally, Paris is looking to compete for a starting job next season and today he included studying practice film of recent LSU star CB Tyrann Mathieu as part of his off-season preparation.  Paris tweeted a screen shot of Mathieu’s film on television and...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Tyrann Mathieu

Tyrann MathieuHeight: 5'9" Weight: 186 lbs D.O.B.: May 13, 1992 (22)School: LSU Experience: 69th pick (2013) Position: S/CBGoing into the season:Coming off major knee surgery (ACL replacement), Tyrann Mathieu looked to solidify himself as one of the best, young defensive backs in the league. Aftermarijuana derailed his college carreer, Mathieu has maintained a enormous chip on his...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Safety Power Rankings: Is Tyrann Mathieu of the Arizona Cardinals number one?

Anybody and their grandmother can make a power rankings list for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. It takes a real man or a sportswriter with nothing better to do to rank the less glamorous positions. In that spirit let’s find out who the top ten safeties are playing in the league right now. To determine the list I went by Pro Football Focus’ pass coverage ratings. Tashuan Gipson...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Lose Tyrann Mathieu For 3 Weeks

The Arizona Cardinals received another dose of bad injury news when they found out safety Tyrann Mathieu will be out for three weeks. He needs minor surgery to put a pin in his broken thumb to stabilize the digit he broke during Sunday’s loss at Atlanta. Mathieu will miss games against Kansas City, St. Louis and Seattle before possibly returning for the season-finale with San Francisco...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu to have surgery on broken thumb

  Add another injury to an already long list for the Arizona Cardinals. Safety Tyrann Mathieu will undergo surgery on his broken left thumb on Wednesday and could be sidelined until the team's regular-season finale. Mathieu will have a pin inserted in the thumb. The Cardinals said Tuesday that the thumb would need ''a couple of weeks'' to heal, then Mathieu would play with it in...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu to have thumb surgery

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu will undergo surgery on his fractured left thumb on Wednesday and could be sidelined until the team's regular-season finale. Mathieu will have a pin inserted in the thumb. The Cardinals said Tuesday that the thumb would need a couple of weeks to heal, then Mathieu would play with it in a cast. Coach Bruce Arians said Monday...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Hurt: How much more can the Cardinals suffer?

Every week bones break and muscles rip around the NFL. We’ll take a look at the most significant injuries, and what happens next. The Arizona Cardinals have had to endure a whole lot of ripping and breaking on their way to leading the NFC West, and starting the season 9-1. Eventually there would be a regression or a tipping point as the names continued to pile on their injury report...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: All about the Bird Gang

What if I told you that a team would lose a 10-year veteran linebacker in free agency, a pro-bowl inside linebacker to a full-year suspension, and a three-time pro-bowl defensive tackle to a preseason ACL tear. And what if I added that, after eleven weeks, this team would be 29th in opponent passing yards per game and 31st in both rush yards per game and total penalties. Wait, hold...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Former LSU Star Tyrann Mathieu Loses A Bet, Wears Auburn Gear

This one had to hurt. Three Arizona Cardinals teammates — Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu, and Jerraud Powers — decided to make a wager on last Saturday’s game between LSU and Auburn. Peterson and Mathieu were stars at LSU, while Powers played college ball at Auburn. Auburn ended up obliterating LSU, 41-7, so Powers won the bet. According to his Instagram, both Mathieu and...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu must play in preseason finale to be active for Week 1

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Monday that defensive back Tyrann Mathieu would have to play in the teams preseason finale in order to be activce for Week 1. BA: Mathieu needs to play Thursday to play in season opener. Still has chance of that. — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) August 25, 2014 Just a week ago Mathieu was cleared for 11-on-11 drills. Until...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Darnell Dockett lost for season, Mathieu’s R32urn, Overpaid Fitz? and more

The final week of training camp came with a steep price as Arizona lost defensive lineman Darnell Dockett for the season with a torn ACL. Ir’s our lead story of the week. Catch up on it and anything else you may have missed in our weekly rewind. Cardinal fear Darnell Dockett lost for the season. (READ) Twitter Tuesday: The Dockett Injury. (READ) Cardinals Mailbag: What is an ACL...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mathieu back at practice; eyes season-opener

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Tyrann Mathieu has had little means to gauge how close he is to game speed. For the first three-plus weeks of training camp, he rehabbed his surgically repaired knee outside with trainers. But another injured Cardinal offered him some encouraging reports. "Michael Floyd's been up there with me the last couple weeks and he says I look pretty good," Mathieu said...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals activate Tyrann Mathieu from PUP list

The Arizona Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list according to Chris Wesseling of NFL.com. Mathieu is able to begin practicing immediately and would bolster the defensive backfield and give the Cardinals a much-needed positive on defense. It doesn’t offset the loss of defensive tackle Darnell Dockett to a torn ACL earlier this...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu To Come Off PUP List Tuesday

There’s a lot of optimism in the valley of the sun these days. The Cardinals are coming off a (10-6) season, which was good enough to double their win total from the previous season. Despite their comeback season, it still wasn’t good enough to make the playoffs. Unfortunately, Arizona is in the same division as […]
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Take DB Tyrann Mathieu Off PUP List, Could Play In Week 1

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu is coming off of the team’s PUP list on Tuesday. According to Schefter, there is some optimism that Mathieu will play in the team’s season opener. Mathieu suffered a tore ACL and LCL last December, so he’s over nine months removed from surgery. It will be interesting to see how the Cardinals approach...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Tyrann Mathieu wants to see someone fight

The Darnell Dockett- Bradley Sowell scrum in practice turned a light bulb on in the head of safety Tyrann Mathieu and it was a little wicked idea he had with Darren Urban of the team’s official website. I hope that doesn’t mean you’ll start something. RT @Mathieu_Era: @Cardschatter I would have paid to see @LarryFitzgerald fight !! — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) August 12...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Tyrann Mathieu closer to return

Injured Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu may be getting closer to returning to action. Mathieu is still rehabilitating his knee after having surgery to repair a torn ACL and LCL, but Darren Urban at azcardinals.com reports that the "Honey Badger" hopes to be back at practice in the next 2-3 weeks. #452281313 / gettyimages.com Despite his optimism, the Cardinals and head...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hey Tyrann Mathieu, what is today?

Is it Thursday ? #ThirstyThursday pic.twitter.com/g5DYTQjo80 — Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) July 24, 2014   We’re all thirsty for football and to see you back on the field at 100 percent for Arizona-San Diego to open the regular season. You may also be interested in:Hey Tyrann Mathieu, what is today?Graded: The Arena Football League playoffsArizona Cardinals Mailbag: A bunch...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals place Mathieu, Ta'amu on PUP list

The Cardinals placed safety Tyrann Mathieu and nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list on Wednesday, two days before the team opens training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium. Both players are recovering from torn ACLs (Mathieu also suffered a torn LCL), so the moves did not come as surprises. The Cardinals are allowed keep both players on the...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Graded: Tyrann Mathieu wants it more than Josh Gordon

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu continues to be asked about Josh Gordon and the potential mess the latter has made of his NFL career. According to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com, Mathieu was interviewed yesterday and asked what he had to say to Gordon. “Well, me having been through it, and having a little bit of experience with that, I don’t think anybody in the world can possibly...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu uses troubled past for advice to Josh Gordon

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has gone through his fair share of demons off the football field. Now apparently on the road to recovery from the substance abuse issues that cost him his career at LSU and a potential top-20 selection in the NFL draft, Mathieu hasn’t strayed away from answering questions and opening up to the public.  It’s too early to tell whether...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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