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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Cardinals Safety says the team paid Patrick Peterson to stop Megatron

On NFL Network’s NFL AM on Friday morning, Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu was asked how the team plans to stop Megatron. “That’s why you pay Patrick Peterson, right?” he replied. “We definitely believe in Patrick,” Mathieu said. “What he’s doing the past couple weeks, he’s definitely shown that he can really play at a consistent […] The post Cardinals Safety...
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Tyrann Mathieu thinks Patrick Peterson can shut down Megatron

AZCardinals.com The Arizona Cardinals take on the Detroit Lions at the University of Phonies Stadium on Sunday.  Both teams are on a roll and have a combined record of 15-3.  The game is important just just for the bragging rights associated with the win but also because it features a juicy match-up between two of the leagues best. Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has had a slow...
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Gruden on Roberts fumble: You don’t have to go to New York to see the guy’s knee was down

For the fourth straight week the Washington Redskins have come up on the short end of the stick, losing to the Arizona Cardinals 30-20. The Redskins turned the ball over four times (three interceptions and one fumble lost) all in the fourth quarter. That fumble lost was the turning point of the game, and it may not have been anyone’s fault, except the referees. After a Chandler...
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October 12, 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

Carson Palmer questionable, Tyrann Mathieu probable for game Sunday against New York Giants

Story via nfl.com The Arizona Cardinals officially listed quarterback Carson Palmer as questionable on their injury report today. Palmer was limited in practice all week with a sore shoulder following the big win on Monday night against the San Diego Chargers. Head coach Bruce Arians attributes the soreness to nothing more than a “nerve thing” and is not too concerned as he...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Tryann Mathieu Cleared For Contact

Arizona Cardinals corner back Tyrann Mathieu is closely approaching a return to the playing field, eight months removed from tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in December. Per Darren Urban, Mathieu is cleared to being contact drills.Mathieu is an incredibly talented corner and along with All-Pro Patrick Peterson the Cardinals have a solid nucleus for a very special defensive...
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August 31, 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,"...
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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

Cardinals activate the “Honeybadger” to the active roster

The Arizona Cardinals activated the Honeybadger today to their active roster. Mathieu was a beast last year in his rookie season. @RavensInsider: Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from physically unable to perform list Mathieu is recovering from an injury, but I do not expect his production to decline. The post Cardinals activate the “Honeybadger” to the active roster...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Tyrann Mathieu Cleared To Practice

The Arizona Cardinals are hurting on defense, but got a much-needed playmaker back on defense.   The Cardinals announced that safety Tyrann Mathieu has been activated from the physically unable to perform list. The second-year safety has been cleared to practice. He's back! http://t.co/5uugeQZm46 #TheR32urn pic.twitter.com/1fIOlAAMvS — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals)...
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Tyrann Mathieu expected to come off PUP list

Tyrann Mathieu was the gem of last year’s draft class. Taken in the third round, the former rookie out of LSU spent his first season with the Cardinals making an immediate impact  on the backfield.  He was constantly making plays all over the field. He  lit up opposing offenses, challenged receivers and provided a  nice complement for team-mate Patrick Peterson. Mathieu surpassed...
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August 18, 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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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...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Hoping to Return to Practice in 2-3 Weeks

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu had publicly made it his goal to return to action by week one after tearing an ACL in his left knee against the Rams last season. However, if he has his way he’ll be back on the field a bit sooner than that. “I expect to be at practice the next two to three weeks,” Mathieu said, via Darren Urban of the team’s official website. “Hopefully...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Tyrann Mathieu 6-8 weeks from playing

The Arizona Cardinals second year safety, Tyrann Mathieu, is still recovering from tearing both his anterior and lateral collateral ligaments in his left knee last season. Mike Jurecki tweeted yesterday that Mathieu is still 6-8 weeks away from his return. He was placed on the physically unable to perform list to start camp. Christian Petersen/Getty Images Mathieu is coming...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu says he’s still 6-8 weeks from returning

Jennifer Hilderbrand-USA TODAY Sports Tyrann Mathieu was recently placed on the physically unable t perform )PUP list) as he continues to recover from a torn ACL and LCL injury in his knee.  The injury was suffered during the Week 14 win over the St. Louis Rams. According to Kent Somers, beat writer for the Arizona Cardinals at the Arizona Republic, Mathieu says he’s still between...
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July 26, 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...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu, Alameda Ta’amu are moved to the PUP list

AP Image In a move that will surprise nobody, the Arizona Cardinals have placed defensive bac Tyrann Mathieu and nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu have been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Unlike the injured reserve list, which is season ending when placed upon it, the PUP list enables the Cardinals to keep one or both players on the list until they are healthy...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu says recovery is ‘going well’

AP Image One of the standout players for the Arizona Cardinals during the 2013 season was rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu.  athieu was in the thick of the action on a weekly basis.  Almost every bog play on defense had the ‘Honey Badger’ invoked to some degree. That was until a punt return attempt against the St. Louis Rams in Week 14 ended his season.  During the play, Mathieu...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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