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Larry Fitzgerald Said The Cardinals Are Like The Spurs

  Tim Duncan is so surprised at this comment by Larry Fitzgerald.  Larry Fitzgerald plays for the Arizona Cardinals. Not to sound mean but the Spurs have been five times more successful than the Cardinals, who haven’t won a single Super Bowl. What brought along this comment?  “We’re a blue collar, grind-it-out team right now,” Fitzgerald told The Arizona Republic. ...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Cards rookie 'Cat Man' Catanzaro off to big year

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Chandler Catanzaro and his powerful, accurate leg are a big part of the Arizona Cardinals' 6-1 start to the season. Nicknamed `Cat Man' by his coach at Clemson, Dabo Swinney, Catanzaro signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent, receiving a whopping $1,500 signing bonus, then beat out veteran Jay Feely for the kicking job. He hasn't...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Brown proving he belongs in high-rent district of NFL

TEMPE, Ariz. -- It was Wednesday at Cardinals headquarters. Wednesdays are quarterback Carson Palmer's days to address the media. A semi-circle of reporters and cameramen, three deep and 25 or-so strong, began ringing Palmer's locker in preparation, with everyone jostling for a position close enough to fire off questions and pick up the audio of Palmer's responses. Only...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals off the Week 9 hot seat, but three Super Bowl contenders not so lucky

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just eight weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Chip Kelly This guy is a genius? Really? For all the hype surrounding his offense, the Eagles...
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Cardinals-Cowboys Capsule

ARIZONA (6-1) at DALLAS (6-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 5-2, Cowboys 5-3 SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 55-31-1 LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Cowboys 19-13, OT, Dec. 4, 2011 LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Eagles 24-20; Cowboys lost to Redskins 20-17, OT AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 2, Cowboys No. 4 CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL ...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Analysts’ Mid-Season Predictions Favor Arizona

Halfway through the season is a good time to reflect back on the first half and see how incredibly wrong your predictions were. The analysts over at NFL.com are doing just that now. Most of them agree that Bruce Arians should be the Coach of the Year again. So, what are they saying? Judy Battista: Bruce Arians, Arizona Cardinals. Even while dealing with a slew of key personnel...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
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Arizona Cardinals fans will love new list ripping everything about rivals as overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson Clears Concussion Protocol

The collective sigh of relief that went up when Patrick Peterson hit the practice field may have been heard all the way in Dallas. The Arizona Cardinals star cornerback was back on the field for the first time since getting knocked out in the second quarter of the Cardinals 24-20 win over Philadelphia, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. “I was knocked out for a second...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Weekly: Arizona Cardinals threaten Broncos in power six

The Power six for this edition of NFL Weekly was quite the task to complete. After some great Week 8 games, it’s clear that these top six spots will continue to fluctuate. Let’s see where I stand this week. Power six 1. Denver Broncos (Previous ranking: 1) Denver had a convincing win over the Chargers, and there’s no reason for them to lose their grasp on the top spot. 2....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona's Palmer has yet to lose in 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Carson Palmer winged passes on long outs to the sideline, squeezed balls into tight spaces and hit John Brown on a bomb for the winning touchdown. His right shoulder, the one that caused him to miss three games, seems to be 100 percent - or at least close to it. But, like the rest of his team, Palmer still isn't satisfied. The Cardinals are off to their best...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the Arizona Cardinals overcome NFC West odds and win a playoff spot?

It’s tough enough not seeing your team in the playoffs one season. Imagine having to do it year in and year out. Fans of these five long-suffering franchises know exactly what I’m talking about. However, I have a feeling that one of them just might finally break their string of bad luck when it comes to the NFL Playoffs. Here are the top five NFL teams most likely to break their...
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Arizona Cardinals massive tilt with Cowboys awarded Week 9 top game honors

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
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Larry Fitzgerald Named NFC Player of the Week

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Eagles. Fitzgerald hauled in seven catches for 160 yards and a career-best 80-yard touchdown catch as Arizona knocked off Philadelphia 24-20. There is an interesting stat that was found on the team’s website in a Darren Urban article. In seven career...
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Arizona Cardinals Carson Palmer’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Eagles safety Nate Allen ‘not contemplating suicide’ over blown coverage in loss

While his misplay may have played an integral role in the blown coverage that led to John Brown’s 75-yard game-winning touchdown reception late in the fourth quarter of the Philadelphia Eagles’ 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, safety Nate Allen is doing his best to move on and no one should be worried...Read More The post Eagles safety Nate Allen ‘not contemplating...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Browns sign cousin of Antonio Cromartie, DRC to practice squad

The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday signed DB Marcus Cromartie to the practice squad. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement.   Cromartie is 6-0, 195-pound and is officially in his first NFL season out of Wisconsin. Originally signed by San Diego as a undrafted free agent in 2013, Cromartie spent the first 15 weeks of his rookie season on the Chargers' practice squad...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Week 9 – Fantasy Football Start ‘Em

Start ‘Em Carson Palmer at Dallas Cowboys Palmer is coming off of a 329 Yard / 2 TD performance in Week 8 vs. Philadelphia and the Arizona Offense is clicking in both the rushing and passing game, creating passing lanes for Palmer. Colt McCoy racked up 299 Passing Yards (25 Completions on 30 Attempts) in […]
Via Legion Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Have Made Several Calls To Teams Regarding Available Pass Rushers

Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that the Cardinals have made “many calls” regarding available pass rushers in recent days. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise given that number of injuries they dealt with during the first half of the season. Veteran outside linebackers John Abraham (concussion) and Matt Shaughnessy (knee) were both placed on injured reserve...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How Active Will the Arizona Cardinals Be at the Trade Deadline?

The NFL’s trade deadline is 1 p.m. today and the Arizona Cardinals are definitely buyers in the market. The question is what do they need and what would they be willing to part with to get it? Let’s take a look at some possible trade scenarios for the Cardinals. The thought of prying Vincent Jackson from Tampa Bay has me thinking back to 2008 when the Cardinals had three receivers...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups to Help Your Team Here are some Fantasy Football Week 9 waiver wire pickups who could boost your team due to the bye week and those dreaded injuries. Quarterbacks: Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals Over the last two weeks Palmer has racked up 582 … The post Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Larry Fitzgerald used Jumbotron to help score long TD

Larry Fitzgerald's 80-yard touchdown catch and run on Sunday was an impressive display of the 31-year-old's vision and hustle. But he didn't act alone. The Cardinals' star receiver said he took a peak at the Jumbotron to evade defenders on his way to the end zone. "It was nice and clear," Fitzgerald said, per ESPN.com. "So, I was able to see where the...
Via Helmet2Helmet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: ESPN Still Doesn’t Recognize the Arizona Cardinals

Just like Rodney Dangerfield, the Arizona Cardinals can’t get any respect. John Brown’s game-winning touchdown still wasn’t good enough to crack the Top 10 Plays of the Week on ESPN’s SportsCenter. This tweet sums it up perfectly. According to @SportsCenter, @RIPJWALK5‘s 75yd GWTD was NOT one of the Top 10 @nfl plays of the week. #AZCardinals pic.twitter.com/7LL6iFBxkt...
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Matt Schaub: A microcosm of Raiders recent struggles

It’s somewhat understandable that the Oakland Raiders targeted a veteran quarterback in the offseason. At the time they traded for Matt Schaub, there wasn’t anyone on the roster that could be considered a viable starter in the NFL. The problem with this trade was that Oakland viewed Schaub as a decent stopgap starter in the NFL. This at a time when most around the league had...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Win over NFC powerhouse Eagles proves the Arizona Cardinals are for real

For those familiar with the long suffering that Arizona Cardinals fans have endured over the years, this season has been extra sweet so far. The Cardinals came out on top Sunday in a nailbiter of a game against a good Philadelphia Eagles team. It certainly wasn’t pretty, but that is what it takes to contend in the NFL. The Cardinals are now 6-1 and sit atop the hyper competitive...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Start To Get Noticed in National Media

And all it took was a 6-1 start with the lone loss being a game at Denver when things went sideways in the fourth quarter. Here’s a sampling of what others think about what we already know. The Arizona Cardinals are legitimate; we said so last week. We’ll start with Don Banks of Sports Illustrated who called the Cardinals “resilient” which is a very accurate word.  It figures...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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