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Arizona Cardinals 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Outside Linebacker With John Abraham playing just 37 snaps thanks to a serious concussion, the Cardinals really struggled to rush the passer this season, particularly from the outside linebacker position. Alex Okafor led the position in snaps played, but graded out 45th out of 46 eligible 3-4 outside linebackers. Sam Acho was better, but he only played 483 snaps...
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Report: Darnell Dockett Visiting With 49ers

ESPN’s Ed Werder is reporting that former Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett has a visit schedule with the 49ers. Dockett’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, mentioned that his client is drawing “a lot of interest” around the NFL and they “should have his situation resolved by the end of the week,” via the Arizona Republic. However, Rosenhaus didn’t name any specific teams that ...
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Do the Arizona Cardinals need to draft an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
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Darnell Dockett Drawing “A Lot Of Interest,” Could Sign By End Of The Week

Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for former Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett, said Monday that his client is drawing “a lot of interest” around the NFL and they “should have his situation resolved by the end of the week,” via the Arizona Republic. However, Rosenhaus didn’t name any specific teams that are interested in signing Dockett to a contract. A return ... The post Darnell...
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Why Was Releasing Darnell Dockett the Right Thing To Do?

Late last week, popular defensive tackle Darnell Dockett was released from the Arizona Cardinals. While the move was at first a shock to most fans, in the long run it makes a ton of sense. Dockett is 34 years old and coming off of a season he lost due to a torn ACL in training camp. He was scheduled to count for nearly $10 million against the salary cap before being released. Dockett...
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Grade Day: Arizona Cardinals releasing Darnell Dockett great for the Rams

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett, as of Friday, will be looking for a new team. Dockett, 34, missed the last season due to an ACL tear, but previously was an absolute menace against the Rams. Rams’ players and fans will forever remember the three-time Pro Bowler for his knack for disrupting offenses, but mostly his dirty play of stomping Chris Williams’ hand back...
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Arizona Cardinals: 11 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July. At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Brittan Golden

Our next installment of Arizona Cardinals offseason reviews is wide receiver Brittan Golden.Height: 5’11” Weight: 186 D.O.B.: July 20, 1988 (Age: 26)School: West Texas A&M Experience: 2nd Season (UFA) Position: WRGoing into Season:After being signed to Arizona’s practice squad in 2013, Brittan Golden was promoted to the active roster and played 5 games, catching 4 passes...
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Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Ryan Lindley

Free Agency Status:Unrestricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$570,000Why they must keep him:There’s no compelling argument to make here. Lindley was brought back because of the injuries to Palmer and Stanton. Bruce Arians didn’t want to throw rookie Logan Thomas into the fire during his rookie season. With the quarterbacks healthy, there’s no need for a fourth quarterback unless...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Jonathan Dwyer

Jonathan DwyerHeight: 5’11 Weight: 229 D.O.B.: July 26, 1989 (25)School: Georgia Tech Experience: 5 Position: RBGoing Into Season:With Rashard Mendenhall retiring, the Cardinals needed a bigger back to take touches to keep Andre Ellingon fresh. The Cardinals brought in Pittsburgh connection Jonathan Dwyer to assume that role.Season:Dwyer wasn’t spectacular in his only two games...
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Should the Arizona Cardinals consider a d-lineman in free agency?

In a league where the rules are heavily tilted in the favor of the offense, there aren’t a lot of ways for the defense to fight back. All too often, their role in a game is to slow down the bleeding, not stop it. Dominating on that side of the ball has become more and more rare. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. In fact, we’ve seen a few examples in recent years where...
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Darnell Dockett Goes Crazy With Training Fellow NFL Player

Now that he has been cut by the Arizona Cardinals, Darnell Dockett might have a career in athletic training other NFL players. Or something involving humiliation and laughing at others misfortune: I don't like training/working out with people who ***** and complain. I really don't like training with people period. My lil bro Timmy Jernigan […]
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Cardinals release Darnell Dockett, save $6.8 million in cap space

Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett will be looking for a new team in 2015 after sitting out the entire 2014 season with torn ACL. In releasing the 3-time Pro Bowler, the Arizonal Cardinals will save $6.8 million in salary cap space. Dockett, if back to usual form, will see what the market dictates, with the possibility that he could return to Arizona under a more cap-friendly deal...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Dave Zastudil

Dave ZastudilHeight: 6’3 Weight: 220 D.O.B.: October 26, 1978 (36)School: Ohio Experience: 13 Position: PGoing Into Season:Zastudil was one of the more consistent punters in the league. In 2012, he set a league record for punts inside the 20-yard line. Ever since he came to the Cardinals, he has been a key part of the special teams unit.Season:Zastudil injured his groin before...
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Report: Arizona Cardinals release long-time veteran defensive tackle

According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Arizona Cardinals have cut their long-time veteran defensive tackle Darnell Dockett: #AZCardinals released Darnell Dockett, who was due $6.8M in 2015 coming off an ACL. Now he can test his market value, could be back in AZ — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 27, 2015 As Rapoport notes, the move will save Arizona some $6...
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Still A Chance Darnell Dockett Could Be Back With The Cardinals

After the Cardinals announced that they were releasing veteran DL Darnell Dockett on Friday, GM Steve Keim that they haven’t closed the door on him being back in Arizona next year. “We have been very clear about our feelings for Darnell and our desire to have him back,” Keim said, per Albert Breer. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the move was made after the...
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Cardinals Release Darnell Dockett

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of defensive tackle Darnell Dockett. He spent more than a decade with the organization since being drafted in the third round of the 2004 draft. #AZCardinals officially cut DT Darnell Dockett. Gain $6.8M of cap room. Dockett gets chance to see market value. Door not closed for return. — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) February 27, 2015...
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Cardinals release 11-year NFL veteran Darnell Dockett

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, allowing the three-time Pro Bowl lineman to test the free agency market. General manager Steve Keim said that the Cardinals have made it clear they want Dockett back but the two sides agreed that it made the most sense for the team and player to release him and allow him to shop around and determine...
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Arizona Cardinals release Darnell Dockett

The Arizona Cardinals released Darnell Dockett Friday after the team and the player couldn’t come to a new contract agreement. Dockett’s contract carried a $9.8 million salary cap number into the final season of his current deal. The Cardinals will save $6.8 million of cap space with the move. “We have been very clear about our feelings for Darnell and our desire to...
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Cardinals cut three-time Pro Bowler Darnell Dockett, but hope to re-sign him

The Arizona Cardinals released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett on Friday, but are hoping to re-sign him before the free-agent period starts in March 10. Docket, a third-round pick in 2004, was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and had a career-high nine sacks in 2007. He was on the Cardinals only Super Bowl team in 2008. "We have been very clear about our feelings for Darnell and...
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Report: Arizona Cardinals Releasing Darnell Dockett

According reports, the Arizona Cardinals are going to release veteran defensive tackle Darnell Dockett after the two sides failed to come to an agreement on a restructured deal. Dockett has been a linchpin on the Cardinals defensive line for the better part of the past 11 seasons. Prior to missing the entire 2014 campaign with a torn ACL, the former third-round pick had started 156...
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Cardinals release DE Darnell Dockett

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals on Friday released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett. "We have been very clear about our feelings for Darnell and our desire to have him back," Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said in a statement from the team. "After speaking with him and his representatives, we decided that this move today makes the most sense for both the team and the...
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Report: Cardinals Releasing DL Darnell Dockett

Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Arizona Cardinals are releasing veteran DL Darnell Dockett. The Cardinals were reportedly trying to work out an agreement on a restructured deal with Dockett, but it sounds like they’ve decide to take the cap savings and move on. Dockett, 33, still has one year remaining on his six-year, $56 million contract that included $30 million guaranteed...
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Female Friday: This cute Arizona Cardinals fan wears it better than Larry Fitzgerald

#Cardinals pic.twitter.com/qojsdf0KZU — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) February 22, 2015 AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFL as March rolls in You may also be interested in: Female Friday: This cute Arizona Cardinals fan wears it better than Larry Fitzgerald Offensive Linemen...
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Offensive Linemen Can’t Ice Skate, We Can Prove It

Arizona offensive lineman Bradley Sowell signed a one-year deal yesterday to add depth at the position. He might be able to block but he certainly can’t ice skate. Extremely excited to be staying in Arizona! It's a blessing to receive these opportunities pic.twitter.com/NFipEJLfi1 — Bradley Sowell (@Bradley60Sowell) February 26, 2015 On the upshot the team doesn’t have to...
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