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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Paul Fanaika

Today’s review covers right guard Paul Fanaika.Height: 6’5 Weight: 327 D.O.B.: April 9, 1986 (28)School: Arizona State Experience: 5 (7th round, PHI, 2009) Position: OGGoing Into Season:Fanaika had bounced around the league for a bit before finally finding a home in Arizona where he played college football. He quickly made a quick impression on the new regime of Bruce Arians...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers OT Max Starks Retiring From NFL

Former Steelers OT Max Starks tells Alex Marvex of Sirius XM NFL Radio that he plans to retire from the NFL. Starks, 33, was taken in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He spent nine years with the Steelers before he signed on with the San Diego Chargers as an unrestricted free agent in May of last year. Unfortunately for Starks, he was release...
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Arizona Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Dan Williams

Free Agency Status:Unrestricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$990,000 base salary; $2,185,000 total cap hitWhy they must keep him:In recent years, the Arizona Cardinals have had one of the most formidable rushing defenses in the NFL. Nose tackle Dan Williams has played a substantial role in Arizona’s success and has the statistics to back it up.The 330 pound lineman has been the run...
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Report says only the Colts got fined more than the Arizona Cardinals this season

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch earned the high number for a single player, but when it comes to the whole team the Indianapolis Colts finished at the top of the league in fines for the 2014 season. This according to a report by Dana Benbow of the Indianapolis Star, who says the Colts were fined over $4 million by the league this year, nearly one million more than the...
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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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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Did Patrick Peterson Do To Set a Guinness World Record?

Actually, the answer is nothing but sit in a chair and smile. According to Anne Stegan of KPNX 12 News-Phoenix, Peterson visited Deer Valley High School and took 1,449 selfies in an hour to set the record. Of course with this being a Guinness World Record attempt there had to be several strict criteria that needed to be followed. Every photo must be with a different person; both...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Kerwynn Williams

Height: 5'8" Weight: 198 lbs D.O.B.: June 9th, 1991 (23)School: Utah State Experience: 2 years (7th Round, 2013) Position: RBComing Into Season:As training camp for the 2014 NFL season began, Kerwynn WIlliams was a member of the San Diego Chargers organization. He spent the majority of the 2013 season on San Diego's practice squad after being drafted by Indianapolis.After being released...
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Cardinals Look To Hire Internal Candidate for DC Role

At least Dick LeBeau can be eliminated from contention. The Arizona Cardinals’ next defensive coordinator will be someone already inside the organization, according to Darren Urban on the team’s official website. From Urban: The announcement won’t come until after the Super Bowl, Bruce Arians said Monday, but he knows who his defensive coordinator is going to be — and it’ll...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Alex Okafor

Height: 6’4 Weight: 260 D.O.B.: Feb 8, 1991 (23)School: Texas Experience: 2nd year (4th Round, 2013) Position: LBGoing into Season: Alex Okafor played against the New Orleans Saints in Week 3, that was the only game he played in after a biceps injury sidelined him to the injury reserve. In college Okafor played alongside current Arizona Cardinal Sam Acho. Their similarities are...
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Cardinals Expected To Promote James Bettcher To Defensive Coordinator

Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 is “hearing” that the Cardinals will promote OLB coach James Bettcher to defensive coordinator now that Todd Bowles has departed for the Jets head-coaching position. Arizona HC Bruce Arians recently mentioned that the team’s next defensive coordinator “will be hired from within,” and an official announcement is expected to be made next...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Calais Campbell to Undergo Surgery in February

Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Calais Campbell will undergo surgery next month to repair a sports hernia, according to multiple media reports. He was hamming it up after the game with teammates Patrick Peterson, Justin Bethel and Antonio Cromartie as we see in this picture. But he was hiding a painful issue. Your #AZCardinals #ProBowl players: @CRO31, @RealPeterson21, @Campbell93...
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Three Years Later: Grading The 2012 Arizona Cardinals Draft

There is a saying amongst NFL fans and experts that you can't really judge a draft until three years down the line.  This is because the NFL has such a shorter season compared to the NBA or NHL, it takes three years of starting every game in the NFL just to achieve the same amount of play time in half a season for the NBA.It also doesn't help that the NFL has no affiliate or development...
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Patrick Peterson Has An Awkward Moment at the Pro Bowl

Arizona Cardinals cornerback had a rather awkward moment last night at the Pro Bowl. We’ll let the picture explain it. Richard Sherman. Patrick Peterson. #Frienemies #ProBowl pic.twitter.com/HnW4WaF64w — NFL (@nfl) January 26, 2015 No one but them is quite sure what they said to each other during that moment. You may also be interested in: Patrick Peterson Has An Awkward...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Tommy Kelly

Today’s review covers a key rotational player in the Arizona Cardinals defensive line. Today we look at Tommy Kelly.Height: 6’6 Weight: 310 D.O.B.: December 27, 1980 (34)School: Mississippi State Experience: 11 Position: DEGoing Into Season:Kelly spent the 2013 season with the New England Patriots and began the preseason on their roster in 2014. After Darnell Dockett tore his...
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Report: Cardinals Are Not Hiring Dick LeBeau

Kent Somers reports that the Cardinals will not be adding former Steelers DC Dick LeBeau to their coaching staff, despite previous reports that had said Arizona was a potential landing spot. Somers concedes that he doesn’t know LeBeau’s plans at this point in time. According to Somers, Cardinals HC Bruce Arians is expected to promote a position coach to defensive coordinator...
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Patrick Peterson Hangs Out With a Giant Vegetable

On the right is Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson. On the left is a giant artichoke. Seriously. Proud to host NFL Pro Bowl practice today. Artie was a hit with @RealPeterson21 #scottsdalecc #probowl2015 #artie pic.twitter.com/DSlPZkNdsC — ScottsdaleCC (@ScottsdaleCC) January 23, 2015 The artichoke is Artie the Artichoke and is the official mascot of Scottsdale Community...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Lyle Sendlein

Our next installment of Arizona Cardinals offseason reviews is center Lyle Sendlein.Height: 6’3 Weight: 308 D.O.B.: March 16, 1984 (30)School: Texas Experience: 8th Season (Undrafted) Position: CGoing into Season:Lyle Sendlein went undrafted in the 2007 NFL draft. The Arizona Cardinals signed Sendlein as an undrafted free agent and has been with the team ever since. Signing with...
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Dick LeBeau More Likely To End Up With Titans Than Cardinals?

Reports from earlier in the week mentioned that the Arizona Cardinals were working to hire former Steelers DC Dick LeBeau the team’s new linebackers coach. However, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette isn’t so sure that LeBeau will eventually end up with the Cardinals. “Knowing what I know about Dick LeBeau, and as I said in the tweet, unless he has changed his...
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Arizona Cardinals Free Agency Profile: John Abraham

Free Agency Status:Unrestricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$3,925,000Why they must keep him:The Arizona Cardinals desperately need a linebacker who can rush the quarterback and in 2013 John Abraham led the team with 11.5 sacks. If Abraham were to come out of retirement for the 2015 season he would be the NFL’s sack leader among active players. Great as Abraham was in 2013, the Cardinals...
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WATCH: Darnell Dockett's Explosive Sled Row with Training Mask

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is wasting no time getting down to business in the off-season. Last week, Dockett posted two videos of himself performing Explosive Sled Rows, which
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Bradley Sowell

Height: 6’7” Weight: 320 lbs D.O.B.: June 6, 1989 (25)School: University of Mississippi Experience: 3 years (Undrafted, 2012) Position: TackleGoing Into Season:Going into 2014, the role of Cardinals Tackle had changed mightily. In 2013, the organization shipped out Levi Brown after he amassed a relatively poor career in Cardinals red. This thrust an inexperienced Sowell into...
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It's not Hawaii, but Cardinals are well represented at Pro Bowl

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Antonio Cromartie took a break from his duties hauling and dumping cement to let the NFL, the Pro Bowl and gathered media members know there was some place he'd rather be. "It's definitely not like a vacation in Hawaii," said a smiling Cromartie, his shirt stained with dirt as he helped build a fitness trail at the Arizona National Guard Armory as part of the NFL...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

All Four Arizona Cardinals Land on Same Pro Bowl Team

Former Minnesota Vikings star receiver Cris Carter apparently knows something about defense too. The captain of one of the two Pro Bowl squads was able to land all four members of the Arizona Cardinals who were available to be drafted. Carter picked cornerbacks Patrick Peterson and Antonio Cromartie, defensive lineman Calais Campbell and special teams ace Justin Bethel. Peterson...
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Calais Campbell donates $1.6 million to alma mater Miami

Want some good news following a NFL season that’s been tarnished by image problems around the league? Here you go. Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Calais Campbell, a seven-year veteran from Miami (F), has donated a cool $1.6 million to his alma mater. The money will be used to create the Calais Campbell Football Defensive Lineman Endowed Scholarship. The team’s meeting...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Calais Campbell pledges $1.6M to alma mater

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Calais Campbell's fallback plan for a career was to work in advertising, which he studied at the University of Miami. Fortunately for him, football is working out just fine. Fortunately for the Hurricanes, he's also now giving back. The Pro Bowl defensive lineman from the Arizona Cardinals announced Wednesday that he has pledged $1.6 million - the largest single...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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