ARIZONA CARDINALS NEWS

Jared Veldheer: 'It's going to be a great year with the run game'

Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is not worried about the Cardinals' running game this season. Arizona was one of the worst rushing teams in the league last year. Veldheer told the Arizona Republic at OTAs that the Cardinals have all the right pieces this season to be successful on the ground."I think it'll be great," Veldheer said. "With the backfield that we have...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerraud Powers confident in his abilities to replace Cromartie

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jerraud Powers is up for the challenge of replacing well known veteran CB Antonio Cromartie. Powers told the Cardinals official website that he is confident in his abilities, even if some people may not know his name as well as Cromartie. “Cro’s a household name,” Powers said. “He’s done a lot in this league, and it’s a tribute to him, as...
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Logan Thomas has legitimate competition for Arizona Cardinals third QB job

Last Tuesday, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said that the number three quarterback job is now “wide open” for competition. This is telling as it looked like now second year quarterback Logan Thomas had a lock on the third job but competition from quarterbacks Chandler Harnish and undrafted free agent Phillip Sims has changed Arians’ mind. Had his coach's support...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calais Campbell says Cardinals 'have a lot of leaders' on defense

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell is not worried about the players and coaches the Cardinals lost on defense this offseason. Veteran defensive end Darnell Dockett signed with the 49ers, while linebacker Lary Foote will now be in a coaching role for the Cardinals. Defensiv coordinator Todd Bowles left to become the head coach of the New York Jets. "We have a lot of...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals are motivated by second half fizzle

Teams are always looking for motivation to do better with each passing season and the Arizona Cardinals are no exception. They finished 11-5 last season but sputtered down the stretch going 2-4 after a 9-1 start. That flop is motivating the Cardinals, according to safety Tyrann Mathieu. In an Adam Green article on arizonasports.com. Mathieu is quoted about the second half sagging...
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Which Cardinals sophomore will have biggest fantasy impact?

The 2014 draft class produced some productive members for the Arizona Cardinals. Some of those picks have become emerging values for fantasy football players and could be potentially lucrative pickups down the road.With the 2014 draft class heading into their sophomore year, which member of the draft class will turn out to be the best fantasy value for the Arizona Cardinals?When...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Healthy Honey Badger says 'football is fun again'

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Honey Badger is happy again. Tyrann Mathieu is darting around the practice field at OTAs, no brace on his knee, no cast on his thumb. ''Football is fun again,'' the Arizona Cardinals safety said after Tuesday's workout. Coach Bruce Arians said Mathieu ''looks like a rookie again,'' and he meant it as a high compliment. ''He's got a smile on his face,'' Arians...
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Two free agent tight ends the Arizona Cardinals should consider signing

The Arizona Cardinals already needed help at the tight end position, then three weeks ago John Carlson decided to retire. Carlson led all Cardinals tight ends with 350 receiving yards and one touchdown last season. Some people think that Troy Niklas might be the answer, but even if he takes a big step forward in 2015 Arizona is still precariously thin at the position. With that in...
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Arians comments about Palmer and his offensive line at OTAs

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians had a few things to say to the Cardinals official website regarding Carson Palmer and added a few notes about his offensive line as well.  Arians doesn't seem to be too concerned with Palmer running around and scrambling in drills. “I’ve watched him run all over this place for the last month,” Arians said. “That part doesn’t bother...
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Will the Arizona Cardinals use Ellington and Johnson at the same time?

Heading into the 2015 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals needed to add help in a few key areas. Most notably, a pass rusher and a running back. The club surprised most folks by drafting offensive tackle DJ Humphries from the University of Florida with their first round selection. Humphries is young and a little raw, but has tremendous upside and the hope is he will replace Bobbie Massie...
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Would the Arizona Cardinals be better off in the NFC West or AFC West?

There is a very distinct possibility that the Arizona Cardinals could be on the move for the third time in less than 30 years. No, the team isn’t leaving the state but rather there is a rumor that the Cardinals could possibly jump from the NFC West to the AFC West when a team (or teams) move into Los Angeles. Jason LaCanfora of CBS wrote that the joint stadium project involving...
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Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely trolls Lawrence Tynes on Twitter

Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely is well-known for being active on Twitter in the areas of charity and politics. This past weekend he was in the field at the Folds For Honor charity golf outing and ran into a former kicking peer of his. Feely ran into former Tampa Bay kicker Lawrence Tynes in a box. But it wasn’t a tee box. It’s tough being out of the NFL, @lt4kicks...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Arizona Cardinals salute the troops for Memorial Day

As important as football is, sometimes it’s helpful to be reminded that there are bigger things in life. Freedom happens to be one of them, and that’s why today we honor those who sacrificed their lives for the nation… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Top 10 in 2015: The best tight ends in the NFL today The Arizona Cardinals...
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Arizona Cardinals star Larry Fitzgerald ranked one of the NFL’s top five celebrities

You already know that Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals is one of the best wide receivers in the NFL and has been for a long time. How does he compare to other NFL players in terms of star power, though? According to the annual celebrity DBI rankings, Fitzgerald is among the top five in the league… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this...
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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Cowboys, Jaguars, & Rams

Cardinals Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu is no longer sporting a knee brace on his surgically repaired knee, but admitted that the injury affected him last year. “You play scared because you don’t want to give up a touchdown, or you play too aggressive because you don’t want to be singled out as if you’re not giving the effort,” ... The post NFL Notes: Cardinals, Cowboys...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

When will D.J. Humphries start?

When the Arizona Cardinals used their first pick on tackle D.J. Humphries, they showed everyone they were serious about building a strong offensive line for the future.The other obvious thing that stood out is that Bobby Massie, the team’s current right tackle, might be playing his final season for the Arizona Cardinals, since he is a free agent next off-season. Massie has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Cardinals rookie will have the biggest fantasy impact?

When it comes to the Arizona Cardinals rookie class, not many will have an immediate fantasy impact as most were defensive players selected. However, the Cardinals drafted one player who could have a very real fantasy impact right away to start his career.After the Cardinals bolstered their offensive line by signing guard Mike Iupati and drafting tackle D.J. Humphries, people desired...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: 5 bold predictions for 2015

The Arizona Cardinals were one of the NFL’s premier teams throughout the majority of the 2014 season, but unfortunately saw injuries take over their season. Starting quarterback Carson Palmer went down, and then both backup quarterback Drew Stanton and starting running back Andre Ellington went down with injuries as well. Needless to say, they were unable to get past the Carolina...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals LB Daryl Washington Could Receive A 2-6 Game Suspension Upon Reinstatement

Mike Jurecki of FOXSports910.com reports that Cardinals LB Daryl Washington is expected to apply for reinstatement in the coming weeks. However, Washington has yet to do so, according to Jurecki. Washington is currently serving a one-year suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy last year. Jurecki mentions that Washington still has yet to receive disciplined...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Check out the new look Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders

It’s Friday, so why not enjoy some photos of the new Arizona Cardinals’ cheerleaders? The @AZCardsCheer squad made their first appearance as a unit. Relive their first day: http://t.co/Ct8YVmRUvt pic.twitter.com/2Sra9cxABA — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) May 22, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen between now and NFL training camps Top...
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Are the Arizona Cardinals AFC Bound?

Could the NFL’s desire to get a team back in the Los Angeles market have an effect on the Arizona Cardinals?Well if the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers planned move to Los Angeles goes through, one team would have to switch conferences as television deals prevent two teams in the same conference in the same market.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS, the Chargers could...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will start for the Arizona Cardinals in 2015?

Chris Wesseling of NFL.com is taking his best guess at who the starters will be for all 32 teams in the NFL and the article came out yesterday predicting the NFC West teams. This is where he takes a shot at the prediction for the Arizona Cardinals and here’s what he came up with. Cardinals Projected Starters Offense Defense QB Carson Palmer DE Calais Campbell RB Andre Ellington...
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Phillip Sims has shot at making Cardinals roster

(Arizona Cardinals photo)Phillip Sims' pro career is only a few weeks old, but its already gone through a few transformations. The former Winston-Salem State quarterback has gone from being undrafted, to having to try out for the team to pushing for the third quarterback spot on the Arizona Cardinals roster.Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told AZCentral.com that Sims is in the mix for...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals wise to put Logan Thomas’ job security on notice

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images It would be fair to say that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Logan Thomas’ job security just isn’t quite as secure as it used to be. The raw, second-year developmental project from out of Virginia Tech is without question a work in progress. And the progress of Thomas’ NFL education – if you can call it that – is questionable, at best. That would...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu wants Jimmy Graham to bring it

Grant Halverson/Getty Images Arizona Cardinals’ free safety Tyrann Mathieu made a guest appearance on NFL Network not too long ago. It was quite recently, in fact. During the course of the interview, Mathieu addressed some of the adjustments that the Cardinals have been going through this off-season. The desert coverage enforcer made a careful note that he is particularly looking...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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