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Kevin Kolb Explains His Retirement

Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is done with football at age 30 due to the impact of multiple concussions. He wrote a column that appears on SI.com and wanted to share how his life is after football. Let’s dive in with how football ended for Kolb, in his own words. I miss playing, but at first the hardest part was not having the routine. It was such a central part...
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Larry Fitzgerald: Lack of touches is a “champagne problem”

Larry Fitzgerald has piled up a lot of stats for a lot of mediocre teams. So now that he’s not getting as many stats for a good one, he’s not going to complain, at least out loud. While it’s clear that the Cardinals wide receiver isn’t getting the ball as much as he might prefer, it’s also clear he’s not going to rock the boat for the 5-1 Cardinals. “I always keep...
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Bold Predictions: Will Nick Foles go off against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday?

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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Arizona Cardinals fans must see Johnny Manziel’s hot new girlfriend on Instagram

If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot. Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some...
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Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald is not upset with the targets; Called it champagne problems

Larry Fitzgerald has played six games in his career against the Philadelphia Eagles, scoring at least one touchdown in every single one – 10 TDs total — and averaging 6.7 catches for 107 yards per game. “That was then, this is now,” the wide receiver said Thursday. “Different times.” Fitzgerald doesn’t totally hide the fact […] The post Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald...
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Larry Fitzgerald Calls Lack of Targets “Champagne Problems”

Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Calls Lack of Targets “Champagne Problems”   When Arizona Cardinals’ wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was asked about his lack of targets, he had this response to share according to the teams’ official website (via NFL.com). I always keep it in perspective how fortunate and … The post Larry Fitzgerald Calls Lack of Targets...
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Female Friday: Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Do Some Moving

The Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders are undoubtedly in shape. They might run a couple miles after practice for some cardio but their strength training is a little unique as we see in this tweet. How do we get ready for an away game? We pull planes! #JetPull #TeamIsWhatItTakes #AZCC pic.twitter.com/1YOcAyJFXd — AZCardinals Cheer (@AZCardsCheer) October 18, 2014 If the cheerleaders...
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Arizona Cardinals' Sam Acho, brother on opposite sides

Other than informal games in yards and parks, brothers Sam and Emmanuel Acho have never played football against each other. That will change on Sunday when Sam's team, the Cardinals, plays Emmanuel's, the Eagles, at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mom, Dad and the boys' two sisters will be among the nine or so family members in attendance. "It's going to weird...
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Where does Bruce Arians of the Arizona Cardinals rank among the NFL’s best coaches?

In today’s NFL the head coach is in a hard position. When his team wins, his players get all the credit. When his team loses, he gets all of the blame. If the season falls apart, a head coach often loses his job even if it’s not his fault. That being said, there are still some head coaches out there who are so valuable to their teams that their jobs are totally secure. These...
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Andre Ellington is playing hurt & more on the Arizona Cardinals Team Report Week 8 Podcast

In the latest FOX Sports Team Report Podcast, Fowler talks to Arizona Cardinals beat reporter Craig Morgan about Carson Palmer's shoulder, Andre Ellington playing injured, Larry Fitzgerald's future with the team and Morgan shares a fun anecdote about wide receiver John Brown.  We also preview the Cardinals next two games agains the Eagles and Cowboys.
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Where Are the Arizona Cardinals Fans?

If Twitter is great for demographics than this is a very interesting read. The website put out a map of where a team’s football fans reside based on what teams they follow on Twitter. Act surprised when most of the team’s followers (nearly half) reside in the state. Here’s the link to the Cardinals map. The biggest concentration of followers outside of the state are the nearly...
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Ellington Still Experiencing Pain In His Foot

Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (partial tendon tear) says his foot isn't going to feel better until after the season is over., according to Cardinals reporter Mike Jurecki.Fantasy Spin:Ellington's injury isn't hurting his workload, he's averaging 26 touches and 108 combined yards per game, but he's only averaging 3.7 ypc in 2014 versus 5.5 ypc last season.
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Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper scouts Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals defense

PHILADELPHIA — Fresh off the bye week following a convincing victory over the New York Giants, the Eagles offense will be tested by the Arizona Cardinals defense led by coordinator Todd Bowles and cornerback Patrick Peterson. One player who may find himself matched up against Peterson or Antonio Cromartie is Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper, who ... CONTINUE READING: "...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Andre Ellington limited at practice

The Arizona Cardinals' injury report for Wednesday listed Andre Ellington (Foot) as a limited participant. This could have an impact for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles if Ellington is unable to play.#454209412 / gettyimages.comThe Cardinals' running back has been dealing with a foot issue pretty much the entire season. Ellington has been able to play through...
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Arizona Cardinals avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven 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. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
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Cardinals' Carson Palmer says nerve no longer an issue

At the tail end of his news conference Wednesday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was asked if the nerve problem in Carson Palmer's right shoulder is now a thing of the past. "Yeah, knock on wood," Arians said, rapping three times on the top of table at which he was sitting. "Hopefully, we don't have to talk about that one anymore." If it's true, and...
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WIll Larry Fitzgerald Be Dealt Before Trade Deadline?

It’s that time of the year again. The trade deadline is next week on the 28th and the potential of Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald being dealt is ramping up by the day. Some of the Around the League staff on NFL.com thinks a deal involving Fitzgerald would be a blockbuster deal to be done before the deadline, according to this article. It’s another iteration of a deal...
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Larry Fitzgerald's numbers are down, but that's not a good thing

The numbers tell the story. Through six games last season, Cardinals eight-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald was targeted a team-high 52 times. Michael Floyd was next with 42. Through six games this season, Fitzgerald and Floyd are tied for the team lead with 39. Running back Andre Ellington is next with 37. Rookie receiver John Brown, a third-round pick out of Pittsburg...
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Cardinals kicker blew $1,500 signing bonus on headphones

Having entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, Chandler Catanzaro is making, in a relative sense, mere pennies. The Cardinals kicker signed a three-year deal that will pay him $420,000 this season -- the rookie minimum -- and included just a $1,500 signing bonus. That $1,500 is the only guaranteed money Catanzaro will receive over the life of the deal. And he already blew...
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Arizona Cardinals: That 70′s Team

The last time the Arizona Cardinals were 5-1 was 1976. The team put together a neat infographic about what was going on in the world in 1976. For the record, my parents just got married the last time the Cardinals were 5-1 and I didn’t exist yet. You may also be interested in:Arizona Cardinals: That 70′s TeamArizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback...
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Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

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 must slow down the Andre Ellington train…

Everyone talks about Dangerous Larry and how he gives the Eagles defense Fitz, but the Cardinals have something else coming down the tracks this Sunday that could pose even bigger matchup challenges. It’s double-threat running back Andre Ellington, the 5-9, 199 lb. 2nd-year guy out of Clemson who’s currently running through and around NFL defenses with wild abandon. Check out...
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Eagles Nation mailbag: How good is the Arizona Cardinals offense really?

Welcome to another edition of our Wednesday Eagles Nation mailbag. This week’s question concerns the next opponent on Philly’s schedule: the Arizona Cardinals. You might remember that last year these two played quite a barnburner in December of last year at Lincoln Financial. In the middle of the third quarter the Eagles led 24-7 but Carson Palmer got hot and nearly led the Cardinals...
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Cardinals Arizona Fall League Recap: Recapping the last few games

It has been a while since we threw out a Arizona Fall League recap, so we will hit a few games today. October 17th Last Friday, the Peoria Javelinas and the Salt River Rafters played to a 3-3 tie after completing 11 innings. C.J. McElroy was the lone Baby Bird to get the start, playing left field and hitting ninth. McElroy went hitless in four plate appearances but drew a walk while...
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Eagles vs. Cardinals: Revenge of the Cry Baby

Bruce Arians will be monitoring the calls by the refs this week. Photo: Rob Schumacher As the Eagles and Cardinals prepare to do battle this Sunday, I’m sure Bruce Arians will be giving his team some extra motivation this week.  He’ll likely be reminding them of the game between the two teams last year and how they were apparently robbed of a victory by the refs. Last year in...
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