The last week was the opening of the frenzy known as free agency. Arizona was smartly active this week and made a big signing, literally. Here’s a look back at the week that was.
Jared Veldheer signs with Arizona (READ)
Rashard Mendenhall retires (READ)
Karlos Dansby bolts for Cleveland (READ)
Larry Fitzgerald goes up in an F-16 (READ)
Daryn Colledge gets cut (READ)
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Day four of free agency is just about over; here’s your daily update on the Arizona Cardinals:
-Arizona didn’t sign anyone today. The Cardinals are practicing patience and exercising caution when it comes to free agents. Unlike other teams (Cleveland and Oakland), Arizona is showing restraint and calm. It’s reassuring to know that there is a plan in place and it may take...
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is known to lay out for passes. He’s also got a great vertical leap.
But that’s nothing compared to him going up in an airplane. More specifically, an F-16.
Here’s the video from the team’s official website. That ground looks really tiny.
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The Bengals claimed defensive player Dontay Moch from the Arizona Cardinals on waivers Friday.
Moch, a third-round draft choice of Cincinnati in 2011, played in four games last year for the Cardinals.
He was a Bengal during the 2011 and '12 seasons but played in only one game. The club released him at the end of the 2013 preseason, and Arizona signed him to its practice squad...
The Pittsburgh Steelers obviously didn't want running back Jonathan Dwyer back in 2014. How do I know that? Just look at his contract.
According to the numbers filed with the NFLPA, the one-year contract that Dwyer signed earlier this week with the Arizona Cardinals was a qualifying contract for the minimum. That means Dwyer was given a $730,000 non guaranteed base salary and...
Day three of free agency is in the books; here’s your nightly update on the Arizona Cardinals:
-The Cardinals signed Ted Ginn away from the Panthers, according to the team’s website. Ginn is going to be the team’s third receiver and return some kicks. His speed is going to be an asset it’s interesting to see how Ginn will be utilized in 2014. And 2015. And 2016. Ginn...
(Photo courtesy of @AZCardinals Twitter) While the Arizona Cardinals were busy signing new teammate Ted Ginn, Jr, the team’s All Pro wide receiver was busy visiting Airmen at the Luke Air Force Base in just outside of Glendale, Arizona. After a visit with the troops and a question and answer session with the media, Fitzgerald headed out the to flightline where he met the United...
The Arizona Cardinals released outside linebacker Dontay Moch on Thursday after just one season and while I did think the Cincinnati Bengals reached for him in the third-round of the 2011 NFL Draft, I've always been intrigued by him when I studied his college tape prior to that draft.
Moch was combine phenom back in 2011 as he ran 4.44 40-yard dash and vertical jumped 42 inches...
The Arizona Cardinals appear to be all in for next year.
The team has reached a 3-year agreement with former Panthers wide receiver and kick returner Ted Ginn Jr.. The details of money involved in the deal have not yet been released.
Cardinals announce that they signed WR/KR Ted Ginn to a three-year deal.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 13, 2014
Ginn Jr. is the second addition...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals found a replacement for slot receiver Andre Roberts on Thursday, signing free-agent wideout and return specialist extraordinaire Ted Ginn Jr. to a three-year contract.
Roberts, who worked as a complementary piece to Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd, left via free agency to the Redskins. Ginn is a seven-year veteran who should slide into that role,...
The Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Dontay Moch on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release.
Moch, 25, was a third-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals back in 2012, but last just a year with the team. Moch was suspended the first four games of the 2012 season.
He later joined the Cardinals and would appear in four games totaling just three tackles and a sac last year.
After the retirement of Rashard Mendenhall, the Cardinals have picked up another former Steelers running back.
Jonathan Dwyer, a 2010 sixth-round pick of the Steelers who has played his entire career in Pittsburgh, has signed with the Cardinals.
Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was the Steelers’ offensive coordinator for Dwyer’s first two NFL seasons, so Dwyer already knows...
Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch reports that former Cardinals G Daryn Colledge is visiting with the Rams Wednesday night.
This news comes shortly after reported came out that Rodger Saffold is re-signing with the Rams after his contract with the Raiders fell through after a failed physical.
Colledge, 32, was a starter for the Cardinals last year and appeared in all 16...
Day two of free agency is in the books; here’s your afternoon update on the Arizona Cardinals:
- Arizona re-signed linebacker Matt Shaughnessy to a two-year deal, according to the team’s website.
- Arizona re-signed linebacker Marcus Benard to a one-year deal to add depth at the position.
-Arizona signed former Pittsburgh running back Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract...
The Arizona Cardinals have added a body to their depth chart at running back, signing Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract.
Dwyer, 23, spent last season with the Pittsburgh Steelers picking up 197 yards on 49 carries. He is a good blocker and should provide the Cardinals with a short yardage go to guy.
#Cardinals signed former #Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer. #NFL #FreeAgency...
Bruce Arians and the Cardinals lose one former Steelers running back, and replace him with another.
Cardinals announced they signed former Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer, who reunites with Arizona HC Bruce Arians.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2014
Today the Arizona Cardinals landed running back Jonathan Dwyer formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dwyer was released last year by the Steelers, but resigned when Larod Stephens-Howling went down with a torn ACL. Dwyer came in and performed pretty well in 2013. Dwyer had 49 carries for 197 yards averaging 4 yards a carry. Dwyer […]
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- Finding a left tackle was the Arizona Cardinals' top priority, and it didn't take long for them to land one.
Shortly after the start of free agency signings, the Cardinals reached an agreement with towering Jared Veldheer on a five-year, $37 million contract, with $17 million guaranteed.
Veldheer signed the contract Wednesday, then appeared at a news conference...
Matt Shaughnessy re-signed with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday after reportedly visiting the New England Patriots earlier in the day.
OLB Matt Shaughnessy is re-signing with #azcardinals. 2 year deal.— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) March 12, 2014
The Patriots evidently brought the big edge defender to Foxboro for a free-agent visit, but the 6-foot-5, 285-pound pass rusher will...
Kent Somers reports that the Arizona Cardinals have re-signed OLB Matt Shaughnessy to a two-year deal.
Recent reports mentioned that Shaughnessy was visiting with the Patriots on Wednesday, but the Cardinals were still interested in retaining him.
Shaughnessy, 27, appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals last year and totaled 36 tackles, three sacks, a forced fumble and three...
(Courtesy of bleacherreport.com)
Steelers nose tackle Al Woods will meet with the Cardinals and Packers on Thursday. He is also meeting with the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday. Woods, 26, played college football at LSU, has spent the last three seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Here’s a name RT @jwyattsports: #Steelers DL Al Woods sked to visit #Packers on Thursday and #Cardinals...
Field Yates of ESPN reports that free agent OLB Matt Shaughnessy is visiting with the Patriots on Wednesday.
Recent reports indicated that the Cardinals had engaged in contract talks with Shaughnessy before free agency started on Tuesday, but there hasn’t been a lot of buzz surrounding a return to Arizona in recent days.
Shaughnessy, 27, appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals...
The Oakland Raiders lost their starting left tackle in free agency when Jared Veldheer signed with the Arizona Cardinals. As a result of this, much of the Raider Nation was very upset and blamed general manager Reggie McKenzie for losing one of their home grown guys.
But this morning on 95.7 The Game, John Middlekauff dropped an absolute bomb on fans.
According to Middlekauff, the...
The Arizona Cardinals officially cut offensive guard Daryn Colledge earlier today and saved themselves money against the salary cap in the process. The last few days on his Twitter feed have been entertaining. Let’s see what the (former) Cardinal was tweeting.
First, his tweet about finding out he was going to be released.
Wanna thank you the fans and the Cardinals for an amazing...
Day one of free agency is nearly in the books; here’s your afternoon update on the Arizona Cardinals:
- The Cardinals signed massive left tackle Jared Veldheer away from Oakland and nailed down a troublesome position of left tackle. The deal was for five years and $35 million.
- Arizona re-signed kicker Jay Feely to fill a hole in the roster. The Cardinals also re-signed tight...