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The Arizona Cardinals offense needs to pick up the slack

It seems like a long time ago that Kurt Warner brought his little piece of the greatest show on turf to the desert. During the Cardinals improbable Super Bowl run it was quite obvious that the team had a dangerous offense. After Warner’s surprising retirement, the team has struggled to find their rhythm on offense while their defense has become one of the league’s more dominant...
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Arizona Cardinals Strengthen Pass Rush, Depth On Defense

The Arizona Cardinals are coming off an impressive 10-6 campaign in 2013 and look to do bigger and better things on offense in 2014. The club has also done a nice job of upgrading the secondary over the offseason with the addition of first round rookie safety Deone Bucannon and veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie. But the team as a whole seems to be headed for regression this...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Palmer says offense needs to be team's backbone

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) A better offense could offset any problems that surface for what has been a stout defense in Arizona. Quarterback Carson Palmer says he's not sure you can fill the shoes of the three players the Cardinals lost up the middle on defense. Tackle Darnell Dockett was lost for the season with a knee injury in practice Monday. The team already was without both...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are any Arizona Cardinals among the top-5 on the hot seat right now?

Two games down, two to go – at least in the preseason. Yes, that means that the start of regular season is still two weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is a results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option...
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Larry Fitzgerald is overpaid according to Forbes

Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is the sixth most over-paid player in the NFL according to Forbes magazine. They used a self-created criteria called Approximate Value and this was their explanation of it. Our metric for performance is Approximate Value (AV), a stat that boils down a player’s impact to a single number that can be compared across positions. AV is a cumulative...
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Bengals game has Palmer retracing steps of his career

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Sunday's game against the Bengals won't bring Carson Palmer back to Cincinnati. It won't even be his first meeting with his former team. He took care of that in 2012 while a member of the Oakland Raiders.   But the Cardinals QB admitted Thursday that facing the orange and black in a preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium will still feel special...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals linebacker Lorenzo Alexander believes Redskins need a name change

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The Arizona Cardinals don’t need to call Tim Tebow, but these 10 teams should

He hasn’t been seen in awhile, at least on the football field. The only vision of Tim Tebow of late has been on the SEC Network, where he currently is filling the role of a college football analyst. While that gig helps pass the time, and brings in a paycheck, the former Heisman Trophy winner still itches to get back in the game. The quarterback who electrified the league with...
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Cardinals linebacker Lorenzo Alexander believes Redskins need a name change

(Zimbio.com) Arizona Cardinals linebacker Lorenzo Alexander spent the first six seasons of his NFL career as a member of the Washington Redskins after going undrafted in 2005 out of Cal. He spent a season and a half on various practice squads before getting his first on-field NFL experience in 2007 and even garnered a start later that season. He even played various positions...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release DT Anthony McCloud

  The Arizona Cardinals have released DT Anthony McCloud on Thursday, according to Darren Urban. The Cardinals currently have two open rosters spots, but that may not matter as they will have to get down to 75 players next week. This news comes just a day after the Cardinals signed veterans NT Isaac Sopoaga and DL Ryan McBean to contracts, and placed placed DE Darnell Dockett...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Cardinals placed Darnell Docket on IR

The Arizona Cardinals placed defensive lineman Darnell Dockett on season-ending injured reserve after he tore his ACL this week. Darnell Dockett placed on injured reserve, Cardinals sign defensive linemen Isaac Sopoaga and Ryan McBean, team announces — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) August 20, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: ...
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Cardinals place Darnell Dockett on I/R; Sign former Steelers draft pick

Today the Arizona Cardinals placed LE Darnell Dockett on injured reserve with a torn ACL, ending his season. The team signed Ryan McBean to take Dockett’s roster spot. McBean, 30, was a fourth-round pick of the Steelers in 2007. He last played in 2011 with the Broncos. McBean spent 2012 on injured reserve with a […] The post Cardinals place Darnell Dockett on I/R; Sign former...
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Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer holds steady in 1-32 starting QB rankings

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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Before drafting you need to see Cardinals RB Andre Ellington’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Michael Floyd to make preseason debut and more

The Arizona offense has been zipping down the field in the preseason, piling up 60 points in two games. Now it gets wide receiver Michael Floyd on the field for the first time in the preseason. Floyd has battled a groin injury that has kept him out of game action against Houston and Minnesota. Watch how the Arizona offense functions with him on the field and see how defenses have...
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Larry Fitzgerald believes Cardinals need to overcome loss of Darnell Dockett

(thesportspost.com) Injuries are commonplace in professional sports, especially in the NFL. There is always going to be a point and time during any season where every team is forced to adjust, regroup and recuperate due to the loss of a player. The Arizona Cardinals experienced that very pain this week during practice after starting defensive end Darnell Dockett tore his ACL. Working...
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Report: Cardinals working out with Isaac Sopoaga

Isaac Sopoaga. (Yong Kim/Philly.com) The Arizona Cardinals lost veteran defensive end and leader Darnell Dockett to a season ending ACL injury.  Since the news of the injury broke on Tuesday, the Cardinals have been seeking to add some depth to the defensive line. They had failed to agree terms with former Pittsburgh Steeler Brett Keisel.  Keisel would later re-sign with the Steelers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden over Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals believes that he is the best Defensive Back in the NFL but we all know that crown belongs to Seahawks Defensive Back Richard Sherman. Honestly i don’t think Peterson is even comes second to Sherman because their is a young guy whose  been shutting down top receivers and his name is Joe Haden. Haden during his 4 year career has grabbed...
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Arizona Cardinals activate Tyrann Mathieu from PUP list

The Arizona Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list according to Chris Wesseling of NFL.com. Mathieu is able to begin practicing immediately and would bolster the defensive backfield and give the Cardinals a much-needed positive on defense. It doesn’t offset the loss of defensive tackle Darnell Dockett to a torn ACL earlier this...
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Cardinals are expected to sign veteran defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga

Free agent NT Isaac Sopoaga is visiting the Cardinals, and expected to sign according to Rand Getlin. @Rand_Getlin: The #Cardinals are bringing DT Isaac Sopoaga in for a workout, per a league source. Assuming that goes well, their plan is to sign him. Sopoaga is the next man up after the Cardinals struck out on […] The post Cardinals are expected to sign veteran defensive tackle...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Darnell Dockett’s injury is crushing for the Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals’ chances of following up the success of a 10-win season and becoming a contender in the juggernaut NFC West lied with their pass rush. The same pass rush that finished sixth in the league last year with 47 sacks, and made life generally terrible for opposing quarterbacks. Now it’s also the same pass rush that will have to exist and get pressure this season...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Darnell Dockett’s injury is crushing for the Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals’ chances of following up the success of a 10-win season and becoming a contender in the juggernaut NFC West lied with their pass rush. The same pass rush that finished sixth in the league last year with 47 sacks, and made life generally terrible for opposing quarterbacks. Now it’s also the same pass rush that will have to exist and get pressure this season...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Bringing In DT Isaac Sopoaga For Workout

  Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Cardinals are bringing in veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga for a workout. Getlin adds that the assumption is that the Cardinals plan sign him to a contract. The Cardinals tried to bring in veteran DE Brett Keisel, but he elected to return to Pittsburgh. Arizona unfortunately lose DE Darnell Dockett to a season-ending knee injury, so they...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals activate the “Honeybadger” to the active roster

The Arizona Cardinals activated the Honeybadger today to their active roster. Mathieu was a beast last year in his rookie season. @RavensInsider: Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from physically unable to perform list Mathieu is recovering from an injury, but I do not expect his production to decline. The post Cardinals activate the “Honeybadger” to the active roster...
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Cardinals Tyrann Mathieu Cleared To Practice

The Arizona Cardinals are hurting on defense, but got a much-needed playmaker back on defense.   The Cardinals announced that safety Tyrann Mathieu has been activated from the physically unable to perform list. The second-year safety has been cleared to practice. He's back! http://t.co/5uugeQZm46 #TheR32urn pic.twitter.com/1fIOlAAMvS — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals)...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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