CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Brown could be forced from Cardinals’ opener

The Arizona Cardinals have high expectations for third-year receiver John Brown. He’s coming off a 2015 campaign that saw him put up over 1,000 yards. With Larry Fitzgerald hitting the twilight of his career and Michael Floyd failing to step up, Brown is being looked at as Carson Palmer’s most-dangerous receiving option. Unfortunately for the Cardinals and their young receiver...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cole Toner Has Been the Best Guard in the NFL

Pro Football Focus loves what the Arizona Cardinals rookies is doing. There were questions on why the Arizona Cardinals brought Cole Toner into the fold, he was another offensive tackle that would need to convert to guard, on a team that has developed some nice back ups at guard. After three preseason games and an entire training camp, the questions are stopping, because Cole Toner...
Via Revenge of the Birds
1 hour ago

Arizona Cardinals Make Two Roster Moves, Get Roster to 75

The Arizona Cardinals made a pair of roster moves in the secondary to get to the 75 man roster limit. The Arizona Cardinals have reached the 75 player cut down mark with two more roster moved today, neither of which are overly surprising. The team has agreed to an injury settlement with veteran cornerback Alan Ball. Ball was signed only a couple of weeks ago, but he's been almost...
Via Revenge of the Birds
2 hours ago

Is Matt Barkley here to stay with the Arizona Cardinals?

Has Matt Barkley done enough to justify the Arizona Cardinals having a third quarterback on the roster? Fourth year quarterback Matt Barkley is currently trying to convince the coaching staff that he belongs on the roster. The former Philadelphia Eagle is essentially competing against himself for a roster spot. Barkley’s competition, undrafted rookie Jake Coker, only played...
Via Raising Zona
14 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Roster trimmed, Jenkins out

The Arizona Cardinals cut 11 players on Monday with two more cuts to make before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday The Arizona Cardinals made several roster moves on Monday.  They reduced the roster down to 77 players with 11 cuts.  In addition one player also had to be placed on injured reserve. As expected, the Cardinals lost […] Arizona Cardinals: Roster trimmed, Jenkins out - Raising Zona...
Via Raising Zona
16 hours ago

Cardinals cornerback questions amplified by loss of Mike Jenkins

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals lost another preseason game, but more significantly, lost one of the three players who were vying to start at cornerback opposite All-Pro Patrick Peterson.That position is the only one on either the Arizona offense or defense to be unsettled, and on Monday it was down to rookie Brandon Williams against rusty Justin Bethel."The same guys are battling...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals CB questions amplified by loss of Mike Jenkins

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals lost another preseason game, but more significantly, lost one of the three players who were vying to start at cornerback opposite All-Pro Patrick Peterson. That position is the only one on either the Arizona offense or defense to be unsettled, and on Monday it was down to rookie Brandon Williams against rusty Justin Bethel. The other player...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

QB Jake Coker waived-injured by Cardinals, 11 others cut

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have waived/injured quarterback Jake Coker and released 11 players in their first round of roster cuts. Coker, who directed Alabama to the national college football championship last season, signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted rookie. He sat out Sunday's loss at Houston with a sore knee that, coach Bruce Arians said, may require an...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Predicting the cuts

The Arizona Cardinals must cut down to 75 players by Tuesday afternoon The current Arizona Cardinals roster holds 90 players.  That must be cut down to 75 players by 1:00 p.m. Arizona time on Tuesday afternoon.  Injuries may play a role in the roster cuts. Cornerback Mike Jenkins could be possibly looking at a serious […] Arizona Cardinals: Predicting the cuts - Raising Zona...
Via Raising Zona
1 day ago

Watch: Jaxon Shipley makes crazy TD catch

Check out this TD catch by Jaxon Shipley as he goes down hard but manages to hold onto the Matt Barkley pass……
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fitzgerald, Mathieu, Peterson to sit out Texans

Earlier this week, Tyrann Mathieu talked about being “mindful” of his health, weighing it against whether playing in the preseason was important enough to trump where he was in his rehab. The reality is, for many starters, playing in the preseason simply doesn’t overrule health (right, Tony Romo?) There is no official “not-expected-to-play” list but three key Cardinals...
Via Word from the Birds
1 day ago

Arizona Cardinals: What to watch for week one

The Arizona Cardinals start the 2016 season at home against the New England Patriots on Sunday night. With NFL fans all over the world excited to have football back, there will be a lot of people tuning in to see this matchup between two very good teams. A lot of the attention will be on Jimmy Garoppolo to see if he can lead the Patriots’ offense while Tom Brady is out with his...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians on sideline video use: 'It helps bad coaches'

Don’t count on Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians to support in-game video use. The NFL is allowing video use on the sidelines for one preseason game. The test will allow coaches to analyze plays as they happen and have a better visual understanding of what’s unfolding during a particular game. Arians, who tested out sideline video in the Cardinals' first preseason...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This GoPro Footage of Patrick Peterson Trying to Catch Six Punts in a Row is Mesmerizing

Last week, we wrote about helmet cameras in football and why they are inevitable, mostly because of the completely awesome and sometimes terrifying views they give us of what it's really like to be a professional football player. Patrick Peterson, the Arizona Cardinals cornerback and return specialist, has furthered the helmet cam argument by posting some particularly cool GoPro...
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Arizona Cardinals could win the Super Bowl

With last season ending in disappointment, the Arizona Cardinals are once again turning to Carson Palmer to lead this team to a Super Bowl. After Palmer threw six interceptions in his two playoff games last year, it’s important for him to shake off his bad performance and learn from what went wrong. With a lot of key players returning to the team this year, the Cardinals could...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM blasts himself for not drafting Russell Wilson

The Arizona Cardinals passed on Russell Wilson in the 2012 NFL Draft, and it still bothers general manager Steve Keim to this day. At the time, Keim was in charge of player personnel, and the Cardinals had traded their second round pick in that draft in exchange for Kevin Kolb a year earlier. Even if they had the pick, however, Keim admits that the team wouldn’t have taken Wilson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu shines in first practice back

In 2015, Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu was having a year to remember before he suffered a torn ACL near the end of the regular season. He missed the team’s run to the NFC Championship Game, but he is trying to make a comeback for 2016. Mathieu made his return to the team’s practice on Sunday and he seemed to do a lot more than they expected him to. He was only going...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald returns to practice after MCL scare

Thankfully for the Arizona Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald’s MCL scare appears to have been a false alarm. According to a report by Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com, Fitzgerald returned to practice on Sunday after sitting out the team’s second preseason game against the San Diego Chargers on Friday. Larry Fitzgerald back at practice. G Mike Iupati (knee) will sit out today. —...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: What is Carson Palmer’s fantasy football value?

According to the ESPN fantasy staff, Carson Palmer is currently ranked as the seventh best quarterback in this years draft rankings. After an impressive regular season, and a disappointing post season, what can we expect from Carson Palmer this year? We should first take a look at the wide receiver position. Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, Jaron Brown, and Michael Floyd are all returning...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Arizona Cardinals

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Arizona Cardinals, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 40 (with some repeats), which indicates the team has struggled to find a long-term leader at quarterback. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arians to be released from hospital, rejoin Cardinals

After being admitted to the hospital and staying overnight due to stomach pains, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians appears to be okay. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media passed along the following information Wednesday morning. #AZCardinals coach Bruce Arians expected to be released from the hospital this morning to rejoin the team after tests last night. He's good — Ian Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians taken to hospital after feeling ill

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was taken to a local hospital after feeling ill prior to Tuesday's joint practice between the Cardinals and Chargers in San Diego. Cardinals VP of media relations Mark Dalton shared a statement from the club on Arians' status, which revealed that the coach was experiencing stomach pain: Update tonight from San Diego re: Cardinals head...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM: David Johnson ‘best receiving back I’ve seen’

The expectations keep rising for Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, whom many are predicting to produce a monster sophomore season. The man who drafted the NFL’s next big thing at running back can’t even help himself. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Johnson is “probably the best receiving back” he’s ever seen, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals forced to practice in heat due to Guns N’ Roses show

The Arizona Cardinals have one of the best practice facilities in the NFL in the University of Phoenix Stadium, which keeps the team protected from the hot desert sun. Unfortunately for the players, a Guns N’ Roses concert is taking place in Glendale, Ariz. on Monday. This is forcing them into the outdoors on a day in which the temperature is slated to be between 90-96 degrees...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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