CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson received his second contract after three years in the NFL. Teammate and close friend Tyrann Mathieu is currently negotiating his own second deal after three seasons. Peterson recently told PFT Live that he believes Mathieu will get his new contract soon. “I was in kind of a similar situation when it…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Arizona Cardinals defensive leadership

With the offseason departure of Rashad Johnson to the Tennessee Titans and Jerraud Powers to the Baltimore Ravens, the defensive leadership of the Arizona Cardinals now falls on the shoulders of cornerback Patrick Peterson and safety Tyrann Mathieu. Both players are coming back from offseason surgeries and should be ready to hit the field in time for training next month. Mathieu...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson: “J.J. Nelson’s going to have a great year”

With the offseason hay in the barn, it’s time to find out which young players popped in the now-completed OTA sessions. Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, appearing on Wednesday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, was asked to provide a name of a player whom he thinks is poised to break out. “I got two of them,”…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

Bruce Arians’ ‘chill zone’ sounds kind of creepy

First the Kangol hat, and now this. Bruce Arians’ forced “retirement” as Steelers offensive coordinator after the 2011 season was the main draw of his profile on HBO’s "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that aired Tuesday night. But Andrea Kremer, who did the piece, found out a little more about the NFL’s favorite hipster head coach. She told Pro Football Talk that Arians...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Arizona Cardinals have the best defense in the NFL?

General Manager Steve Keim had one primary mission this offseason: to improve the defense of the Arizona Cardinals. And so far his plan has been executed to perfection. A secondary that lacked depth has since been rejuvenated with both younger and older talent, while renovations have been made to stack up the front four. Losing their top safety Tyrann Mathieu right before the season...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Thomas Davis wins Good Guy award

Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his consistent cooperation with the media. Davis, who helped the Panthers reach the Super Bowl, was honored by PFWA on Tuesday. The Good Guy Award is given to a NFL player for his qualities and professional style in helping pro football writers do their jobs. The award...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Head Coach Bruce Arians’ up and coming interview

Bruce Arians has been the Arizona Cardinals head coach since 2013. During his first two seasons with the Cardinals, they had a record of 21 wins against 11 loses. It was the best start by a Cardinals coach in their team history. He was named the Associated Press Coach of the year following the 2014 season when he lead the Cardinals to the playoffs. READ Prior to joining the Cardinals...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians talks about ‘retirement’ in Pittsburgh

Get your popcorn ready, because Bruce Arians is going to spill the beans about his supposed retirement as Steelers offensive coordinator. A profile on Arians will appear on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” Tuesday night, according to Pro Football Talk. Arians was not retained as the Steelers’ offensive coordinator after the 2011 season. The team tried to spin it as...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Calling all young Arizona Cardinals Supporters: Want the chance to be a reporter for the day?

The NFL has announced the chance for any young supporters to win the opportunity of a life time. So what is this opportunity and what needs to be done to win a chance at it? Many of the Arizona Cardinals organization members both past and present do a lot to support, help and nurture the younger members of the community, to aspire to bigger and greater dreams. Today I am only mentioning...
Via cover32
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarr Woodley blasts Cardinals' defensive coordinator

Former Pro Bowl linebacker LaMarr Woodley played just 10 games in his only season with the Arizona Cardinals last year. He recorded a grand total of just 10 tackles and one sack in the process. Needless to say, it wasn’t necessary the culmination of a stellar career that Woodley might have been looking for. Now, without a team and likely forced into retirement, the former Pittsburgh...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cardinals DL Bryan Robinson found dead at age 41

MILWAUKEE -- Authorities are waiting for the results of toxicology tests to determine what caused the death of former Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Bryan Robinson.Robinson was found at a Milwaukee motel Saturday night. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy conducted Monday found no trauma.Robinson, of Gurnee, Illinois, was 41. He began his career with...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Robinson found dead in hotel room at 41

Former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson was found dead in a Milwaukee hotel room over the weekend. He was 41. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of death is unknown, as autopsy and toxicology reports are still pending. Milwaukee Police say they are investigating the situation but there are no signs of trauma or foul play. Robinson played 14 seasons in the NFL, the majority...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones not shocked to be traded by Patriots

Former New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones had a feeling he was going to be traded this offseason. “There were a lot of rumors out,” Jones told Sirius XM NFL radio on Wednesday. “I try to stay away from the media, but I heard rumors. Like I said, it wasn’t as shocking when I found out I was traded, but there were definitely rumors.” Jones, 26, was traded...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: trailer for Amazon’s Jon Hamm-narrated NFL Films series on the Cardinals

It’s no secret that Amazon has been expanding their presence in the sports world, hiring SI/120 Sports vet James DeLorenzo earlier this year to head their sports group and announcing a partnership with NFL Films for a new Hard Knocks-style series on the Arizona Cardinals. The series, titled “All Or Nothing,” is based on NFL Films camera crews following the Cardinals throughout...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer on OTAs: 'I'm kind of just pretending'

The months of May and June are for getting players on the field and letting them run around in shorts and helmets, sans pads. It's not a time for hard-hitting defense and run-stuffing plays up the middle. Instead, it allows quarterbacks to read coverages and make appropriate throws without much difficulty.That's why Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is just out there pretending...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Week one preview

PSA: There’s now officially less than 100 days until football is back! The offseason is flying by as the Arizona Cardinals are starting to prepare to go to battle in their home opener against the New England Patriots. Surprisingly, both teams have a lot more in common than one would think which making it a game to look forward to. A bad taste was left in the mouths of fans after...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Arizona Cardinals’ Pay Tyrann Mathieu as a Top Defender?

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu has has been named an All-Pro twice and a Pro Bowler once in three seasons in the NFL. Along with these accolades, Mathieu has suffered a torn ACL and LCL as a rookie in 2013, a fractured thumb in 2014 and a torn ACL in 2015. Mathieu has a difficult negation with the Cardinals as his tremendous production on the field is coupled with his lengthy...
Via The Sports Journal
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu won’t play unless 100-percent healthy

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is looking to get back on the field with his team after suffering a season-ending knee injury late in the 2015 season. He is pretty confident that he will be ready to go this year, but he wants to be absolutely sure he is ready to play. Mathieu was attending a fundraiser for coach Bruce Arians’ foundation on Sunday when he spoke to The Arizona...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer ‘addicted’ to idea of reaching Super Bowl

The last time Carson Palmer took the field, he threw four interceptions and turned the ball over a ridiculous six times in the Arizona Cardinals’ blowout loss to the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship game. In the months since that horrendous performance, Arizona has done everything in its power to help Palmer overcome the bitter end to that season. The team upgraded its...
Via Sportsnaut
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu to be NFL’s highest-paid safety

The Arizona Cardinals and safety Tyrann Mathieu are reportedly “deep in negotiations” to make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. An ACL hasn't changed the plans: #AZCardinals are deep in negotiations for an extension for Tyrann Mathieu, soon to be highest paid safety — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 16, 2016 Rapoport added this, speaking...
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Fitzgerald graduates college, fulfills promise to mother

Though Mother’s Day was one week ago, this is a touching story from Larry Fitzgerald, who fulfilled a promise he made to his mother Carol before she died of breast cancer in 2003: to graduate from college. “I’m glad I can finally shake the 15-year college student stigma,” Fitzgerald joked to ESPN. Fitz left the University of Pittsburgh after his sophomore season to pursue...
Via The Comeback
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians: Coaching Cardinals ‘will be my last job’

Bruce Arians has been coaching in the NFL for so long that it seems hard to believe that he has only been a head coach for three years. The Cardinals were the first team to give Arians a head coaching job (aside from an interim stint with the Colts), and the 63-year-old says his first will be his last. Following a 13-3 season and a trip to the NFC Championship, Arians knows expectations...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Nkemdiche falls to Arizona, picked No. 29 in 1st round

While Robert Nkemdiche watched his teammate go thirteenth overall despite his personal life going up in flames on social media…..Nkemdiche waited to be picked. Nkemdich, like Tunsil, had concerns which caused his stock to drop way below his skill level. The Arizona Cardinals finally took a chance on Nkemdiche at No. 29 of the first round. If Nkemdiche keeps on the straight and...
Via This Given Sunday
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Select Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche No. 29 Overall

The Arizona Cardinals took Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche, a highly-talented player who slipped due to off-field issues with the 29th-overall pick.  Round: 1 Pick: 29 With the #29 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @AZCardinals select DT Robert Nkemdiche! pic.twitter.com/MqDqr7Q5Di — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Arizona Cardinals select Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche Analysis...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Beanie Wells victim of attempted extortion from drug deal gone wrong

Former Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells has been named as the victim in an extortion case, according to a report. Two men are accused in a federal case of attempting to extort Wells in an attempt to recoup money from a drug deal gone wrong. The men were allegedly put into touch with a Mexican drug dealer through Wells’ brother. The men, Franklin Conley and Patrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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