Arizona Cardinals ease of schedule overlooked in predictions of demise

The Cardinals face one of the NFL's easiest schedules in 2017. There are many that question the idea of an Arizona Cardinals return to the playoffs, lamenting the growing age of some of their key offensive players. This is all relevant and not overlooked, but one thing that seems to be or maybe just is disregarded by those expecting a fall is… the Arizona Cardinals, on paper...
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1 hour ago

Arizona Cardinals biggest risk in 2017: One site says Carson Palmer

Is Palmer the biggest risk the Cardinals are taking in 2017? There are a lot of conversations had about the Arizona Cardinals and their future moving forward. Is the team doing the right thing not drafting a quarterback? Is Blaine Gabbert really in line to take over in 2018? There are so many questions about the future. To some, there seems to be questions about the present....
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8 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals’ Wide Receivers are bargains in fantasy drafts

With OTAs and minicamp wrapping up, and training camp not starting for close to another month, it’s time for fantasy players to start getting excited for the upcoming season. Rookies had their first taste of adjusting to their new teams, free agency is dying down for the most part, and analysts can finally start to make predictions and opinions of value. While although it is still...
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Arizona Cardinals: Top training camp competitions

The Arizona Cardinals head to training camp in just 26 days to start their long journey back to the postseason With a lot of roster turnover this offseason, that means just one thing for the Arizona Cardinals.  It means there will be plenty of competition for certain spots on the 53-man roster. There are some […] Arizona Cardinals: Top training camp competitions - Raising Zona...
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23 hours ago

Markus Golden one of the most unblockable in the NFL

The Cardinals have one of the most unstoppable pass rushers in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals may have struck gold in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft with their pick of Markus Golden. After an up and down rookie year, where he posted four sacks, he broke onto the scene in 2016 with 12.5 sacks. With 16.5 sacks in two seasons, he is on pace to be one of the more productive...
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1 day ago

Arizona Cardinals: Five keys to winning NFC West

Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill suggested the reason for not winning the west last season lies at the foot of Chandler Catanzaro He didn’t come right out and say it, but Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill all but said last season was Chandler Catanzaro’s fault.  He’s partially correct but there were a number of issues […] Arizona Cardinals: Five keys...
Via Raising Zona
1 day ago

Drew Stanton thinks NFL has a QB development problem

Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton entered the league as a second-round pick of the Lions in 2007 and has spent the last decade serving as a backup in Detroit, Indianapolis and Arizona. Stanton has seen a lot of quarterbacks move through the league over that time and that experience has left him with strong views about…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

Arizona Cardinals: David Johnson's 'Top 100' ranking is just right

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5 days ago

Michigan Adds Former NFL RB As An Assistant Coach

Alfonso Smith, a former NFL RB for the Arizona Cardinals & San Francisco 49ers, is now the Wolverines’ assistant RB coach (with Jay Harbaugh): " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max...
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Bruce Arians: Byron Leftwich will be head coach ‘early and fast’

Considering he was the No. 7 pick of the 2003 draft, Byron Leftwich’s playing career was somewhat of a disappointment. He threw 51 touchdown passes and 36 interceptions for the Jaguars with a passer rating of 80.5. Jacksonville released him just before the 2007 season, and he spent the last five years of his career as a backup.Leftwich’s coaching career could turn out differently...
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Arizona Cardinals: Debating Palmer’s Hall of Fame resume

Since the imminent end to Carson Palmer‘s career should realistically be in the next few years (if not sooner), questions of whether or not he is worthy of a place in Canton have been asked. Coach Arians believes he is one ring away from serious consideration, which may be true, especially with Coach’s track record of quarterbacks he’s had in his career. However, there are...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea was the Arizona Cardinals best free agent addition

Losing two starting-caliber safeties via free agency isn’t ideally what the Arizona Cardinals had envisioned, but they made up for it by adding a former pro bowl veteran safety. Antoine Bethea is still one of the hardest-hitting and sure tacklers among safeties in the national football league today.  He certainly won’t give the Cardinals the same production D.J. Swearinger and...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign top pick Haason Reddick

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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer fights age with rest

Bruce Arians sees evidence that Carson Palmer can bring the Cardinals back to the playoffs after last year’s dismal 7-8-1 season. The 37-year-old Palmer and the Cardinals are combating the effects of the quarterback’s age by resting him more. He didn’t throw during the winter or during the early part of organized team activities for the first time in his career, but he’s...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians has funny explanation for Carson Palmer’s deep ball struggles

Bruce Arians spoke pretty bluntly and delivered a humorous explanation for why Carson Palmer struggled on his deep balls last season. The Arizona Cardinals head coach spoke from minicamp Wednesday about the deep balls and attributed it to Palmer’s weapons having issues. Floyd was released by the Cardinals last year following a DUI arrest, though he wasn’t producing at his typical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals WR John Brown suffers hamstring injury

Following an injury-plagued 2016 season that saw him deal with health issues that extended far beyond the football field, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown was given a clean bill of health recently.Unfortunately, that has now given in to more injury concerns for the young talent.Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians noted on Wednesday that Brown suffered a hamstring injury during...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Daryl Washington campaigns to join the Cowboys

Former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington has not played in the NFL since 2013 due to repeated violations of the league’s substance abuse policy.Washington, who was just reinstated by the NFL, found himself promptly released by the Cardinals following that decision. The first team to show real interest in his services was the Dallas Cowboys. Imagine that.For his part...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Arians on terrorism in London: ‘It’s not going to scare us off’

The Arizona Cardinals are set to take on the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium in London this upcoming October. It’s the continuation of the NFL utilizing the United Kingdom city to help expand its brand.There’s now a lot more to the NFL taking its regular season to this international venue. In the face of increased terrorist attacks, the United Kingdom has become a hotbed...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson hopes to resume NFL career, says teams are interested

Chris Johnson will turn 32 in September and is coming off a year in which he appeared in just four games, but the veteran running back is not ready to call it a career.In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio Friday, Johnson said he still wants to play in the NFL. He claims a few teams have expressed interest and he has been in contact with the Arizona Cardinals about a possible return...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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