Fitzgerald: It’s not the playcalling

The Cardinals are not playing as efficiently as they want on offense and the passing game has yet to truly click. But the problem is not overconfidence, veteran wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald said, and it definitely is not the play-calling — including the down-the-field mentality. “Nobody’s opinion really matters outside of this locker room,” Fitzgerald said. “We’ve had...
Via Word from the Birds
24 minutes ago

What Happened to the Arizona Cardinals Defense?

The once dominant force against the run has been gashed through the first three games. The Arizona Cardinals have been a team that has prided themselves on stopping the run. Last season they finished fifth in the NFL in rush yards per game allowed, in 2014 they finished 13th and in 2013 they finished first. Yet, through three weeks of the NFL season in 2016, the Arizona Cardinals...
Via Revenge of the Birds
7 hours ago

What's Going On In Arizona?

It's been a very disappointing start to the season for the Cardinals. Arizona was one of the favorites to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LI, thanks to both the success of the past few seasons and the team's enormous level of talent on both sides of the ball. But, things have not been going to plan. Arizona is 1-2 with a loss at home against the Patriots and an embarrassment of...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Arizona Cardinals: Injury Report

What does the first injury of the week look like for the Cardinals and Rams? The Arizona Cardinals need a good game, there really is no other way to look at things, part of that good game will be about how healthy they are as they take on the division leading and visiting Los Angeles Rams. Here are the Wednesday injury reports for both teams. Arizona Cardinals Injury Report Drew...
Via Revenge of the Birds
9 hours ago

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals News and Links for Thursday

A look at some of the news from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals It is almost that time, as the Arizona Cardinals match up with the division leading Los Angeles Rams. There is a lot of great information out on the Arizona Cardinals, so let's take a look. Passing Thoughts On Cardinals' Air GameEven with everyone back, offense still trying to find groove it had last season...
Via Revenge of the Birds
12 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Tyrann Mathieu, the comeback kid?

Could Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu contend for the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award? In a prime time Sunday night game against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Arizona Cardinals were on their way to victory. Running back David Johnson led the Cardinals to the NFC West crown with 187 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. However, the […] Arizona Cardinals: Tyrann Mathieu...
Via Raising Zona
18 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Another moving day

The Arizona Cardinals continued their roster adjustments on Wednesday Another day, another few roster moves. The Cardinals dealt with cuts, additions, and more injury a day after making several other moves. The Cardinals placed linebacker Alani Fua on the injured reserve.  He has an injured knee that has ended his season.  They just placed tight […] Arizona Cardinals: Another...
Via Raising Zona
21 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals’ offense needs immediate improvement

The Arizona Cardinals had the league’s number one offense in 2015 but through three games this season the unit has struggled It seemed so easy for the Arizona Cardinals last year. When their offense needed to move the ball, they moved it almost effortlessly. When they needed points, more often than not they were able […] Arizona Cardinals’ offense needs immediate improvement...
Via Raising Zona
21 hours ago

Usually prolific, Cardinals have trouble getting moving

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals led the NFL in yards gained last year. They averaged 38 points a game. All the skill people returned. What should be well-oiled familiarity instead is disjointed and stagnant. The Cardinals (1-2) are coughing and sputtering at the start of each game, taking precious time to get in gear. ''Every year is different,'' coach Bruce Arians said...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rams claim Marqui Christian off waivers from Cardinals

The Cardinals and Rams will square off this Sunday and the Rams have added a former member of the Arizona secondary to their roster ahead of the game. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Rams claimed safety Marqui Christian off of waivers on Wednesday, a day after the Cardinals dropped him as…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Bruce Arians hints chemistry is an issue with Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals were a popular pick to win the NFC title before the year began, and their play through three weeks has not justified those predictions. According to head coach Bruce Arians, that could have a lot to do with chemistry. In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio this week, an irritated Arians said some new players on the Cardinals roster are having a negative impact...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals release long snapper Canaday

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have released long snapper Kameron Canaday and safety Marqui Christian. Arizona also placed tight end Troy Niklas on injured reserve with a wrist injury and elevated tight end Ifeanyi Momah from the practice squad in moves announced Tuesday. A rookie from Portland State, Canaday earned the starting job out of training camp, but had glaring...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals dealing with issues in 1-2 start to season

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals were widely expected to contend for the Super Bowl this season. That lofty goal is still in play, of course, but a 1-2 start and coming off a 33-18 loss at Buffalo on Sunday has the Cardinals trying to find solutions to unexpected problems. Those issues, coach Bruce Arians said Monday, include communication in-game on the road, increased...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Peterson makes great one-handed interception

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson made the best interception of the 2016 NFL season so far on Sunday, using an exceptional display of athleticism to haul in the football. It was all thanks to a terrible throw by Tyrod Taylor, who attempted to air it out downfield to a receiver that was not open. Peterson had him beat by a few steps, but Taylor threw the ball in his direction...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Robert Nkemdiche slowly heading toward bust territory?

Fans who have waited to slap Robert Nkemdiche with the bust label might not have to wait long. The Arizona Cardinals selected the controversial Ole Miss product 29th in the 2016 draft and he has yet to make a major impact on the team two games into his career. This sounds premature and all, until one reads a note by Alex Marvez of Sporting News: Based on @SiriusXMNFL comments...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu trolls Jay Cutler after Bears loss

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler turned in another poor performance against the Eagles on Monday Night Football, and it didn’t take long for the criticism to begin pouring in on social media after the 29-14 loss at Soldier Field. Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu must have been watching the game, too, as evidenced by the tweet he sent (and quickly deleted). Mathieu poked fun...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Cardinals may be ‘the exact team’ we need to face

Already reeling, the 0-2 Buffalo Bills are about to host the NFC powerhouse Arizona Cardinals in Week 3, and Rex Ryan sees this as the perfect opportunity for his team to snap out of its funk. Speaking with reporters Monday morning, Ryan said the Cardinals might be “the exact team” his Bills need to face. Clearly, the embattled coach is hoping this statement will rally his...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer hits major milestone in NFL career vs. Buccaneers

Carson Palmer is one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks this season and is hoping to lead the Arizona Cardinals deep into the 2016 postseason. Arizona is without question one of the teams to beat in the NFC this season, although they have a lot of talent to go up against in order to make a run at a Super Bowl 51 appearance. That being said, Palmer hit a major milestone in his career...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Palmer connects with Jaron Brown for 51-yard TD

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer was in elite form in Week 2. Just watch him connect with Jaron Brown on this beautiful 51-yard touchdown. Carson Palmer + @jaronbrown13 = SIX! 51 yards! #BeRedSeeRed #TBvsAZ — NFL (@NFL) September 18, 2016 It was Palmer’s third touchdown in the first half. For Brown, the touchdown marks only the fifth of...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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