Could The Arizona Cardinals Draft Another Defensive Lineman High In The Draft?

Given that the Cardinals just drafted Robert Nkemdiche in the first round of last year's draft, taking another defensive lineman at #13 in this year's draft would be crazy... right? If you read Revenge of the Birds frequently, then you know all of our writers have gone over the numerous holes on this team's defense a number of times. We have talked cornerback, inside linebacker...
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1 hour ago

Rule change would have led to Arizona Cardinals win over Seattle in 2016

The NFL has outlawed the Seahawk leap. For the Arizona Cardinals, the 2016 season was a big whiff and maybe no game more summed up the Arizona Cardinals season than their tie with the Seattle Seahawks. However, after the owners meetings in Phoenix, Arizona today, that game would have... hopefully ended with the Arizona Cardinals winning instead of the awfulness we saw actually happen...
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3 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians provides thoughts on quarterback

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians joined Pro Football Talk Live on Tuesday morning With the NFL owners meeting taking place in Phoenix this week it was a no-brainer to have Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians around for interviews.  He talked with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk Live on Tuesday. One of the […] Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians provides thoughts on...
Via Raising Zona
9 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: NFL schedule release eyeing April 17-21

The Arizona Cardinals and the rest of the NFL could know their 2017 schedule before April 21 The time is nearing for another one of those days on the NFL calendar we all wish was a holiday, the release of the NFL regular-season schedule.  The Arizona Cardinals could know what their schedule looks like sometime […] Arizona Cardinals: NFL schedule release eyeing April 17-21 - Raising...
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10 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals: NFL makes rule changes for 2017

The Arizona Cardinals will experience some new rules come the 2017 season and most of them are for the better The NFL passed a number of proposed rule changes on Tuesday at their meetings in Phoenix.  The Arizona Cardinals will likely be happy about at least one rule change. As I alluded to on Monday, […] Arizona Cardinals: NFL makes rule changes for 2017 - Raising Zona - Raising...
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11 hours ago

Bidwill: Vegas will be “fun” for Cardinals fans

The Raiders are (eventually) moving to Las Vegas, and will be that much closer to the Cardinals — who have been frequent preseason partners with the AFC team. That convenience isn’t lost on Cardinals president Michael Bidwill. “I think our fans are going to love it when that stadium is built and there is a preseason game (in Vegas),” Bidwill said from the NFL owners meetings...
Via Word from the Birds
13 hours ago

Arizona Cardinals 2017 NFL Mock Draft tracker

A look at the mock drafts from around the web and who the Arizona Cardinals have picked. With the draft 30 days away, it is getting serious in the 2017 NFL Draft mocking. We see a new one nearly weekly and it shows us how not just ideas change, but the understanding and knowledge. It means that people are getting more and new information that allows them to update their mocks....
Via Revenge of the Birds
21 hours ago

Carson Palmer on potentially mentoring young QB: ‘I think I’m pretty good at it’

The Arizona Cardinals need to prepare for life after Carson Palmer, and the 37-year-old quarterback sounds more than willing to help the team do that.Before he took part in Bruce Arians’ charity golf tournament over the weekend, Palmer was asked about the possibility of the Cardinals drafting his successor next month.“I’ve been in that mentor role for a decade now, really,”...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals 2017: Hey, What’s Your Problem?

It’s time to wrap up our latest series from End Zone Score. NFL free agency is in full swing but the draft is coming up fast. Teams continue to make decisions that will affect the franchise’s immediate future. The focus here will be on each of the 32 teams’ biggest problems. What is the biggest negative facing each club. More importantly, how is each organization addressing...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago

Bruce Arians needed surgery thanks to Larry Fitzgerald hug

On occasion, you will come across a player or coach who is so fired up after a big play that the commentators might joke that someone is going to need treatment due to the intensity of the high fives or embraces.For Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, that actually happened.According to Kent Somers of AZCentral, Arians recently underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team.With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints, ESPN’s Mike Reiss speculates that New England has no room for Floyd on its roster. Danny...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Safety Tony Jefferson Used 'Madden' to Choose the Ravens in Free Agency

Baltimore Ravens strong safety Tony Jefferson was one of the top defensive free agents this offseason. Last season, the 25-year-old led the Arizona Cardinals with 92 total tackles and had 13 tackles for a loss. Many NFL teams might have made him an offer. What aided his decision to go with the Ravens was the Madden video game franchise. Jefferson signed a four-year, $34 million...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven ways to fix NFL overtime rules

Those who don’t like the current NFL overtime format got some good news on Monday. The current NFL overtime rules may be amended.The bad news? The possible amendment isn’t exactly eye-popping. In fact, it’s pretty darn bland.“The NFL’s competition committee is considering a proposal to trim overtime sessions to 10 minutes during the preseason and regular season, according...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals to sign LB Kevin Minter

The Cincinnati Bengals have made a rare splash in free agency. It comes in the form of former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter, who has reportedly agreed to sign with the Bengals. Minter, 26, was a second-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2013. After acting the part of a reserve linebacker for the team during his first two seasons, Minter has started all 16 games in each...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals re-sign DT Frostee Rucker to 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals have re-signed Frostee Rucker to a one-year contract, retaining a veteran presence on the defensive line after losing Calais Campbell in free agency. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Rucker has played 10 NFL seasons, the first six with the Cincinnati Bengals and the last four with Arizona after signing as a free agent with the Cardinals in 2013. The 33-year-old...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarvis Jones will try to salvage career with Cardinals

Jarvis Jones gets one more chance before the word “bust” is forever linked to his name in NFL history. The Cardinals signed the former Steelers linebacker to a one-year contract Wednesday. Jones was the 17th overall pick of the 2013 draft and has just six career sacks. That’s one less than Barkevious Mingo, who was taken in the same round and is already on his third team. Jones...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals bring back Ellington on 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed running back Andre Ellington to a one-year contract. Ellington, the backup to David Johnson, has played all four of his NFL seasons with Arizona after being drafted in the sixth round out of Clemson in 2013. A versatile 28-year-old back who also lines up at receiver, Ellington has been slowed by injuries in his pro career. In...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

What we can learn from Arizona’s offseason moves

As expected, it has been an eventful NFL offseason so far, with new signings, releases, and trades occurring every few minutes it seems. Almost every NFL team has gotten in on the action, including the Arizona Cardinals. There have been some pretty key moves so far that involve the Cardinals and will change the makeup of the team for the 2017 season. Here we look at some of the moves...
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Cardinals, Chandler Jones agree to 5-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals and outside linebacker Chandler Jones have agreed to a five-year contract. The agreement comes after the Cardinals placed the franchise tag on Jones to prevent him from becoming a free agent. The Cardinals acquired Jones in a trade with New England before last season, and general manager Steve Keim had said all along that the team would sign...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals sign TE Jermaine Gresham to four-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly come to terms on a four-year deal with tight end Jermaine Gresham, who was going to be a free agent. The terms of this deal aren’t yet known.Gresham spent his first five NFL seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals before arriving in Arizona as a free agent in 2015. He signed two one-year deals with the Cardinals, and now he’s being rewarded with...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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