Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Goodell defends NFL policies, says league has ‘made tremendous progress’ on domestic violence

    New York Daily News "Giants president and chief executive officer John Mara admitted this week to his and the team's "misguided decisions" with regard to ex-kicker Josh Brown's domestic violence case. But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell offered up no such contrition Wednesday night when he made his first public..." October 27

  • Arians cautiously optimistic Cardinals WR John Brown returns vs. Panthers

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals scratched their way back to .500 with consecutive wins against the 49ers and Jets only to add a tie to their record with a grind of a 6-6 tie against the Seattle Seahawks. Now, the Cardinals hit the road to face their demons in Carolina against the Panthers. Head coach..." October 26

  • Cardinals’ LT Jared Veldheer has fractured finger, he ‘should be fine’

    Today's Pigskin "Arizona Cardinals left tackle Jared Veldheer has a fractured finger, head coach Bruce Arians said. Despite the injury though, Arians claims that the left tackle “should be fine” and he may be able to play with the ailing finger. Veldheer, the teams starting left tackle, was injured in the..." October 26

  • Bruce Arians explains why leaping field goal blocks are 'bad for football'

    Fox Sports "The biggest storyline to come out of Week 7 was the ending of Arizona’s tie with the Seahawks. Much has been made about the fact that ties should never happen in the NFL, leading Russell Wilson to suggest a new idea to avoid them. However, Bruce Arians has been harping on another topic of..." October 26

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Missed FGs leave Cardinals, Seahawks with tie

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In a game featuring two blocked kicks and missed field goals that would have won the game for both teams on what essentially were chip shots, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks wound up settling for a 6-6 tie Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Cardinals..." October 24

  • Tyrann Mathieu on tie: It’s upsetting

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals and Seahawks played a 6-6 tie Sunday night that may have felt more painful for Arizona than it did for the Seahawks. Arizona was playing at home, their offense gained 443 yards and their defense held the Seahawks to 257 yards and 11 first downs over the course of the evening...." October 24

  • David Johnson, wife Meghan Brock expecting baby

    Larry Brown Sports "David Johnson is one of the top offensive weapons for the Arizona Cardinals, so he was highlighted during the “Sunday Night Football” game against Seattle on Sunday. NBC even showed Johnson’s wife, Meghan Brock, and they mentioned that she is pregnant. The two went to Northern Iowa together..." October 24

  • Cardinals fear Jaron Brown suffered torn ACL

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals came out of last night’s game without a win or a loss, at least on the score sheet. But they’re now down another receiver. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, initial tests showed that wide receiver Jaron Brown suffered a torn ACL last night." October 24

  • Cardinals have talked to Chandler Jones about a new contract

    Arizona Cardinals "Maybe a new contract at some point with Chandler Jones? Keim said the team has been talking with Jones’ agent since camp about a new deal (Jones is scheduled to be a free agent after the season). Now, contract conversations and getting a deal done can be completely different things. Just..." October 24

  • Cardinals' Arians: 'We'd be 5-2' if Catanzaro made kicks

    USA Today "Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says kicker Chandler Catanzaro has his full support in the aftermath of Sunday night’s overtime miss against the Seattle Seahawks. And Arians offered a novel idea when asked Monday if the Cardinals’ special teams issues – including another field goal attempt..." October 24

  • Bruce Arians waiting to hear NFL’s “B-S” explanation of calls

    Arizona Republic "You want to see artistry? Go to a gallery. University of Phoenix Stadium was certainly not that on Sunday night. An old-school football game was played, featuring the Cardinals and Seahawks in a game with high stakes in the NFC West division. In this age of passing and points, this game..." October 24

  • Carson Palmer will start vs the Seahawks

    247 Sports "Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians informed on Friday that quarterback Carson Palmer was likely to start on Sunday and the weekend has done nothing to move the organization off that position. Despite being listed as questionable on the official injury report due to a hamstring, Palmer is..." October 23

  • Why the Cardinals' playoff hopes could be determined by Carson Palmer this weekend

    Fox Sports "The Arizona Cardinals looked good Monday night. They looked good the week before that too. It helps to play the Jets and 49ers, respectively, but nonetheless there were positives to be drawn from the victories, which took the team to 3-3: The Cardinals wide receivers were getting..." October 22

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Sickle cell trait causing leg pain for John Brown

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like the Cardinals will have quarterback Carson Palmer in the lineup against the Seahawks on Sunday night after he practiced for a second straight day on Friday despite a hamstring injury that sidelined him on Wednesday. It’s not looking so good for wide receiver John Brown. Brown..." October 21

  • Carson Palmer working on side at Cardinals practice

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said that he left Monday night’s game against the Jets early because he was cramping after his exit was first attributed to a hamstring strain. It’s starting to look like the initial explanation might have had some credence. Palmer was listed as a..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Cardinals, Johnson run away from Jets

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- David Johnson ran the Arizona Cardinals back to the .500 mark. The second-year running back rushed for three touchdowns and 111 yards, and the Cardinals won their second straight, beating the sliding New York Jets 28-3 Monday night. Johnson, who carried 22 times,..." October 18

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell developing sitcom with CBS based on his life

    Awful Announcing "Calais Campbell isn’t just a star Pro Bowl defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals, notching two sacks and a safety five games into the 2016 NFL season. He’s also now an executive producer in the TV business with a project in development at CBS. Campbell’s life story is the inspiration for The..." October 16

  • Arizona Cardinals' Robert Nkemdiche to see action Monday?

    Arizona Republic "He’s played only a shade more than a dozen snaps in his NFL rookie season, so it’s hardly fair to think of Cardinals defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche as a bust. The more he appears on the pregame inactive list, however, the more Nkemdiche starts looking like offensive tackle D.J. Humphries did..." October 15

  • NFL changes Week 8 game times for Packers-Falcons, Cardinals-Panthers

    CBS Sports "For the first time this season, the NFL has made a change to the 2016 schedule. The league has switched the times for two games that will kickoff on Oct. 30. The Cardinals' game against the Panthers in Carolina, which was previously scheduled to kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET, will now kickoff at 1..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Bruce Arians on Cardinals WR drops: ‘You don’t give up on guys’

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals have a long week of practice and a healthy quarterback with Carson Palmer set to return for the next opponent, the New York Jets. Head coach Bruce Arians made his weekly appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio’s Late Hits show to talk about the team’s win against San Francisco..." October 12

  • Cardinals Re-Sign RB Kerwynn Williams

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Arizona Cardinals announced Tuesday that they’ve re-signed RB Kerwynn Williams, who will take the roster spot of QB Zac Dysert. Williams, 25, is a former seventh-round pick of the Colts back in 2013. He lasted just a few months in Indianapolis before signing on to the Chargers’ practice..." October 11

  • Cardinals clear Carson Palmer (concussion) to practice "After a one-week hiatus, Carson Palmer is returning to the practice field. The Cardinals have cleared their starting quarterback to practice after he spent a week in concussion protocol. Palmer didn't even travel to Arizona's win over the 49ers on Thursday night, but is on track to start..." October 11

  • Carson Palmer still in concussion protocol, questionable for fantasy owners

    Arizona Cardinals "Injuries are starting to play a big role in what is happening with the Cardinals this season, and even though we are four days past the Cardinals’ last game, General Manager Steve Keim still didn’t gave anything concrete to say about guard Mike Iupati, who hurt his ankle against the 49ers. Keim,..." October 10

  • Evan Mathis To Retire After Season?

    Pro Football Rumors "Prior to signing a one-year pact with the Cardinals this offseason, guard Evan Mathis was contemplating retirement. He has enjoyed a long and successful career, he won a Super Bowl ring with the Broncos in 2015, and he has nothing left to prove. Ultimately, however, he decided to resume his career..." October 09

  • Cardinals G Mike Iupati Expected To Miss 2-4 Weeks With Ankle Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 is hearing that Cardinals veteran G Mike Iupati does not have a fracture, but he’s dealing with a ligament tear in his ankle and expected to miss 2-4 weeks as a result. The Cardinals placed G Evan Mathis on injured reserve yesterday and signed Ulrick John from..." October 09

  • Cardinals place Evan Mathis (ankle) on IR "Evan Mathis' one-year stay with the Cardinals may have to be cut short. Arizona placed the veteran guard on injured reserve after he suffered an ankle injury in Thursday night's win over the 49ers. He will be replaced on the active roster by offensive lineman Ulrick John, last seen on the..." October 09

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Johnson powers Cards to much-needed win over 49ers

    The Sports Xchange "SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- After going 13-3 and winning the NFC West last season, the Arizona Cardinals never expected to lose three of their first four games this year. And they certainly never thought they would face a crucial test in Week 5 without No. 1 quarterback Carson Palmer, going up..." October 07

  • Bruce Arians 'optimistic' Carson Palmer will be back next week

    ESPN "Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians couldn't say with 100 percent certainty on Friday that quarterback Carson Palmer will be healthy enough to play against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football on Oct. 17, but he seemed fairly optimistic. "I can't say for sure," Arians said. "But he..." October 07

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Carson Palmer ruled out for Thursday vs. 49ers "The 1-3 Arizona Cardinals are desperate for a win but will need to earn it without Carson Palmer. The team announced the starting quarterback will not play Thursday night versus the San Francisco 49ers. Drew Stanton will make his first start of the season. Palmer suffered a concussion on..." October 05

  • Carson Palmer remains in concussion protocol "Carson Palmer's status for Thursday Night Football is up in the air. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters that the quarterback was at the team facility Tuesday, but remains in concussion protocol and is still taking tests. Palmer suffered the concussion in the fourth quarter of Arizona's..." October 04

  • Cardinals place Chris Johnson on injured reserve

    Sportsnaut "The suddenly free-falling Arizona Cardinals will now be without running back Chris Johnson for at least the next eight weeks. Arizona reportedly placed Johnson on injured reserve on Tuesday with a groin injury. What exactly this means for the Cardinals remains to be seen. The 31-year-old..." October 04

  • Kerwynn Williams will rejoin Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Kerwynn Williams will sign with the Cardinals, his agent wrote on Twitter Monday. Williams played in 11 games over the past two seasons for the Cardinals. His return comes a day after veteran running back Chris Johnson was injured in a loss to the Rams and needed an MRI to..." October 03

  • Carson Palmer Could Miss Extended Time with Concussion

    SI "Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer left Sunday’s 17–13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams after a hard hit late in the fourth quarter, where he was taken to the locker room and evaluated for a concussion. Palmer did not return to the game and was placed in the league's concussion protocol,..." October 03

  • Cardinals GM Steve Keim: ‘I never envisioned this’

    Arizona Sports "The calendar has barely hit October, yet there is plenty of panic in Arizona when it comes to the Cardinals. Bruce Arians’ team was sloppy and generous with the football Sunday, committing five turnovers in a 17-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams that dipped their season record to 1-3. It’s not..." October 03

  • Rams hand disappointing Cards another loss

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Rams forced five turnovers, knocked Carson Palmer out of the game with a head injury and hung on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 17-13 on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Case Keenum connected with Brian Quick on a 4-yard touchdown pass with 2:36 left..." October 02

  • Evan Mathis, Michael Floyd set to play this Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals missed right guard Evan Mathis in the lineup in Buffalo last Sunday, but they’ll have him back as they try to improve their record to 2-2 against the Rams this weekend. Mathis missed last Sunday with a toe injury, but got in a full practice Friday. He was not given a designation..." October 01

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Rams claim Marqui Christian off waivers from Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "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..." September 28

  • Bruce Arians tells Cardinals player to 'grow the hell up' after blunder, then cuts him

    CBS Sports "Bruce Arians is not messing around. Immediately after Cardinals long snapper Kameron Canaday failed to snap the football into the hands of holder Drew Butler on Sunday, which resulted in a game-changing touchdown for the Bills, Arians went all in on him for his blunder. Specifically, he told..." September 28

  • Report: Cardinals cut safety Marqui Christian

    Today's Pigskin "The Arizona Cardinals are apparently making a roster move at the safety position. According to Aaron Wilson, the Cardinals will cut rookie safety Marqui Christian on Tuesday. The Cardinals selected Christian in the fifth round of this year’s draft and the former Midwestern State product spent..." September 27