Cardinals Rumors & News

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Had thought it would make sense for #Cardinals to add DE Brett Keisel & his beard with Dockett out. Just heard: Very unlikely to happen.

  • Report: Cardinals believe that DT Darnell Dockett tore ACL

    Yahoo! Sports "The Arizona Cardinals defense has taken another huge blow. The team believes that star defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has suffered a torn ACL, according to Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo. In an offseason in which the team watched linebacker Karlos Dansby leave via free agency, linebacker Daryl..." August 19

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    DE Brett Keisel flying to AZ today to take a physical. #AZCardinals

  • Arizona Cardinals pleased with early effort from linebacker Desmond Bishop

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals weren't even sure they were going to take him on the trip. But when they did, they certainly weren't thinking about letting him play. Inside linebacker Desmond Bishop, in fact, was on the pregame list of those who weren't going to be allowed to even dress for Saturday's preseason..." August 19

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, who tore ACL and LCL last Dec, will come off PUP Tuesday; now some optimism he will play in Arizona's opener.

  • Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman comes up with heady play on fumble

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals center John Estes never played organized rugby, but you couldn't tell that by a bizarre play in the fourth quarter Saturday against the Vikings. Down 24-21, the Cardinals were in a fourth-and-goal situation at the Vikings 6. Estes' shotgun snap to Ryan Lindley was off target, which..." August 17

  • Vikes beats Cards

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wanted to get an extended look at his first-team units, especially veteran quarterback Matt Cassel with the starting offense, during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. He figured that the Cardinals, a team with a stout defense in 2013 that..." August 17

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    As @joshweinfuss said, John Abraham will return to Cardinals camp today.

  • Cardinals may already be detaching from Fitzgerald

    Pro Football Talk "With a revised contract that dropped his 2014 cap number from $18 million to $9 million, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald ensured that he’d spend another year with the team. The corresponding increase in his 2015 cap number to $23.6 million could make the coming season Fitzgerald’s last season..." August 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    FWIW: Ron Jaworski believes Cardinals QB Logan Thomas was most impressive rookie QB in week 1. Said he played like a Pro-Bowl player.

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

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    Dan Pompei @danpompei

    Few observations from my visit to Cardinals camp: 1. Michael Floyd is in for a big year. Some people in camp think he'll be their No. 1 WR.

  • Cardinals GM: John Brown is similar to Anquan Boldin "Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver John Brown made our preseason Week 1 "winners" list after tormenting the Texans defense for 87 yards and a 39-yard interference penalty on five catches and a team-high 10 targets in one half of action. As we discussed on Monday's edition of the Around The..." August 13

  • Feely to debut new kickoff approach in battle for his job

    Fox Sports Arizona "Jay Feely doesn't hate rookie kicker Chandler Catanzaro; doesn't even dislike him. "He's a good guy. We have a good relationship," Feely said. But that doesn't mean Feely and Catanzaro are comparing notes, correcting each other's technique flaws or laughing over dinner. "We really don't..." August 12

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians said Mathieu and Ta'amu are close to coming off PUP. Maybe even next week. #CardsCamp

  • Yeremiah Bell retires after 11 NFL seasons

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Yeremiah Bell wasn’t supposed to play in the NFL. Instead, he made it, and he lasted for more than a decade. Bell tells the Winchester (Ky.) Sun that it’s time to move on. “I’m done,” Bell said. “It’s not official because my agent hasn’t turned in the papers yet but within myself,..." August 10

  • Rookie Logan Thomas shines in debut under center for Arizona Cardinals

    Arizona Republic "Your turn, Ryan Lindley. Rookie quarterback Logan Thomas came out to start the second half for the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday in the team's first preseason game of the year against the Houston Texans and put on a show. The fight for the third and final quarterback roster spot isn't the..." August 10

  • Arizona Cardinals rout Houston Texans to open preseason

    Arizona Republic "The results of NFL preseason games become little more than footnotes in the back of media guides, but it's better to look good than the alternative. And the Cardinals looked sharp Saturday, beating the Texans 32-0 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Despite missing two of its top..." August 10

  • Ted Ginn hopes to give Cardinals different dimension

    Arizona Republic "Despite the retirement of Jake Ballard, Cardinals pass-catchers figure to bring the thunder in 2014 with Pro Bowl wideout Larry Fitzgerald, up-and-coming star Michael Floyd and rookie John Brown. But a team that narrowly missed the playoffs last year at 10-6 and plays in the division with the..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Arizona Cardinals strong at safety with Tony Jefferson and Deone Bucannon

    Arizona Republic "It's usually a bad thing when a first-round pick, drafted at a position of need, hasn't cracked the starting lineup two weeks into training camp. The Cardinals, however, aren't worried about strong safety Deone Bucannon being second on the depth chart. That's because the man in front of him,..." August 06

  • Cardinals' backfield-by-committee an experimental work in progress

    Fox Sports Arizona "Bruce Arians plans to keep his running backs guessing this season. Will they be in single-back formation? Will there be more two-backs sets as he has indicated and shown in camp? Will they line up as receivers? "I have no idea," top back Andre Ellington said, grinning. "I just come here, see..." August 05

  • Sherman: Peterson feud 'all fun' "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Monday he has no problem with his ongoing Twitter banter with Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, but he still has issues with San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Peterson recently became the highest-paid cornerback in..." August 05

  • Jonathan Cooper a disappointment in Cardinals camp

    Pro Football Talk "Heading into last year’s NFL draft, Jonathan Cooper was viewed as one of the best guard prospects ever to come out of college football. But he still has a long way to go to live up to the hype. The Cardinals took Cooper with the seventh overall pick last year, but he broke his leg in the..." August 03

  • Max Starks welcomes chance to mentor younger Arizona Cardinals

    Arizona Republic "After arriving at the Cardinals facility Friday morning, new signee and veteran tackle Max Starks took his spot in the secondary locker room with most of the rookies and younger players. The main locker room was full, but Starks didn't mind. Starks, who played the first nine seasons of his..." August 02

  • John Abraham apologizes for DUI "Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham issued an apology for his DUI charge in a statement issued by the team on Friday, marking his first comments since being arrested in June. Abraham said he's addressing his issues. "First, I want to apologize to my family and friends, the Cardinals..." August 02

  • Richard Sherman takes jab at Patrick Peterson after Peterson’s extension

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Peterson announced on Tuesday night that he has signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals. This next piece of information may shock you — Richard Sherman did not congratulate him. Peterson’s deal, which he says includes $48 million guaranteed, is one..." July 30

  • Cardinals agree to 5-year contract extension with Patrick Peterson

    Arizona Republic "It was never a question of if the Cardinals were going to sign Patrick Peterson to a contract extension. It was when. And it turned out to be sooner than many people expected. Peterson and the Cardinals announced Tuesday evening they had agreed to terms on a five-year extension that is expected..." July 30

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    Multiple sources tell @YahooSports the #Cardinals and DB Patrick Peterson are close to a deal on a new contract.

  • Cardinals linebacker John Abraham accused of DUI in suburban Atlanta

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals Pro Bowl outside linebacker John Abraham was absent for the third straight day of training camp on Monday, a day it was learned the NFL's active sacks leader was arrested and charged late last month for driving under the influence in Georgia. Arrest reports in DeKalb County showed..." July 29

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    NFLPA president Eric Winston signs a one-year deal with the Seahawks, per league source.

  • Dan Williams leaves Sunday's practice early with knee injury

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals starting nose tackle Dan Williams left Sunday afternoon's practice early with a swollen left knee. The severity of the injury is unknown. The Cardinals don't have much depth at nose tackle. Alameda Ta'amu, who split time with Williams last season, is on the physically unable to..." July 28

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    Josh Weinfuss @joshweinfuss

    Keim on rooke WR John Brown: "I can tell you so far we haven't been able to cover him."

  • Cards’ Peterson says he’s the best CB in NFL "Patrick Peterson says the debate over who is the best cornerback in the NFL will go on and on and his opinion will never change: He is the best. "As a man, I can’t fathom putting another guy in front of me," he said. Peterson has jousted with Seattle’s Richard Sherman over which is the best..." July 28

  • Patrick Peterson’s days on offense and special teams are done

    Pro Football Talk "In training camp last year, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said cornerback Patrick Peterson could be one of the Top 5 receivers in the NFL. But at training camp this year, Arians has decided to put a stop to the experiment of giving Peterson snaps on offense. Arians told Darren Urban of the..." July 27

  • Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter is getting his chance

    Arizona Republic "About the only time Kevin Minter had a pack full of television cameras and microphones stuck in his face last season as a rookie was the week leading up to the Cardinals' road game at the Saints. Minter was one of a handful of Arizona players who played collegiately at LSU and, therefore, there..." July 27

  • Larry Fitzgerald's future coming down to finances

    Arizona Republic "Over the past decade, the image of Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald sprinting down the sideline, hair flapping against the name on his jersey, eyes wide and focused on the football sailing his way has become an iconic one to the team's fans. It's one fans should savor in 2014, because this..." July 27

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians said "I cried last night" when he heard Colts RB Vick Ballard went out for season. Arians coached Ballard in Indy.

  • Arizona Cardinals' Darnell Dockett talks longevity, jabs Fitzgerald

    Arizona Republic "During a short interview session with reporters on Friday, Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett mentioned a couple of times that he is entering his 11th season in the NFL. So, Dockett was asked, does that mean he thinks the window of opportunity is closing for himself and receiver Larry..." July 26

  • Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: Defense getting stronger

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians didn't sound as if he was whistling past a graveyard or wishing upon a star when asked about his defense on Wednesday. He seemed sincere when he said the group should be better against the run than last year and that the secondary is "as strong as I've ever been..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Cardinals place Tyrann Mathieu on PUP list

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals aren’t sure whether or not safety Tyrann Mathieu will be healed from torn ligaments in his knee in time to play in the team’s first regular season game, so it comes as little surprise to learn that he won’t be practicing with the team early in training camp. Mathieu was one of two..." July 23

  • Larry Fitzgerald heard 'nothing at all' about Patriots trade rumors "Last year during the playoffs, a rumor about the Patriots chasing Larry Fitzgerald prior to the trade deadline emerged. It made sense given the Pats need at wideout. But it did not make Cardinals GM Steve Keim happy. Fitzgerald said, as part of an extended interview with USA Today's Tom..." July 12

  • Ernie Sims wants to play 10 years in the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Seven of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL Draft are still in the league. Linebacker Ernie Sims, the No. 9 overall pick eight years ago, is one of those of seven players. He has played with five clubs, first the Lions, then the Eagles, Colts and Cowboys, and now the Cardinals, who..." July 11

  • Calais Campbell: Cardinals still have top defense

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals defense was the biggest reason why the team won 10 games last season, but there’s been some discussion about a drop in production this year. Karlos Dansby left as a free agent and Daryl Washington is suspended for the year, leaving the team without a pair of key linebackers from..." July 11

  • Larry Fitzgerald only focusing on 2014 with Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been one of the greatest players to wear a Cardinals uniform in any of the towns that the team has called home, but there’s been talk of late about the end of his time in Arizona. Some of that is just the practical matter of Fitzgerald entering his 11th..." July 11

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Josh Gordon has to want it for himself "Tyrann Mathieu knows how it feels to watch a promising football career slipping through your fingers. The Arizona Cardinals safety succeeded in moving past the off-the-field troubles that marked his college days at LSU, crafting a new narrative as one of the best young defensive players in the..." July 08

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08