Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Arians: Seahawks have a wishbone running game and a great QB

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks lead the league in rushing but aren’t just a rushing team, which makes them a pain for opposing defenses. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians compared preparing for the Seahawks to preparing to face an old-school Oklahoma or Nebraska wishbone running offense. Except those teams couldn’t..." December 20

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians: Stanton could still be active Sunday but Lindley will start at QB. G Jonathan Cooper is out because of his wrist injury.

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    #AZCardinals injuries: Along with Stanton, Jaron Brown upgraded to limited. Cooper downgraded to DNP. Paul Fanaika, Fitz upgraded to full.

  • Richard Sherman: "You tell me" if I'm better than Patrick Peterson

    CBSSports.com "Richard Sherman's weekly press conference started off with questions about the stakes of this Sunday's Seahawks-Cardinals game, about Larry Fitzgerald, and about facing a quarterback who doesn't have a lot of tape out there in Ryan Lindley. Sherman said that the Seahawks are long past the point..." December 18

  • Satirical site claims Cardinals sign Tim Tebow, fools a lot of people

    Arizona Republic "Here is your daily reminder that not everything on the Internet is true -- especially when it comes from a satirical site. The website Dailyleak.org posted a story on Saturday that claimed the Cardinals had brought on former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow at quarterback. Even though the..." December 17

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Arians says Ryan Lindley will start at QB.

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Better than tear. RT @mikejurecki: Update on #AZCardinals QB Drew Stanton hearing sprained ACL and Grade 2 MCL sprain. Arians talks 12:15.

  • It's all defense as Rams fall to Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams were so very close to the elusive .500 mark for much of Thursday evening, not to mention a third straight victory. But in a game of field goals, without a touchdown scored by either team, the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals held on for a 12-6 victory at the Edward Jones..." December 12

  • Drew Stanton set for MRI on knee

    ESPN.com "The Cardinals won't know the extent of Drew Stanton's right knee injury suffered in Thursday night's 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams until they get back to Arizona and put the quarterback through more tests, coach Bruce Arians said. "We know he has a knee injury," Arians said. "We have no idea..." December 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cardinals QB Drew Stanton has a sprained knee and is week to week, per source. Season not believed to be over

  • Report: Antonio Cromartie will play against Rams

    Pro Football Talk "When cornerback Antonio Cromartie left last Sunday’s game with an injury,the Cardinals initially feared it was an Achilles injury that would knock him out of their lineup for the rest of the season. It turns out that Cromartie suffered a less severe ankle injury, which led to sighs of relief if..." December 11

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Cardinals snap losing streak, hold off Chiefs

    Arizona Republic "During the last two weeks, the Cardinals' 2014 season seemed to be morphing from magical to miserable. A 9-1 record turned to 9-3, the backup quarterback began to look like a backup, the defense was gashed and it was fair to wonder if we were witnessing a historical collapse. Voila, that all..." December 08

  • Arizona Cardinals to ship Andre Ellington to IR

    NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals will battle for the NFC West title minus the services of Andre Ellington. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters after Sunday's 17-14 win over the Kansas City Chiefs that the running back will be placed on season-ending injured reserve with a sports hernia. Also dealing with..." December 08

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    GM Steve Keim said CB Cromartie has ankle injury. Day-to-day pending checking by doctors. Not as severe as 1st thought (via @AZSports)

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    Hearing #Cardinals consider shutting down RB Andre Ellington for the remainder of the season, suffering from a hip pointer & sports hernia.

  • Michael Bush released by Cardinals

    ESPN.com "Less than two weeks after signing Michael Bush, the Arizona Cardinals released him Friday. Bush never suited up for Arizona, sitting out last weekend's loss to Atlanta. His status for Sunday's game against Kansas City was in flux after coach Bruce Arians wouldn't commit to playing..." December 06

  • RB Andre Ellington out with hip injury

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Cardinals will be without starting running back Andre Ellington against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The second-year back will miss the game because of a hip pointer suffered last weekend in Atlanta. He also is suffering from a nagging foot injury that has hampered him since..." December 06

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    BA: Andre Ellington will be OUT for Sunday's game against the Chiefs. #KCvsAZ

  • Bruce Arians: Drew Stanton will take us where we want to go

    Pro Football Talk "When the Cardinals learned that they would be without quarterback Carson Palmer for the rest of the season, coach Bruce Arians expressed confidence in Drew Stanton by saying that the Cardinals could win a Super Bowl with Stanton in the starting lineup. Stanton has thrown five interceptions..." December 03

  • Cardinals' Peterson needs less talk, more action

    Arizona Republic "Patrick Peterson's smile could disarm an angry mugger, and because Peterson seems almost always upbeat, the smile stays up year-round, like the neighbor's Christmas lights. The smile isn't forced and it's omnipresent in interviews, which Peterson takes seriously. If he mispronounces a word, he..." December 03

  • Andre Ellington dealing with 'severe' hip-pointer injury

    NFL.com "The struggling Arizona Cardinals' running game didn't get great news on Tuesday. Coach Bruce Arians told SiriusXM NFL's Late Hits with Alex Marvez and Gil Brandt that Andre Ellington's hip-pointer injury is "severe" and he probably wont practice this week, per Marvez. The hope is that..." December 03

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Cardinals S @Mathieu_Era has fractured and dislocated thumb requiring surgery and likely misses 3 games with hand in cast, per source.

  • Mathieu hopes to play with broken thumb

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when the Cardinals may feel like they need to put a thumb in the dike, one of the team’s key defensive players has a broken thumb. That’s the official word on safety Tyrann Mathieu, who left Sunday’s loss to the Falcons in the second quarter and didn’t return. Mathieu hopes to play..." December 01

  • Patrick Peterson takes blame for Cardinals’ loss

    ESPN.com "Patrick Peterson's teammates tried to tell him the Arizona Cardinals' 29-18 loss on Sunday wasn't on his shoulders -- that he wasn't the only one responsible -- but the Pro Bowler wouldn't have any of it. He felt the career-high 189 yards he allowed Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones to catch..." December 01

  • Cardinals lose 3 starters in 1st half

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Cardinals lost three starters in the first half Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Running back Andre Ellington (left hip), safety Tyrann Mathieu (left thumb) and right guard Paul Fanaika (ankle) were all ruled out of the game at the start of the second half. Ellington's and..." November 30

  • Fitzgerald will miss another game with knee injury

    Pro Football Talk "A sprained MCL didn’t knock Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald out for the final two quarters of a game against the Lions. But it has now knocked Fitzgerald out of two games, and counting." November 30

  • Larry Fitzgerald a game-time call

    ESPN.com "For the second straight week, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be a game-time decision. Arizona is at Atlanta on Sunday. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Fitzgerald was limited in practice Friday, the first time in two weeks he participated because of a sprained MCL in his left..." November 29

  • Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald says it's 'highly likely' he'll play Sunday

    Arizona Republic "Receiver Larry Fitzgerald rarely has felt lost at a football game, but he felt out of place last week when the Cardinals played the Seahawks. Fitzgerald couldn't play because of a sprained left MCL, missing his first game since 2007. "I didn't know what the routine was," Fitzgerald said..." November 28

  • Michael Bush signs with Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals have added a veteran running back to their roster for the final five weeks of the season. The team announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed former Raiders and Bears tailback Michael Bush. They released Kerwynn Williams to open up a spot on the roster. Bush has not..." November 25

  • Seahawks’ dominant defense leads way in bruising 19-3 victory over Arizona

    Field Gulls "Today, the Seattle Seahawks reminded all of us that they're still capable of playing the type of football that won them a Super Bowl a year ago. If this season has been an MMA match, the Seahawks are the jiu jitsu masters that spent the first two-thirds of the fight trying to box. Today, they..." November 24

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    Jaron Brown received first team reps all wk in practice, likely will be the third WR today, coaches have always been intrigued w/ his upside

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    True. RT @nflnetwork: From @Rapsheet: "It would take a miracle" for Larry Fitzgerald to play. Currently a game-time decision.

  • Larry Fitzgerald game-time call

    ESPN.com "Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who didn't practice for the third straight day because of a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee, will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Coach Bruce Arians made the announcement Friday. The 31-year-old Fitzgerald, who..." November 22

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    Josh Weinfuss @joshweinfuss

    Bruce Arians said WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) will be a game-time decision.

  • Cardinals use fast start to beat Lions, move to 9-1

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals and Lions ascended to the top of the NFC this season thanks in large part to theatrical fourth-quarter comebacks that led them to believe they could overcome most anything. But for the Cardinals, Sunday's game against the Lions became about maintaining, not overcoming. The..." November 17

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Larry Fitzgerald has a grade 2 MCL sprain. Expects to play vs. Seahawks. #AZCardinals

  • Cards' Mathieu: Patrick Peterson can stop Megatron

    NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals face one mega-challenge Sunday against the Detroit Lions: Calvin Johnson. On NFL Network's NFL AM on Friday morning, Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu was asked how the team plans to stop Megatron. "That's why you pay Patrick Peterson, right?" he replied. Peterson..." November 15

  • Report: Cardinals extend DC Todd Bowles' contract through 2017

    CBSSports.com "Even with the loss of linebacker Daryl Washington to a season-long suspension, defensive end Darnell Dockett to a season-ending torn ACL and linebacker John Abraham to concussion issues, the Cardinals defense has been one of the team's biggest surprises this season, ranking fourth in the NFL in..." November 13

  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer out for season with torn ACL

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left knee and will not only miss the rest of this season, but could be sidelined for the majority of next season as well. Coach Bruce Arians on Monday confirmed that Palmer, indeed, suffered a torn anterior cruciate..." November 11

  • Stanton, defense lift Cardinals past Rams 17h

    Arizona Republic "As Carson Palmer struggled to get on the cart that carried him off the field at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there was every reason to think the Cardinals' chances of winning that day, and future days, were being carried away, too. It was midway through the fourth quarter..." November 10

  • Cardinals fear Palmer has ACL tear

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Cardinals fear that quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams, according to multiple reports. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said that the team wouldn't know Palmer's prognosis until more tests are done. "We don't..." November 10

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Carson Palmer has agreed to a 3 year extension with Arizona worth $50M in total. He was set to be a free agent after 2014 season

  • Carson Palmer contract extension could be coming soon

    Pro Football Talk "Technically, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer remains under contract through 2015. But the contract voids five days after the Super Bowl. Which means that, come March, Palmer will be a free agent. Unless he isn’t. He won’t be if he signs a contract extension, and the signs currently are..." November 07

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Cardinals knock off Tony Romo-less Cowboys, 28-17

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals played on Sunday. The game wasn't pretty. They won. And in other news, Halloween was last Friday. Since moving to Arizona in 1988, the Cardinals often have been predictable but not in a good way. This season is different. The 28-17 victory over the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium..." November 03

  • Cardinals look to slow DeMarco Murray, Cowboys run game

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals' defensive players take great pride in stopping running backs, as we saw late last season in the "Skittles" game in Seattle. After limiting Marshawn Lynch to 71 yards on 18 carries, a few of the Cardinals defenders ate Skittles on the sideline to mock Lynch, who enjoys the candy,..." November 02

  • Tony Jefferson deals with concussion

    ESPN.com "While driving after Sunday's game, Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson pulled over for about 30 minutes. He knew something wasn't right. He had just played 73 snaps and made 11 tackles in Arizona's 24-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, but he couldn't recall much, if any, of it. "I..." October 31

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    BA: Peterson has been cleared to practice. Jefferson will take concussion test tomorrow.