Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Karlos Dansby fined $18,231 for roughing Russell Wilson

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL hasn’t announced the results of their look into whether the Seahawks failed to follow proper procedures for quarterback Russell Wilson‘s concussion evaluation during last Thursday’s game against the Cardinals, but they have decided on discipline for the hit that led referee Walt Anderson..." November 17

  • Blaine Gabbert to start at quarterback for Arizona Cardinals vs. Houston Texans

    Arizona Central "Blaine Gabbert will start for the Arizona Cardinals at quarterback on Sunday in Houston, coach Bruce Arians announced Friday. Drew Stanton will be the backup quarterback, if he is physically able to play, Arians said. If Stanton can't go, Matt Barkley will serve as Gabbert's..." November 17

  • Larry Fitzgerald expected to sign Cardinals extension "Larry Fitzgerald is expected to soon sign a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The new deal would keep the veteran wide receiver under contract through the 2018 season. Pro Football Talk first..." November 17

  • Players to Goodell: We'd like a jet, lifetime insurance and $50 million, too

    ESPN "ESPN reported Sunday that commissioner Roger Goodell had asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year, lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family in negotiations for a contract extension. Here’s how NFL players are reacting to Goodell’s reported demands: Oakland..." November 16

  • Bruce Arians: Blaine Gabbert isn’t bad, he was just “on really [expletive] teams”

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals third-string quarterback Blaine Gabbert may have to start this week because of injuries to Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is saying the Cardinals will be fine with Gabbert — and using colorful language to do so. Arians said Gabbert’s struggles throughout..." November 16

  • Cardinals’ Blaine Gabbert expected to start Sunday vs. Houston

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals aren’t ready to make an announcement about their starting quarterback for Sunday, but our own Mike Jurecki is. The Cardinals insider and co-host of The Blitz with B-Train and Jurecki on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station says sources have informed him that Blaine Gabbert is..." November 15

  • Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

    USA Today "A couple weeks after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL for sagging pizza sales, Papa John's is trying to tone down the vitriol. Tuesday, the company apologized, said it supports players' protests and denounced neo-nazis, via its Twitter account On the company's earnings call earlier this..." November 15

  • Cardinals sign QB Matt Barkley, elevate Harlan Miller to practice squad

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals signed quarterback Matt Barkley and elevated safety Harlan Miller from the practice squad on Monday after a rash of injuries hit in their Thursday loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Cornerback Jarell Carter was additionally added to the practice squad. Arizona placed..." November 14

  • Jared Veldheer's move back to left tackle should produce instant results

    ESPN "The Jared Veldheer Experiment is over. Veldheer is going home. Well, at least in the football sense. After spending the first nine games of the season at right tackle, Veldheer will move to left tackle starting Sunday, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced Friday. The decision to..." November 13

  • Carson Palmer: I could be ready last two weeks of season

    Arizona Cardinals "Carson Palmer said he thinks “every second of every day” about trying to come back and play this season for the Cardinals. The quarterback, speaking publicly Saturday for the first time since he broke his left arm against the Rams in London Oct. 22, said he has talked to running backs David..." November 12

  • Cardinals QB Drew Stanton ‘could miss a game or two’ with sprained knee

    Sportsnaut "Already without starting quarterback Carson Palmer, the Arizona Cardinals could be without backup Drew Stanton the next couple of weeks, too. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Stanton has a sprained knee, meaning it could be Blaine Gabbert time in Arizona. ESPN’s Adam Schefter followed..." November 11

  • Cardinals QB Drew Stanton has knee sprain

    ESPN "Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton sprained his knee during Thursday night's loss to Seattle and could possibly miss a game or two, team sources tell ESPN. Blaine Gabbert will start at Houston in Week 11 if Stanton can't go, according to sources. The Cardinals will also sign quarterback..." November 11

  • Cards safety Tyvon Branch suffers torn ACL "The Arizona Cardinals will be without safety Tyvon Branch for the rest of the season. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Branch suffered a torn ACL in the team's loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night, according to a source informed of the extent of the injury. Branch exited the..." November 10

  • Cardinals Placing LT D.J. Humphries On Injured Reserve With Dislocated Kneecap

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Arizona Cardinals announced that they’re placing LT D.J. Humphries on injured reserve Friday with a dislocated kneecap and an MCL injury that he suffered during Thursday night’s loss to the Seahawks. The Cardinals will also place TE Ifeanyi Momah on injured reserve with a broken leg. The..." November 10

  • Four players get $9,115 fines for Cardinals-49ers fight

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL fined 49ers safety Antoine Bethea and Cardinals defensive players Haason Reddick and Frostee Rucker the same $9,115 for unnecessary roughness that 49ers running back Carlos Hyde received, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Hyde’s fine was reported Thursday, and although he said it was..." November 10

  • NFL: Owners voted unanimously to extend Goodell’s contract in May

    Pro Football Talk "Perhaps the most important point regarding the ongoing effort by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to block the extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell relates to a decision that all 32 owners made in May, including Jones. “I’d say that, on the issue of extending the Commissioner’s contract that in the..." November 09

  • Roger Goodell “Furious” Over Contract Delay

    Pro Football Rumors "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is reportedly “furious” over the league’s insistence that he accept a contract that includes performance-based incentives that could still allow him to reach his prior salaries, according to Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham of A potential Goodell..." November 09

  • Roger Goodell: NFL fans don’t come to stadiums ‘to be protested to’

    Sportress of Blogitude "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell perhaps made his strongest remarks regarding the league’s national anthem protest controversy by stating, “People come to our stadiums to be entertained and have fun, not to be protested to.” Goodell was a speaker at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in New York..." November 08

  • NFL TV numbers decline infecting ESPN's 'Sunday NFL Countdown,' other pregame shows

    Sporting News "Sunday NFL pregame shows are known for their hearty laughter. But there has been little to guffaw about this season. The NFL's TV numbers slide has infected long-running pregame shows on ESPN, NBC Sports and CBS Sports. The hardest hit has been ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" (10 a.m. to 1 p.m...." November 08

  • Bob Costas on the future of football: 'This game destroys people's brains'

    USA Today "As far as longtime sports broadcaster Bob Costas is concerned, the future of football in the United States is clear — and bleak. “The reality is that this game destroys people’s brains," he said Tuesday night. Speaking at a roundtable discussion at the University of Maryland, Costas, who..." November 08

  • Cardinals Worked Out 4 Players Including QB Joel Stave

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Howard Balzer, the Cardinals brought in four players for tryouts on Monday including WR Harvey Binford, WR Dante Edwards, QB Joel Stave, and QB Alex Torgersen. Stave has worked out for the Raiders and Buccaneers in recent weeks, but wasn’t signed by either team. Stave, 24, wound..." November 07

  • Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson could get 37 more carries vs. Seahawks

    Arizona Republic "Prior to Sunday, nobody in NFL history had more carries in a single game at his age than 32-year-old Adrian Peterson. During a 20-10 victory over the 49ers, the Cardinals veteran running back ran a staggering 37 times for 159 yards. “He’s not a normal 32-year-old running back,” quarterback Drew..." November 07

  • Cardinals Sign C Max Tuerk Off Of Chargers’ Practice Squad, Place C Daniel Munyer On IR

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday that they’ve signed C Max Tuerk off of the Chargers’ practice squad and placed C Daniel Munyer on injured reserve. Tuerk, 23, is a former third-round pick of the Chargers back in 2016. He was in the second year of his four-year, $3.57 million contract..." November 06

  • Arizona Cardinals' failures in critical situations reaches crisis point

    Arizona Republic "It’s no secret the Cardinals have not been good at football this season and are fortunate to be 3-4. Their problems -- an anemic run game, inconsistent passing attack and a defense prone to disappearance -- have led to the poor performances in the game’s most important situations. It’s no..." November 05

  • Cardinals need to force more fumbles, create more turnovers

    Arizona Republic "James Bettcher decided to become a homicide detective last week. While the Cardinals were off, the defensive coordinator tirelessly searched for answers that were killing his defense. He reviewed all the evidence, identified the motives, and ultimately identified the biggest suspects. The main..." November 04

  • Cardinals' plan without Carson Palmer is to feed 'the beast,' Adrian Peterson

    CBS Sports "Adrian Peterson isn't playing for a team that gives him a chance to retire with a Super Bowl ring, but he's going to get the next best thing: an opportunity to prove he's still capable of serving as a starting running back at the age of 32. With both quarterback Carson Palmer and star running back..." November 04

  • NFL owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, among others, will be deposed and asked to turn over all cellphone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL, a league source told ESPN's Adam..." November 03

  • CBS boss Les Moonves: NFL player protests not affecting advertising

    Sporting News "While Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter is blaming “poor leadership” at the NFL, vis a vis player protests during the national anthem, for a decline in the company’s pizza sales, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves insists there is no evidence of advertiser erosion during broadcasts of the league’s..." November 03

  • Cardinals to feed Adrian Peterson against 49ers

    Fanrag Sports "In the absence of injured starting quarterback Carson Palmer, the Arizona Cardinals will be forced to find another way to win on Sunday afternoon against the rival San Francisco 49ers. However, it appears as though the NFC West franchise already has something up its sleeve: Feed running back..." November 03

  • Bruce Arians may doubt it will happen, but Cardinals' David Johnson still hopes to return

    Arizona Republic "A day after coach Bruce Arians said he doubts David Johnson will play again this season, the Cardinals running back said he’s still holding out hope he will be activated off injured reserve and be back on the field. Johnson has been out since suffering a disclosed left wrist in the season..." November 02

  • David Johnson unlikely to play again this season

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday that he “doubts” David Johnson returns this season. Johnson needed surgery on his wrist after injuring it in the season opener. With the original timeline for his recovery at two to three months, the Cardinals placed him on injured reserve. They had..." October 31

  • James Andrew Miller: Why ESPN Could Abandon NFL Football

    The Hollywood Reporter "It’s not outlandish to entertain a previously unthinkable prospect: Might ESPN elect to go without rights to NFL games? ​In a span of less than five years, industry giant ESPN has seen its narrative transformed from that of a mighty colossus into the hard-luck tale of a ragtag warrior. As it..." October 30

  • Why NFL trade deadline does not produce NBA-, MLB-like blockbuster deals

    Sporting News "Every year as the NFL trade deadline nears, we speculate about player trades. And every year, the trade deadline comes and goes with almost no action. To many, it seems odd that the NFL has not embraced trades the way other leagues have. Bad teams in other sports become sellers, and the trade..." October 30

  • Cardinals coach explains having no interest in Kaepernick, but reasoning is flawed

    CBS Sports "It's been a rough year for starting quarterbacks in the NFL. Through the first seven weeks of the season, a total of six teams have lost their starter for at least one game this year and so far, none of those teams -- Minnesota, Miami, Green Bay, Arizona, Tennessee, Oakland -- have contacted..." October 28

  • Cardinals’ David Johnson wants to return, but not certain of timeline

    Arizona Sports "Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, recovering from a wrist injury he suffered in Week 1, is anxious to get back on the field. The Cardinals are probably looking forward to having him back, too. So are fantasy owners. “I’m hearing that the most,” he said of fantasy football...." October 27

  • Cardinals place Palmer on IR after arm surgery

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals placed quarterback Carson Palmer on the injured reserve list with a broken arm on Thursday, confirming he will miss at least eight weeks. That would allow Palmer, if he’s recovered, to return for a Dec. 24 home game against the New York Giants and a Dec. 31 game at Seattle..." October 26

  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer set for surgery, hopes to return in less than eight weeks

    CBS Sports "The Arizona Cardinals suffered a huge blow to their fading playoff hopes last week when starting quarterback Carson Palmer broke his arm during the team's 33-0 loss to the division rival Los Angeles Rams. Bruce Arians announced after the game that Palmer would have surgery and likely miss eight..." October 25

  • Chris Christie calls NFL “hypocrisy” on gambling “overwhelming”

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL paves the way for putting a team in Las Vegas, it continues to push back against the ongoing effort to pave the way for sports wagering in all 50 states. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose state’s effort to launch sports wagering sparked the lawsuit that will be resolved by the..." October 25

  • Bruce Arians: Report of retirement “news to me”

    Pro Football Talk "A report has emerged that Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won’t return to the team for a sixth season in 2018. Arians has responded to that report on Twitter. “Hearing reports I’m retiring,” Arians said. “News to me. Nothing could be further from truth [and] 100% focused on getting back on track..." October 25

  • Bruce Arians won't return as Cardinals head coach in 2018, sources tell ABC15

    ABC 15 "Bruce Arians does not intend to return as the coach of the Arizona Cardinals next season, multiple sources confirm to ABC15 Sports Director Craig Fouhy. Fouhy has learned that Arians has told many close to him that he intends to make the 2017 season his last with the Cardinals. Fouhy's sources..." October 25

  • Cardinals sign Mike Bercovici

    Fanrag Sports "The Arizona Cardinals signed quarterback Mike Bercovici to the practice squad on Monday, according to multiple reports. On Tuesday, Bercovici’s agent confirmed such rumors. The move to sign Bercovici comes in the wake of the injury to incumbent starting quarterback Carson Palmer, who suffered..." October 24

  • Carson Palmer seeks second opinion on arm, Cardinals QB could return sooner than 8 weeks

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer still likely needs surgery to repair a broken left arm, but he will seek a second opinion on his own and there’s a chance he could return to the lineup sooner than expected, coach Bruce Arians said on Monday. Initially, Palmer was expected to be out for at..." October 23

  • President Trump notes players still kneeling during national anthem

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump’s push to keep NFL players who don’t stand during the national anthem a major storyline continued on Monday morning. Players from the Giants, Seahawks and 49ers did not stand for the anthem before Sunday’s games and the President took note of it as well as the fact that the..." October 23

  • Karlos Dansby leaves with hand injury

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals linebacker Karlos Dansby left Sunday’s game in the first quarter with a hand injury. The Cardinals list him as questionable to return. Dansby got his left hand caught in Tavon Austin‘s leg while making the tackle with 5:38 remaining in the first quarter. He left for the locker room..." October 22

  • Cardinals confident in Drew Stanton after 'gut punch' Carson Palmer injury

    Sporting News "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald are both confident Drew Stanton can help them win games after quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a broken left arm that will keep him out at least eight weeks. Palmer suffered the injury in the second quarter of Arizona's..." October 22

  • Carson Palmer out at least 8 weeks with broken arm "Arizona has lost its veteran quarterback for the foreseeable future. Carson Palmer suffered a broken arm in the Cardinals' loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, and will likely miss at least eight weeks, head coach Bruce Arians announced." October 22

  • Carson Palmer exits game after injuring left arm "Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer exited the game in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Rams with a left arm injury. Palmer is questionable to return. Drew Stanton is now in at quarterback." October 22

  • Palmer on Adrian Peterson: You can hear his feet "His new teammates can't stop talking about him. Adrian Peterson blew the doors down in his debut with the Cardinals last Sunday, mowing through the Bucs for 134 yards and two touchdowns in a performance that transformed Arizona's offense. Quarterback Carson Palmer noticed the difference..." October 21

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

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