Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Cardinals sign LB Tevin Floyd, release C Lucas Crowley

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals signed linebacker Tevin Floyd, releasing center Lucas Crowley to make room. Floyd, a rookie free agent, started all 12 games last season at The Citadel, earning first-team All-Southern Conference with 86 tackles, two sacks and a fumble recovery." July 23

  • Carson Palmer believes he has more zip, velocity than a year ago

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians believes quarterback Carson Palmer wore out his arm during offseason workouts in 2016. This year, Palmer did a lot less — and he consequently has a lot more in the tank as preparations commence for the season to come. “You feel like you have more zip, more..." July 23

  • Deone Bucannon only Cardinals player on PUP

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals linebacker Deone Bucannon will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Coach Bruce Arians said Friday, after the team’s conditioning run, that Bucannon is the only player on PUP. Bucannon had surgery on his right ankle in May after a lingering problem caused him..." July 22

  • Cardinals say Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald won’t play in Hall of Fame Game

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals will take on one another to kick off the 2017 NFL preseason in Canton early next month. It’s a way for the NFL to pay respects to its Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Unfortunately for fans in Canton, two of the game’s most-notable players will..." July 22

  • Cardinals QB Carson Palmer gives David Johnson stitches

    Yardbarker "To the best of our knowledge, Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson did not snitch out Carson Palmer. That’s the good news. The bad news? Palmer’s arm seems to be incredibly fresh following a substandard 2016 season. How much so? Well, one of Palmer’s passes during a recent workout..." July 22

  • Cardinals Placing LB Deone Bucannon On PUP List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said LB Deone Bucannon will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, given that he’s still recovering from offseason ankle surgery, according to Mike Jurecki. Arians added that Bucannon is “ahead of schedule” and is targeting a Week 1 return, per..." July 21

  • Cardinals re-sign Chris Johnson to one-year deal "After spending the offseason prescribing a heavy workload for dual-threat David Johnson, the Cardinals are building backfield depth as they prepare for training camp. Arizona re-signed veteran tailback Chris Johnson to a one-year contract, the team announced Thursday. Set to turn 32 years..." July 20

  • Arians: Palmer overworked his arm before last season "The Cardinals' disappointing showing in 2016 was a tale of two seasons for Carson Palmer. By midseason, coach Bruce Arians felt compelled to defend his quarterback. Palmer was struggling behind an injury-ravaged offensive line while wideouts Michael Floyd and John Brown disappeared for long..." July 20

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Three positions Cardinals could address this summer

    Arizona Republic "Scouting in the NFL involves far more than evaluating college prospects for the draft in April and accurately assessing players available when free agency starts in March. It also includes knowing the potential weaknesses on your roster when training camp opens in July and developing a plan to..." July 17

  • Cardinals RB Johnson: I can definitely get 30 touches per game "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians isn't nervous about overworking David Johnson, saying earlier this offseason that he wants "30 touches out of" his star running back per game. Johnson is on the same page, embracing his enlarged role this upcoming season. "I feel like there's room for me to..." July 16

  • Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu: I'm the best defensive player in the NFL when healthy

    Sporting News "Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu believes he is the best defensive player in the NFL when he's at full strength — which is exactly how he feels as training camp approaches. "I'm feeling great, it will be a great year for us," Mathieu told Omnisport at a promotional event for 2017's..." July 13

  • Bruce Arians hopes to coach beyond 2017 season

    Larry Brown Sports "Bruce Arians revealed this week that he was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma back in December and had a cancerous piece of his kidney removed, but the 64-year-old coach does not sound like a man who plans on slowing down. Despite dealing with a variety of health issues during the 2016..." July 13

  • Bruce Arians had to have stomach pumped (twice!) as kid for chugging paint

    Sportsnaut "Bruce Arians is one of the most interesting men in the NFL. That’s a fact. The Arizona Cardinals head coach has a unique flavor that cannot be replicated. Perhaps now we have a bit more of an understanding why this is true. Speaking on SiriusXM NFL Radio Wednedsay, the coach revealed some..." July 12

  • Bruce Arians says Cardinals will “make sure we take care of” David Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "Early in the offseason, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was asked about giving the ball to running back David Johnson 373 times last season and Arians said he would like to bump Johnson up to 30 touches a game during the 2017 season. Arians explained that he believes Johnson is “too young to..." July 12

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Cardinals single-game tickets go on sale Saturday

    Arizona Republic "Single-game tickets for 2017 Arizona Cardinals home games will go on sale this Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. The team is letting fans know that because demand was high for season tickets, there will be a limited supply of single-game tickets. There are three important things the Cardinals..." July 11

  • Bruce Arians Was Diagnosed With Kidney Cancer Last Year, Now Cancer Free

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cardinals HC Bruce Arians mentioned in his new book “The Quarterback Whisperer” that he was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year after he had a hernia checked. Arians was able to finish out the season before undergoing surgery to have a “small portion” of his kidney removed. According to..." July 11

  • David Johnson on Le'Veon Bell: 'I hope he gets the deal he deserves'

    CBS Sports "David Johnson is a nice guy. He's very concerned for his fellow players in the league and wants them to be compensated fairly. What other reason could he have for stating this weekend that he wants to see Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell get oh so paid? "I hope he gets the deal he deserves,"..." July 10

  • Cardinals ‘secret superstar’ Markus Golden aims sky-high in '17

    Sporting News "He’s been called a secret superstar. The moniker bestowed on Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden by Pro Football Focus isn’t something he ponders, but his mother, Rhonda, was sure impressed. "I don’t know what to think about it," Golden told Omnisport this week. "I usually don’t worry..." July 09

  • Cardinals RB David Johnson: I want to get a ring for Larry Fitzgerald and Carson Palmer

    Sportsnaut "If there was ever a current NFL running back who could help lead his team to a Super Bowl, it is David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals. Not only would Johnson enjoy earning his first championship ring, he would love to help veterans Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald go out on top. Both..." July 06

  • Ricky Seals-Jones switching to TE in hopes of making Cardinals’ roster

    Pro Football Talk "Ricky Seals-Jones had a productive career at Texas A&M as a receiver, catching 123 passes for 1,442 yards and 10 touchdowns. But the former five-star recruit went undrafted, and the Cardinals moved him to tight end. “Once I left A&M and started training, I kind of took that route of putting a..." July 05

  • Cardinals' Patrick Peterson hopes to make a bigger splash in 2017

    Arizona Republic "Patrick Peterson is privileged. He has wealth, fame and a beautiful family. The richness of his life came into full view during a recent trip to Haiti, where he and his wife worked in a village that had no electricity, no running water and no shortage of smiling faces. “So many people in..." July 02

  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer says he'll make retirement decision after the 2017 season

    CBS Sports "Carson Palmer, 37, is entering his 15th NFL season and weighed retirement as recently as February. So it should come as no surprise to hear that Palmer won't guarantee his return for his 16th season. On Tuesday, Palmer revealed that he'll once again weigh retirement after the season. "I..." June 28

  • Carson Palmer: You never know when your last year is going to be

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said recently that he doesn’t think his age is a reason to bet against him and the team this season and pointed to other quarterbacks who have won the Super Bowl with more experience than Palmer’s 14 NFL seasons. Tom Brady was one example cited by Palmer and..." June 27

  • Carson Palmer: You never know when your last year is going to be

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said recently that he doesn’t think his age is a reason to bet against him and the team this season and pointed to other quarterbacks who have won the Super Bowl with more experience than Palmer’s 14 NFL seasons. Tom Brady was one example cited by Palmer and..." June 27

  • Cardinals' Stanton: NFL roster rules make it hard for young QBs to develop

    ESPN "Drew Stanton knows what it’s like to be a young quarterback trying to navigate his way through the NFL. He’s been third string, the backup and the starter. He’s been active and inactive. He’s been demoted and promoted. Entering his 11th NFL season and fourth with the Arizona Cardinals,..." June 23

  • Drew Stanton, Blaine Gabbert competing to backup Carson Palmer

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals will have an interesting training camp battle between two players they hope never see the field. Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert will compete for the job behind starting quarterback Carson Palmer. Considering Carson is 38 and entering his 14th season, the Cardinals could choose to..." June 22

  • Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: Byron Leftwich will be a head coach ‘early and fast’

    ALL 22 "Byron Leftwich was supposed to be a franchise quarterback when the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted him seventh overall in 2003. It didn’t quite work out that way on the field, but Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians thinks that Leftwich’s future on the sidelines is very promising. The 37-year-old..." June 21

  • Robert Nkemdiche key in how losing Calais Campbell affects Cardinals

    ESPN "I actually don’t think the Arizona Cardinals losing Calais Campbell to free agency will have as big of an impact as it could. That’s not saying his absence won’t be felt; it’ll leave a major void in the defense, and not just because he’s 6-foot-8. If the Cardinals didn’t have two dominant outside..." June 19

  • For A.Q. Shipley and his father, time stands still on Old Course

    ESPN "Arizona Cardinals center A.Q. Shipley stood next to his father on the tee box at St. Andrews' famed 17th hole in early April, looking out over one of the most well-known pieces of land in golf. It was the famous Road Hole, the same one they watched professionals try to conquer on TV in British..." June 18

  • writer: David Johnson is Cardinals’ 2017 MVP hopeful

    Arizona Sports "It is hard to imagine Cardinals running back David Johnson playing better than he did in 2016. The second-year pro rushed for 1,239 yards while adding 879 yards through the air, all while scoring an NFL-leading 20 touchdowns. Even with those numbers, Johnson was hardly even considered for..." June 16

  • Daryl Washington: My transformation is going to shock people

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Daryl Washington spoke to PFT‘s Charean Williams earlier this month and told her that he wants to join the Cowboys now that he’s been reinstated from a long suspension and released by the Cardinals, but nothing has materialized in Dallas at this point. That means Washington is still..." June 16

  • Off-field awards, nominations piling up for Larry Fitzgerald

    Arizona Republic "At 33, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald continues to produce on the field and to receive recognition for the way he handles himself off it. One day after Fitzgerald received the 'Good Guy Award,' ESPN announced the Cardinals star was nominated for the network's Muhammad Ali Sports..." June 15

  • Carson Palmer will spend offseason making 'drastic' changes to his game

    ESPN "As the rest of the NFL continues with its last week of practice, Carson Palmer already is on summer vacation, plotting his course to revamp his footwork. That’ll be his No. 1 priority this summer, followed closely by building strength in his arm in order to have it ready to go when the Arizona..." June 14

  • Drew Stanton experiences 'sonic boom' at Indy 500

    ESPN "Game recognizes game, or so the saying goes. Sometimes, it doesn't matter the sport. Arizona Cardinals backup quarterback Drew Stanton took his family back to Indianapolis, Indiana, where he played with the Colts in 2012, to attend the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day Weekend. Though he..." June 12

  • Cardinals had more fun this spring, Bruce Arians says

    Arizona Republic "Coach Bruce Arians likes to say the Cardinals don’t become a team until September. Until then, they are 90 or so individuals just trying to make the roster. Despite that belief, Arians noticed something different about this group during offseason practices, which concluded on Thursday. These..." June 10

  • Cardinals sign first-round pick Haason Reddick "The Cardinals have their entire 2017 draft class under contract after signing first-round pick Haason Reddick on Thursday. The Temple linebacker elevated his stock dramatically during the pre-draft process, and his meteoric rise led to Arizona selecting him No. 13 overall. Reddick and the..." June 09

  • Eight NFL players that deserve huge raises

    Sportsnaut "Equal pay for equal play is not exactly how things roll in the NFL. This is especially true for many players drafted in the latter rounds. Those that excel end up vastly outplaying their contracts a couple of years into their careers. We are not suggesting that these particular players are..." June 08

  • Cardinals' Arians: Carson Palmer a ring away from Hall of Fame

    ESPN "From Bruce Arians' perspective, there's one thing -- albeit a big, bright shiny thing -- standing between Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and the Pro Football Hall of Fame: a Super Bowl championship. "Well, statistically, if you put a ring on his finger, he probably has a chance to..." June 08

  • David Johnson: No added urgency because of Carson Palmer’s age

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said this week that he doesn’t believe his age is a reason to think that his play will take a turn for the worse during the 2017 season, but there’s no question that the 37-year-old is closer to the end of the line than the start of it. Wide receiver Larry..." June 08

  • Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown tweaks hamstring "Less than a month ago, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians declared receiver John Brown was back to looking like John Brown again. On Wednesday, he declared that Brown had a hamstring issue. NFL Network's Omar Ruiz said Arians broached the topic to explain why Brown hasn't been visible..." June 07

  • Bruce Arians has funny explanation for Carson Palmer’s deep ball struggles

    Larry Brown Sports "Bruce Arians spoke pretty bluntly and delivered a humorous explanation for why Carson Palmer struggled on his deep balls last season. The Arizona Cardinals head coach spoke from minicamp Wednesday about the deep balls and attributed it to Palmer’s weapons having issues. Floyd was released by..." June 07

  • Ex-Cardinal Daryl Washington says he wants to help Jerry Jones win a Super Bowl

    CBS Sports "Daryl Washington has been out of the NFL for three years, but he was recently reinstated. After being released by the Cardinals, the team for whom he last played, he is now free to sign with any team he wants. And what he wants is to play for the Dallas Cowboys. "Why not be a Cowboy?"..." June 07

  • Cardinals move Andre Ellington back to running back

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals said three months ago that they planned to use Andre Ellington mostly at wide receiver this season. But plans can change. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said today that Ellington is back to being a running back. Arians added that the Cardinals will be challenging Ellington to run..." June 07

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • After looking for punt returner, Bruce Arians comes back to Patrick Peterson

    ESPN "In January, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he wanted to find a player in free agency or the draft who could take over Patrick Peterson's role as a punt returner. It's been five months and Arians hasn't found anyone better than the six-time Pro Bowler. Arians said last week that..." June 05

  • Bruce Arians wants his players to play smarter

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals made an unexpected plunge in 2016 from Final Four to 7-8-1. One of the problems, according to the team’s head coach, comes from mental errors made by the players. And while Bruce Arians is hoping for those mistakes to end, he still sees them happening. Arians wasn’t thrilled with..." June 03

  • How the Arizona Cardinals are trying to improve their football IQ

    Arizona Republic "It’s not that the Cardinals were a dumb football team in 2016 when they finished 7-8-1. It’s that they were less smart than the previous two seasons when they won 24 games and made the playoffs. That’s coach Bruce Arians’ opinion anyway, and increasing the I.Q. of this year’s team has been a..." June 03

  • Potential landing spots for Jeremy Maclin "Now that we've had time to digest Kansas City's Friday evening release of Jeremy Maclin, it's time to project where the veteran could be headed. At 29 years old, one would think he's got at least a couple more years of effective football left in him. As we detailed Friday, his stats did see a..." June 03