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Carson Palmer shakes off the rust in preseason debut

In the Hall of Fame Game, the Cardinals sidelined their starters. Tonight against the Raiders, coach Bruce Arians decided to get his first-string offense on the field. The results were largely positive, as quarterback Carson Palmer led the offense on a long drive that took nearly seven minutes off the clock and ended with a [more]

Chandler Jones lost 10 pounds, excited to move around more

Chandler Jones‘ bank account got heavier this offseason, but he got lighter. Jones signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal with the Cardinals in March and is heading into the 2017 season at 265 pounds. That’s down 10 from where he was last year and the outside linebacker said the drop was designed to improve his [more]

Byron Leftwich to call Cardinals offensive plays against Raiders

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said this offseason that he believes quarterbacks coach Byron Leftwich has what it takes to move up the ladder to head coach in the NFL and he’ll be giving him a little more responsibility when the Cardinals host the Raiders on Saturday night. Arians said on Wednesday, via Darren Urban of [more]

Tyrann Mathieu: Kap took a step back, but he can still play

Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has spent his entire career playing in the same division as Colin Kaepernick, and he’s seen both the good and the bad. Mathieu said on PFT Live that Kaepernick wasn’t as tough to beat in 2015 and 2016 as he had been in 2013 and 2014. “I’ve had the chance [more]

Cardinals continue perpetual search for a return man

There are a number of reasons to take preseason depth charts with a grain of salt, largely because they’re compiled by PR staffs and not coaching staffs. But they’re also very fluid, as the case in Arizona shows. The Cardinals currently list fourth-year running back Kerwynn Williams as their “starting” punt returner, even though he’s [more]

Karlos Dansby hopeful to cement Hall of Fame credentials with Cardinals

Linebacker Karlos Dansby is getting set to enter his 14th season in the NFL and eighth season with the Arizona Cardinals this year. Dansby has been a highly successful player through his career, posting seven seasons of at least 100 tackles with 42 career sacks and 19 interceptions. However, Dansby has never been named to [more]

Jonathan Cooper on track for a starting job

A top-10 pick of the Cardinals in 2013, offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper has been a major disappointment. He has started only 14 games over four years, bouncing from Arizona to New England to Cleveland. He’s on track to start up to 16 in 2017. Cooper is listed as the starting left guard in the new-look [more]

Cardinals lose T.J. Logan for 12 weeks

The No. 1 priority when it comes to the preseason is to emerge from it as healthy as possible. In the first preseason game — the first of five the Cardinals will play this year — they suffered a significant injury to a key young player. Rookie running back T.J. Logan, a fifth-round draft pick [more]

Cardinals make roster moves, sign LBs Josh Bynes, Terence Waugh

The Cardinals announced several roster moves Saturday, two days after their first preseason game. Arizona signed linebackers Josh Bynes and Terence Waugh and waived receiver Larry Clark and waived/injured linebacker Gabe Martin.   Bynes played the past three seasons with Detroit after three seasons with Baltimore. He entered the league with the Ravens as an [more]

NFL Hall of Fame game outpaces NBA All-Star game

Playing the Hall of Fame game on a Thursday night didn’t generate quite the same numbers as it did on a Sunday. But it still fared well, especially for a football game that doesn’t count. The audience of 8.2 million for a game that featured no star players surpassed the 7.8 million who watched the [more]

Cardinals rookie T.J. Logan hurt his wrist in HOF game

After the Cardinals drafted running back T.J. Logan in the fifth round this year, General Manager Steve Keim said one of the things they liked about him is that “he’s so explosive it’s like he’s a got a rocket in his rear.” Logan got his first chance to show off that explosiveness in game action [more]

Stranded in Chicago, Kurt Warner’s family gets an assist from Michael Bidwill

New Hall of Famer Kurt Warner will have his party tonight. And a large chunk of his family nearly missed it. Six of Warner’s seven children, a son-in-law, and a grandchild were stranded in Chicago after weather grounded their plane. Enter Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill, who sent his plane from Canton to Chicago (it’s unknown [more]

Jim Nantz, Tony Romo to call Thursday night’s game, on a practice basis

On Thursday night, Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth will call the Hall of Fame game for NBC. Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will do the same for CBS. Only one will be televised. Al noted in a Thursday visit to PFT Live that Nantz and Romo will call the Cardinals-Cowboys preseason opener on a practice [more]

Mark Ingram: I can do the same things Le’Veon Bell, David Johnson do

During running back Mark Ingram‘s time with the Saints, he has split backfield duties with a variety of backs and he’s set to do so again this year with Adrian Peterson joining the team. Ingram has not shared any displeasure about that arrangement and said that the two backs have helped each other since they [more]

Jared Veldheer: CTE study triggered day off to think about future

While some players may say they’re willing to die on the field (until they realize what that sounded like), other NFL players are taking a more sober approach to their futures. And Cardinals right tackle Jared Veldheer admitted that last week’s CTE study — in which the degenerative brain disease was found in 110 of [more]

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