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Rishard Matthews says “high chance” he returns Sunday

Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews sounds as if he expects to play Sunday against the Cardinals, saying there is a “high chance” he returns. Matthews, who missed the past two games with a hamstring injury, was limited in practice Wednesday. He ranks second to tight end Delanie Walker with 41 receptions for 626 yards and [more]

Bruce Arians displeased with officiating after blocked kicks by Rams

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is upset with officials after the Los Angeles Rams blocked two kicks last week with tactics that are illegal and were missed by referees. Appearing on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Arians made it clear that he is upset that the Rams twice barreled through long snapper Justin Drescher to block [more]

Bengals move into top 10 (in 2018 NFL Draft order)

The Bengals lost last night, but moved up a few spots in the draft order, which is all the consolation you get this time of year when you’re not in the playoff mix. Of course, the Browns (0-12) would still pick first in the 2018 NFL Draft if the season ended today. Also, a lot [more]

Bruce Arians not ready to talk about 2018 return yet

In October, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians responded to a report that he’d decided to retire at the end of the 2017 season by saying that “nothing could be further from truth” but he’s not ruling himself in for the 2018 season either. Arians said on Monday that there will be several factors, including his health, [more]

Larry Fitzgerald isn’t celebrating milestones while Cardinals lose

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald became the sixth player in NFL history to reach 15,000 receiving yards earlier this year and he continued climbing that all-time leaderboard on Sunday when he passed Isaac Bruce to move into fourth place. Fitzgerald, who had 10 catches for 98 yards on Sunday, also became the third player to [more]

NFC playoff picture: Shakeup Sunday

The NFC playoff picture remained unchanged for a couple of weeks, but we knew things would look different once Week 13 was in the books. Six of the top seven teams in the conference were involved in games against each other, including the Eagles-Seahawks game in Seattle that put Sunday’s action to bed. The Seahawks [more]

Blaine Gabbert will start again next week

Coach Bruce Arians announced after the Cardinals’ 32-16 loss to the Rams that Blaine Gabbert will remain the starting quarterback. Gabbert started slowly Sunday, with two first-quarter interceptions, including one Alec Ogletree returned 41 yards for a touchdown. He finished 18-of-32 for 221 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Gabbert was 10-for-10 for 98 [more]

Rams guarantee first winning record since 2003 with 32-16 win

The Rams did what they were expected to do Sunday: They won. The Rams didn’t shutout the Cardinals this time, although they appeared to be on their way to doing just that, up 16-0 in the first quarter. Los Angeles, which beat the Cardinals 33-0 on Oct. 22, did what it needed to do in [more]

Cardinals come back, but Rams lead 19-13 at halftime

The Rams won’t get a shutout this time. Los Angeles beat the Cardinals 33-0 on Oct. 22 and led 16-0 after the first quarter Sunday. But the Cardinals scored a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to climb back in the game. Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein, who missed an extra point in the first quarter, made his [more]

Alec Ogletree leaves with elbow injury

Alec Ogletree scored a touchdown on an interception return, but he left for the locker room soon after. The Rams linebacker shook his head at teammates as he walked off the field. He has a left elbow injury, and the Rams list him as questionable to return. Ogletree, who replays plays to his teammates from [more]

Rams blowing out Cardinals after first quarter, up 16-0

The Rams are making short work of the Adrian Peterson-less Cardinals. Los Angeles leads 16-0 after the first quarter with only a missed extra point and an athletic interception by Cardinals linebacker Kareem Martin keeping it from being even worse. The Rams beat the Cardinals 33-0 on Oct. 22. Jared Goff completed 9 of 14 [more]

Adrian Peterson among Cardinals’ inactives

Adrian Peterson will not play as expected, with the Cardinals making him inactive. Peterson did not practice all week after injuring his neck in last week’s game against the Jaguars. Kerwynn Williams will start despite a rib injury. The Cardinals also have D.J. Foster, Bronson Hill and Elijhaa Penny at the position. Arizona’s other inactives [more]

Adrian Peterson expected to miss Sunday’s game

Running back Adrian Peterson played a big role for the Cardinals in last Sunday’s victory over the Jaguars, but it looks like they will have to look elsewhere for offensive help this week. Peterson was listed as questionable on Friday due to a neck injury that kept him from practicing all week. That lack of [more]

Week 13 injury report roundup

Week 13 kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Cowboys and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should [more]

Adrian Peterson misses practice all week, game-day decision

Adrian Peterson‘s chances of playing Sunday don’t appear quite as good as Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin made them out to be Thursday. Goodwin said Peterson was “fine.” But the star running back didn’t practice all week, missing Friday, too, with a neck injury. The Cardinals list him as questionable to play in Sunday’s game [more]

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