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Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins still not practicing

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and receiver DeAndre Hopkins did not practice Thursday. The team released its practice report, confirming both sat out while rehabbing. Murray sprained his ankle on the Cardinals’ final drive last Thursday in the loss to the Packers. He said Wednesday he feels “good” after the mini-bye week. Hopkins’ hamstring limited him [more]

Packers answer with Aaron Jones’ 2-yard touchdown run

Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones imitated Aaron Rodgers‘ belt celebration after a batted pass. The Packers quarterback appeared to say something to Jones in response. Six plays later, the Packers were in the end zone. A.J. Dillon‘s second effort picked up a first down on fourth-and-one from the Arizona 13. He initially was stopped short [more]

Jordan Hicks playing bigger role in Cardinals defense than initially expected

For most of the offseason, Jordan Hicks looked like the odd man out at linebacker for the Cardinals. Arizona drafted Zaven Collins in the first round and immediately began talking about him starting alongside Isaiah Simmons. Hicks was given permission to seek a trade while all conversation about Collins referenced him as a first-team player [more]

Steve Keim dismisses idea that playoff expectations put added pressure on Kliff Kingsbury

Steve Keim became the Cardinals’ General Manager in 2013. Two years later, the Cardinals made the NFC Championship Game, where they lost to the Panthers. The team has not made the playoffs since. The Cardinals, on paper, have their best team since 2015, which is why Keim feels “probably as good as I’ve felt about [more]

Cardinals first-round rookie Zaven Collins impresses in NFL preseason debut

Cardinals linebacker Zaven Collins is making the step up from college football at Tulsa to the NFL, and in his first preseason game on Friday night he looked like he belonged. Collins tackled Cowboys running back Tony Pollard for a two-yard loss on the second play from scrimmage, later added a quarterback hit, and looked [more]

Zaven Collins loves having “weight on my shoulders” in Cardinals defense

The Cardinals didn’t waste any time anointing Zaven Collins as a starting linebacker after they drafted him in the first round this year and they aren’t holding back when it comes to heaping responsibilities on the rookie. Collins is going to wear a radio in his helmet and will be the one relaying calls to [more]

Jordan Hicks wishes he had opportunity to compete for starting job

Linebacker Jordan Hicks is with the Cardinals at training camp, but he’d prefer to be elsewhere. Hicks was given permission to seek a trade after the Cardinals drafted Zaven Collins in the first round earlier this year. They plan to start Collins next to 2020 first-rounder Isaiah Simmons, which left no room in the first [more]

Zaven Collins arrested for reckless driving

Cardinals first-round pick Zaven Collins was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday night. TMZ reports that Collins was taken into custody after police officers stopped him for speeding and driving dangerously. He was booked for reckless driving and released a short time later. Other outlets have confirmed the arrest, but other details of the incident [more]

Zaven Collins: No choice but to be ready to start Week 1

The Jaguars are trying to play it coy about naming Trevor Lawrence their starting quarterback for his rookie season, but the Cardinals saw no point to smokescreens when it comes to their top pick in this year’s draft. Immediately after drafting Zaven Collins, Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim said that the team plans on starting [more]

Cardinals sign Rondale Moore

A day after signing first-round pick Zaven Collins, the Cardinals wrapped up a deal with their only remaining unsigned draft pick. Second-round wide receiver Rondale Moore has signed with the team. The Cardinals have seven picks overall in this year’s draft. Moore had 114 catches for 1,258 yards and 12 touchdowns while also running for [more]

Cardinals sign Zaven Collins

The Cardinals have signed first-round draft choice Zaven Collins, the team announced Tuesday night. His signing leaves only second-round choice Rondale Moore unsigned. Fourth-round choice Marco Wilson, sixth-round choice Victor Dimukeje, sixth-round choice Tay Gowan, seventh round choice James Wiggins and seventh-round choice Michal Menet previously signed their four-year rookie deals. Collins will earn $14.7 [more]

Chandler Jones not at Cardinals minicamp

J.J. Watt posted a picture of himself with new teammate Chandler Jones to Twitter on Tuesday, but the two men were not together when the team’s mandatory minicamp opened later in the day. While Jones was with the team on Monday for their media day, he has opted not to participate in the workout on [more]

Cardinals sign sixth-round picks Victor Dimukeje, Tay Gowan

The Cardinals have signed two more draft picks to their rookie deals. Arizona announced Tuesday that linebacker Victor Dimukeje and cornerback Tay Gowan have put pen to paper. Both were sixth-round picks. Dimukeje was the 210th overall pick out of Duke, where he made 49 starts and recorded 21.5 sacks. Gowan was the 223rd pick [more]

Cardinals sign Marco Wilson, James Wiggins, Michal Menet

The Cardinals announced Thursday that they’ve signed three draft picks to their rookie contracts. Cornerback cornerback Marco Wilson, safety James Wiggins, and center Michal Menet all signed their standard four-year deals. Arizona chose Wilson in the fourth round after he played his college ball at Florida, recording three interceptions in his 36 games. Wiggins and Menet [more]

Kliff Kingsbury expects Zaven Collins to start, won’t discuss possible Jordan Hicks trade

When the Cardinals drafted linebacker Zaven Collins in the first round last month, General Manager Steve Keim said that the team sees him as a partner to Isaiah Simmons at inside linebacker. Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed that’s the plan during a Friday press conference and that led to a question about linebacker Jordan [more]