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Kliff Kingsbury felt a “little disconnected” in return to Cardinals sideline

Kliff Kingsbury learned early on Sunday morning that he had the second negative COVID-19 test he needed to be allowed to coach the Cardinals in Sunday’s game against the Texans and he was on the sideline for the 31-5 win that moved his team to 7-0 on the season. It was hardly business as usual [more]

Kyler Murray insists he is OK after taking some big hits Sunday

Kyler Murray knows how to protect himself, rarely taking many big hits. The Texans, though, got some shots in on the quarterback, giving the Cardinals a scare early in the game. Murray was sacked four times and hit five other times in the pocket. In addition, he took a vicious blow from Maliek Collins, who [more]

Tyrod Taylor will practice this week

Tyrod Taylor will return to practice this week, six weeks after injuring his hamstring. Texans coach David Culley said it is undetermined whether Taylor will return to action in Week 8. “I feel like he is a lot further along now, and he’s getting closer, but I won’t be able to answer until Wednesday,” Culley [more]

J.J. Watt, DeAndre Hopkins revel in Cardinals’ 31-5 victory over the Texans

J.J. Watt and DeAndre Hopkins remain two of the biggest stars in Houston Texans history, but they are a big part of the Cardinals now. Neither had a huge hand in Sunday’s victory over their old team, but it likely didn’t feel any less satisfying. Watt made one tackle and had a quarterback hit, and [more]

Dolphins, Panthers are the Deshaun Watson trade destinations

Earlier today, we wrote that there’s a team other than the Dolphins that could still land quarterback Deshaun Watson in a trade with the Texans. We can now identify that team. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the other team is the Carolina Panthers. The decision as to a final destination likely will [more]

Cardinals start slow but lead Texans 17-5 at halftime

The Cardinals got off to a slow start, but they are rolling now. Arizona gained 1 net yard on nine plays on its first three drives, which ended in two punts and a safety. On its next three possessions of the first half, the Cardinals had 28 plays and rolled to 194 yards, scoring two [more]

DeAndre Hopkins’ touchdown against his former team gives Cardinals 7-5 lead

DeAndre Hopkins spent seven seasons in Houston and caught 632 passes for 8,602 yards and 54 touchdowns. He’s in his second season in Arizona after an ill-advised trade by the Texans. Hopkins scored against his former team, catching a 1-yard touchdown pass from Kyler Murray with 9:01 remaining in the second quarter. It has given [more]

Kyler Murray shaken up on safety but remains in the game

Kyler Murray and the Cardinals are off to a slow start against the Texans. Murray is 3-of-4 for 25 yards after three possessions and has two runs for minus-2 yards. He also has taken two sacks, one of which resulted in a safety and left Murray shaken up. Jacob Martin had Murray trapped in the [more]

Tua Tagovailoa: It was a normal week for me

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw four touchdowns on Sunday, but the Falcons kicked a field goal at the whistle for a 30-28 win that leaves the Dolphins with a 1-6 record on the season. Tagovailoa also threw two interceptions that the Falcons turned into 10 points and neither the turnovers nor the result are likely [more]

Dolphins aren’t the only team that could land Deshaun Watson

The Dolphins want Deshaun Watson, and Watson wants the Dolphins. But even though Miami is Watson’s first choice, there’s still a chance he’ll end up somewhere else. As the trade talks continue between the Texans and the Dolphins, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that one other team has made the Texans [more]

Jordan Hicks, Justin Britt, Chris Conley will play today

The Cardinals had three players they listed as questionable. All three will play. Linebackers Jordan Hicks (toe, ankle), Devon Kennard (shoulder) and Tanner Vallejo (hand) are active. The Cardinals’ inactives are quarterback Chris Streveler, receiver Andy Isabella, tight end Darrell Daniels (hamstring) and defensive lineman Rashard Lawrence (calf). Arizona will see the return of coach [more]

Source: NFL still hasn’t decided whether Deshaun Watson will be placed on paid leave if traded

The NFL has the ability to place quarterback Deshaun Watson on paid leave given his current legal issues, if the NFL decides to do so. The NFL has yet to decide whether it will or won’t place Watson on paid leave, if he’s traded. That’s the same attitude the NFL had weeks ago, when the [more]

Momentum builds toward Deshaun Watson trade to Miami

The window closes in nine days. There continues to be a good chance that, by 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 2, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson will be a member of the Miami Dolphins. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, as we’ve known for weeks, really wants Watson. Watson, as we’ve known for months, really wants the [more]

Kliff Kingsbury has cleared COVID-19 protocols, will coach today

The Cardinals announced head coach Kliff Kingsbury has cleared the league’s COVID-19 protocols, with two negative tests 24 hours apart. The team had to wait for the result of Sunday’s COVID-19 test to confirm his return. He will be back on the sideline today for the Cardinals game against the Texans. Kingsbury missed last week’s [more]

Lions, Texans GMs watched Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux in person on Saturday

Two general managers who might own the first overall pick in the 2022 NFL draft scouted one of the top prospects in person on Saturday. Lions GM Brad Holmes and Texans GM Nick Caserio were at the Oregon-UCLA game scouting pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux, according to the Oregonian. Thibodeaux is regarded by many as the [more]

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