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Cardinals rookie Hakeem Butler has hand injury

The Cardinals have remade their receiving position this offseason, but at least one of the rookies won’t be contributing for some time. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, rookie receiver¬†Hakeem Butler has an avulsion fracture in his hand, and could end up on injured reserve. Via Darren Urban of the team’s official website, coach [more]

Clinton McDonald worked out for Cardinals, but no deal

The Cardinals have acknowledged they’re going to look under every rock to try to improve their roster. They’re not, apparently, prepared to lift the salaries of such players they find very high. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cardinals worked out veteran defensive tackle Clinton McDonald yesterday, but “could not agree to terms” on [more]

Former NFL quarterback Jim Hardy dies at 96

Jim Hardy, a member of the 1952 Detroit Lions NFL Championship team, died Friday of natural causes at the age of 96. According to the Associated Press, Hardy, the MVP of the 1945 Rose Bowl for USC, passed away at home in La Quinta, Calif. He was the oldest living football player for both USC [more]

Kliff Kingsbury: Cardinals aren’t showing actual offense in preseason

The Cardinals have a rookie head coach and a rookie quarterback, bringing new offensive principles to the NFL. And if you watch them in the preseason, you’ll see almost none of that offense. Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury admitted to Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America that they are very deliberately not showing the [more]

Kliff Kingsbury thinks Cardinals have “come to an understanding” on pre-snap claps

Part of Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray‘s rough night against the Raiders on Thursday were a pair of false start penalties triggered by the clapping motion Murray makes before snaps out of the shotgun. Murray said after the game that officials told him the motion was too abrupt and “not smooth enough as far as bringing [more]

Cards G.M. positive about QB, not the rest of team

Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim is still encouraged about the progress of rookie quarterback Kyler Murray. The rest of his roster, on the other hand, . . . Keim said during an interview on 98.7 Arizona Sports that he’s still positive about the signs Murray’s showing, after a lackluster performance in last night’s game against [more]

Report: Robert Alford suffers broken tibia

The Cardinals acknowledged last night that cornerback Robert Alford would miss “an extended amount of time” with a leg injury. It appears that’s going to be at least half the season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Alford suffered a broken tibia last week in practice, and could potentially come off injured reserve for [more]

Kyler Murray’s clapping motions were “too abrupt” on false starts

Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray got slapped with a pair of false start penalties for the motions he was making in calling for the snap Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders. According to Josh Weinfuss of, Murray said officials too hold him the clapping motions he was making were “too abrupt” and “not [more]

Robert Alford to miss “extended amount of time” with leg injury

The Arizona Cardinals appear to have lost another cornerback for the start of the regular season. With Patrick Peterson already set to miss the first six games due to a suspension, Robert Alford is now set to miss the start of the year due to a leg injury. “Robert has a leg injury. He’ll be [more]

Kyler Murray has forgettable night in going 3-for-8

Kyler Murray played 10 plays in his one drive in the preseason opener and earned good reviews. He played more Thursday but likely isn’t going to like anything he put on tape against the Raiders. The Cardinals rookie went 3-for-8 for 12 yards and had one rush for 4 yards, while committing three penalties and [more]

Police cameras show Cardinals COO slurring, stumbling during DUI arrest

Cardinals Chief Operating Officer Ron Minegar was slurring his speech, contradicting himself about how much he’d had to drink and struggling to walk in a straight line during a field sobriety test as he was arrested for driving under the influence. Video of the arrest released by police show Minegar was asked after he was [more]

Corey Liuget visiting Cardinals

Before free agency started in March, we put together a list of the top 100 free agents in the league and many of those players found jobs in the first days of the new league year. Those that lingered were snapped up one by one with only a few still on the board by the [more]

Steve Keim: Cardinals traded Rosen because Kyler is a generational talent

Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim poured a whole lot of resources into the quarterback position in 2018, with nothing to show for it in 2019. And he’s OK with that. Keim signed Sam Bradford and paid him $16 million before cutting him midway through the season, signed Mike Glennon and paid him $5 million before [more]

Brian Flores wants better body language from Josh Rosen

With the regular season quickly approaching, Josh Rosen remains the backup quarterback in Miami. Rosen is making progress, but Dolphins coach Brian Flores still is looking for more from the second-year quarterback. Rosen didn’t hide his disgust at one stretch of plays with the starters in a joint practice against the Bucs on Tuesday. He [more]

Justin Pugh to miss another week

Cardinals guard Justin Pugh‘s still at least another week away from returning to the field. According to Darren Urban of the team’s official website, Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said Pugh would not play this week, but the hope was he’d be able to return for the third week of the preseason. Pugh’s been on the [more]

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