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Matt Prater will not play this week

The Cardinals signed kicker Matt Ammendola to their practice squad this week because Matt Prater is dealing with a hip injury and they will cash in their insurance policy for this Sunday’s game against the Eagles.Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said on Wednesday that Prater will not play this weekend. Prater was hurt late in [more]

Cardinals are last in NFL in sacks, but say their pass rush is still affecting quarterbacks

If sacks were the only way to measure the effectiveness of a team’s pass rush, then the Cardinals would have the worst pass rush in the NFL: They’re last in the league with just four sacks, and also last in sack rate, with just 2.8 percent of opposing quarterbacks’ dropbacks resulting in a sack.But sacks [more]

Cameron Dicker will sign with the Eagles’ practice squad

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott injured his leg during Sunday’s victory over Jacksonville. He gutted it out to the finish, and special teams coordinator Michael Clay said Tuesday that Elliott has a chance to play this week.But Elliott could miss some practice time if not Sunday’s game against the Cardinals.Thus, the Eagles are signing free agent [more]

Cardinals waive Andy Isabella, sign Billy Price

Wide receiver Andy Isabella‘s time with the Cardinals has come to an end.The team announced that they have waived Isabella on Tuesday. They filled his roster spot by signing offensive lineman Billy Price off of the Raiders practice squad.Isabella was a second-round pick in 2019, but never really made an impact for the team. He [more]

Kyler Murray on pace to throw NFL-record 735 passes this season

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is on his way to throw more passes than any other quarterback in NFL history this season.Murray has thrown 173 passes this season, which would equate to 735 pass attempts in a 17-game season. That would break the NFL record of 727, set by Matthew Stafford with the 2012 Lions.It’s not [more]

Nick Sirianni: I trust Jalen Hurts

Down 14-0 on Sunday, Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni faced a choice on fourth-and-goal from Jacksonville’s 3-yard line.Instead of attempting a field goal to just get points on the board, Sirianni elected to go for it.When quarterback Jalen Hurts couldn’t find anyone open on the passing play, he darted up the middle of the field, [more]

J.J. Watt was indeed listed on the injury report with an “illness”

When Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt pre-empted a Sunday Splash! report regarding an episode of atrial fibrillation, some wondered whether his condition had been properly disclosed by the team.The Cardinals’ online injury report showed only that Watt had a calf injury, which kept him from practicing on Wednesday and Thursday. In fact, the same information [more]

Cardinals open practice window for Colt McCoy, Antonio Hamilton, Antoine Wesley

The Cardinals may be getting some players back off of injured reserve soon.The team announced on Monday that backup quarterback Colt McCoy, cornerback Antonio Hamilton, and receiver Antoine Wesley have all had their practice window opened as they return from injured reserve.All three players have been on IR for four weeks. They now have 21 [more]

Report: Avonte Maddox, Darius Slay have a chance to play this week

There is some positive injury news for the Eagles’ defensive backfield.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, cornerbacks Avonte Maddox and Darius Slay both have a chance to play in the Week Five matchup against the Cardinals.Maddox did not play in Sunday’s victory over the Jaguars with an ankle injury. He was limited on Thursday [more]

Kliff Kingsbury: We have to find a way to settle in early and call better plays

For a team with significant aspirations in 2022, the Cardinals have not started games well.While Arizona ended up defeating Carolina 26-16, the Cardinals were down 10-3 at halftime. Quarterback Kyler Murray was 13-of-20 for 90 yards with a pick-six in the first two quarters. He’d gained just 4 yards on four carries.The club turned it [more]

With Sam Darnold eligible to return, Matt Rhule doesn’t have any thoughts about a possible QB change

The Panthers offense was unsightly for the majority of Sunday’s 26-16 loss to the Cardinals and the potential for a change at the unit’s key position was a topic of conversation at head coach Matt Rhule’s postgame press conference.Baker Mayfield had a number of passes batted down or tipped at the line, including one that [more]

Cardinals pick off Baker Mayfield, extend lead to 20-10

The Cardinals took their first lead with just over 11 minutes left to play in Sunday’s game and they extended it just less than a minute later.Defensive end J.J. Watt batted a pass from Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield and linebacker Dennis Gardeck intercepted the ball. Gardeck returned the ball to Carolina’s 5-yard-line and Kyler Murray [more]

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