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Larry Fitzgerald: Desire to be great burns just as bright today

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald made his call about playing in 2019 and the Cardinals announced it on Wednesday. Fitzgerald will be back for a 16th season and Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill said in a statement that talking to Fitzgerald made it “clear that he is as driven and passionate as ever.” Fitzgerald gave a similar explanation [more]

Larry Fitzgerald will play in 2019

Larry Fitzgerald is coming back. The Cardinals announced today that Fitzgerald, their longtime star receiver, confirmed to the team that he will play a 16th season this year. “No player has meant more to this franchise or this community than Larry Fitzgerald,” Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill said in a statement. “In my discussions with him, [more]

Cardinals make Tom Clements hiring official

The Cardinals made the hiring of Tom Clements official Tuesday. Clements will serve as the team’s pass game coordinator/quarterbacks coach. The Cardinals will not have a coach with the title of offensive coordinator as head coach Kliff Kingsbury will call the plays. Clements’ main responsibility will be grooming quarterback Josh Rosen, who went 3-10 in [more]

Chiefs will pick 29th, Packers 30th in 2019 NFL Draft

The Saints pushed the cost of Marcus Davenport away, almost as far as they could have. With yesterday’s conference championship games in the books, most of the 2019 NFL Draft order is now known. The Chiefs will pick 29th overall after losing to the Patriots, and the Packers own the 30th spot, after last year’s [more]

Cardinals hire Tom Clements as primary offensive assistant

The Cardinals have hired Tom Clements, though the veteran coach will not have the title of offensive coordinator. According to multiple reports, Clements will serve as passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury will call the plays, with Clements as his primary offensive assistant, working directly with quarterback Josh Rosen. The Cardinals [more]

Cardinals interview Hue Jackson for offensive coordinator position

Suddenly, 35-40 doesn’t look so bad. The Arizona Cardinals, who surprisingly hired Kliff Kingsbury to be the next head coach despite a sub-.500 record as Texas Tech, have interviewed Hue Jackson to serve as Kingsbury’s first offensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Jackson has compiled a record of 11-44-1 as a head [more]

Byron Leftwich: Adversity with Cardinals made me a better coach

Byron Leftwich held his first press conference since being hired as the Buccaneers offensive coordinator on Friday and fielded questions on a variety of topics, including his experience with the 3-13 Cardinals in 2018. Leftwich opened the season as the team’s quarterbacks coach and moved up to offensive coordinator when Mike McCoy was fired after [more]

Larry Fitzgerald respects Kliff Kingsbury, hasn’t decided whether to play for him

Larry Fitzgerald may retire from the Cardinals this offseason, but if he does that wouldn’t be a reflection on their new coach. Fitzgerald told TMZ that he’s never met new Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury but thinks highly of Kingsbury’s offense. “Hell of a coach,” Fitzgerald said “Look at his resume. He’s innovative offensively. That’s somebody [more]

Cardinals hire Greg Williams as cornerbacks coach

The Cardinals have hired Greg Williams (not to be confused with Gregg Williams) as their cornerbacks coach, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Williams reunites with Vance Joseph in Arizona. Williams spent one season in Denver as the team’s defensive backs coach, but he has 16 seasons of coaching experience. He coached the Colts’ defensive backs [more]

Carson Palmer: Bruce Arians, Jameis Winston will be great together

One of Bruce Arians’ former quarterbacks thinks the coach will be a big positive for his new one. Carson Palmer had some of his best NFL seasons while playing for Arians in Arizona and he was asked during an appearance on NFL Network about how he thinks Jameis Winston will fare now that Arians has [more]

Browns hire Al Holcomb to coach linebackers

The Browns brought in former Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks as defensive coordinator, and now they’ve brought his defensive coordinator with him. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, the Browns have hired Holcomb as their linebackers coach/run game coordinator. Wilks took Holcomb with him to Arizona after they worked together in Carolina, though [more]

Marcus Robertson will join Vance Joseph in Arizona

Marcus Robertson is reuniting with Vance Joseph in Arizona. The Cardinals are hiring Robertson as their defensive backs coach, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Robertson spent the past two seasons as defensive backs coach for the Broncos. He has spent the past 28 seasons in the NFL as a player, administrator and coach. He [more]

Report: 49ers interview Joe Woods

The Broncos may be closing in on a new defensive coordinator and their former one is reportedly meeting with the 49ers about a job. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that Joe Woods interviewed with the team on Tuesday. There’s no word on what job Woods would be up for with the Niners as Robert Saleh [more]

Bruce Arians says he got a “C” on his physical

The Buccaneers sent coach Bruce Arians for a physical before hiring him, based on his age (66), health history (two separate forms of cancer), and dietary habits (drank paint as a child). The results were good enough to get the Bucs to hire him. “Man, they gave me this unbelievable physical,” Arians told 98.7 FM [more]

Cardinals interviewing Jim Bob Cooter

New Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury is going deep in his search for a new offensive coordinator. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the Cardinals are talking to former Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter today for their vacancy. Cooter was fired by Matt Patricia after a year in which most of his skill position players [more]

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