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Former Cardinals quarterback Tim Van Galder dies at 77

Former St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Tim Van Galder died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Van Galder was 77.The Cardinals drafted Van Galder in the sixth round of the 1966 draft out of Iowa State. Van Galder spent most of his NFL career on the taxi [more]

NFL playoff schedule 2022: Bracket, dates, times, TV channel, scores for AFC, NFC Championship Sunday games

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason is underway. Four teams remain in the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend. Teams left in the NFL playoffs include: Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.READ MORE: PFT: Overtime rule undermines NFL’s best weekend everGet [more]

Playoff bonus checks for Cardinals coaches are being issued

No, Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill isn’t happy with the way his team’s season went. No, Bidwill won’t be blatantly violating the terms of his coaching staff’s contracts by refusing to pay them money they have earned by taking the team to the postseason.Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweeted earlier today that he’s “hearing” that [more]

Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill: “We need to play better”

Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill has been silent amid conflicting reports about his communications with coach Kliff Kingsbury and G.M. Steve Keim since the team was bounced from the playoffs, but today Bidwill broke his silence.Appearing at an event to promote the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, Bidwill acknowledged that the 2021 season, which started so [more]

2022 NFL Draft order: Bills, Titans, Bucs, Packers get their spots

Four more teams were eliminated from the playoffs over the weekend and that means four more spots in the 2022 NFL Draft order have been set.The Bills will pick 25th after falling to the Chiefs in overtime on Sunday night and the Titans will be right behind them as a result of their loss to [more]

Overtime rule undermines NFL’s best weekend ever

The divisional round delivered. In every way possible. Four games. Four walk-off endings. But the best of the quartet of high-stakes postseason games left an unsatisfying feeling for everyone except the Chiefs and their fans.The overtime rule no longer makes sense. A first-drive touchdown shouldn’t end the game. Not with the rules so skewed toward [more]

Aaron Donald fined $10,815 for trying to choke D.J. Humphries

Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald received a $10,815 fine from the NFL for unnecessary roughness during the wild card playoff win over the Cardinals.Donald got into it with Cardinals left tackle D.J. Humphries on Arizona’s first drive of the second half. The unplesantries ended with Donald trying to choke Humphries before Humphries shoved Donald’s facaemask.Officials [more]

Vance Joseph in Miami for interview

The Dolphins are interviewing Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph in Miami today, ESPN reports. They will talk to Rams assistant head coach/running backs coach Thomas Brown later today.The Dolphins have interviewed 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel, Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and defensive coordinator [more]

Cardinals dysfunction prompts conflicting reports regarding aftermath of playoff loss

For nine straight seasons as a head coach at Texas Tech and then Arizona, a good-to-great start for coach Kliff Kingsbury became a bad finish.This year, 10-2 became 1-5 and a one-game exit from the postseason. Three days later, conflicting reports have emerged regarding whether owner Michael Bidwill has met with Kingsbury regarding the disastrous [more]

Matthew Stafford attributes record-low passing attempts to “flow of the game”

On Monday night against the Cardinals, quarterback Matthew Stafford had the highest single-game postseason passer rating in Rams history in the same game that he threw the fewest passes, with the exception of games he left due to injury.Was that the plan?“No, that was just flow of the game,” Stafford told reporters on Wednesday. “We [more]

Report: Michigan sources think Jim Harbaugh would take the Raiders job

The Raiders are looking for a new head coach. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is looking for a path back to the NFL. Is it a match made in football heaven?Dueling reports from paint a dramatically different picture regarding the possibility of Harbaugh returning to the franchise with which he began his coaching career, 20 [more]

Manningcast accounts for only 6.1 percent of ESPN’s Cardinals-Rams audience

The Manningcast has drawn rave reviews and social-media buzz. The eyeballs have not yet followed.ESPN2’s Peyton and Eli show had a surprisingly small audience for its season finale on Monday night, during the wild-card playoff game between the Cardinals and Rams. Only 1.419 million viewers dialed up the alternative broadcast, one of the lowest total [more]

Dolphins to interview Cowboys coordinators Thursday, Vance Joseph Friday

49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel is interviewing with the Dolphins about their head coaching vacancy on Wednesday and the team will remain busy with more interviews over the rest of the week.Thursday will bring meetings with Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn while Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Cardinals [more]

2022 NFL head coaching and G.M. change tracker

The NFL changed its rules for head coaching and General Manager interviews this year and teams with vacancies are allowed to begin interviewing candidates in the final two weeks of the regular season.We’ll keep track of all firings, interviews, and hirings right here, so check back often to see what moves teams are making as [more]

Bengals sign Zach Kerr

After losing defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi for the rest of the season to a foot injury, the Bengals have made a move to provide depth along the D-line.Cincinnati announced on Wednesday that the team has signed defensive tackle Zach Kerr off of Arizona’s practice squad.Kerr appeared in seven games this season — four for San [more]

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