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Cardinals create scholarship in honor of NFL’s first Black female front office employee Adele Harris

The Arizona Cardinals announced the creation of the Adele Harris Scholarship on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Harris’ hiring by the franchise as the NFL’s first Black female front office employee. Harris was hired by the Cardinals in 1971 when the franchise was in St. Louis as an assistant in the public relations [more]

Steve Keim: Larry Fitzgerald likes our moves, hasn’t shared plans

Just about every time Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim has spoken to the media this offseason, he’s faced questions about what wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald plans to do in 2021. The answer has always been that Fitzgerald has not shared his thoughts about continuing to play. That remained the case during an interview with Adam [more]

Alfredo Gutierrez allocated to 49ers, Max Pircher allocated to Rams

The NFL announced allocations of players to NFC West teams as part of the International Player Pathway Program on Tuesday. Under the program, players from outside the United States get a chance to develop their skills with NFL teams that have roster exemptions for them through the end of training camp. During the season, teams [more]

Bernhard Seikovits joins Cardinals through International Player Pathway Program

NFC West teams are participating in the NFL’s International Player Pathway Program this season and the Cardinals announced the name of the player they’ve been allocated by the league. Bernhard Seikovits will not count against the 90-man roster limit as he takes part in the offseason and training camp. He would count against the 53-man [more]

Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

When the Ravens brought in tackle Alejandro Villanueva for a visit last month, word from Baltimore reporters was that the team was not expected to make a move until after the draft. Compensatory draft picks were central to that approach. The Ravens and other teams have prized the picks doled out to teams who see [more]

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

The deadline for NFL teams to exercise their fifth-year contract options on 2018 first-round picks passed on Monday afternoon and 21 players had those options picked up. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is part of that group. Carolina traded for Darnold last month and announced their decision on his option after the draft. That total is [more]

Budda Baker switches to No. 3

There must not have been a major stockpile of Budda Baker jerseys. The Cardinals safety has announced that he is switching from No. 32 to No. 3. He becomes one of the only veteran players with his current team to change numbers. The league requires players who change numbers to buy — at retail — [more]

Micah Parsons opens as favorite to win defensive rookie of the year

He wasn’t the first defensive player taken in the draft. He’s the first favorite to win defensive rookie of the year. Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons, the 12th overall selection, has been installed by PointsBet as a +450 proposition to secure the award based on the 17 regular-season games of his first NFL season. He was [more]

Cardinals draft picks 2021: All of Arizona’s selections, NFL draft results, team order

The Cardinals’ rebuilding era remains an ongoing process after a disappointing 8-8 finish in 2020. After a 5-2 start to the season, the Cardinals went 3-6 after their Week 8 bye — good for a third-place finish in the NFC West. It’s still an improvement from three- and five-win seasons in 2018 and 2019, but Arizona has some work to do to become a playoff team. [more]

Cardinals take receiver Rondale Moore, making Larry Fitzgerald’s return even less likely

It’s unclear whether receiver Larry Fitzgerald will play in 2021. It’s becoming more and more clear that, if he does, he won’t be playing for the Cardinals. With the 49th pick in the draft, the Cardinals selected Purdue receiver Rondale Moore. The selection of Moore comes after they signed A.J. Green in free agency. That [more]

Zaven Collins to Steve Keim: “We’re gonna f–king kill everyone”

The Cardinals, as PFT reported, likely were taking linebacker Zaven Collins at pick No. 16 if receiver Jaylen Waddle, cornerback Jaycee Horn, and cornerback Patrick Surtain II were already gone. They were, Collins wasn’t — and Collins got the call. The Cardinals have posted video of the call to Collins from the Cardinals. Collins was [more]

Cardinals see Zaven Collins playing next to Isaiah Simmons at inside linebacker

In 2020, the Cardinals used their first-round pick on a defensive player listed as a linebacker but talked about as a versatile piece who could play at multiple levels of the defense. It took some time for the Cardinals to figure out how best to utilize Isaiah Simmons during his rookie season before settling on [more]

Cardinals add Zaven Collins with 16th pick

The Cardinals talked about the possibility of trading down in the first round, but they wound up staying put and making the 16th choice of the 2021 NFL Draft on Thursday night. They used the pick on linebacker Zaven Collins. PFT reported this week that Collins’ ceiling was the 16th overall selection and that the [more]

Sean McVay, Les Snead were close COVID-19 contacts but have tested negative

The media received a tour of the Rams’ draft house Tuesday, but their media interviews were conducted virutally. General Manager Les Snead and coach Sean McVay were close contacts of a team employee who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, McVay said, via Andrew Siciliano of NFL Media. Snead and McVay have tested negative but [more]

Kyler Murray: I don’t know why I wouldn’t have an influence in draft decisions

The Cardinals made quarterback Kyler Murray the centerpiece of their franchise when they took him with the first overall pick of the 2019 draft and Murray thinks that spot gives him a voice in what the team will do in this draft. Murray was a guest on NFL Network Tuesday and he was asked if [more]

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