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Steve Keim’s BAC reading could influence extent of his punishment

When it comes to the recent DUI arrest of Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim, one key unknown (for now) fact will likely have a major impact on any punishment imposed by the team or the league: Keim’s blood-alcohol concentration. Presumably, it was at or above 0.08 percent, the legal limit in all 50 states. The higher [more]

Cardinals owner openly supports new Supreme Court nominee

The NFL is desperate to get #BackToFootball. Except, of course, when it isn’t. Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill openly supports — via his team’s official website — the appointment of high school classmate Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Although Bidwill’s quotes and the letter he has signed supporting Kavanaugh says nothing about politics [more]

Steve Keim faces possible suspension, fine

When players commit DUI offenses, the outcome is somewhat predictable, because the punishment has been collectively bargained through the union. When non-players do the same, the discipline becomes more fluid. Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim, who was arrested for DUI on July 4, faces a potential fine and suspension, per a source with knowledge of the [more]

Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim cited for DUI

NFL team executives have said at times that they hold their breath over the Fourth of July, worried that a player on their team will do something to get himself in trouble and make the team look bad. But this Fourth of July, it was an executive who got himself in trouble. Cardinals General Manager [more]

Phil Savage give up media gig to focus on AAF job

Some key figures in the Alliance of American Football will moonlight via media gigs while preparing for the inaugural season of the most ambitious spring league arguably since the USFL. Phil Savage won’t be. The Phoenix G.M. previously left his job as executive director of the Senior Bowl, and he has now exited his position [more]

Playoff odds have Patriots the heaviest favorites, Cardinals the longest long shots

The New England Patriots are heading into the 2018 season in a familiar place: Overwhelming favorites to make the playoffs. Playoff betting odds are available for every team, and the Patriots are incredible -1500 favorites to make the playoffs. In other words, you’d have to bet $1,500 just to make a $100 profit on New [more]

Saquon Barkley leads the way in rookie skill-position Madden 19 ratings

Rookies typically enter the league with relatively low Madden ratings. Of this year’s class, the second overall pick leads the way. Via, Giants running back Saquon Barkley received an 82 in the game, the highest rating for any first year player. (But check the update below.) Next comes Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Bears [more]

Patrick Peterson getting back to “my playmaking ways”

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson learned a new defensive system along with his teammates this offseason, but he thinks it will ultimately harken back to earlier times in his career. Peterson feels his ability to make plays has been limited in the last few seasons because teams are able to avoid throwing the ball to his [more]

Josh Rosen blew Patrick Peterson’s mind, but he thinks Sam Bradford starts

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson generally spends his time studying opposing quarterbacks, but the arrival of Sam Bradford and Josh Rosen in Arizona this offseason means he spent some time watching the guys on his own side. That left Peterson with some thoughts about how things will play out on offense this season. Peterson said he [more]

Mike Glennon still feels like he’s “living the dream”

At this point last year, Mike Glennon was in the first months of a three-year, $45 million contract and preparing to open the season as the Bears starting quarterback. Glennon lasted four games in that role before Mitch Trubisky took over the job and the Bears cut Glennon loose this offseason. He signed with the [more]

Christian Kirk expects Sam Bradford to start the opener

The Cardinals have said it without coming right out and saying it: They expect Sam Bradford to begin the season as the starter. It’s why they signed him in free agency. The Cardinals drafted Josh Rosen with the 10th overall pick as the future. The question is: How quickly does the future come? “To be [more]

Darius Slay, Xavier Rhodes, Aqib Talib join Richard Sherman for workouts

Aqib Talib turned down a chance to join the 49ers in a trade this offseason, but he’s working out with a couple of the team’s cornerbacks this week. Richard Sherman posted a video from a workout session that included fellow Niner Ahkello Witherspoon, Talib, Lions cornerback Darius Slay and Vikings corner Xavier Rhodes on Tuesday. [more]

Chandler Jones seeking more sacks, not more recognition

Five voters thought Chandler Jones deserved the league defensive player of the year award last season. While it’s hard to argue with the choice of Aaron Donald, Jones hasn’t gotten his due. Jones, one of the league’s best pass rushers, was only 28th on NFL Network’s Top 100 list. “I was just telling one of [more]

J.J. Nelson wants to be more than deep threat for Cardinals

The Cardinals brought in Brice Butler, Christian Kirk and Greg Little this offseason as they look for a No. 2 receiver to go with Larry Fitzgerald. Those new faces join holdovers Chad Williams and J.J. Nelson in the mix for the job and Nelson is hoping that the shuffling of the group gives him a [more]

Josh Rosen: Sam Bradford “helping me out a ton”

Word from Arizona at the end of the team’s offseason program was that rookie Josh Rosen has done well, but that Sam Bradford remains the likely choice to start at quarterback for the Cardinals come September. Trying to keep that spot on the depth chart hasn’t gotten in the way of Bradford aiding Rosen’s transition [more]

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