Arizona Cardinals News and Rumors

  • Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”

    Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”

    profootballtalk.com Updated Jun 25 (2 days ago)
    Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson received his second contract after three years in the NFL. Teammate and close friend Tyrann Mathieu is currently negotiating his own second deal after three seasons. Peterson recently told PFT Live that he believes …
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  • For the Cardinals, going back to 0-0 won’t be easy

    For the Cardinals, going back to 0-0 won’t be easy

    profootballtalk.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    It’s one thing to forget about a devastating loss in a conference championship game. It’s another to reset the record to 0-0 and start the climb back to the latter stages of the postseason all over. “Well, you know, that’s a very, very hard part, that’s…
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  • Bruce Arians still carries a grudge with Steelers over firing

    Bruce Arians still carries a grudge with Steelers over firing

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    Bruce Arians has been living quite well since the end of the 2011 NFL season. He was given a chance to coach the Indianapolis Colts when Chuck Pagano was ill in 2012 and won an NFL coach of the year award. He got his first head-coaching job with the Ari…
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  • Leon Hall looking to sign with someone soon

    Leon Hall looking to sign with someone soon

    profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    Longtime Bengals cornerback Leon Hall has been a free agent all offseason and hasn’t signed anywhere yet, but that could change soon. Hall may sign with a team next week, Mike Jurecki of 910 AM in Phoenix reports. The Cardinals have interest in his serv…
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  • Cardinals' 53-man roster projection includes deep rotation…

    Cardinals' 53-man roster projection includes deep rotation of defensive linemen

    ESPN.com Jun 20
    Cardinals' 53-man roster projection includes deep rotation of defensive linemen
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  • Bills add offensive tackle after tryout

    Bills add offensive tackle after tryout

    The Bills announced the signing of offensive tackle Justin Renfrow on Friday. Renfrow participated in the team’s minicamp this week as a tryout player. Since entering the league as an undrafted rookie with the Cardinals in 2014, Renfrow has also spent t…
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  • Dolphins cut bait on quarterback Logan Thomas

    Dolphins cut bait on quarterback Logan Thomas

    It didn’t take long for the Cardinals to give up on the Logan Thomas project, and the Dolphins didn’t give him long either. The Dolphins announced they had waived Thomas and defensive tackle Charles Tuaau. Despite being a fourth-round pick, the Cardinal…
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  • Dwight Freeney calls himself an “anomaly,” says he can still pl…

    Dwight Freeney calls himself an “anomaly,” says he can still play at age 36

    Despite posting eight sacks and three forced fumbles in 11 games with the Arizona Cardinals last season, Dwight Freeney remains on the free agent market. The 14-year NFL veteran, now 36 years old, wants to keep playing football and fully believes he can…
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  • Arians raves about competition at offseason workouts

    Arians raves about competition at offseason workouts

    As the Cardinals try to take the next step (or two), their head coach is impressed with their efforts. In fact, at one point his admiration became fear. “This is my 22nd year [in the NFL] and our last two days, it scared me how hard we were competing ag…
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  • Cardinals quickly got used to cameras in behind-the-scenes seri…

    Cardinals quickly got used to cameras in behind-the-scenes series

    ESPN.com Jun 9
    Cardinals quickly got used to cameras in behind-the-scenes series
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  • Report: Evan Mathis had bone fragment removed from ankle

    Report: Evan Mathis had bone fragment removed from ankle

    The Cardinals were scheduled for a final day of minicamp practice on Thursday, but they won’t be on the field in Arizona. Coach Bruce Arians said, via ESPN.com, that “it was a fantastic two days” of work this week and that he wants the team to come into…
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  • Patrick Peterson back on field after ankle surgery

    Patrick Peterson back on field after ankle surgery

    The Cardinals opened their three-day minicamp on Tuesday and welcomed cornerback Patrick Peterson back to practice. Peterson has been out since having ankle surgery in April that he described as something he needed to have “cleaned up” after having the …
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  • Using two practice fields during offseason gives Cardinals more…

    Using two practice fields during offseason gives Cardinals more reps, wins

    ESPN.com Jun 7
    Using two practice fields during offseason gives Cardinals more reps, wins
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  • Cardinals WR J.J. Nelson has made the leap, stopped thinking on…

    Cardinals WR J.J. Nelson has made the leap, stopped thinking on field

    ESPN.com Jun 6
    Cardinals WR J.J. Nelson has made the leap, stopped thinking on field
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  • Saturday one-liners: When it comes to DE Dwight Freeney, the Ca…

    Saturday one-liners: When it comes to DE Dwight Freeney, the Cardinals…

    When it comes to DE Dwight Freeney, the Cardinals are playing the waiting game. (The waiting game sucks; let’s play Hungry, Hungry Hippos.) To truly contend, the Rams need to improve on the offensive line. Justin Britt is happy to play center for the Se…
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  • Cardinals sign three players

    Cardinals sign three players

    The Cardinals waived three players without any regular season experience off of their 90-man roster on Wednesday and replaced them on Thursday with three others looking for their first appearance in an NFL game. The team announced that they have signed …
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  • Earl Watford's flexibility might give Cardinals ability to…

    Earl Watford's flexibility might give Cardinals ability to dress 7 OL

    ESPN.com Jun 2
    Earl Watford's flexibility might give Cardinals ability to dress 7 OL
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  • Cardinals trim roster by three

    Cardinals trim roster by three

    The Cardinals on Wednesday waived safety Brandon Person, guard Edawn Coughman and wide receiver Chris King. Coughman knows the waiver process well. He entered the league as a free agent from the CFL in 2012 with the Seahawks and has also spent time with…
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  • Cardinals hit L.A. red carpet June 9 for 'All or Nothing&a…

    Cardinals hit L.A. red carpet June 9 for 'All or Nothing' premiere

    ESPN.com May 31
    Cardinals hit L.A. red carpet June 9 for 'All or Nothing' premiere
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  • Damarious Randall blames himself for Packers’ playoff loss

    Damarious Randall blames himself for Packers’ playoff loss

    Packers defensive back Damarious Randall had a good rookie season last year, but it did not end well. The Packers’ season ended with an overtime loss to the Cardinals, and the game-changing play in that loss was a 75-yard reception by Larry Fitzgerald. …
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  • Chris Johnson: Cardinals can have best RB tandem in league

    Chris Johnson: Cardinals can have best RB tandem in league

    Before breaking his tibia in Week 12, running back Chris Johnson turned in a strong performance for the Cardinals that showed he had something left in the tank after less impressive seasons for the Titans and Jets. The Cardinals offense didn’t miss him …
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  • Mike McCarthy on Eddie Lacy’s progress: So far, so good

    Mike McCarthy on Eddie Lacy’s progress: So far, so good

    Packers coach Mike McCarthy ensured that running back Eddie Lacy’s physical condition would be a running storyline this offseason when he said shortly after the team’s playoff loss to the Cardinals that Lacy “cannot play at the weight he did” in 2016. T…
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  • “Long way to go” before Larry Fitzgerald will think about 2017

    “Long way to go” before Larry Fitzgerald will think about 2017

    Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald fulfilled a promise to his mother and received his college degree recently, which might not be necessary to his post-football employment options but certainly won’t hurt them. Not that it’s clear when Fitzgerald …
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  • Chargers, Cardinals to practice together in training camp

    Chargers, Cardinals to practice together in training camp

    The Chargers haven’t conducted joint practices with another team during training camp since 2012, a year before Mike McCoy arrived as head coach. They’ll do it this year. Via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Cardinals and Chargers pla…
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  • Tyrann Mathieu: I’m going to “play it patient” with ACL rehab

    Tyrann Mathieu: I’m going to “play it patient” with ACL rehab

    In April, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald said the team has to hold safety Tyrann Mathieu back in his ACL rehab and that he is “so happy” that Mathieu will be “ready to go” for training camp. Mathieu is “really pleased” by how things are progre…
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  • D.J. Humphries says being a healthy scratch all year “humbled” …

    D.J. Humphries says being a healthy scratch all year “humbled” him

    If D.J. Humphries felt good about being a first-round pick last year, being a healthy scratch all 18 times the Cardinals played last year brought him back down to Earth. But with Bobby Massie gone in free agency, the Cardinals need Humphries to win the …
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  • CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardina…

    CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardinals

    ESPN.com May 19
    CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with Cardinals
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  • Carson Palmer “addicted” to challenge of getting to Super Bowl

    Carson Palmer “addicted” to challenge of getting to Super Bowl

    The 2015 regular season was filled with highs for Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer as he played the best football of his career while leading the team to a 13-3 record on the way to the NFC West title. Postseason action wasn’t as rewarding. After sur…
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  • Cardinals 'light years' ahead of past seasons on firs…

    Cardinals 'light years' ahead of past seasons on first day of OTAs

    ESPN.com May 17
    Cardinals 'light years' ahead of past seasons on first day of OTAs
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  • Video - Ranking the NFL's defensive triplets 02:50

    Ranking the NFL's defensive triplets

    Jun 21
    ESPN's Bill Barnwell joins NFL Nation TV to explain why Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu wasn't included in his list of best defensive triplets and why he finds the New York Jets so compelling.
  • Video - Schefter: Cardinals one of most formidable teams in NFL 02:12

    Schefter: Cardinals one of most formidable teams in NFL

    Jun 8
    Adam Schefter and Mark Schlereth point to the Cardinals' defense as the reason why Arizona should be looked at as one of the best teams in the NFL.
  • Video - Key to A.Q. Shipley winning center job is staying on the field 01:05

    Key to A.Q. Shipley winning center job is staying on the field

    Jun 7
    Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said the key to A.Q. Shipley winning the starting center job is easy as all Shipley has to do is "stay on the field."
  • Video - Mathieu returns home to New Orleans to host youth cam 01:12

    Mathieu returns home to New Orleans to host youth cam

    Jun 4
    Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu turns his passionate comments about Will Smith's shooting into action, hosting a youth camp in his hometown of New Orleans on Friday.