A year of practicing as a head coach didn't necessarily make Bruce Arians perfect in the two years he's been coaching the Arizona Cardinals, but it made him good enough to be named the NFL's best coach for a second time.Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Arians: We’ll be dressing in 49ers locker room this time next yearprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoThe Cardinals lost to the Panthers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, leaving them a couple of steps short of becoming the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. Coach Bruce Arians has already set a new goal for next season and shar…Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX -- The one person who hasn’t been saying much on the Larry Fitzgerald saga this offseason is Larry Fitzgerald. Until Saturday night. After winning the inaugural Art Rooney Award at the NFL Honors, Fitzgerald was asked if he would be playing in S…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 20 hours agoPHOENIX -- In his first year of eligibility, former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner was not inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Warner was named one of 15 finalists about three weeks ago, but taking two teams to the Super Bowl while dra…Upvote Share Tweet
An Imposing Team Symbol Finds a Niche in the Hooplanytimes.com 22 hours agoA local artist spent about $50,000 to create a statement about the N.F.L. and the Super Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals not planning around having Daryl Washingtonprofootballtalk.com Jan 30 (2 days ago)The Cardinals were able to advance to the playoffs this season despite the absence of several key players from the lineup. Most of those absences were due to injuries, but they were also missing linebacker Daryl Washington because of a one-year suspensi…Upvote Share TweetRunning back Jonathan Dwyer saw his 2014 season come to an early end when the Cardinals placed him on the non-football illness list following an arrest related to an incident with his wife in September. The legal matters stemming from that arrest came t…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Bidwill: We’ve had a lot of great conversations with Larry Fitzgeraldprofootballtalk.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)One of the first orders of business for the Cardinals this offseason is addressing wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s contract, which currently calls for him to account for $23.6 million of their salary cap space in 2015. Cardinals General Manager Steve K…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)Wednesday’s star-studded edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN included an LSU mini-reunion. Former Tigers Odell Beckham Jr. (now with the Giants) and Tyrann Mathieu (now with the Cardinals) joined the program to discuss, among other things, how to slow…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham will remain with the Cardinals.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks' O'Brien Schofield happy with life after CardinalsESPN.com Jan 27 (5 days ago)PHOENIX -- For a long time, Seattle Seahawks linebacker O'Brien Schofield thought about the moment he was cut by the Arizona Cardinals. It happened on the first day of training camp in 2013, minutes before the conditioning test at University of Phoenix …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 27 (5 days ago)PHOENIX -- Drew Stanton is three weeks into a rehab program that’ll have him back on the field by mid-spring. The Arizona Cardinals' backup quarterback is planning on returning from the right knee injury that sidelined him for the Arizona Cardinals’ las…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets tab Marcel Shipp as running backs coachprofootballtalk.com Jan 27 (5 days ago)A former NFL tailback not long removed from his playing days will coach the Jets’ running backs. Ex-Cardinals tailback Marcel Shipp, who was last on an NFL roster with Houston in 2008, has been added to Todd Bowles’ coaching staff, the Jets announced Tu…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 27 (5 days ago)A pair of former NFL players are among four new coaching staff hires announced by the Raiders on Tuesday. Ex-Dolphins and Jets tailback Bernie Parmalee will coach Oakland’s running backs, while former Jets and Cardinals wideout Rob Moore will coach the …Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Arians: DC hire is done, announcement coming next weekESPN.com Jan 26 (6 days ago)SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals know who their next defensive coordinator will be, they just won't announce it yet. Arizona coach Bruce Arians told ESPN.com that the hire is "done" and an announcement will come either Monday or Tuesday. &qu…Upvote Share TweetA Dick LeBeau-Bruce Arians reunion won't happen next season in Arizona. LeBeau has decided not to join the Arizona Cardinals staff, according to a source.Upvote Share Tweet
Arizona braces for onslaught of Seahawks fansprofootballtalk.com Jan 25No team has ever played in a Super Bowl hosted in its own stadium. This season, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians repeatedly cajoled his players to ensure that no other team would be using their facility or dressing in their locker room for the championship …Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Bidwill on Larry Fitzgerald: We’ll get this worked outprofootballtalk.com Jan 23When people were worrying about the Packers Offense early in the 2014 season, quarterback Aaron Rodgers spelled out the word “relax” as a message to those who were losing their faith. Cardinals president Michael Bidwill didn’t do any spelling Thursday, …Upvote Share Tweet
All four Cardinals Pro Bowlers on Team CarterESPN.com Jan 21PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals' four Pro Bowlers will get to play one more home game together this season. Alumni captain Cris Carter drafted Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, defensive end Calais Campbell and cornerback Antonio Cromartie during W…Upvote Share Tweet
Cards' new D-coordinator will sway Antonio Cromartie's decisionESPN.com Jan 21PHOENIX -- Who Arizona’s next defensive coordinator is will influence cornerback Antonio Cromartie’s decision to return to the Cardinals -- if they want him. “Honestly, I think it’ll play a role,” Cromartie said Wednesday at a Pro Bowl community event i…Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Arians thinks Carson Palmer will be ready for mandatory minicampprofootballtalk.com Jan 21Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer tore his ACL in early November and had surgery a short time later to kick off the long rehab process. Given the timing of the injury and the general timeline for players returning from torn ACLs, training camp looked …Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals closing in on deal for Dick LeBeau to serve as linebackers coachprofootballtalk.com Jan 21After resigning his long-term position as defensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dick LeBeau appears to be closing in on a new job in the desert. According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the Arizona Cardinals are nearing a deal to hire LeBeau …Upvote Share Tweet
Calais Campbell Sets Record With Donation To MiamiJan 21ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss discusses defensive end Calais Campbell's record $1.6 million donation to the University of Miami.
Calais Campbell Excited About The Pro BowlJan 16ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss talks about Calais Campbell and why he deserves to be in the Pro Bowl.
Cardinals Defensive Needs Are PlentyJan 13ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss talks about what the defensive needs are in the wake of coordinator Todd Bowles being interviewed for head coaching jobs.
Todd Bowles A Hot CommodityJan 12John Clayton talks about the different options for Cardinals' defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.
Darrell Bevell on the Chess Match with Belichick and Russell Wilson’s Unsh…Jan 30Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Bobby Wagner's healthy return sparked SeahawksJan 30Linebacker Bobby Wagner's return from injury in Week 12 sparked the Seahawks' late-season defensive surge, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of GronkJan 30TEMPE, Ariz. — Did Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright’s sly smile tell it all? I’ve got this theory about Super Bowl 49 that isn’t exactly breaking news: Rob Gronkowski is the key player. If he blows up, New England wins. If Seattle manages to beat him up …
No surprise Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots reached Super Bowl - Cl…Jan 29Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another Super Bowl thriller, writes John Clayton.