profootballtalk.com Updated May 24 (2 days ago)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…Share Tweet
“Long way to go” before Larry Fitzgerald will think about 2017profootballtalk.com May 24 (2 days ago)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 …Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetIn 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…Share Tweet
D.J. Humphries says being a healthy scratch all year “humbled” himIf 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 …Share Tweet
CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with CardinalsESPN.com May 19CFL sack king Tristan Okpalaugo readjusting to NFL with CardinalsShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 18The 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…Share TweetESPN.com May 17Cardinals 'light years' ahead of past seasons on first day of OTAsShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 16Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim recently hinted during an appearance on PFT Live that the team would soon be prioritizing negotiations with defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. The prioritization apparently has occurred. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the C…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 16Free-agent defensive end Dwight Freeney continues his quest to be not a free agent. And there’s one very intriguing fact that supports his case unlike any other. As Peter King of TheMMQB.com points out, Freeney had eight sacks in 317 snaps last season w…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 15It was a promise 13 years in the making, but a promise is a promise. Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald kept his word to his late mother, and earned his college degree, graduating in communications with a minor in marketing from the University of …Share TweetJerraud Powers' departure leaves Cardinals looking for replacementShare Tweet
After Bills firing, Karl Dunbar lands at Alabamaprofootballtalk.com May 13One of the strangest coaching moves of the NFL offseason came in March, when Bills head coach Rex Ryan suddenly and unexpectedly fired his longtime defensive line assistant, Karl Dunbar. Ryan and Dunbar had been close since 1994, when Dunbar was a defen…Share Tweet
Matt Shaughnessy scheduled to work out for Saintsprofootballtalk.com May 12Defensive end/linebacker Matt Shaughnessy was out of the league in 2015 after being released by the Cardinals just before the start of the regular season, but that’s not keeping him from looking for a job this season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports t…Share Tweet
Dwight Freeney, begging for work, admits he’ll go “anywhere”profootballtalk.com May 12Most people looking for work have to spend days sending out resumes and searching the want ads. Longtime NFL pass-rusher Dwight Freeney was able to use ESPN for some free advertising, however. Via Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ team website, Freeney sai…Share Tweet
Cardinals sign three more picks, finishing their draft classAdd the Cardinals to the list of teams wrapping up their paperwork early. The team announced it had reached deals with its last three remaining unsigned draft picks. Today’s contracts were for third-round cornerback Brandon Williams, fourth-round center…Share TweetThe Cardinals were one of the teams that held their rookie minicamp over the weekend and they found a couple of tryout players they felt like keeping around during the three-day session. The team announced that they have signed running back Elijhaa Penn…Share Tweet
Cardinals bring Byron Leftwich in as coaching internBruce Arians’ Cardinals coaching staff is full of former NFL players, and he’s found two more who might join the club one day. Via Darren Urban of the team’s official website, longtime NFL quarterback Byron Leftwich is on hand as a coaching intern for O…Share Tweet
Cardinals will soon turn attention to Tyrann Mathieu’s dealprofootballtalk.com May 8Three years ago, the Cardinals struck gold in round three of the draft by landing defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. Now, the Cardinals hope to struck a long-term deal with him — eventually. “We haven’t put a deadline on that yet but because of the draft an…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 7Most new NFL players get their first taste of the league at a rookie minicamp. And some of them can’t turn off their taste for physicality, even through offseason practices are supposed to entail no contact at all. On Friday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arian…Share Tweet
Vegas pegs Seahawks as NFC West favorites over Cardinals, sets win total at 10.5ESPN.com May 6Vegas pegs Seahawks as NFC West favorites over Cardinals, sets win total at 10.5Share Tweet
Cardinals give Brandon Williams avenue to provide for two daughtersESPN.com May 5Cardinals give Brandon Williams avenue to provide for two daughtersShare Tweet
Cardinals cut Aussie import Joel Wilkinson, three othersprofootballtalk.com May 4The Cardinals drafted six players last week and they agreed to terms with 16 undrafted free agents, leaving them with more players than they had room for on their 90-man roster. They began remedying that problem on Wednesday by parting ways with four pl…Share Tweet
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: “This will be my last job”profootballtalk.com May 4Part of the reason Bruce Arians seems to be enjoying himself so much is that he’s been liberated from worrying about the future. Having been through so many moves and coaching changes in his career, the 63-year-old Arians has a rare sense of self-awaren…Share Tweet
Patriots won’t pick up Jonathan Cooper’s optionThe Patriots didn’t make a first-round pick in 2013, but they did have a decision to make about a 2017 option for a player who did go on the first day of the draft that year. New England acquired guard Jonathan Cooper in a trade with the Cardinals this …Share Tweet
Jake Coker among 16 undrafted free agent signings by CardinalsHeading into the draft, there was some thought that the Cardinals would take a young quarterback to develop behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. The seven rounds of the draft came and went without Arizona taking a quarterback, but the team added an un…Share TweetOne of the biggest boom-or-bust prospects in the 2016 draft landed in Arizona, where he’ll beef up their pass rush if he doesn’t fall out of a window while trying to get away from a large house cat who has developed a taste for man meat. To get to the p…Share Tweet
Okafor looking forward to build off low 2015 statsMay 20ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss linebacker Alex Okafor feels he is an improved pass-rusher and looking forward to progressing even more in 2016.
Chandler Jones changes the game in ArizonaMay 18Bill Barnwell explains why the Cardinals earned top marks for their offseason moves.
Freeney: I thought I was done with football until Cardinals calle...May 12Dwight Freeney recalls how he became a member of the Cardinals after thinking NFL teams weren't going to call him.
Freeney not looking to retireMay 12Dwight Freeney explains why he wants to keep playing in the NFL and where he could end of playing next season.