Steve Keim: Jonathan Cooper has to understand how to manage playing in pain
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The Cardinals drafted guard Jonathan Cooper seventh overall last season, but haven’t seen much return on that investment. Cooper missed all of last season with a broken leg and eventually worked his way back onto the field this summer only to see a case…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 12 hours agoQuarterback Ryan Lindley got his first shot in the NFL when Ken Whisenhunt was the head coach of the Cardinals in 2012. Lindley’s second shot will come with the team Whisenhunt worked for last season. The Chargers have signed Lindley and eight others to…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)As it turns out, Devon Still isn’t the only former second-rounder to make a practice squad this weekend, but at least he’s on the team that drafted him. Among the seven practice-squaders signed by the Cowboys Sunday was running back Ryan Williams. Willi…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waiversprofootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)The Cardinals and Chargers will play twice in 11 days, since the rematch of the preseason finale will be played next Monday night. Thomas Keiser will have the rare ability to play for both teams. The Cardinals claimed the outside linebacker, who was wai…Upvote Share Tweet
Updated Cardinals’ depth chartESPN.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)Arizona announced its 53-man roster amid minimum fanfare. Most of the roster was expected, however there were a few moves that raised eyebrows. The decision to keep six receivers likely caused there to be only four cornerbacks kept. Six outside lineback…Upvote Share Tweet
Cut-down analysis: Arizona CardinalsESPN.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)Most significant move: Linebacker Marcus Benard was squeezed out because of the numbers game but he has been an effective pass-rusher during his time in Arizona. He's also had a knack for getting his hands on the football, which is something Cardinals c…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals trim roster to 53profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)Twenty players were released, one was given an injury settlement and one was moved to injured reserve as the Cardinals got down to 53 on their roster today. Arizona announced that the following players were cut: RB Zach Bauman, LB Marcus Benard, G Phili…Upvote Share TweetTEMPE, Ariz. -- Besides closely watching a host of bubble players during Thursday night’s preseason finale against the San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was keeping a close eye on a handful of potential starters who were returning…Upvote Share TweetA notable ex-Steeler doesn’t appear to be headed to Pittsburgh West. Free agent outside linebacker James Harrison isn’t likely to sign with the Arizona Cardinals at this time, Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Parise told Kent So…Upvote Share Tweet
Tyrann Mathieu will tackle in practice this weekThe Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from the PUP list on August 19, leaving the date of his regular season debut as the biggest question left to answer in Mathieu’s return from a torn ACL. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he wanted to see Mat…Upvote Share Tweet
Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon ButlerCornerback Crezdon Butler was believed to be on the roster bubble in San Diego. He was. Per a league source, the Chargers have released Butler. A fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2010, Butler has played for the Cardinals (2011), Washington (2012), Ca…Upvote Share TweetOne of the higher-profile hits from Week Three of the preseason didn’t draw a flag. One of the lesser-known hits did. On a first-quarter punt fielded by Cardinals receiver Ted Ginn, Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick lowered the boom. The helmet-to-helm…Upvote Share TweetWith cuts looming hours away, at least 22 players are wondering if they’ll have a job by time Saturday night rolls around. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has been firm that five or six players were fighting for spots on the roster Thursday night. …Upvote Share Tweet
Bauman's skill makes up for size, Cards sayESPN.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)Standing next to each other, it’s easy to see how Arizona Cardinals running back coach Stump Mitchell and rookie Zach Bauman are similarly built. But their connection goes deeper than just looks. Mitchell, 5-foot-9, went to The Citadel and Bauman, 5-10,…Upvote Share TweetThe Arizona Cardinals lost defensive tackle Darnell Dockett for the season when he tore his ACL in practice two weeks ago. While Dockett won’t be available to Arizona this season, the first stage of his recovery appears to have gone to plan. According t…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)Three days after being released by the New England Patriots, defensive lineman Tommy Kelly has found a new home.Upvote Share Tweet
Chargers Hold Off CardinalsAug 28Nick Novak hit four field goals in the Chargers' 12-9 win over the Cardinals.
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