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Andre Ellington revives Cardinals' running game

Andre Ellington revives Cardinals' running game

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The way this season has gone for the Arizona Cardinals, coach Bruce Arians didn’t think Andre Ellington was coming back out of that locker room. Ellington went in early, with a few seconds left in the second quarter to get his bruised…
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  • Return to Oakland 'special' for three Cardinals

    Return to Oakland 'special' for three Cardinals

    ESPN.com 53 minutes ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- When Arizona Cardinals left tackle Jared Veldheer woke up Sunday morning, he knew his return to the O.co Coliseum wouldn’t be just another game. “It was kind of nostalgic -- more than I thought would even hit me being back,” the forme…
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  • Palmer Leads Cardinals Past Raiders 24-13

    Palmer Leads Cardinals Past Raiders 24-13

    Carson Palmer was happy to get a chance to come back to the Oakland Coliseum after enjoying his brief stint here with the Raiders.
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  • Darnell Dockett has a smiley message for Raiders’ fans

    Darnell Dockett has a smiley message for Raiders’ fans

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- If there’s one thing Darnell Dockett knows how to do well -- even when injured -- it’s trash talk. It doesn’t matter if it’s on Twitter or in the Black Hole in Oakland, Dockett comes with his best stuff. Late in the Arizona Cardinals'…
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  • Carson Palmer, Khalil Mack need to be separated ... since their…

    Carson Palmer, Khalil Mack need to be separated ... since their cleats got stuck together

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Something's afoot here. Somehow, someway, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack got their cleats stuck together on a fourth-quarter passing play. Thankfully, offensive linemen Jared Veldheer and Bobby Mas…
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  • Who’s in, who’s out for Cardinals at Oakland

    Who’s in, who’s out for Cardinals at Oakland

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (2 days ago)
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Arizona Cardinals will be without defensive end Calais Campbell and Troy Niklas for a second straight game Sunday in Oakland. Campbell continues to recover from a strained MCL he suffered in Week 5 against Denver. Niklas is out with a…
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  • Chris Baker fined for facemasking Carson Palmer

    Chris Baker fined for facemasking Carson Palmer

    profootballtalk.com Oct 17 (2 days ago)
    Washington defensive tackle Chris Baker pulled Carson Palmer’s helmet off by the facemask in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals. Understandably, the league office was not pleased. The NFL confirmed today that Baker was fined $10,000 for the dirty play, whic…
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  • Cardinals vs. Raiders preview

    Cardinals vs. Raiders preview

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)
    Last week, the Oakland Raiders showed some rare life against the San Diego Chargers, and the Arizona Cardinals continued to be the surprise leader of the NFC West. Sunday, the 0-5 Raiders will try to do what they couldn’t last week against San Diego -- …
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  • Cardinals working on a new contract for Carson Palmer

    Cardinals working on a new contract for Carson Palmer

    The Cardinals have won consistently with three different quarterbacks taking the field this year. But they want to keep their starter around for longer. According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, the Cards have opened contract negotiations with q…
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  • After signing huge contract, Patrick Peterson coming up short

    After signing huge contract, Patrick Peterson coming up short

    profootballtalk.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)
    Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson signed a five-year, $70 million contract this offseason. So far, he isn’t playing up to the lofty expectations that come with that kind of money. “I do believe I’m not playing to the best of my ability right now,” P…
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  • Chandler Catanzaro wins NFC special teams honors

    Chandler Catanzaro wins NFC special teams honors

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)
    A few people raised some eyebrows when the Cardinals got rid of long-time kicker Jay Feely this offseason. But like his team as a whole, Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro has exceeded expectations. Catanzaro was named NFC special teams player of the w…
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  • Alex Okafor responded in his first start

    Alex Okafor responded in his first start

    ESPN.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)
    ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss talks about linebacker Alex Okafor and his chance to become an impact player.
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Cardinals

    The Film Don't Lie: Cardinals

    ESPN.com Oct 14 (6 days ago)
    A weekly look at what the Arizona Cardinals must fix: The Cardinals came away from Sunday's game with a 30-20 win but it turned into an unnecessary nail-biter that had to be secured with an interception returned for a touchdown very late in the fourth q…
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  • Calais Campbell 'hopeful' to return this week, play at Oakland

    Calais Campbell 'hopeful' to return this week, play at Oakland

    ESPN.com Oct 14 (6 days ago)
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Despite Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians saying a return by Calais Campbell this weekend against Oakland is "very slim," the star defensive end is holding out hope. His goal is to practice by the end of week, which, in…
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  • PFT Live: Rashad Johnson, Browns talk with Mary Kay Cabot

    PFT Live: Rashad Johnson, Browns talk with Mary Kay Cabot

    profootballtalk.com Oct 13 (7 days ago)
    Sunday was a good day for both the Cardinals and the Browns, which makes them two good topics of discussion as we kick off another week of PFT Live. Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson will join Mike Florio to discuss Sunday’s 30-20 victory over the Redskin…
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  • Video - Game Balls: Arizona at Oakland 01:17

    Game Balls: Arizona at Oakland

    Oct 19
    Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss' game ball goes to Andre Ellington, who rushed for 88 yards on 24 carries and had six receptions for 72 receiving yards. Raiders safety Charles Woodson, who turned 38 this month, gets the honor from Bill Williamson.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Raiders Recap 03:20

    Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Raiders Recap

    Oct 19
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Cardinals' 24-13 win over the Raiders.
  • Video - Cardinals Improve To 5-1 00:34

    Cardinals Improve To 5-1

    Oct 19
    Stepfan Taylor recorded a rushing and a receiving touchdown in the Cardinals' 24-13 win over the Raiders.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Cardinals-Raiders 01:01

    NFL Live Prediction: Cardinals-Raiders

    Oct 16
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Arizona at Oakland.

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