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Fitzgerald “absolutely loves” Tyrann Mathieu
Cardinals rookie defensive back Tyrann Mathieu made a quick impact in his first NFL game, forcing Rams tight end Jared Cook to fumble when he was otherwise on his way to the end zone. Mathieu has also made an impact on one of the best receivers in the N…Upvote Share Tweet
Football Cardinals helped preserve the power of baseball in St. Louisazcentral.com Updated Sep 10, 2013Great baseball towns still exist. But the city of St. Louis is like finding a bank of payphones or a drive-in movie theater. It's the only place where baseball remains a monopoly, where the NFL doesn't merit a spot in the family car, much less the backs…Upvote Share TweetTEMPE, Ariz. -- Jay Feely has already had to fend off competition once this season. He won't have to do it again just yet. A day after Feely missed a 50-yard field goal that would have given the Arizona Cardinals a three-point halftime lead in their eve…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Fanaika gets first start under beltTEMPE, Ariz. --Right guard Paul Fanaika's first NFL start was monumental in itself, but add in the fact that it was his first game in 21 months and just his fourth ever, and Sunday was a reason to celebrate. And he did, by playing well in his Cardinals …Upvote Share Tweet
Fines could be flying toward Rams defensive backs this weekTwo NFL games landed in the late afternoon window on Sunday: Packers-49ers and Cardinals-Rams. Both were compelling, close games. Only one got much attention. But the league office was paying close attention to all games. And several members of the Rams…Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Peterson has very limited offensive snaps in Cardinals openerBefore the season, plenty of talk came from Arizona about the use of cornerback Patrick Peterson as a receiver. Peterson says he has 60 potential offensive plays this season. Coach Bruce Arians says Peterson could be a top-five receiver. G.M. Steve Keim…Upvote Share Tweet
Which 0-1 NFL teams are in trouble?azcentral.com Updated Sep 10, 2013An opening-week loss can't sink a season, but NFL history suggests it's hard to overcome. Since the 16-game season was implemented in 1978 (and excluding the '82 strike year), 23.7% of teams that started 0-1 made the playoffs. If 2013 follows suit, thre…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals see 3 areas of improvementWhen the Cardinals took an 11-point lead in St. Louis with 1 minute, 53 seconds left in the third quarter, the Bruce Arians Era looked like it was getting off to a good start. Then it all started to unravel. First, the Cardinals let Rams quarterback Sam…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL mailbag: Quarterbacks thriving in fourth quarterSep 10Mailbag: We're seeing a rise in fourth-quarter heroics by quarterbacks, adding excitement to the game, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Concerns quickly mounting for Steelers, Ben RoethlisbergerSep 10With the NFL world fixated Monday night on the fascinating debut of Chip Kelly's fast-break football and the new-look Philadelphia Eagles, it was easy to overlook the juxtaposition of the sad saga that's unfolding for the proud, fabled franchise on the …
The Chip Kelly Era Takes OffSep 10LeSean McCoy’s 100-plus yards at halftime and a run/pass ratio above 60/40 showed that while Kelly’s offense will play fast, it will do so primarily on the ground. (Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) - Note from the editor-in-chief: Each Tuesday during the se…
NFL Hot Read -- How do young QBs become great?Sep 10Experts rank the projected futures of Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton and Andrew Luck.