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Report: James Harrison not likely to sign with Cardinals

Report: James Harrison not likely to sign with Cardinals

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 29
A 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…
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  • Tyrann Mathieu will tackle in practice this week

    Tyrann Mathieu will tackle in practice this week

    The 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…
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  • Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    Cornerback 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…
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  • Kirkpatrick gets fined $22,500 for hit on Ted Ginn

    Kirkpatrick gets fined $22,500 for hit on Ted Ginn

    One 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…
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  • Three Cardinals whose stock rose Thursday

    Three Cardinals whose stock rose Thursday

    ESPN.com Aug 29
    With 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. …
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  • Arians: QB Thomas looked 'very average'

    Arians: QB Thomas looked 'very average'

    ESPN.com Aug 29
    Even though Thursday night was the last time rookie quarterback Logan Thomas would be playing for a while this season -- pending any injuries to either Carson Palmer or Drew Stanton -- the expectations were still high. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Aria…
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  • T.J. Warren’s NC State shotchart is what we assumed

    T.J. Warren’s NC State shotchart is what we assumed

    The Phoenix Suns witnessed T.J. Warren’s ability to score at summer league. They’ve said that his strength stands out and that certainly helps him finish at the rim. For not being an...
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