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Cardinals First Preseason Game Under Head Coach Steve Wilks

Date: August 12, 2018 a GLENDALE, Ariz. --- The Arizona Cardinals topped the Los Angeles Chargers 24-17 on Saturday night for both of the teams first preseason action. a The Chargers were without starting quarterback Philip Rivers, starting wide receiver Keenan Allen and defensive end Joey Bosa. a Meanwhile, the Cardinals starting units played. Sam Bradford led a scoring drive ... Read More »

Larry Fitzgerald: Cardinals have unfinished business to take care of

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – 13 regular season wins and the NFC West crown? Check. An epic playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers that will never be forgotten? Check. A win in the NFC Championship Game, followed by a win in Super Bowl 50? No check. There’s still some unfinished business for the Arizona Cardinals this coming season. ... Read More »

Nate Burleson: Cardinals are “built to be Super Bowl champs”

  BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Nate Burleson is one of the preeminent voices on NFL Network. He can speak on what he sees from teams because he's been where they're at right now, having played 11 years in the NFL for the Vikings, Seahawks and Lions. Burleson was in town over the weekend supporting Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson ... Read More »

Tony Jefferson, Darren Fells lead Cardinals in performance-based pay

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The NFL has a great performance-based pay program that rewards lower-paid players based on their contributions to a team. For the second straight season, safety Tony Jefferson came away with the biggest bonus of them all for the Cardinals. Jefferson earned $240,347.71 in performance-based pay – nearly half of the $585,000 he earned last ... Read More »

Steve Keim: Chris Johnson “still has the passion for the game”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Cardinals general manager Steve Keim saw something in running back Chris Johnson that no one else in the NFL saw: He saw that Johnson still had “some gas left in the tank,” and that’s why he brought him in midway through training camp this past season. “I don't know if there was a perception ... Read More »

Bruce Arians: Carson Palmer is “already working like crazy”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Bruce Arians was one of 16 NFL head coaches who took the podium on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. One of the main topics of discussion between Arians and the media was quarterback Carson Palmer and where the Cardinals are heading in the future in regards ... Read More »

Cardinals 2015 draft class grades out very well

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Cardinals general manager Steve Keim has been the head man for three NFL drafts now, and for the most part, he’s nailed them all, including the 2015 NFL Draft, which saw some budding superstars emerge in running back David Johnson, outside linebacker Markus Golden, defensive tackle Rodney Gunter and wide receiver J.J. Nelson. NFL ... Read More »

David Johnson has to seize his moment at NFC Championship Game

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Cardinals running back David Johnson may be preparing for the biggest game of his life, but he’s taking cornerback Jerraud Powers’ advice: He’s doing nothing different in his approach to the NFC Championship Game. “No, not at all,” Johnson said. “I’m just going to keep on the same schedule – lifting, working out – ... Read More »