Tag Archives: NFC West

Cardinals midseason awards

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – It’s the chic thing to hand out midseason awards when the midway part of the NFL season comes, so why don’t we do it for the Cardinals huh? Offensive MVP: Quarterback Carson Palmer You can make the argument that Palmer was Arizona’s offensive MVP last season before he went down with that ACL injury ... Read More »

At the halfway mark, Cardinals still searching for an identity

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – It takes time for a football team to figure out who it is, both individually, as the players are constantly evolving from week to week, and collectively, as those evolving pieces continue to mesh throughout the regular season, and what all teams hope for after that, the playoffs and the Super Bowl. As the ... Read More »

Notes following Cardinals 34-20 win over Browns

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Here’s some notes following the Cardinals 34-20 win over the Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday, courtesy of the Cardinals Media Relations Department. With the win, Arizona moved to 6-2 on the season, and maintained its one-and-a-half game lead over the St. Louis Rams in the NFC West. This season marks the 12th time ... Read More »

Patrick Peterson knew he’d “finally turn the corner” in Year Five with Cardinals

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. paid Cardinals cornerback the ultimate compliment earlier in the week when he said Peterson’s turning into a “savvy vet,” and he’s taking the NFL “by storm.” “With Patrick (Peterson), he’s getting better and better each year,” Smith Sr. said. “I remember the guy, when I played him his ... Read More »

Notes following Cardinals 42-17 win over Lions

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – The Arizona Cardinals started off their two-game East Coast swing in fine fashion on Sunday by pummeling the Detroit Lions 42-17, moving themselves to 4-1 on the season. Here’s some notes following the win, courtesy of the Cardinals Media Relations Department: Arizona was the only team in the NFC West to win on Sunday. ... Read More »

Cardinals drop three spots in NFL.com’s Power Rankings

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – The Arizona Cardinals came back down to earth this past Sunday, courtesy of themselves and the St. Louis Rams. Arizona beat themselves with turnovers, and St. Louis was able to take advantage of them, and pull out a tight 24-22 victory at University of Phoenix Stadium. Arizona was high on everyone’s power rankings heading ... Read More »