The Arizona Cardinals have named former Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph as their defensive coordinator, the team announced Friday. Denver fired Joseph last month after a 6-10 season. He was 11-21 in two seasons with the Broncos. Prior to coaching the Broncos, Joseph spent 11 years coaching defensive backs with the 49ers, Texans and Bengals before becoming the Dolphins' defensive coordinator in 2016.
During the second episode of “Cardinals Flight Plan,” general manager Steve Keim was asked if finding a franchise quarterback is the Holy Grail for any GM. Keim took it a step further. “I think it’s the Holy Grail for an organization,” Keim said. “I think everyone in this organization, for the most part, the success of their career in some way is attached to their franchise quarterback.”
Larry Fitzgerald is expected to soon sign a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Everything had to go right Thursday night for the Arizona Cardinals. They had to run the ball a lot and run it effectively. They had to minimize the amount of responsibility placed on quarterback Drew Stanton's shoulders. They had to make catches when they presented themselves. None of that happened in a 22-16 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night, and the Cardinals (4-5) learned a valuable lesson in front of a national TV audience: They're not good enough to overcome that many issues.
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson left Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions during the second half on Sunday with a wrist injury. Johnson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday and is expected to miss two to three months after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated wrist, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Arizona has used the quick hook on one of its players. The Cardinals cut wide receiver Michael Floyd in the wake of his arrest on a DUI charge on Monday.
NFL Media's Ian Rapoport says Fitzgerald expects to call it quits after the 2016 campaign.
Dennis Green, who coached the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals over 13 NFL seasons, died Thursday night at the age of 67. "Dennis passed away last night from complications of cardiac arrest," Green's family said in a statement. "His family was by his side and he fought hard."
Battle of two former Eagles defensive coordinators.
With all the credit Arians deserves this season, his biggest mistake was not signing a veteran quarterback once Palmer was placed on injured reserve.
Arizona Cardinals play the Carolina Panthers in the NFC playoffs on Saturday.
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald does not expect to be with the team next season.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he won't take a chance in Arizona's wild-card game Saturday against Carolina by playing quarterback Drew Stanton, giving Ryan Lindley his first career playoff start.
The Cardinals and Seahawks could get together again in the playoffs. If they do, Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald has given Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch something else to, well, not talk about.
The NFL opponents list for next season is out.
Speculation may be rampant about whether Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will or won’t be retained for the 2015 season but in 2014 he still reigns as the most popular player on the team, leading the Cardinals in NFL team jersey sales, according to the Jersey Report.
A few weeks ago, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson told ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss he thought he was worth more than Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks. Sherman fired back on Twitter, and Peterson doubled down on Thursday.