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Jonathan Cooper could return to Cardinals this season

Jonathan Cooper could return to Cardinals this season

The Arizona Cardinals aren’t ready to write off Jonathan Cooper‘s rookie season as a complete loss. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters Monday that Cooper is out of surgery to repair a broken leg and could return to action in 10 to 12 weeks in a best-case scenario. That timetable would allow Cooper, the seventh overall pick in April’s draft, ...

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Jonathan Cooper breaks leg, could be out for season

Jonathan Cooper breaks leg, could be out for season

The Arizona Cardinals might have lost first-round draft pick Jonathan Cooper for the season. The offensive guard was carted to the locker room during Saturday night’s preseason game against the San Diego Chargers with what Cardinals coach Bruce Arians later revealed was a broken left leg. The highly athletic guard, whom Arizona drafted No. 7 overall, was enjoying a nice ...

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Patrick Peterson’s role in Cardinals’ offense expands

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson‘s offensive participation has been a fascinating side story in the offseason. He’s been touted as a top-five NFL wide receiver by his coach, Bruce Arians, and compared to Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders by general manager Steve Keim.   Even Peterson is surprised by his expanded role in the Cardinals‘ offense. He started with a ...

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Dan Carpenter, Arizona Cardinals reach contract

Dan Carpenter, Arizona Cardinals reach contract

That didn’t take long. One week after he was cut by the Miami Dolphins, kicker Dan Carpenter has found a home with the Arizona Cardinals, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, citing a source informed of the deal. The team later confirmed it had signed Carpenter to a one-year contract. It’s a transaction that should give incumbent Jay Feely a sense ...

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Mike Thomas signs with Arizona Cardinals

Mike Thomas signs with Arizona Cardinals

NFL free agency is underway. Follow all of the latest player rumors and signings in our free-agent tracker. More… Mike Thomas is signing with the Arizona Cardinals, a source who had spoken with the wide receiver said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Thomas was released by the Detroit Lions, less than a year after the Lions had traded a 2014 fifth-round ...

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Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Back in the lazy days of July, the Around The League gang settled on the NFC West as football’s most dominant division. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians agrees that the West deserves its reputation as one the NFL’s most physical outfits, but he isn’t willing to bow down to the division’s presumed front-runners, the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. ...

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Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Back in the lazy days of July, the Around The League gang settled on the NFC West as football’s most dominant division. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians agrees that the West deserves its reputation as one of the NFL’s most physical outfits, but he isn’t willing to bow down to the division’s presumed front-runners, the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle ...

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Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Bruce Arians: I don’t see dominance on 49ers, ‘Hawks

Back in the lazy days of July, the Around The League gang settled on the NFC West as football’s most dominant division. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians agrees that the West deserves its reputation as one of the NFL’s most physical outfits, but he isn’t willing to bow down to the division’s presumed front-runners, the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle ...

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Patrick Peterson likened to Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson

Patrick Peterson likened to Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson

Is this the year it all comes together for Patrick Peterson as one of the NFL’s true difference-makers? Realizing Peterson had “a lot of weapon” going to waste, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians already has¬†installed a package of 15 offensive plays for the Pro Bowl cornerback. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim insists he’s never been a part of a team ...

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Carson Palmer, Bruce Arians have Arizona Cardinals on the rise

Carson Palmer, Bruce Arians have Arizona Cardinals on the rise

I’ve spent the past few weeks visiting training camps around the league, and one team has stuck out as having the best chance to surprise some folks: the Arizona Cardinals. While the Cardinals are known to have some talent, they’re also fresh off a campaign in which they lost 11 of their last 12 games. Many will ultimately dismiss them ...

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