Archive for the ‘Arizona Cardinals’ Category

J.R. Sweezy sees “hundreds of similarities” between Kyler Murray, Russell Wilson

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Due to their similar stature, comparisons between No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson were inevitable. While Wilson has proven to be capable of doing so at the NFL level, Murray hasn't had the opportunity yet. Arizona Cardinals guard J.R. Sweezy has spent many years as a teammate of Wilson's with the Seahawks and at North Carolina State.

2019 NFL preview: Kliff Kingsbury couldn’t win in Big 12, can he win with Cardinals?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2019 power rankings. Kliff Kingsbury is unlike any other head-coaching hire in recent NFL memory. Kyler Murray is unlike any No. 1 pick in NFL history, and aside from Doug Flutie, different than any other quarterback over the past 50 years.

Well-traveled QB McCown retires, joins ESPN

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Josh McCown, whose 17-year NFL career spanned 10 teams, announced his retirement Monday. The journey now takes him to ESPN, where he will join the network as an NFL analyst, starting Wednesday, when he will appear on multiple shows. "Josh knows the game and is widely respected throughout the league," ESPN vice president for NFL studio shows Seth Markman said in a statement.

Josh McCown announces retirement after 17 years: ‘It’s been one heck of a journey’

Monday, June 17th, 2019

A few days shy of his 40th birthday, quarterback Josh McCown announced he is retiring on Monday in an essay for the Players' Tribune. A third-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in 2002 who appeared in games for seven NFL franchises and signed contracts with 10, McCown said he embraces the “journeyman” label. Not long after, ESPN announced that McCown is joining the network as a studio analyst.

Well-traveled QB McCown announces retirement

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Josh McCown, whose 17-year NFL career spanned 10 teams, announced his retirement Monday. McCown played in 99 games (76 starts) across 16 seasons, completing 1,581 of 2,628 passes for 17,707 yards, with 98 touchdowns and 82 interceptions. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, spent the past two seasons with the New York Jets, serving as the starter in 2017.

Well-traveled QB McCown announces retirement

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Josh McCown, whose 17-year NFL career spanned 10 teams, announced his retirement Monday. McCown played in 99 games (76 starts) across 16 seasons, completing 1,581 of 2,628 passes for 17,707 yards, with 98 touchdowns and 82 interceptions. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, spent the past two seasons with the New York Jets, serving as the starter in 2017.

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald on rookie quarterback Kyler Murray: He’s been ‘in the driver’s seat’ running head coach Kliff Kingsbury’s offense

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

NFL Network's Steve Wyche catches up with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald to talk about rookie quarterback Kyler Murray and head coach Kliff Kingsbury's new offense.

Larry Fitzgerald sold on Kyler Murray: ‘He knows the system better than we do’

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

The Cardinals and rookie coach Kliff Kingsbury liked Murray so much they pulled the plug on first-round quarterback Josh Rosen after just one season. Known for being an equally adept passer and runner, Murray brings to the league significant concerns about his ability to succeed at the NFL level primarily around his 5-10, 207-pound frame, much smaller than the prototype NFL passer. One NFL veteran who can speak with authority in evaluating quarterback play doesn't sound worried.

Five-star freshman WR Bru McCoy tells Texas he’s transferring, expected to return to USC

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Freshman wide receiver Bru McCoy has informed Texas that he intends to transfer, and he is expected to return to USC. McCoy originally signed with Trojans McCoy, who played high school football at Mater Dei in Southern California, was the top-ranked receiver in his class. He originally signed with USC before transferring to Texas in January, where he enrolled in classes and took part in spring practices.

Suh signs one-year deal with Buccaneers

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Ndamukong Suh signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. Suh's contract is worth $9.25 million and incentives could push it to $10 million, per multiple reports. The 32-year-old Suh, entering his 10th season, played with the Los Angeles Rams in 2018 and had 59 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 19 quarterback hits and four passes defensed.