Archive for the ‘Arizona Cardinals’ Category

Kyler Murray will lead a fast-paced offense with Cardinals

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

I saw and heard nothing in my day here as evidence of anything other than Murray being a football nerd in training camp, studying the Kliff Kingsbury offense, pushing Kingsbury to take the reins off him so he can actually play the attacking version of the game he loves instead of the milquetoast show-nothing preseason version. The only non-football thing he does, in the Renaissance Hotel next door to the Cards' stadium, where they hold camp practices, is try to kill teammates at Fortnite. Not much bothers him,” Kingsbury said Saturday afternoon, “except, I think, losing at Fortnite.

Report: Bucs GM Licht signed 3-year extension

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Licht is now under contract through 2023, which coincides with Arians' contract with the team. Just a year ago, Licht had been rumored to be on the hot seat after the team missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season. The ensuing 5-11 season led to the firing of coach Dirk Koetter, but Arians reportedly insisted on Licht staying in the job before signing on.

Antonio Brown shows ‘great retention’ in return to Raiders practice

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

NAPA – Antonio Brown was back practicing with the Raiders on Saturday in walkthrough sessions. This activity follows the essentially full speed work warm-ups he went through prior to Thursday's exhibition against the Arizona Cardinals. He ran routes, cut hard and changed direction without hindrance, actions that have caused discomfort while rehabbing frostbitten feet.

Steelers honor late coach with helmet decal

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers are honoring the memory of Darryl Drake, their late wide receivers coach, with a helmet decal. The yellow decal with the initials "DD" will debut in Saturday night's preseason home game against the Kansas City Chiefs and will be worn throughout the 2019 campaign. Drake, 62, passed away suddenly last Sunday, one day after reportedly complaining of chest pains.

Surprise! Eagles lure Josh McCown out of retirement to back up Carson Wentz

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Back in June, Josh McCown announced he had retired after 16 NFL seasons with 10 NFL teams. Well, make that 17 and 11, respectively, now. The Philadelphia Eagles will be McCown's latest team as they were able to convince the veteran quarterback to end his brief retirement and announcing career.

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown praises Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray after preseason matchup: ‘You a stud’

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown and Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray chat after their Preseason Week 2 matchup.

How Raiders rookies fared in impressive preseason win over Cardinals

Friday, August 16th, 2019

The Raiders are counting on their NFL draft class to contribute right away, with several members playing prominent roles on both offense and defense. Workloads didn't diminish during Thursday's 33-26 exhibition victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Clelin Ferrell, Josh Jacobs and Johnathan Abram all were impressive against the Cardinals, which is a good sign for the Silver and Black.

Josh Jacobs flashes athleticism, skill in solid Raiders preseason debut

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Josh Jacobs got four carries on a six-play Raiders touchdown drive Thursday night. The rookie running back was efficient slashing downhill through the Arizona Cardinals defense, to the tune of 5.3 yards per carry in the Raiders' 33-26 win. Jacobs completed that sequence dissatisfied.

Kyler Murray’s hand-clap cadence produced two penalties, might need to be adjusted

Friday, August 16th, 2019

There will be plenty of “Welcome to the NFL” moments for Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury and quarterback Kyler Murray this season. Murray was called for two false starts for clapping his hands before the play. It's incredibly rare to see a quarterback get called for a false start in an NFL game.

Report: Cards CB Alford (leg) out two months

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Robert Alford will miss "about two months" due to a lower leg injury, ESPN reported Thursday night. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury told reporters after Thursday night's preseason loss to the Oakland Raiders that Alford would miss "an extended amount of time," but did not provide further details. Alford, 30, hurt his leg during practice earlier this week.