Posts Tagged ‘Arizona Cardinals’

NFL notebook: Eagles still committed to Wentz

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

"Carson Wentz is the quarterback going forward," Pederson said at a press conference Tuesday. "And in Nick (Foles') case, listen, we'd love to have everybody back throughout the roster, but as I've said many times, it's not about one guy, it's about the team, and we're going to do what's best for the team." Foles, 29, led the team in the postseason each of the past two years with Wentz out injured. The Eagles hold a $20 million option on Foles for 2019, but the quarterback can buy it out for $2 million to become a free agent, barring a franchise tag.

Bruce Arians on receiving ‘C’ grade from Bucs physical: ‘The best news I had in 10 years’

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Bruce Arians seems to be feeling pretty good lately. He's got a new job coaching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, being hailed as one of the stronger hires of this year's coaching carousel and he, literally, seems to be feeling good, at least according to his physical. The new Bucs coach revealed that last bit of info during an interview Tuesday on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station.

Kyler Murray’s most likely destination in the NFL revealed

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The 2018 Heisman Trophy winner has declared for the NFL draft. The former Oklahoma quarterback is a two-sport superstar who was drafted ninth overall by the Oakland A's in last year's MLB draft, but chose instead to follow his football dreams. The Arizona Cardinals have the first pick in the 2019 draft, and new head coach Kliff Kingsbury has previously stated he would select Murray No. 1 overall if given the chance.

Fitzgerald will ‘take a step back’ and ‘decompress’ before contemplating retirement

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Veteran wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will make a decision on whether or not he will join the Arizona Cardinals for their 2019 season – but just not yet. The 11-time Pro Bowl player finished his 15th season in Arizona, and before he decides on whether he will return for a 16th, Fitzgerald wants to "take a step back" and "decompress". "I have a checklist I always got to go through and sometimes I'm able to get to my conclusion faster than others," Fitzgerald, 35, said on SiriusXM NFL Radio.

Cleveland officially names Kitchens as coach

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

The Cleveland Browns officially named Freddie Kitchens as the team's new head coach on Saturday. Kitchens, 44, becomes the 17th full-time head coach in franchise history. After parting ways with Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley in October, the Browns promoted Kitchens from running backs coach to offensive coordinator and named defensive coordinator Gregg Williams as interim head coach.

Charley Casserly explains how Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen’s personality will fit with head coach Kliff Kingsbury

Friday, January 11th, 2019

NFL Network's Charley Casserly explains how Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen's personality will fit with Cardinals new head coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Fantasy Podcast: The coaching carousel is spinning at full speed

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Well, the divisional round is set, with the Cowboys facing the Rams and the Eagles vs. Saints. Over in the AFC, the Colts will face the Chiefs, and the Chargers will face the Patriots. Who ya got?

Dallas sports anchor slams ‘covert racism’ of NFL ownership in Kliff Kingsbury hire

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

That's in large part because of the issues Hansen addresses here. Taken strictly at face value, an NFL team hiring a coach with with no league experience who recently got fired after going 35-40 at Texas Tech is compelling. Kingsbury hiring insists on topic of race in the NFL But when considering the omnipresent issues of race in a league that felt compelled to implement the Rooney Rule requiring teams to interview minority coaching candidates just to attempt to level the playing field, the Kingsbury story is that much more intriguing.

Arians confident Buccaneers not far from playoff contention

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Tampa Bay's bid to lure Bruce Arians out of retirement and back to the NFL included a pitch from baseball manager Joe Maddon. The 66-year-old coach grew up in York, Pennsylvania, not far from Maddon's hometown of Hazelton. Maddon, 64, managed the Tampa Bay Rays for nine years before moving on to the Cubs in 2015.

Arizona Cardinals Hiring Kliff Kingsbury Proves That Mediocre White Men Stay Winning

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

I believe it was comedian DL Hughley that a homeless white man is a shower away from being a manager and it looks like Kliff Kingsbury is all showered up as the former college head coach without a winning record was recently announced as the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. Five of the eight head coaches fired by NFL teams this year were black. Despite the fact that 70 percent of the league's players are African American, none of the 6 head coaches team hired since the end of the season are black.