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The NFL and NFLPA are reportedly near an agreement on a revised drug policy. As part of it, many players that are currently suspended will be reinstated or have their suspensions reduced.
It's been so long since he had played in an NFL game, one might have begun to think Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton's name was actually 'Drew Stanton, who hasn't taken a snap since 2010.' That unwieldy moniker no longer fits Stanton, who started in place of the injured Carson Palmer and helped the Cardinals to a 25-14 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham, who left the team after suffering a concussion in the season opener, will return to practice this week. Head coach Bruce Arians told reporters Monday that Abraham will be back at the team's complex Tuesday and working toward getting cleared from his recent concussion.
Sep 8, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham prior to the game against the San Diego Chargers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports When linebacker John Abraham left the Arizona Cardinals last Tuesday after the victory over the San Diego Chargers Monday night, it was reported he was doing so in order to contemplate retirement.
Colin Kaepernick fantasy football numbers from Sunday were not good. Kaepernick is synonymous with the word "bust" at this point of the 2014 NFL season.
Thanks to the Bears for taking care of business in San Francisco, the Cardinals are officially 1st place in the NFC West. Ginn may have earned his contract in one play.
Three former Michigan State quarterbacks got a chance to make their mark in NFL games Sunday as Brian Hoyer, Drew Stanton and Kirk Cousins all saw playing time.
This is all you need to know about the Giants right now: They played their home opener Sunday against a West team coming East for a 1 p.m. start with a banged-up secondary and a backup quarterback who hadn't thrown a pass in a regular-season NFL game in four years. And in front of a comatose crowd, they lost -- because they could block, couldn't tackle, couldn't hold on to the football and couldn't keep their hands off receivers.
With a straight face, the Giants swear they're making progress in their quest to become a competitive team once again. "I don't think it went wrong," said defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, with that straight face.
After two games, there are two very important things we've learned about the 2014 Arizona Cardinals: They are resilient, and they are a heck of a lot of fun to watch in the fourth quarter. For the second straight game, the Cardinals rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to pull out a win -- 25-14 over the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Aug 24, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict and offensive tackle Andre Smith against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports In a rather surprising twist, Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals has been ruled active for the home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.
Mathieu, a former third-round pick, had his rookie season cut short after tearing both his ACL and MCL in a Dec. 8, 2013 victory over the St. Louis Rams. While the 'Honey Badger' will be suiting up for Arizona in the Big Apple Sunday, a few notable names will not: quarterback Carson Palmer and Dave Zastudil .
Sep 8, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer calls a play in the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Chargers 18-17.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is hurried by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney, left, during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.
This week, he has another tough assignment in Arizona, where the Cardinals will unload the combination of Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd on the team's bruised secondary. Perry Fewell and Co.
The Arizona Cardinals are picking up right where they left off last season, and that's not good news for the struggling Giants. While many consider the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks to be the NFL's hottest team, the Cardinals are right there with them.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:14 am
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