5:12 AM EST, Fri January 22, 2021
Raising Zona 10 hours ago

Steve Keim urgently needs to move up in draft

In what could be the final season as general manager for  the Arizona Cardinals, Steve Keim urgently needs to make a deal to get the team to pick earlier in the draft. While it’s only going into the third year of the Kyler Murray-Kliff Kingsbury relationship, Keim and company are running out of time. There’s […] Steve Keim urgently needs to move up in draft - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Revenge of the Birds 21 hours ago
2021 NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals get Kyler Murray some help on offense

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals get Kyler Murray some help on offense

Photo by Courtney Culbreath/Collegiate Images/ The Arizona Cardinals have the 16th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and the mock drafts are flying fast and furiously. Dan Kadar is back covering the draft with the Akron Beacon Journal and he dropped a mock draft and his pick for the Arizona Cardinals is one I know quite a few would like. 16. Arizona Cardinals: Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida The Cardinals would have a hard time passing on Pitts if he’s available with the No. 16 pick. Cardinals tight end Dan Arnold had just 31 receptions for 448 yards. A standout tight end would...
Revenge of the Birds Jan 20, 2021
Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals heading into the 2021 offseason, hire wide receivers coach, 2020 honors and more

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals heading into the 2021 offseason, hire wide receivers coach, 2020 honors and more

Photo by Harry How/ Happy Wednesday one and all. The Arizona Cardinals and the rest of the NFL are waiting for NFL Championship weekend and getting through that and the Super Bowl to get ready for the 2021 NFL offseason. We have plenty of news from around the web on your Arizona Cardinals, let’s get to it. Cardinals' Top Plays Of 2020: OffenseDeAndre Hopkins, Kyler Murray the stars of the show this season You've Got Mail: NFL Championship Game WeekTopics include linebacking corps, coaching staff makeup and uniforms Isaiah Simmons Makes Multiple All-Rookie...
Revenge of the Birds Jan 18, 2021
History says year three is make or break for Murray with the Cardinals

History says year three is make or break for Murray with the Cardinals

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports Kyler Murray’s patience with the doormat Cardinal franchise could be greatly tested if the team again fails to reach the playoffs. Below are current, notable quarterbacks who earned a postseason birth within their first three years (as a starter) in the NFL: Russell WilsonMatthew StaffordDerek CarrJosh AllenBaker MayfieldLamar JacksonCarson WentzJared GoffMitch TrubiskyDeshaun WatsonPatrick MahomesTom BradyDrew BreesAaron RodgersDak PrescottBen RoethlisbergerMatt RyanCam NewtonAndy DaltonMarcus MariotaKirk CousinsPhillip RiversTeddy...
Revenge of the Birds Jan 17, 2021
Arizona Cardinals on right track according to ESPN

Arizona Cardinals on right track according to ESPN

Photo by Norm Hall/ The Arizona Cardinals had a fine year. Sure, it ended poorly, but they again grew in Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray’s second season. That means a bigger jump in the third season is not only needed, but will be expected based on the progression thus far. ESPN agrees and thinks the Cardinals are on the right track. Check out the E$PN article and some of what they had to say: Priorities this offseason: The Cardinals’ postseason meetings should address why a 6-3 season fell apart. Kliff Kingsbury suffered a few growing pains when trying to close...
Raising Zona Jan 15, 2021

Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray improves in year 2

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray had a much better sophomore season compared to his rookie year. In year two, Kyler Murray took his game to a whole other level with the Arizona Cardinals. He threw for a career high in completions (375), yards (3,971), touchdowns (26), and completion percentage (67.2). Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins did […] Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray improves in year 2 - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Revenge of the Birds Jan 14, 2021
Arizona Cardinals pre-free agency roster breakdown: Quarterbacks

Arizona Cardinals pre-free agency roster breakdown: Quarterbacks

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports We looked last week at the Arizona Cardinals 33 players under contract, and the team has added 20 players on future contracts. Yet, what areas of the team need improvement and what areas of the team are okay. Over the next couple of weeks we will take a look at each position group and what they have, what is needed and what are some options. Let’s start with an easy one and the quarterbacks. Quarterback Room Kyler Murray - The unquestioned starter, Murray has an Offensive Rookie of the Year and Pro Bowl honors under his belt in his...
Revenge of the Birds Jan 13, 2021
PFF Position Rankings for 2020 Cardinals

PFF Position Rankings for 2020 Cardinals

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Pictured above: Cardinals’ LT D.J. Humphries, this year’s highest ranked player at his position, per PFF. The Cardinals had 3 players rank in the NFL’s top 10 at their positions: T D.J. Humphries—-#5 T. S Budda Baker—-#9 S. WR DeAndre Hopkins—-#10 WR The next closest were QB Kyler Murray, ranked as the #13 QB and OLB Haason Reddick ranked as the #24 edge player. Here are the rankings for players who qualified (per snaps): (BOLD 2021 free agents) QB Kyler Murray—-#13 RB Chase Edmonds—-#41 Kenyan Drake—-#60 WR Deandre...
Raising Zona Jan 13, 2021

State of the Arizona Cardinals running backs

Inconsistent play rocked the Arizona Cardinals running backs in 2020. The Arizona Cardinals had one of the league’s best rushing offenses in 2020. But the play of Kenyan Drake and Chase Edmonds was spotty. Yes, they both had their moments and each benefitted well as a two-back committee. But Kyler Murray‘s 819 rushing yards and 11 […] State of the Arizona Cardinals running backs - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Revenge of the Birds Jan 12, 2021
Elementary My Dear Watson

Elementary My Dear Watson

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports It’s that time of year when NFL teams can cook up bold new plans for the upcoming season. Heck, last year at this time, NFL ffans would have thought it would be pure fantasy for the Cardinals to wind up with WR DeAndre Hopkins via a trade. Well, the trade scenario that I pose here may appear far-fetched, but, in my opinion, it is not completely out of the realm of possibility. TRADE: The Houston Texans trade QB Deshaun Watson to the Arizona Cardinals for Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury and QB Kyler Murray. Why the Texans make the...
Raising Zona Jan 9, 2021

State of the Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks

The Arizona Cardinals have a keeper in Kyler Murray, but not much promise behind him. To win in the NFL, you need a franchise quarterback. The Arizona Cardinals have one in Kyler Murray. Is Murray an elite quarterback? No. But is he say, a fringe starter like Mitchell Trubisky? Absolutely not. The Cardinals have a player […] State of the Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Revenge of the Birds Jan 7, 2021
Revenge of the Birds Podcast #123: Season Review And Disappointment After Rams Loss

Revenge of the Birds Podcast #123: Season Review And Disappointment After Rams Loss

Blake & Johnny are back to discuss a terrible last loss to the Los Angeles Rams and ANOTHER backup quarterback Episode 123: (streaming below or at one of the links near the bottom) Blake & Johnny are back to discuss a terrible last loss to the Los Angeles Rams and ANOTHER backup quarterback Is Kliff the right guy moving foward? What’s to make of Kyler Murray’s second season? And what should the Cardinals do moving forward to ensure they are on the right track? Like & Subscribe for complete Cards coverage! Don’t want to miss this latest episode of the #ROTBPod?—Find...
Raising Zona Jan 7, 2021

Arizona Cardinals dynamic duo disappears during playoff push

Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins came up mighty small for the Arizona Cardinals during the team’s season-ending playoff push When analyzing the 2020 Arizona Cardinals, two particular members of the roster stand out. Quarterback Kyler Murray made fantastic strides in his second NFL campaign, and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins broke a franchise record for receptions […] Arizona Cardinals dynamic duo disappears during playoff push - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Revenge of the Birds Jan 7, 2021
2021 McShay Mock has Arizona Cardinals taking homerun threat at running back

2021 McShay Mock has Arizona Cardinals taking homerun threat at running back

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ It is mock draft season and one of the main draft analysts dropped his first mock draft of the offseason. Todd McShay is the counterpart to Mel Kiper Jr. and dropped his Mock Draft 1.0 today and that has the Arizona Cardinals taking a great offensive weapon with the 16th pick. 16. Arizona Cardinals Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson Etienne is a home run hitter with fantastic contact balance and improving pass-catching ability. The Cardinals’ rushing offense was top 10 in yards per game in 2020, but much of that was from quarterback Kyler Murray, who...
Revenge of the Birds Jan 7, 2021
Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals see development, offseason roster, needs are evident, and more

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals see development, offseason roster, needs are evident, and more

Photo by Harry How/ Happy Thursday one and all. We are almost to the first weekend of the NFL Playoffs and it is quite the exciting matchups. Before that, we have all the news from your Arizona Cardinals, let’s get to it. Cardinals Sign Five More Players To 'Futures' DealsThree former NFL draft picks are included in group Breaking Down The Cardinals' Roster After 2020Cap crunch, 27 UFAs will make for a interesting offseason for GM Steve Keim Kyler Murray 2020 HighlightsWatch the highlights of QB Kyler Murray from the 2020 NFL season. Kwamie Lassiter Memorial Golf...

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