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Cardinals WR Fitzgerald back for 17th season

TEMPE, Ariz. — Larry Fitzgerald is back with the Arizona Cardinals. Again. The future Hall of Fame wide receiver signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals to play a 17th season, all with the only NFL team he has played for. The team announced the signing on Wednesday morning and did not disclose terms of […]

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Dolphins, Cardinals top NFL's worst-to-first candidates for 2020

One year ago, I predicted that 2018’s last-place teams would have trouble completing the worst-to-first journey in 2019. I was right. Not a single organization (the list included the Jaguars, Giants, Jets, Raiders, Bengals, Lions, Buccaneers and Cardinals) pulled off the ultimate reversal of fortune in 2019. In fact, half of the teams stayed buried […]

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NFL stats & records, Week 10: Lamar Jackson's rare feat

NFL Research offers the best nuggets from each week of games in the NFL. Here are the most eye-popping statistical accomplishments of Week 10. 1) Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson joined Aaron Rodgers (2019) and Hall of Famer Joe Montana (1989) as the only players in the Super Bowl era to record at least three pass […]

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Bill Bidwill's unassuming life revolved around beloved Cardinals

Bill Bidwill’s life with the Cardinals began during his childhood, when he served as a ball boy, back when the team was located on the South Side of Chicago. His father, Charles, a successful lawyer and prominent figure in sports circles there, had bought the team in 1932 for $50,000, and although Charles, who is […]

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How Steelers, three other NFL teams can be better in Week 3

Every NFL franchise strives for perfection. Front offices and coaching staffs attempt to build well-oiled machines, with all 53 players on the roster firing on all cylinders. But in the ultimate team sport, with moving parts across three different game phases (offense, defense and special teams), there are inevitably imperfections. And if these defects aren’t […]

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Kyler Murray: 'That's my job' know playbook better

One significant reason Kyler Murray continued to be connected to the Arizona Cardinals throughout the draft process was his intimate knowledge of the offense Kliff Kingsbury plans to bring to Arizona. That assumption hasn’t gone unnoticed through offseason workouts. Larry Fitzgerald went so far as to say recently that the rookie quarterback knows the offense […]

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Larry Fitzgerald will take time to decide on future

The Arizona Cardinals are journeying down a new path with coach Kliff Kingsbury. One lingering question is whether Larry Fitzgerald will return for another walkabout in the desert. Fitzgerald told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Sunday that he plans to take his time before deciding about his future. LATEST ANALYSIS  ▶ Eagles face big offseason decision at […]

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Fitzgerald: 'No clue' if Sunday will be final home game

Last year, Larry Fitzgerald didn’t want to end his career on an 8-8 team. This season’s even worse. The Cardinals future Hall of Fame receiver finishes out his 15th NFL season, with Arizona’s final home game coming Sunday versus the Rams. Fitzgerald told Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic that he has "no clue" whether […]

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Philip Rivers' near-perfect day fueled by previous game's big flaw

CARSON, Calif. — Midway through an anxious week, as he slogged through a mid-day Southern California commute, Philip Rivers had turkey and traffic on the brain. Sitting in the back of the custom SUV that routinely transports him from the Los Angeles Chargers’ Orange County training facility to his San Diego home, the 15th-year quarterback […]