The Cardinals are pursuing Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler to be their new defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.
While the Cardinals have only just begun to formulate their plans for the upcoming draft, team insiders believe the team will be counting on significant contributions in 2011 from their top four picks in last year's draft.
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau scuttled an ESPN report that he was considering going to another team after his contract expires following Super Bowl XLV.
The NFC West has been acting with a sense of urgency to shed its image as the league's wasteland, making a number of impressive coaching hires.
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.
Although Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt covets Steelers LB coach Keith Butler as his new defensive coordinator, Butler is likely to remain in Pittsburgh, according to NFC West Whispers.
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Kevin Williams of the Vikings.
The most disappointing Cardinals defender this season according to our sources was CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who came nowhere close to being the elite shutdown corner many predicted he would become after making the Pro Bowl last season.
We hear the Cardinals view the offensive line as a major area of need, especially at guard, where veteran OLG Alan Faneca is considering retirement, and ORG Deuce Lutui could be a free agent who isn't going to come ...
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.
The Cardinals have reportedly opened talks with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose current contract expires after the 2011 season.
It's much too early to call it anything more than a rumor, but one team insider says that Broncos QB Kyle Orton would make perfect sense for the QB-needy Cardinals, according to NFC West Whispers.
The Cardinals fired defensive coordinator Bill Davis on Thursday after his second season in the position.
With the exception of quarterback, the position that could change the most for the Cardinals is linebacker, where we hear it's possible only one of the four LBs who began the season as a starter (Paris Lenon) could return ...
Alex Smith threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis in what likely was the quarterback's final game with the 49ers, and San Francisco beat Arizona 38-7 on Sunday in a matchup for last place in the awful NFC ...