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Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that they have given the Cardinals permission to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their vacant head-coaching position.

Next Cardinals head coach has a lot of work to do

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Whoever team president Michael Bidwell selects as the next Cardinals coach should have a formidable task ahead.

Rumors grow tying Reid to Arizona

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Multiple reports from around the league on Tuesday are tying ex-Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Cardinals' job opening.

Cardinals to interview Horton, Reid, McCoy

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Cardinals team president Michael Bidwill said Arizona will begin the head-coaching interview process with Ray Horton, Andy Reid and Mike McCoy.

Cardinals fire Whisenhunt, Graves, several coaches

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
A 1-11 finish to the 2012 season has cost head coach Ken Whisenhunt, GM Rod Graves and several Cardinals assistant coaches their jobs.

NFC West Spin cycle: Niners, Seahawks gear up for postseason

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Niners and Seahawks have plenty of momentum for the playoffs afer taking down the Cardinals and Rams, respectively, in Week 17.

49ers beat Cardinals to win NFC West

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Michael Crabtree finished with a career-high 172 yards, leading the 49ers to a 27-13 victory against the Cardinals on Sunday after a slow start.

Wells' Cardinals career hasn't worked out too well

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Most close Cardinals observers agree that former No. 1 pick Beanie Wells has been a bona fide disappointment in the desert.

Cardinals to start QB Hoyer in Week 17

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Wednesday that Brian Hoyer will start in the regular-season finale against the 49ers.

Cardinals place TE Housler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed TE Rob Housler (shoulder) on injured reserve and elevated WR Kerry Taylor from the practice squad.

NFC West Spin cycle: There's no stopping red-hot Seahawks

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The surging Seahawks grabbed center stage in the NFC West with their playoff-clinching rout of the Niners in Seattle.

Bears 'D' scores twice in win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense scored two touchdowns and the Bears beat the Cardinals 28-13 on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Cardinals continue counting on Campbell

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
DE Calais Campbell is one high-profile Cardinals defender whose star status continues to shine brightly.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers, Seahawks make statements

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Huge victories by San Francisco and Seattle in advance of their prime-time matchup in Week 16 grabbed the headlines in Week 15.

Desperate times in the desert

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
While there’s no doubt the Cardinals are in store for significant changes this offseason, the extent of those changes remain to be seen.

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Washington, Daryl (LB)

Posted April 06, 2013 @ 12:51 a.m.
The NFL suspended Washington for the first four regular season games of 2013 after he violated the league's substance abuse policy.
Washington made the Pro Bowl last season as an alternate after leading Arizona with 140 tackles.

Taylor, Curtis (S)

Posted April 04, 2013 @ 8:30 p.m.
Taylor signed a one-year deal with Arizona.
Taylor has played in 12 games for San Francisco in his career. He was on the 49ers' practice squad last postseason after signing with the team on Dec. 26.

McCann, Bryan (CB)

Posted April 04, 2013 @ 8:30 p.m.
Arizona signed McCann to a one-year contract.
McCann played in eight games for Miami last season. In 2011, he played in 12 games with Dallas, Baltimore and Oakland. He began with the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2010.

Palmer, Carson (QB)

Posted April 02, 2013 @ 1:14 p.m.
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from the Oakland Raiders. The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland's seventh-round selection.
Palmer, who agreed to rework his contract with the Cardinals, is expected to move into the starting quarterback role for new Arizona coach Bruce Arians.

Hoyer, Brian (QB)

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 8:26 p.m.
Hoyer has signed his tender offer from the Cards.
Hoyer spent last season with the Steelers and Cards.

Amaya, Jonathon (S)

Posted March 27, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m.
The Arizona Cardinals have signed Amaya to a 1-year contract.
Amaya played in 12 games last season for the Miami Dolphins, where he was second on the team in special teams tackles with seven.

Rucker, Frostee (DE)

Posted March 21, 2013 @ 3:42 p.m.
Rucker has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.
Rucker started all 16 games with the Cleveland Browns last season, with four sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defensed. His 48 tackles were third-most on the team. Rucker joined the Browns last season after six years with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was a third-round draft pick of the Bengals out of Southern California in 2006.

Shaughnessy, Matt (DE)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m.
The Arizona Cardinals have reached agreement on a one-year contract with defensive end Matt Shaughnessy, the seventh free agent acquired by the team this week.
Shaughnessy started all 16 games last season with the Oakland Raiders. He had 3.5 sacks along with 42 tackles, 29 solos. The Raiders selected Shaughnessy in the third round of the 2009 draft out of Wisconsin, where he was a teammate of Arizona outside linebacker O'Brien Schofield.

Mendenhall, Rashard (RB)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 3:10 p.m.
The Arizona Cardinals addressed one of their significant needs on Wednesday by reaching agreement on a one-year contract with Mendenhall.
Mendenhall played four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, where his offensive coordinator for much of that time was new Arizona head coach Bruce Arians. Mendenhall had a difficult 2012 season after tearing an ACL in 2011. Last year, he rushed for just 182 yards in 52 carries. Mendenhall rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of the 2009 and 2010 seasons.

Johnson, Rashad (S)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 12:10 p.m.
The Cardinals have re-signed Johnson to a three-year contract.
Johnson spent the last four seasons with the Cardinals and became a free agent after last season. The 2009 third-round draft pick out of Alabama is expected to start at strong safety after taking the job from Adrian Wilson late last season. Wilson, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, was released by Arizona last week. Johnson had a career-best two interceptions last season with 15 tackles and a fumble recovery in 15 games, three as a starter.

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