Skill and a little luck lead to Cardinals’ winning streak
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona combined some good football with a little good fortune to earn a 34-33 victory on Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons.
Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant’s extra point miss
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Kliff Kingsbury said he didn't even bother to watch Matt Bryant's extra point attempt near the end of the fourth quarter.
Cardinals, Falcons searching for second win of season
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons are two football teams with a lot of similarities: productive offense, problems with the defense, and not a lot of wins.
Kyler Murray leads Cardinals to 1st win, 26-23 over Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — Exactly 2 minutes left. Half a field to cover. Fans in half-empty Paul Brown Stadium were creating as much of a din as they could, roused by a stunning Bengals comeback that...
Winless Cardinals shake up secondary, go with youth
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury says he wasn’t trying to send a message when the team surprisingly released starting safety D.J. Swearinger this week.
Sharing the misery: Cardinals and Bengals still 0 for ’19
CINCINNATI (AP) — The quarterback is getting sacked a lot. Top receivers are hurt. The defense can’t stop anyone when it matters. September has come and gone without as much as one win under a...
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Familiar problems plague Cardinals in 27-10 loss to Seahawks
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray was impressive at times with his arm and legs, made rookie mistakes at others.
The Cardinals moved the ball most of the game, yet...
After frustrating loss, young Cardinals working to grow up
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The time for moral victories is quickly coming to an end for the rebuilding Arizona Cardinals.
Carolina Panthers backup quarterback Kyle Allen, who started in place of...
Former college teammates face off when Cards host Panthers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Kyler Murray and Carolina's Kyle Allen will be competing for the spotlight when the two teams face each other Sunday in Week 3.
Red-zone problems hurting Cardinals’ quest for wins
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Kyler Murray is good at throwing the football, Christian Kirk and Larry Fitzgerald are good at catching it, and first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury's Air Raid...
Cardinals feeling good after Sunday’s late rally for tie
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It took one game to prove that Kyler Murray could be clutch at the NFL level.
Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury was confident that was the case all along. It was one of the...
Murray’s debut memorable for Cards, without win (or loss)
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray spent three quarters stuck in the desert sand as Arizona's Air Raid erred.
Kingsbury, Murray ready to debut Air Raid vs. Lions
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ever since Arizona hired Kliff Kingsbury, there has been endless speculation about whether his version of the Air Raid offense would work against NFL defenses.
Lions seeking better start after messing up 2018 opener
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A better start is on everyone's mind in Detroit.
The Lions open the season at Arizona, hoping to perform far better than they did last year when the New York Jets...
Texas Tech ready to get started with coach Wells in opener
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Nine months after getting the call from Texas Tech, coach Matt Wells is ready to lead the Red Raiders onto the field for a game.
Pre-snap claps a problem spot for Cardinals’ offense
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — There are a lot people intrigued at what a rebuilt Arizona offense will be able to do this season with rookie quarterback Kyler Murray and new coach Kliff Kingsbury.
- The Washington TimesKyler Murray to visit Redskins next week: reportApril 11, 2019
- The Washington TimesKliff Kingsbury to allow Cardinals to take 'cellphone breaks'March 27, 2019
- The Washington TimesKliff Kingsbury sticking by Josh Rosen despite past Kyler Murray commentsFebruary 13, 2019
- Rome News-TribuneReport: Kliff Kingsbury will be Arizona Cardinals' next head coachJanuary 8, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewReport: Washington State’s Mike Leach not ruling out possible return to former school Texas TechNovember 26, 2018
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New faces: Head coach Kliff Kingsbury, QB Kyler Murray, LB Terrell Suggs, OL J.R. Sweezy, OL Marcus Gilbert, CB Tramaine Brock, LB Jordan Hicks, CB Robert Alford, CB...
NFL 2019: Kingsbury, Murray lead Cardinals into new era
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's first two preseason games might prove a microcosm of what's to come for the franchise in its first season with coach Kliff Kingsbury and quarterback Kyler...
Cardinals sign veteran WR Crabtree to 1-year deal
The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense.
The team announced on Monday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year...
After dud, Cardinals offense ready to rebound vs. Vikings
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray and the new-look Arizona Cardinals offense was a dud in last week's game against the Raiders.
Among the given reasons for the problems: A vanilla scheme that...
Murray ready for more playing time in 2nd preseason game
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's playing time figures to increase from the one drive the rookie quarterback led in the Arizona Cardinals' first preseason game last week, a 17-13 win over the...
Cards’ Kyler Murray getting ready for 1st preseason game
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals don't often get much buzz for preseason games.
But this year is different because of the NFL debut of Kyler Murray. The No. 1 overall choice in...
New-look Arizona Cardinals preparing for preseason debut
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The new-look Arizona Cardinals will take the field for the first time in the preseason this week though first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury is being cagey about heralded rookie...
Cardinals’ Murray focused on playing well amid rookie hype
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray doesn't expect to play much next Thursday when the Arizona Cardinals open the preseason at home against the Los Angeles Chargers. And much like first-year coach...
Cardinals release defensive tackle Nkemdiche
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche after the former first-round draft pick showed up to training camp out of shape.
Cardinals getting snack breaks halfway through practices
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Midway through Arizona Cardinals training camp practices, a snack cart is rolled onto the sideline. A horn sounds, the players stop what they're doing and walk over to the...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals got one linebacker back and lost another.
The Cardinals activated Brooks Reed from the physically unable to perform list on Saturday, the team's...
New-look Cardinals open camp with rookie coach
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have a rookie coach, a rookie quarterback and an offensive system not only new to them, but to the NFL.
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OPEN CAMP: July 25, Tempe, Arizona
LAST YEAR: Cardinals had one of worst seasons in franchise history under first year coach Steve Wilks. Arizona struggled...
Kyler Murray ahead of Cardinals veterans with the playbook
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Everything has been new for Kyler Murray since the NFL draft. He's had to adjust to new teammates and coaches, being in a professional atmosphere, facing the demands of being...
Arizona’s David Johnson expecting big things in new offense
Arizona running back David Johnson believes it could be a grand year.
Two grand, even.
Johnson came close to having 1,000 yards rushing and receiving once before and believes he can do...
Cardinals’ Murray makes impression in first NFL practice
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals' rookies took the practice field for the first time on Friday, and all eyes were on quarterback Kyler Murray.
Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp.
Arizona signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a four-year contract Thursday worth about...
Cardinals take Murray No. 1 overall and trade Rosen
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals thought they had their quarterback of the future when they moved up five spots to take Josh Rosen at No. 10 of last year's NFL draft.
Let’s talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup QBs
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road.
Eleven quarterbacks were chosen in the three rounds of the...
Pats take Stidham as possible successor to Brady
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham now stands where several others have before him — as a possible successor to Tom Brady as quarterback of the New England Patriots.
Cardinals banking on Kyler Murray to start a new era
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray met Kliff Kingsbury as a 15-year-old high school quarterback in Allen, Texas.
Kingsbury recruited Murray when he was the offensive coordinator at Texas A&M...
3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground.
Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries...
Cardinals being coy about who will go at No. 1 overall
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals used the 10th overall pick of the 2018 draft on Josh Rosen, hoping the former UCLA star would be their quarterback of the future.
USC hires Graham Harrell as offensive coordinator, QBs coach
Southern California hired North Texas offensive coordinator Graham Harrell as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday night, filling the vacancy abruptly left by Kliff...
Top WR prospect Bru McCoy transfers from USC to Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top wide receiver prospect Bru McCoy will transfer to Texas from Southern California.
McCoy submitted his financial aid paperwork Friday, Texas spokesman John Bianco said.
Cardinals take a chance on ‘bright mind’ of Kingsbury
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill went outside the traditional boundaries to find his new head coach, identifying Kliff Kingsbury as someone who can ignite the team's moribund offense and mold Josh Rosen into a dynamic NFL quarterback.
USC’s Helton “happy for” Kingsbury after Cardinals swoop in
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Kliff Kingsbury was Southern California's offensive coordinator for just 34 days, Clay Helton says he isn't mad after the Arizona Cardinals swooped in.
Kingsbury became the Cardinals' head coach and left the Trojans in the lurch Tuesday, leaving LA just over one month after he agreed to take charge of USC's offense. The former Texas Tech coach's abrupt departure throws USC right back into turmoil, but Helton was graceful and conciliatory in a brief statement.
Texas Tech adds 11 in early signing for new coach Wells
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech added 11 players on the first day of the early signing period Wednesday, less than three weeks after Matt Wells became the new Red Raiders coach.
Among the signees were quarterback Maverick McIvor and defensive back Alex Hogan, early commits to the Red Raiders who initially de-committed after Kliff Kingsbury was fired Nov. 25 before meeting with the new coaching staff. Wells was named Tech's coach on Nov. 29.
New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells gets $18.8M, 6-year contract
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells has a six-year, $18.8 million contract, with Utah State getting an $800,000 buyout.
The school released details of the contract Thursday. Wells, who replaced Kliff Kingsbury after the former Texas Tech quarterback was fired, could earn incentives of up to $1 million and will owe 20 percent of the deal's remaining value if he leaves for another job.
USC hires Jinks as RBs coach, Kauha’aha’a as D-line coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has hired former Bowling Green head coach Mike Jinks as the Trojans' running backs coach and Chad Kauha'aha'a as their defensive line coach.
Head coach Clay Helton announced the latest additions to his revamped staff Tuesday.
New Texas Tech coach Wells hires 6 more Utah St assistants
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells has brought six more of his assistant coaches from Utah State to be on his staff with the Red Raiders.
The new Tech hires were announced Wednesday.
When Wells was hired away from his alma mater last week to replace Kliff Kingsbury, he initially also brought offensive coordinator David Yost and defensive coordinator Keith Patterson with him.