Arizona's success isn't just because of Kyler Murray and new receiver DeAndre Hopkins. The rebuilt defense is giving up just 17.5 points per game, which ranks second in the NFL.
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The Cardinals rolled to a 30-15 victory over Washington on Sept. 20, building a 27-3 lead by early in the fourth quarter. The comfortable margin masked a few things that irritated Murray and coach Kliff Kingsbury, including 11 penalties, numerous negative-yardage plays and other missed opportunities.
Arizona Cardinals win their first home game of the season against Washington 30-15 on Sept. 20.
There were no fans for the Cardinals home opener on Sept. 20, but outside the stadium, the Bird Gang made sure the team still felt their cheers.
Thompson will miss at least the next three games. The 22-year-old out of Washington State was a fifth-round pick in last year’s draft and immediately became an important part of the defense in 2019, starting nine games and finishing with 57 tackles.
Baker tweeted a screenshot of the derogatory messages on Sept. 15 that came after his hit Sunday injured All-Pro tight end George Kittle. Kittle sprained his knee after a legal hit by Baker on a high pass in the first half. No penalty was called on the play and the Niners didn’t complain.
The Cardinals earned a hard-fought, road win over a veteran team, using clutch plays throughout the second half and stepping up in the biggest moments against a division rival. In other words, the exact kind of game Arizona would have lost last season.
Arizona Cardinals fans made their way back to the bars to watch the NFL team begin their new season but still follow COVID-19 guidelines.
The Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 24-20 on Sept. 13, kicking off the start of the football season.
The team announced the deal on Sept. 8 but didn’t disclose terms. The NFL Network reported that the extension is worth $54.5 million over two years. The receiver is guaranteed $42.75 million.
The Arizona Cardinals are not allowing fans to attend the first two home games of the 2020 season.
Kyler Murray looks different now that he’s entering his second NFL season, and it’s not just because he’s much more confident in his abilities or his role in the Cardinals’ offense.
Two-time Pro Bowl safety Budda Baker has agreed to terms on a $59 million, four-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals.
The Cardinals announced on August 23 that Kirkpatrick has agreed to a one-year deal. The 30-year-old spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals and was a starter during the last five. He’s played in 99 games, including 67 starts and has 10 career interceptions.
Kenyan Drake was a revelation for the Arizona Cardinals last season, providing a versatile, productive running back after his midseason trade from the Miami Dolphins in October.
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed on August 18 that Alford will miss four to six months. Kingsbury did not specify the injury, but the NFL Network reported that the cornerback tore a pectoral muscle during practice on Sunday.
Washington Football Team announced a historic first on Monday when they revealed the NFL’s first Black president.
The 25-year-old Brice was recently released by the Chicago Bears. He played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers from 2016-18 and appeared in 36 games, including 14 starts, after coming into the league as an undrafted free agent from Louisiana Tech.
The Cardinals pulled off a stunner during the offseason when they landed the 28-year-old receiver in a trade with the Houston Texans. Over the past weekend, he put on his Cardinals jersey for the first time and relished the feeling of newness that came with his mid-career move.