| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:53 PM
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NFL Team Report - Arizona Cardinals - INSIDE SLANT
When the Arizona Cardinals drafted guard Jonathan Cooper seventh overall last year, they didn't hide their expectations.
General manager Steve Keim and coach Bruce Arians compared...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
I've become convinced Miami Dolphins fans have battered wife syndrome when it comes to quarterback talk.
Anytime anyone objectively discusses a Dolphins quarterback since Dan Marino South Florida fans become ultra sensitive. Their panties get in a bunch...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
A little after 8 o'clock tonight, the NFL Draft will begin. Sometime soon after that, former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles will learn the next stop in his career.
Just where that may be, nobody quite knows. Not even the experts.
We may not be able...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| May 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.
McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:36 AM
The Miami Dolphins have taken an all-in approach with Ryan Tannehill as the team's franchise quarterback, and that approach is indeed justified.
The franchise invested the eighth pick in the 2012 NFL draft on the inexperienced Texas A&M starter.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:11 PM
In 2013, USC quarterback Cody Kessler endured a spring, summer and early fall of uncertainty, never knowing exactly where he stood on the Trojans' depth chart.
That won't be a problem moving forward.
First-year Coach Steve Sarkisian announced...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The NFC features some of the NFL's best defenses, which includes the Seattle Seahawks, the reigning Super Bowl champions.
This conference also features a couple of teams - Philadelphia, Chicago, Carolina, Arizona - that appear to be on the rise, and a...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look.
The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Michael Vick has been on his best behavior lately.
More than four years after his 19-month stint in federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring, Vick has stayed on the right side of the law, regaining his NFL career and many lucrative...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:59 PM
— A relatively easy schedule, the surreal play of Nick Foles and ability of their defense to pull together and cover up its limitations has helped the Philadelphia Eagles make it to where they are today: at the top of a weak NFC East and in...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...