It was an up and down season for the Cardinals' defense in 2009, and it ended in ugly fashion when the team gave up 45 points in consecutive playoff games. To make matters worse, the front seven took a big hit with the departure of Karlos Dansby. The front office has worked to add a few pieces to this unit, but there are still several needs at various positions. Andy Bishop explains.
April 5, 2010
It appears coach Ken Whisenhunt isn't going to hand the starting quarterback's job to Matt Leinart. Instead, Whisenhunt is looking for an experienced quarterback who can push Leinart and be a productive starter if Leinart falters or is injured.
March 12, 2010
The Cardinals have reached the segment of the year when they must evaluate current players and identify areas in need of improvement. After two successful seasons, the Cardinals are at a crossroads. Should they restock through the draft? Do the old guys have enough in the tank for one more push? Tyson Qualls discusses three veterans hanging by a thread to their roster spot.
February 20, 2010
The Arizona Cardinals season may be over, but the offseason speculation is just warming up. Arizona has a high number of core players who become free agents this year. Others could be used as trade bait. In case you haven't heard, there's also a situation at quarterback. Amberly Dressler outlines 10 players to watch this offseason.
January 21, 2010
The Green Bay Packers erased the Arizona Cardinals early lead but didn't end the home team's hopes of a back-to-back Super Bowl run. The entertaining ping-pong matchup lived up to its hype, and the Cardinals once again told its underdog status that it was barking up the wrong tree. The Cardinals and Kurt Warner live to see another day in the NFL playoffs courtesy of a 51-45 overtime victory.
January 10, 2010
The Arizona Cardinals did what they were suppose to do against the St. Louis Rams at home on Sunday. The Cardinals took a 31-10 victory over the one-win Rams. But the Cardinals NFC West rivals weren't without a few surprises against the division champs.
December 27, 2009
Quarterback Kurt Warner has taken the normal amount of snaps in practice this week and he's expected to play Sunday against the Titans. Warner suffered a concussion last week in St. Louis and didn't play in the second half. He passed neurological tests early in the week and has not cut back on his normal amount of practice work.
November 27, 2009
Quarterback Kurt Warner said he felt better Monday, a day after suffering concussion-like symptoms against the Rams. Warner was taken down on a pass play, hitting the front of his helmet on the turf. He stayed in the game for six more plays but left shortly before the first half ended. Coach Ken Whisenhunt is optimistic that Warner will play this week, but that's not a given.
November 25, 2009