7/18 Arizona Cardinals news: Larry Fitzgerald misses Kurt Warner, WR and head coach rankings


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It was a busy news day for the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday. Larry Fitzgerald was on NFL Total Access, Bruce Arians was up for an ESPY and some other preseason lists came out. Here is what you may have missed.


Word From the Birds Blog | Personality puts Arians in good coaching spot
Yet, as can be seen in the comments made a couple of nights ago while Arians was at the NFL All-Access event in Los Angeles, the chance to see what Arians can be like as a head coach given his interpersonal qualities is intriguing.

Fitzgerald Through The Years
Various images of Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald, from his younger days to his Cardinals days

Mayock on Mathieu: "I'm rooting for the kid"
NFL draft expert Mike Mayock joins "NFL Total Access" to respond to a tweet from Cardinals rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu.

Fitzgerald preparing for big year
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald is excited for the upcoming season. He shared his thoughts on NFL Total Access.

Two rookies from Clemson could make Arizona Cardinals roster | Insiders
After talking to Caldwell about Keim, I talked to Caldwell about the Cardinals two rookies from Clemson: running back Andre Ellington (6th-round pick) and receiver Jaron Brown (free agent).

Pros2Preps.com - Who is the all-time face of the Cards?
Greg Esposito responds to PFT's Cards Mt. Rushmore.

Larry Fitzgerald still misses Kurt Warner | ProFootballTalk
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has played with a pretty lousy collection of quarterbacks since Kurt Warner retired. So it's not surprising that Fitzgerald says he still misses Warner, three and a half years after they last played together.

NFL coach rankings: Personality doesn't matter, but rings sure do - NFL - CBSSports.com News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy
Where does Bruce Arians land?

NFL's top 10 receiving corps; Atlanta Falcons rank No. 1 - NFL.com
Do Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons boast the NFL's top receiving corps? Chris Wesseling breaks out the top 10 list. Where do the Cards sit?

Larry Fitzgerald: I’m fortunate to be in position I am now | ProFootballTalk
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald got to witness a lot of poor quarterback play in Arizona over the last few years, although the struggles of the guys throwing the ball never caused Fitzgerald to boil over the way we've seen from other wideouts in the past.


Jadeveon Clowney hints at NFL future - SBNation.com
Much of the talk about South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney on Tuesday was his how opposing quarterbacks are scared of him. But a simple two-word answer is what should get the attention of the NFL.

NFL news roundup: Jahvid Best released, Buccaneers kicker out for season - SBNation.com
Jahvid Best's injury-filled career with the Detroit Lions came to an end on Wednesday afternoon, among other NFL happenings.

Norv Turner finally makes his rap video debut - SBNation.com
The Turners really know how to put together a wedding tribute.

DeSean Jackson releases first rap single - SBNation.com
The Eagles wide receiver released his first single this week.

Lions release RB Jahvid Best - Pride Of Detroit
Running back Jahvid Best has been released by the Detroit Lions.

NFL Huddle: Jay Cutler's contract, Big Ben ranked No. 7 and more - SBNation.com
The Chicago Bears at one point considered extending Jay Cutler's contract, Ben Roethlisberger is No. 7 in Ron Jaworski's QB rankings and more news from SB Nation's NFL blogs on Wednesday.

Bill Parcells On Jerry Jones: "I enjoyed him. I like him. I like him a lot." - Blogging The Boys
One of Dallas' former head coaches is heading to enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He won't be going in as a Dallas Cowboy, but he still had some comments about the owner, Jerry Jones.

Ed Reed injury: Texans safety targeting Week 1 return from surgery - SBNation.com
Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith is optimistic that Ed Reed will be ready for Week 1, even if the veteran safety isn't entirely sure himself.

Lions release RB Jahvid Best - SBNation.com
The injury-riddled running back is no longer on the Detroit payroll, but says he'll always be a Lion.

Connor Barth tears Achilles tendon, will miss season; Buccaneers sign Lawrence Tynes - Bucs Nation
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will miss Connor Barth for the season. Derek Dimke and Lawrence Tynes will likely compete in training camp for the job of placekicker.

DeSean Jackson predicts Michael Vick will be Eagles starting quarterback - SBNation.com
Though the Eagles are going to have a competition at quarterback going into this season, at least one player has spoken up to endorse Vick.

Victor Cruz says taking Giants' discount is 'tough' - SBNation.com
Though Cruz signed a big contract with his hometown team, he knows he could have gotten significantly more. He spoke recently on just how hard it was to take less money.

Ha'sean 'HaHa' Clinton-Dix 2014 NFL Draft preseason scouting report - SBNation.com
Can Clinton-Dix continue the streak of Alabama defensive backs selected in the first round of the NFL Draft?

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