7/23 Arizona Cardinals news: Cooper unsigned, Gill viral, Fitzgerald's travels


Your daily morning serving of Cardinals and NFL to start the day.

The rookies reported on Monday, but Jonathan Cooper didn't. This week of real NFL action began with a lot going on.


Word From the Birds Blog | Getting Cooper signed
As of right now, 15 of the 32 first-round picks have yet to agree to contracts, with every team set to start camp by the end of the week.

The Viral Summer Of Robert Gill
Little-known wide receiver gets instant fame after treadmill video

Word From the Birds Blog | QB coach Kitchens getting back to work
Freddie Kitchens sat in his office Friday afternoon, going over some things with training camp about to start.

QB Pressure Profiles: NFC West | ProFootballFocus.com
How does Carson Palmer grade out?

Wide World of Fitz | The MMQB with Peter King
Fitz' offseason travels.

Freddie Kitchens' return a boost for Cards - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The heart defect doctors detected in Arizona Cardinals assistant coach Freddie Kitchens was more than career threatening. It was life threatening.

Larry Fitzgerald makes Pamplona seem like child's play - ESPN
Former Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren was among those shaking his head in disapproval when current left tackle Russell Okung ran with the bulls in Pamplona.

New regime, new hope as Cardinals open camp
With Cardinals bringing new coaching staff, 48 new players to camp, optimism reigns -- for now, at least.

NFL - Herm Edwards - 5 rookies I can't wait to see - ESPN
Herm Edwards reveals the top five rookies he's excited to see take the field as NFL training camps get underway. Tyrann Mathieu makes the list.

Desert living an adjustment for Bruce Arians and family | Insiders
There’s a lot to like about living in the desert, especially the ideal weather we usually have from October (or) through April (or so). But for new residents, adjusting to the desert sometimes can be a difficult, and painful, process. That what Christine Arians, the wife of coach Bruce Arians, found out this spring.

Arizona Cardinals rookies to report today; will Jonathan Cooper be among them? | Insiders
Guard Jonathan Cooper, the seventh overall pick, has not yet signed. Coach Bruce Arians said this morning he’s hopeful that Cooper will sign and arrive soon.


The 5 most intriguing training camp questions for 2013 - SBNation.com
Can Chip Kelly turn the Eagles around? Will the Browns finally get over the hump? And what about the Raiders? A closer look at the stories to watch as the NFL resumes.

How gay is your favorite NFL franchise? - Outsports
We rank all 32 NFL teams based on how gay they are. Not surprisingly, the Packers are tops. We hope.

NFL news roundup: RGIII will be ready for training camp, Von Miller faces suspension - SBNation.com
The Washington Redskins will have their franchise QB for training camp, while the Denver Broncos could be without their top pass rusher to open the season.

Von Miller facing 4-game suspension, according to report - SBNation.com
Von Miller is facing a four-game suspension for "violating NFL policy," according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Eric Wright trade voided, released by Buccaneers - SBNation.com
Eric Wright isn't headed to San Francisco in a trade after all. The deal was voided after he failed his physical with the 49ers.

Greg Olsen assists at scene of car accident - SBNation.com
Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen made a name for himself for the right reasons, assisting in a multi-car accident in Charlotte.

Robert Griffin III injury: Redskins QB cleared to practice - SBNation.com
Robert Griffin III announced Monday that doctors have cleared him to practice. The Redskins open training camp on July 25.

Ravens place Jameel McClain, Marshall Yanda on PUP - SBNation.com
Baltimore made a few moves on the second official day of training camp.

Trent Richardson injury: Browns RB practices with team - SBNation.com
The second-year running back seems to be fully recovered from his injury woes.

New York Jets host Austin Collie, Laurent Robinson - SBNation.com
Austin Collie and Laurent Robinson are among the players trying out for the Jets.

NFL Huddle: First training camp injury, best and worst divisions and more - SBNation.com
Training camps are beginning to start around the NFL, a look at the best and worst divisions over the last 10 years and lots more from SB Nation's NFL blogs on Monday.

2014 NFL Draft: What to expect from the best prospects who came back to school - SBNation.com
Taylor Lewan, Tajh Boyd and C.J. Mosely could have gone early in the 2013 NFL Draft. Instead, college football fans get to enjoy another season from these talented prospects.

NFL, Players Association progress toward HGH testing - SBNation.com
The NFL could be closing in on a testing program for HGH in 2013.

Cincinnati Bengals release OL Travelle Wharton - SBNation.com
The offensive guard missed the entire 2012 season with a knee injury.

Hard Knocks Light? Cowboys Allow Filming Of Garrett's Camp Opening Speech - Blogging The Boys
In an unusual move, the Cowboys allowed the filming of Garrett's opening address to his players. Watch the whole speech here.

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