7/3 Arizona Cardinals news: Starting players ranked, Fitz's jersey retired (in Pittsburgh)

Christian Petersen

Your daily roundup of Arizona Cardinals and NFL news.

With all the speculation going on it'll be nice to actually see how the Cardinals play come August.


Neil's NFL Daily: July 1, 2013 | ProFootballFocus.com
Neil Hornsby paints a picture of the quality of starters atop the depth charts of the Falcons and Cardinals, the start of a new series that will cover each franchise in turn.

Word From the Birds Blog | 1 down, 11 to go for Fitz?
Though he played for only two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, Larry Fitzgerald's jersey number is being retired sometime this season.

Arizona Cardinals contribute to Yarnell fire assistance efforts
The Arizona Cardinals announced a number of initiatives in support of those both displaced families and the fallen firefighters.

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals Have the Best Quarterback in the NFC West - Raising Zona
The claim isn't farfetched, just make sure to seperate the Quarterbacks from their respective teams.


Quarterbacks from 2011 draft face make or break seasons - SBNation.com
Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Jake Locker and Christian Ponder may have to impress this season or get replaced by members of what should be a talented 2014 quarterback group.

NFL news roundup: Aaron Hernandez denies gang affiliation, J.J. Watt the best defensive player ever? - SBNation.com
Tuesday's NFL roundup has more on Aaron Hernandez, of course, as well some lofty praise from Brian Cushing on teammate J.J. Watt. Also inside: Jay-Z raps response to NFL investigation and Tavon Austin puts himself in hot water over Twitter account.

Jaguars new scoreboard could show NFL RedZone during games - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars are planning to show the NFL RedZone channel on a portion of their new billboards during the games in 2014.

Supplemental draft 2013: South Alabama CB Damond Smith, UCF DE Toby Jackson reportedly in - SBNation.com
Former Houston running back Charles Sims may not be in the supplemental draft this year after transferring to West Virginia, but the draft will still take place.

Darren McFadden is motivated, ready to be a more vocal leader for Raiders - SBNation.com
Darren McFadden is determined to put a struggle-filled 2012 season behind him.

3 steps to success: Titans need results from Jake Locker - SBNation.com
The Titans revamped their offensive line and added another weapon at wideout in the draft. Will Jake Locker finally live up to his potential?

Kick off the 2013 NFL season, Indianapolis-style - SBNation.com
The Colts have invited the Gin Blossoms to kick off their season ... two days before their season starts. Here's how Indianapolis, "The City by the Land," is filling the other 39 hours.

Ben Roethlisberger contract: Steelers could offer extension next season - SBNation.com
Ben Roethlisberger has three years remaining on his contract but he could be in line for an extension sooner rather than later.

NFL Huddle: Victor Cruz deal coming, Josh Freeman is Greg Schiano's guy - SBNation.com
A new contract for Victor Cruz is coming, Greg Schiano backs Josh Freeman and lots more from SB Nation's NFL blogs on Tuesday.

Brandon Weeden and quarterback success under Norv Turner - SBNation.com
Brandon Weeden's NFL career got off to a bit of a rough start, but that could change in 2013 if Norv Turner's history of quarterback success continues.

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