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2/24 Arizona Cardinals news: NFL 2014 Scouting Combine updates, Michael Floyd's breakout year

Cardinals, Combine and NFL news to start the day.

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Reported interest in Packers' linebacker Mike Neal indicates the Cardinals are in the market for linebacker help. Perhaps an exceptionally deep draft will play a factor in that hunt. Catch up with some of the offensive stars by reviewing Michael Floyd's breakout year and looking ahead to his 2014 NFL season or by trying to figure out what the coaches' plan for the running backs could be.

In Combine news, several wide receivers stood out while the quarterbacks mostly failed to answer any of the questions surrounding them. Anthony Barr shows he's completely out of touch with the draft, Louis Nix III slims down, and more.


Cardinals Looking For Linebacker Upgrade
Pretty much with the exception of punter, wide receiver, and quarterback, right now the Cards are looking for upgrades. You can include linebacker on that list.

Deep draft helps after 10 wins
The Cardinals didn't make the playoffs but they did win 10 games, which gave Arizona the lowest draft pick of any of the non-playoff teams at No. 20

Wide Receiver Michael Floyd Impressing Head Coach Bruce Arians
Michael Floyd is one of the best wide receivers in the NFL as he enters his third season in 2014.

The Running Back Dilemma
Based on quotes I've seen from head coach Bruce Arians in the past day or two, it sure sounds like the front office still doesn't know what exactly it wants to do with their running backs.

Darnell Dockett On NFL's Proposed "N-Word" Rule: "Good Luck With This"
Saturday morning, it was reported by ESPN that the NFL competition committee will soon be voting on a proposed rule change that penalizes players who use the "N-word" during gameplay.


NFL Combine updates: Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans grab the spotlight Sunday
The draft's two best receivers made waves during their workouts Sunday in Indianapolis.

Mike Mayock's takeaways from day two of the NFL Scouting Combine
Mike Mayock kept the draft analysis flowing on Day 2 of workouts at the combine, including some pros and cons for top QBs Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles and praise for this year's speedy receivers.

Johnny Manziel runs 4.56 40, Teddy Bridgewater opts out
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner posted the fastest 40-yard dash by a quarterback, while fellow future first-rounder Teddy Bridgewater decided not to run.

Blake Bortles, Mike Evans headline Sunday's combine winners
Blake Bortles' stock continues to rise after a fine combine workout, while QB classmate Teddy Bridgewater opted out of most drills. Bucky Brooks provides the best and worst from Day 2.

Teams Look For Jadeveon Clowney Passion Play
Talented defensive end still must answer work ethic concerns.

Anthony Barr thinks it's 'very realistic' he could go No. 1
Anthony Barr may have high expectations, but he realizes his limitations.

Louis Nix feeling sexier than ever
After shedding 23 pounds, Nix feels like a new man.

Tight End Combine Evaluation
With the tight ends going first on day one of the NFL Scouting Combine, it gave the Arizona Cardinals a chance to look at one of their biggest offensive need positions.

Offensive Line Combine Evaluation
Offensive line will be a major position the Arizona Cardinals will look at during this year’s NFL Scouting Combine.


Futuristic concept uniforms for NFL teams (Photos) - FanSided
There's a pretty good chance you've seen the design work from Mr. Design Junkie and never realized it.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam confirms opportunity to trade for Jim Harbaugh -
One of the strangest stories of the NFL offseason became a lot more interesting on Sunday.