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5/29 Arizona Cardinals news: Cromartie's hip; and how much is too much with Ellington?

Your Thursday roundup of Arizona Cardinals and NFL news.

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Not much news on Wednesday as the offseason rolls on, but what little there was produced some good content.


Antonio Cromartie Feeling Good
Veteran cornerback having no hip issues, fitting well in secondary

Cardinals Blogs | Again, getting touchy with Ellington
It seems like once Andre Ellington started playing at the beginning of last season, the amount of touches he was getting/would get/could get on a game-by-game basis was a constant theme. That hasn’t changed. And it came up again when Bruce Arians said he’d like to get Ellington 25 to 30 touches a game.

Cardinals seeking stability from running back stable
If you simply go by the numbers, the Cardinals have six running backs on their active roster — or one more than the number of career rushing touchdowns they have among them.

'Night and day' difference for Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald
"We watched the tape from last year at this time, there's a stark contrast, so it's great to see guys flying around knowing exactly what they need to do," Fitz said.

Is Massie ready to claim right tackle job? | FOX Sports on MSN
Offensive tackle Bobby Massie is trying to reclaim a starting job after going from 16 starts as a rookie in 2012 to zero in 2013.

Early Predictions for Arizona Cardinals 2014 Training Camp Battles | Bleacher Report
This offseason has shaped up to be a good one for the Arizona Cardinals, which will make for some good competition at training camp. New faces added to the roster and old faces leaving it have guaranteed this July and August will be fun to watch as players battle for starting positions.

Is Arizona Cardinals Giving Andre Ellington 25-30 Touches Per Game a Good Idea? | Bleacher Report
In 2013, Ellington became the first rookie back since Ickey Woods in 1988 to lead the NFL in yards per carry, averaging 5.53 yards. Is he ready to shoulder the load for the Cardinals?


NFL's best defensive lines: Rams, Panthers set to control the trenches in 2014 -
How do the NFL's best defensive lines stack up? Danny Kelly looks at the teams with potentially the most dominant fronts in 2014.

Davin Joseph gets 'prove it' deal with Rams' rebuilt offensive line -
The St. Louis Rams have signed former Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph to a one-year contract.

Colin Kaepernick talks Brandon Lloyd, red zone, offseason training - Niners Nation
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick met with the media Wednesday afternoon following the team's OTA session. We've got a transcript for your reading pleasure. If you want to watch some...

Jim Harbaugh discusses Day 2 of 49ers OTAs - Niners Nation
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh met with the media following the team's second day of OTAs. We take a look at his transcript.

Seahawks OTAs, day one: Photo album - Field Gulls
Here's a quick look at Seattle's OTA practice number one yesterday at the VMAC.

The power of potential and the St. Louis Rams - Turf Show Times
Jeff Fisher and Les Snead have the makings of a powerhouse team, and it all hinges on a group of skill players translating their talent to points.