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Arizona Cardinals news 9/4: Larsen to start and Adrian Wilson is in the house

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For QBs, Older Can Be Better
Experience allows signal-callers like Palmer to thrive deep into their 30s

Jonathan Cooper Must Work, Wait

Notebook: Larsen set to start at guard; Mathieu gets to hit

Around The NFC West - Week One

As season begins, injuries, suspensions impact division

Cardinals Blogs | Adrian Wilson visits practice

I think the organization thinks that much of Wilson, and I think Wilson thinks that much of this organization.

Cardinals set with offensive line depth - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

Ted Larsen will start at left guard Monday night against the San Diego Chargers, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians confirmed. The decision left Jonathan Cooper on the sideline.

Playbook study making more sense to Arizona Cardinals DT Tommy Kelly - ESPN

“I figure, everything’s been streamlined now,” Kelly said. “You know exactly what we’re going to run. Then it’s much easier to learn the defense than just looking at the playbook and flipping through it, not knowing what the coach is going to call. But when I know what he’s going to call, I kinda got a feeling at how he likes to call stuff.”

Thomas Keiser knows role with Arizona Cardinals - ESPN

Keiser, who the Cardinals were awarded off waivers from San Diego on Sunday, knows exactly why the Cardinals wanted him -- to rush the passer.

Mental hurdle next step for Kevin Minter s return - ESPN

"It's just getting in my mind that it's not hurting," he said. "It's really a mental thing."

Arizona Cardinals' John Abraham is ready to prove he's worth the trouble

He's a little bit older, a little bit heavier, but he swears he's a hell of a lot wiser.

Arizona Cardinals top 2013 pick Jonathan Cooper will not start

"I don't care about draft status," Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said. "I want to see the results on the field, and Ted Larsen's way outplayed (Cooper)."

Tyrann Mathieu could play Monday night

Bob McManaman reports from Cardinals practice, where second-year safety Tyrann Mathieu is expected to show he's game ready.

Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington staying cool amid high 2014 expectations

"I had the adrenaline going in college, I guess with the fans and everything," he said. "But in the NFL, it's more settled and more laid back, like, 'We're into business now.' I'm hyped, but it doesn't seem I'm hyped."

He made the Arizona Cardinals, but Glenn Carson is taking things day-by-day

He made the Arizona Cardinals, but Glenn Carson is taking things day-by-day - Cardinals Stories - Arizona Sports Now on 98.7 FM

Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Cooper understanding, but not settling for backup role

Though he may still be the future at the position, at this point he is not the present. Right now, the job belongs to veteran Ted Larsen.

Receiver John Brown finds a new home with the Arizona Cardinals

Typically, players are grouped by position, but there Brown resides with Palmer to his right and Drew Stanton to his left.

Arizona Cardinals OL Earl Watford: Work at tackle gives me a purpose

Yet, for some added help and protection in the event of an injury, the Cardinals are working in Watford at right tackle.

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: NFC West opponents all improved

"I think all three teams besides us got better," he said.

Tommy Kelly happy to be wanted, with Arizona Cardinals

"Tommy did alright for jumping on the plane and jumping in there," Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said the following day. "He did fine and I look forward to seeing him out there some more."


Breaking Madden: Jadeveon Clowney's quest for 201 sacks in a game -

Breaking Madden has returned. It missed you.

Cowboys coach says Michael Sam signing 'is about football' -

The Dallas Cowboys signed Michael Sam to their practice squad Wednesday after he was cut by the Rams last week and cleared waivers.

Uffsides NFL game previews: Packers-Seahawks, Colts-Broncos among Week 1's best -

Uffsides game previews kick off the 2014 season with a look at the Fail Mary rematch, a heated division rivalry, and some TV-friendly matchups.

What Wes Welker's statement really says -

There were ways to handle your first statement following a suspension, and this mess wasn't the way to go.

NFL Week 1 picks: Bears, Broncos and Patriots locks for kickoff weekend -

SB Nation's "expert" NFL picking panel returns for a new season, starting with a slate of Week 1 games that include some picks so obvious, they're sure to be wrong.

'Hard Knocks' episode 5 recap: The beginning of the end of the boredom -

SB Nation senior reporter and Atlanta Falcons fan Steven Godfrey watches the final installment of 2014's "Hard Knocks" so you won't, and leaves every NFL fan with a warning.

Quotables: Jim Harbaugh takes stand on domestic violence, Brian Waters waves goodbye -

One of the game's greatest interior linemen retires from the game, and the Patriots get used to a new offensive weapon in Tim Wright.