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9/9 Arizona Cardinals news: Recapping the recaps and more NFL news

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Christian Petersen

The Arizona Cardinals won, so everything is good. Here are the stories that were published before I went home from the stadium.


FULL HIGHLIGHTS: Chargers vs Cardinals
Relive the top plays form 18-17 win over San Diego

Arizona Cardinals open season with 18-17 win over San Diego Chargers

It was an improbable drive in a strange game that saw the Cardinals trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter. Bad routes, bad throws, missed blocks, questionable play calls – all played a part in the Cardinals' struggles for three quarters.

Palmer rallies Cardinals late in season opener | FOX Sports

John Brown made his first NFL touchdown a big one. The Arizona Cardinals believe many more are to follow.

Chargers-Cardinals final score: San Diego loses 18-17 heartbreaker in Arizona - Bolts From The Blue

For the second consecutive year, the San Diego Chargers gave up a fourth quarter lead to lose a heartbreaker in the final game of Week 1. This time, the loss came at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals and QB Carson Palmer.

Arizona Cardinals scratch out season-opening win over San Diego: By The Numbers

Arizona Cardinals fans had to be sweating bullets as the first game of the 2014 season wound down.

Chargers vs. Cardinals 2014 final score: 3 things we learned in the Cardinals' 18-17 win -

The Arizona Cardinals took advantage of a late mistake by the San Diego Chargers to win their home opener,18-17, Monday night.


Ray Rice released by Ravens, suspended indefinitely by NFL -

The team terminated the contract of the running back after TMZ leaked the video of Rice's assault on his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer.

Jon Gruden calls it the turkey hole -

Turkey hole. Turkey hole.

LeSean McCoy apparently left a 20 cent tip at burger restaurant -

That's just ... shady.

Keith Olbermann demands everyone involved in Ray Rice cover-up resign -

Olbermann also calls for a fan boycott.

Joique Bell once again celebrates first TD with HIP HOP HOORAY -

Joique Bell is and forever will be naughty by nature.

Ray Rice's contract terminated by Ravens -

In response to video leaking of Ray Rice striking his wife unconscious, the Baltimore Ravens have released the seven-year running back.

Ray Rice assault video makes NFL's punishment look even weaker -

TMZ released video of Ray Rice knocking out his wife (then fiancee) inside a casino elevator in February. It's an ugly reminder of just how terribly the NFL and the Ravens handled the incident.

Colts OLB Robert Mathis Tears Achilles, Done for the Year - Stampede Blue

Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis tore his Achilles while working away from the team and is done for the year.