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Arizona Cardinals news 2/28: Darnell Dockett cut, more Adrian Peterson speculation

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Friday brought a big move. The Arizona Cardinals parted ways, at least for now, with defensive tackle Darnell Dockett. We covered it and so have many other outlets.

Here are today's stories to kick off your Saturday.


Cardinals Blogs | Dockett and the chance to return
Normally, a key veteran like Darnell Dockett is released and I try to sum up his career in Arizona as his tenure comes to an end. Dockett certainly is one of those guys. But that plan is in a holding pattern now because, quite frankly, his tenure might not have come to an end yet.

Cardinals Blogs | The notion of Adrian Peterson

Keim is still around, although now he’s calling the shots. It’d make sense he probably still likes Peterson as a player. It’s not like he can comment on the possibility — that’s tampering — although I’ve heard him asked in a couple of interview situations. Until free agency starts though, such ideas are going to be bounced around.

Brett Hundley Drives Toward NFL Job

UCLA, Chandler High product is example of college QB that needs to learn pro game

Free Agency Primer 2015: Running Backs

Ellington should be healthy, but Cardinals need someone to share the ground game burden

Cardinals Release Darnell Dockett

Veteran defensive tackle gets chance to test NFL market; Return to team remains possible

Arizona Cardinals uniforms through the years

The history in pictures.

Darnell Dockett about to find out market value in free agency - ESPN

The difference between what a player thinks he's worth and what he's actually worth is usually a harsh dose of reality.

Updating Arizona Cardinals cap situation with 12 days to free agency - ESPN

The Cardinals had $6,664,968 in cap space as of Thursday afternoon based on a projected $143 million salary cap, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Free agency begins March 10.

Arizona Cardinals Release Darnell Dockett - Heat Waved - A Phoenix Sports Site - Cardinals, Suns, Diamondbacks, Coyotes, Sun Devils & Wildcats

The Arizona Cardinals released Darnell Dockett on Tuesday, but that doesn't mean he still can't return to the team.


How the Falcons can rise up again -

It's been a rough couple seasons for Atlanta. Here's a way forward.

NFL players react to the color-changing dress -

We've compiled reactions from around the league.

How the Lions can become a Super Bowl contender for years to come -

With some minor roster adjustments and a little re-branding, the Lions may actually string together consecutive winning seasons for the first time since the mid-90s.

Browns sign QB Josh McCown -

Josh McCown will likely battle Johnny Manziel for the starting job.

Michael Sam invited to NFL Veteran Combine -

Sam is trying to revive his career and has an opportunity to garner attention in March.

Mel Kiper 'had no clue' what Johnny Manziel would be -

Mel Kiper Jr. spoke for an hour Thursday to cover a bevy of topics including the Browns' quarterback dilemma, another strong receiver class and who is the third-best QB in the draft.

Harry Douglas, Brian Hartline, Chris Canty join the list of 2015 NFL free agents -

Brian Hartline and Harry Douglas were released Friday morning, adding to an ever growing pool of free agent options this spring.