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Phillip Sims Goes From Tryout To Starter
Notes: Weatherspoon, Johnson on track to play in Denver; Floyd starts to catch

Fulfilling The Need For Speed
Wideout most notable, but Cardinals have burners all across roster

Cardinals Blogs | Watford’s right tackle move
Watford, meanwhile, has kept his head down and continues to insist he just wants to work. There have been no bold proclamations. He knows, in his third year, he’s running out of time to make an impression to stick around.

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals laying it all on the offensive line, again
The best offensive lines get nicknames.  The good ones go completely unnoticed.  The Cardinals are getting far too much attention.

Arizona Cardinals' Bruce Arians compliments Humphries
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians performed surgery, of sorts, after Tuesday’s practice at the team’s facility in Tempe.

Cardinals' Chris Johnson, Sean Weatherspoon to play Thursday, Jermaine Gresham out
Two free agent additions who have yet to see the field for the Arizona Cardinals will finally make their preseason debut on Thursday against the Denver Broncos, as both inside linebacker Sean Witherspoon and running back Chris Johnson practiced fully

Arizona Cardinals, Robert Griffin III not a good combination - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Despite outside thoughts indicating otherwise, it's doubtful that the Arizona Cardinals would be interested in Robert Griffin III.

Jen Welter's latest fan: Snoop Dogg - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Add Snoop Dogg to the long list of celebrity Jen Welter fans.

Chris Johnson to finally get first carries with Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
After sitting out the first two preseason games since being signed by the Arizona Cardinals, RB Chris Johnson will make his Cardinals debut Thursday.

TE Jermaine Gresham won't travel with Cardinals for preseason finale - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Arizona Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham will not travel with the team to Denver for the final preseason game, coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday.

Despite being out, Sean Weatherspoon has a good "grasp" on what Cardinals are doing - NBCSPORTS1060.COM
Being injured is nothing new to Cardinals linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. He missed all of last season with the Atlanta Falcons after injuring his Achilles during the offseason. In 2013, he only played in seven games – all starts – after suffering foot and knee injuries at various points of the season.

Kevin Minter's health and confidence have never been higher than they are right now - NBCSPORTS1060.COM
Kevin Minter completely changed his diet, and in turn, his outlook and approach to his job has changed.

D.J. Humphries is 'realizing what pro football is all about'
D.J. Humphries’ light bulb may be starting to shine a little brighter. From the way Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was talking Tuesday, after his team finished up its final practice before the preseason finale Thursday in Denver, the answer is yes.

ESPN: Jen Welter was strongly impacted by Cardinals players - Arizona Sports
It’s evident to players, coaches and fans that Welter has made an impact on the Cardinals, but one of Welter’s biggest takeaways from her time with the team was the impact that the players had on her.


A comprehensive history of how Washington ruined Robert Griffin III's body, mind and spirit -

RG3 has gone from superstar youngster to disappointing failure. But time after time after time, those failures have been the result of major dysfunction from Washington's higher-ups, as the people supposedly trying to help Griffin have actually hurt.

The unbelievably believable fate of RG3 -

Washington is done with RG3, so what are they going to do with him now? Also, surprising roster cuts, important decisions and lots more from around the NFL.