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Arizona Cardinals news 2/27: More NFL Combine, drafting a QB or no, franchise tags

Saturday Cardinals and NFL stories to start the day.

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We are almost done with the NFL Combine. We will have results posted for each position group in a bit. In the meantime, here are some stories to start the day.


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Cardinals Blogs | Cardinals will draft a QB – unless they don’t
Is there an urgency for the Cardinals to develop a young quarterback, given that starter Carson Palmer is 36 years old? That’s not even a question that needs to be asked at this point. It’s not like the Cards haven’t been talking and thinking about this since Steve Keim and Bruce Arians came into power, though. There was a reason they drafted Logan Thomas in 2014. list Cards in 10 teams facing most roster turnover

The Arizona Cardinals are going to come back next season as a contender in the NFC, but there will be some much needed work done this offseason.


Derrick Henry's closest physical comparison is ... Von Miller? -

No, that's not a mistake. It's a testament to just how dang big and strong and fast Henry is.

Arkansas QB Brandon Allen actually grew his hands for the NFL Draft Combine -

NFL teams believe hand size is important in quarterbacks. So Brandon Allen hired somebody to make his hands bigger. And it worked!

Alshon Jeffery reportedly getting the franchise tag from Bears -

Jeffery will be paid like a top tier receiver, at least for next season.

Joey Bosa answered a question about his hypothetical football son in the most chill way -

Joey Bosa might be the most chill person at the NFL Combine.

You can’t have ‘tiny Burger King hands’ if you want to be an NFL quarterback -

The size of a quarterback's hands became THE issue du jour at the combine Thursday. Why are NFL execs so obsessed with the size of a man's hands?

'Big butt, bubble butt' is the NFL Combine's hottest club banger -


Seahawks coach Tom Cable is getting very, very sleepy at the NFL Combine -


The Colts mascot is singing Adele to cope with football being gone -

If you ever wanted to see an anthropomorphic horse sing Adele, there you go.

Washington to use franchise tag on Kirk Cousins, per report -

After a breakout season, Cousins will now be one of the highest paid quarterbacks in the league.

Small school prospects refuse to be overlooked at the NFL Combine -

Perception and reality don't align for players in the NFL draft from some of the country's smaller college football program.

Ravens franchise kicker Justin Tucker -

Perhaps the Ravens are still spooked by Billy Cundiff's infamous missed field goal in the 2012 AFC Championship.