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Arizona Cardinals news 3/9: Free agency to begin, rumors everywhere, Arizona losing out on pass rushers

Cardinals and NFL news on the morning before the new league year beguns.

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Well, the new league year is not quite started. It will begin this afternoon. There are a ton of agreed deals already. The Arizona Cardinals are losing out on top pass rushers. What will be their next move?


Pass Rushers In Demand In Free Agency
Cardinals monitor pool of talent as players able to start signing with other teams

Drew Stanton Gets New Deal With Cardinals

Quarterback agrees to two-year contract, forgoes free agency

Cardinals Blogs | Pierre-Paul picks Giants over Cardinals

Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul re-signed with the Giants today on a one-year deal, ahead of officially becoming a free agent. But the Cardinals apparently were in the mix for his services, as was pointed out on Pierre-Paul’s statement distributed on social media.

Chris Johnson, a ‘great teammate,' poised for free agency Wednesday - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Rebounding with the Cardinals last season, Chris Johnson is set to become a free agent Wednesday unless Arizona strikes a deal with him before then.

Cardinals re-sign Drew Stanton to 2-year deal - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Arizona re-signed quarterback Drew Stanton to a two-year contract on Tuesday to back up Carson Palmer.

Jerraud Powers unsure about future with Cardinals as free agency nears - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Cornerback Jerraud Powers says he hopes to return to the Arizona Cardinals, but understands he might have to sign elsewhere this offseason.

NFC West free agency preview: Cardinals likely to spend cautiously | FOX Sports

Pass rusher, offensive line, cornerback among possible target areas for Steve Keim.

Re-signing Drew Stanton was an important move for Cardinals

One of the priorities for the Cardinals this off season was keeping Drew Stanton and on Tuesday they got to check off that box.


NFL teams overpaid cornerbacks last year. Here’s why they’ll probably do it again -

Very few players, especially corners, are scheme transcendent. However, that's unlikely to stop some teams from repeating the mistakes of the past, spending big to fit a square peg into a round hole.

Calvin Johnson officially announces his retirement -

Megatron is stepping away from the game at age 30.

Peyton Manning is getting out before we got to know him -

He's a football legend who has been on our televisions for two decades, but we were just getting to know who Peyton Manning really was.

NFL free agency has kept the Lions in purgatory, but this year they could break out -

But this is the year they could finally breakout and get some much needed offseason wins.

Former Broncos DE Malik Jackson to sign 6-year, $90 million deal with Jaguars, per multiple reports -

The former Bronco defensive stud is headed to Jacksonville.

Jason Pierre-Paul sticks with Giants on 1-year deal, per reports -

The defensive end reportedly turned down more money to remain in New York.

Eagles are trying to erase the Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia -

The Eagles are hitting the reset button after a bevy of roster moves in 2015.

Dolphins reach agreement on 2-year deal with Mario Williams -

The former No. 1 overall pick has joined his third team.

Jaguars releasing Toby Gerhart after signing Chris Ivory -

The Jaguars are moving on after signing Chris Ivory.

Chris Ivory reaches deal with Jaguars, per report -

Ivory will form a one-two punch with T.J. Yeldon in Jacksonville's backfield.

Bruce Irvin leaving Seahawks, expected to sign with Raiders -

Irvin is reuniting with his former linebackers coach in Oakland.

Texting Adam Schefter is basically you at every family holiday but on live TV -


OL Kelechi Osemele is about to sign a huge $60 million deal with the Raiders -

The Raiders' offense is about to get a big boost.