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Cardinals and NFL news to get the weekend started.

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Welcome to the weekend. Before you start all of your projects and activities, make sure to catch up on the latest Cardinals and NFL stories.


Storylines From The Cardinals' 2016 Schedule
A look at each opponent the team will face this season

2016 Cardinals Cheerleaders Reveal
Introducing the 2016 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders.

Cardinals Release Marion Grice, Robert Hughes

Roster with five running backs following the cuts

Arizona Cardinals Football News, Scores, Schedules, Photos, Videos - azcentral sports

Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu shut down his Twitter and Instagram accounts on Thursday.

Bruce Arians recognized for work with women, children - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

On the heels of his comments about football being under attack by mothers, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is honored by the Arizona Foundation for Women.

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu takes 'break' from Twitter - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Tyrann Mathieu recently made a series of remarks about the death of former Saints DE Will Smith and New Orleans, his hometown.

Cardinals featured three times on's "must-see matchups" for 2016 season - NBCSPORTS1060.COM

The Arizona Cardinals’ 2016 schedule is chock full of interesting matchups and storylines, starting on Sept. 11, as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots invade University of Phoenix Stadium, in the season opener on Sunday Night Football.

NFL schedule quirks for the NFC West teams

The 2016 NFL schedule release gave us insight into the weird quirks of the road ahead for the teams in the NFC West.

The 5: Cardinals games we can't wait for in 2016

There is always anticipation leading into an NFL season when the schedule is released. Here are the five Cardinals games we can't wait for in 2016.


The NFL must address gun awareness and conflict resolution among its young players -

The league's player development process cannot afford to overlook the Will Smith tragedy.

2016 NFL mock draft: Only local prospects allowed -

What if NFL teams were stuck drafting players who are just a short drive away?

Made up facts you need to know about the top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft -

Impress your friends with totally made up trivia about the biggest names in the NFL Draft.

Overshadowed at Ohio State, tight end Nick Vannett looks to stand out in the NFL -

Vannett's role as a receiver was limited with the Buckeyes, but he's confident that he's the best receiving and blocking tight end in this draft.

2016 NFL mock draft: Joshua Garnett headed to New Orleans Saints -

Arguably the draft's best pure guard is the selection in the SB Nation NFL writers mock draft.

2016 NFL mock draft: Indianapolis Colts select DT Austin Johnson -

The second-round pick for the Colts in the SB Nation NFL writers mock draft may not help franchise quarterback Andrew Luck, but it does make the franchise better.

Jim Mora can probably stop worrying about Myles Jack's NFL Draft stock now -

UCLA's Jim Mora described the linebacker's early entry as "risky," but it looks like it's about to pay off well.

NFL prospect Chris Jones has been oddly overshadowed by Nkemdiche since HS -

Mississippi State's Chris Jones was overshadowed by Robert Nkemdiche in his recruiting class and in his college career, but it's been clear since high school that he's a special talent.

If the Rams pick Carson Wentz at No. 1, NDSU will make small-school history -

The biggest star of North Dakota State's dynasty has a chance to be one of the two highest lower-level NFL Draft picks ever.