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Cardinals place safety Jalen Thompson on IR, sign Riley

Sep. 17, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed starting safety Jalen Thompson on injured reserve after he injured his ankle against the San Francisco 49ers in the season opener. Thompson will miss at least the next three games. The 22-year-old out of Washington State was a fifth-round pick in last...

Defending NFC champ 49ers look to avoid 0-2 start vs. Jets

Sep. 17, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (0-1) at NEW YORK JETS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - 49ers by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 1-0; Jets 0-1 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 10-3 LAST MEETING - Jets beat 49ers 23-17 on Dec. 11, 2016, at Santa Clara, California LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Cardinals 24-20; Jets lost to Bills...

Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas (82) celebrates his touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles with teammate quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Week 1 darlings Washington, Arizona meet in intriguing game

Sep. 17, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona and Washington both enter Sunday's game at State Farm Stadium with something that's been quite elusive over the past few seasons: Momentum. The Cardinals had an impressive 24-20 Week 1 win over the San Francisco 49ers, who played in the Super Bowl last season. Washington...

Cardinals, Washington meet after big Week 1 victories

Sep. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-0) at ARIZONA (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 0-1, Washington 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Washington leads 76-46-. LAST MEETING - Washington beat Cardinals, 24-6 on Sept. 9, 2018 at Arizona LAST WEEK - Washington beat Eagles 27-17; Cardinals beat...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Garoppolo comes up short in 49ers season-opening loss

Sep. 14, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers still had a chance to win despite several missed chances on offense and a defense that wilted late against Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals. But with the game in Jimmy Garoppolo’s hands, the Niners quarterback came up short once again....

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) celebrates during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

In hard-fought win, Cardinals show young core is learning

Sep. 14, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals earned a hard-fought, road win on Sunday over a veteran team, using clutch plays throughout the second half and stepping up in the biggest moments against a division rival. In other words, the exact kind of game Arizona would have lost last season. But with...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) catches a pass against San Francisco 49ers cornerback Emmanuel Moseley (41) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

Hopkins helps Cardinals rally past 49ers 24-20

Sep. 14, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray used the new toy Arizona got him this offseason to get his second season off to a rousing start. Murray connected on 14 passes to newcomer DeAndre Hopkins, including the throw that set up Kenyan Drake's go-ahead 1-yard score with 5:03 to play that led the Cardinals...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

49ers blow 4th-quarter lead in opening loss to Cardinals

Sep. 13, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers began this season the way they ended the last one with another blown fourth-quarter lead. Thirty-two weeks after a Super Bowl collapse against Kansas City, the Niners were unable to keep up with Arizona’s Kyler Murray or mount a late comeback and...

Cardinals place WR KeeSean Johnson on COVID list

Sep. 11, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed receiver KeeSean Johnson on the Reserve/COVID-19 list two days before their season opener. The Cardinals announced the move Friday without giving any details. The list is used for players who either test positive for the coronavirus or have been in...

San Francisco 49ers' William Sweet, left, and Trent Williams perform a drill during NFL football practice in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)

49ers OL Trent Williams excited to return to action

Sep. 11, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trent Williams has been envisioning this moment ever since he got freed from Washington and given a new football life in San Francisco. Disgruntled with his original team, the seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle now gets a chance to get back on the field for the first time since the...