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Rookie reminder: Murray still developing as NFL quarterback

Dec. 9, 2019 4:05 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's made his transition to the NFL look fairly easy through most of the season, mixing big plays with smart decisions that have kept the Arizona Cardinals competitive despite obvious holes in the roster. He's still a rookie, though. On Sunday, he looked like it. The...

Murray absorbs blame after 3 INTs in Cardinals loss

Dec. 8, 2019 11:06 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray was quick to shoulder the responsibility for Arizona's 23-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday after the rookie quarterback threw a season-high three interceptions. Two of those interceptions ended promising drives and were a big reason the Cardinals lost their...

Steelers try to maintain momentum vs. struggling Cardinals

Dec. 5, 2019 2:10 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named “Duck” throwing the ball around the field. Yet it's the Steelers who are making a playoff push. Pittsburgh (7-5) has won six of its past seven games heading...

Defense has been weak link in Cardinals rebuild

Nov. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals locker room was a jovial place on Tuesday afternoon, with players rushing through their post-practice routine so they could embark on a five-day break away from football. Arizona safety Budda Baker hopes he and his defensive teammates have fun before coming back to the...

Rookie QBs Murray, Jones main focus in Cardinals-Giants game

Oct. 17, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There were some who questioned the Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants for taking quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones, respectively, in the first six picks of the NFL draft. Murray too short. Jones had a losing record at Duke. A lot of critics and fans had their...

Peterson's return from suspension boosts Cardinals' defense

Oct. 17, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson's return to the Arizona Cardinals practice facility included a gift for teammate Larry Fitzgerald, whose birthday he had missed while serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancers. It was a framed poster of the world's...

Skill and a little luck lead to Cardinals' winning streak

Oct. 14, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona combined some good football with a little good fortune to earn a 34-33 victory on Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons. Now the Cardinals have a two-game winning streak and the rebuilding franchise is rapidly gaining momentum going into next week's road game against the New York...