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Losses piling up as costly mistakes hurt Cardinals

Nov. 11, 2019 4:57 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has followed an encouraging three-game winning streak with its current three-game losing streak. Now optimism has given way to frustration as the Cardinals' rebuild has hit a bit of a snag. Arizona's latest setback — a 30-27 road loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers —...

Murray shines, but miscues cost Cardinals in loss to Bucs

Nov. 10, 2019 7:15 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kyler Murray put up big numbers, but missed opportunities and miscues doomed the Arizona Cardinals. Murray's NFL rookie record streak of 211 consecutive pass attempts without an interception ended in the fourth quarter and led to Tampa Bay's final touchdown in the Buccaneers' 30-27 win...

Winston throws for 358 yards, Bucs beat Cardinals 30-27

Nov. 10, 2019 7:00 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston stood at the podium, a winner for the first time in six weeks. The fifth-year pro threw two more interceptions, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were able to overcome them and beat the Arizona Cardinals 30-27 to end a four-game skid that was the worst part of a seven-week...

Bucs' Arians downplays facing Cardinals for 1st time

Nov. 7, 2019 8:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers off to a slow start midway through their first season under Bruce Arians, the former Arizona Cardinals coach is not eager to reminisce about the time he spent leading his old team. Stopping a four-game losing streak will be Arians' top priority when the Bucs...

Cardinals QB Murray making big plays without big blunders

Nov. 7, 2019 3:37 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray is making all the big plays the Arizona Cardinals expected when they selected the quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in April. Even more impressive: Those big plays are coming without many big mistakes. Murray's rookie season has been encouraging for many reasons,...

San Francisco looks to remain undefeated vs. Wilson, Seattle

Nov. 6, 2019 7:37 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL's last undefeated team, while Russell Wilson is making a very strong case for MVP consideration in Seattle. Something in the NFC West is about to give. The 49ers (8-0) have home-field advantage Monday night and have had 10 days to prepare for Seattle (7-2) in the first of two...

Calling plays in NFL a challenge for some rookie NFL coaches

Nov. 6, 2019 3:01 AM EST

Maybe Sean McVay made it all look just too easy. McVay coached the Los Angeles Rams to the playoffs each of his first two seasons, including the Super Bowl in February. He proved such a perfect match with quarterback Jared Goff that six of eight NFL teams hiring this offseason turned to offensive-minded coaches...

Riverboat Ron's back after winning pair of 4th-down gambles

Nov. 5, 2019 2:35 AM EST

Analytics can tell NFL coaches what the numbers suggest doing on any given play, especially fourth down. The final decision is up to the coach. And in Carolina, "Riverboat" Ron Rivera gambled not once, but twice and came up with a pair of fourth-down conversions on the Panthers way to a 30-20 win over the...

Arizona still trending upward despite frustrating losses

Nov. 1, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The script was familiar on Thursday night and so were the results. Faced with a tough task against a good team, the Arizona Cardinals fought hard, played entertaining football, enjoyed some good moments and showed a lot of promise. The Cardinals also lost 28-25 to the undefeated San...

Cardinals' rally comes up short in 28-25 loss to 49ers

Nov. 1, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Andy Isabella caught Kyler Murray's pass behind the outstretched hand of a defender and left the rest of San Francisco's defense flailing behind him. A two-point conversion later, Arizona had pulled within three after trailing all night. Needing a defensive stop, the Cardinals had no...