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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray passes against the Los Angeles Rams during first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cardinals take step forward with more expected in future

Dec. 30, 2019 3:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It was a fitting season finale for the Cardinals, who played a competitive, entertaining game on the road before ultimately losing to the Los Angeles Rams 31-24 on Sunday. Arizona almost had a pretty good football team this season. But not quite. The Cardinals finished with a 5-10-1...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff greets fans after their win against the Arizona Cardinals during second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rams say goodbye to Coliseum with 31-24 win over Cardinals

Dec. 29, 2019 10:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several Los Angeles Rams lingered on the Coliseum field after the final whistle, gazing up at the flaming Olympic cauldron atop the Peristyle and savoring the atmosphere in the 96-year-old stadium. Although the Coliseum isn't going anywhere, the Rams are heading south to palatial SoFi...

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (58) and strong safety Budda Baker during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

LA Rams host Cardinals in quiet farewell to fabled Coliseum

Dec. 26, 2019 1:36 PM EST

The Los Angeles Rams’ second residency at the Coliseum will end quietly Sunday when they finish out their disappointing season against Arizona. And if the Cardinals are bidding goodbye to Larry Fitzgerald at the same time, they’re also doing it without fanfare — which is just how their...

In this Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray passes as Seattle Seahawks defensive end Rasheem Green (98) applies pressure during the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. Murray is short for an NFL quarterback at 5-foot-10, but it hasn't kept him from being very productive under first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury. Coaches and veteran players like receiver Larry Fitzgerald have raved about Murray's leadership, talent and toughness. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

From AirPods to airing it out: Murray learns the ways of NFL

Dec. 25, 2019 2:50 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Quarterback Kyler Murray spent his rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals dealing with issues big and small: Becoming a leader, reading defenses, studying film and knowing when to use his speed. Even where to put his AirPods on Sunday mornings so he doesn't forget them and wreck his...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray watches from the sideline after leaving an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in the second half with an injury, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Two straight wins have Cardinals hopeful for future

Dec. 23, 2019 4:43 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals have suddenly turned into a pretty good football team during the final few weeks of the regular season. It's a surge that's come about a month too late for Arizona to be a factor in this year's playoff race, but two straight wins over the Browns and Seahawks have provided...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) reacts at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Cardinals enjoy another late-season victory in Seattle 27-13

Dec. 22, 2019 10:19 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For a place that's been difficult for others to solve, the Arizona Cardinals seem to enjoy their late-season trips to the Pacific Northwest. And this time, they did it with their franchise quarterback watching the final 1 1/2 quarters from the sideline. “This is our home away from...

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs while Carolina Panthers defensive back Ross Cockrell (47) chases during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Playoff-bound Seahawks look to avoid letdown hosting Arizona

Dec. 19, 2019 5:21 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — With two games left in the regular season, the Seattle Seahawks are bound for the playoffs for the eighth time in Pete Carroll’s 10 seasons in charge. Yet the Seahawks are in an unusual spot because this week’s matchup with Arizona could have major significance and be...

USC keeps offensive coordinator Harrell with multiyear deal

Dec. 16, 2019 7:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Offensive coordinator Graham Harrell is staying at No. 22 Southern California. Harrell and the Trojans (8-4) have agreed to a multiyear contract extension, the school announced Monday. The 34-year-old Harrell was a widely sought candidate for other top collegiate jobs after his sole...

Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake (41) runs for his fourth touchdown of the game during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Rare win rejuvenates Cardinals for final two weeks

Dec. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It took 14 games, but the Arizona Cardinals finally put together an impressive all-around performance during Sunday's 38-24 victory over the Cleveland Browns. The win snapped a six-game losing streak and provided much-needed momentum as the franchise continues to build with first-year...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) leave the field after f an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 38-24. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Fitzgerald mum on future following Cardinals' finale

Dec. 15, 2019 9:19 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald wandered the field after the Arizona Cardinals ended a six-game losing streak, searching for hugs and handshakes. He went through what seemed like half the Cleveland Browns sideline, stopping to share a laugh or a pat on the back and posing for a few photos. When...