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Cardinals DE J.J. Watt activated from IR ahead of wild-card game vs. Rams
J.J. Watt is back. The Cardinals officially activated the star pass rusher ahead of Monday night's wild-card game against the Rams.
Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury: Decision on J.J. Watt playing vs. Rams to 'come down to the wire'
Cardinals DE J.J. Watt (shoulder) has a chance to make his return just in time for Super Wild Card Weekend, but coach Kliff Kingsbury said that decision will be last minute.
2021 NFL playoffs: X-factor for each of the 14 teams
As we head into the 2021 NFL playoffs, who is poised to emerge in this searing tournament spotlight? Bucky Brooks identifies one X-factor for each of the 14 postseason teams.
Houston Texans fire head coach David Culley after one season
The Texans fired head coach David Culley on Thursday after one season with the team. The 66-year-old got his first head coaching opportunity in Houston in 2021, but it lasted just one campaign in which the Texans finished 4-13.
J.J. Watt 'very limited' in return to Cardinals practice, per HC Kliff Kingsbury
Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury told reporters that J.J. Watt was "very limited" in his return to practice ahead of Monday's wild-card game against the Los Angeles Rams.
J.J. Watt on potential return vs. Rams: 'We'll make that decision as we get closer' to Monday
The Cardinals designated defensive end J.J. Watt to return after going on injured reserve following shoulder surgery back in October. Still, the former Defensive Player of the Year isn't promising he'll be on the field for Monday's postseason showdown with the Rams.
Cardinals DL J.J. Watt designated to return from IR, plotting return for first round of playoffs
J.J. Watt is on the brink of another miraculous recovery. Sources say the Cardinals star is plotting a return to the playing field for the first round of the playoffs, far earlier than the Super Bowl return he was originally planning.
Cardinals' J.J. Watt on four-to-six month rehab prognosis: 'I'm not going to accept that'
For the first time since suffering a shoulder injury that necessitated surgery in late October, J.J. Watt addressed his rehab process.
The First Read, Week 9: Impact of Von Miller trade on Rams; Cowboys pass another test
Will trading for Von Miller help Sean McVay's Los Angeles Rams contend for the Super Bowl? Jeffri Chadiha explores that and more in his First Read ahead of Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season.
Cardinals DE J.J. Watt to undergo potentially season-ending shoulder surgery
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt is set to undergo shoulder surgery next week that could potentially end his season. Watt suffered a dislocated shoulder against the Texans.
Cardinals DE J.J. Watt (shoulder) out Thursday vs. Packers
J.J. Watt is out of Thursday night's game against the Green Bay Packers due to a shoulder injury, the team announced.
J.J. Watt on facing struggling Texans for first time: 'It hurts me to see where it is now'
J.J. Watt, the greatest player in the history of the Texans franchise, can barely recognize the team that parted ways with him in February. It'll make for a polarizing reunion Sunday when the Cardinals defensive end takes on his former team for the first time.
No Kliff, no problem: Undermanned Cardinals show off character, pummel Browns to remain undefeated
The Arizona Cardinals showed Sunday why they're the class of the NFC. Jeffri Chadiha explains how Arizona -- sans head coach Kliff Kingsbury -- improved to 6-0 with a resounding win over the Cleveland Browns.
2021 NFL season preview: Fifty-six things to watch on the road to Super Bowl LVI
With the 2021 NFL campaign about to kick off, Judy Battista identifies 56 things to watch en route to Super Bowl LVI. What can we expect from the first 17-game regular season? Which showdowns will be must-see TV?
2011 NFL Draft class worthy of greater appreciation a decade after entering league
Jim Trotter examines the highly decorated 2011 NFL Draft class' place in history a decade after it entered the league and discusses the topic with some members of the group who are still adding to their legacy.
Eleven best members of the 2011 rookie class heading into 2021
One decade after they began their NFL careers, how do Von Miller and Julio Jones compare to their fellow members of the 2011 rookie class RIGHT NOW? Gil Brandt ranks the 11 best members of the 2011 rookie class heading into the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 3: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will it be Cam Newton or Mac Jones who shines brightest for the Patriots against the Giants on Sunday? Chase Goodbread spotlights one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 3.
Cardinals activate J.J. Watt (hamstring) from PUP list
J.J. Watt's on-field debut with the Cardinals is closer to reality. The Cardinals activated Watt from the physically unable to perform list on Monday. He has spent the entirety of camp and the preseason out of action due to a hamstring injury suffered during the team's conditioning test.
NFL Preseason Week 2 winners and losers: Whose stock is rising? On the decline?
Did Teddy Bridgewater pull into the lead in the Broncos' QB race? Is Micah Parsons the new face of the Cowboys' defense? How did Justin Fields fare in his second pro outing? Gregg Rosenthal identifies the winners and losers of NFL Preseason Week 2.
New team, old approach: J.J. Watt returns to training roots in rebirth with Arizona Cardinals
J.J. Watt is a man on a mission, hell-bent on proving he can still be an impact defender for his new team, the Arizona Cardinals. Or, as Watt's personal trainer put it to Jim Trotter, "He wants to go out and shock people."
NFL's 30 best players over 30 entering 2021 season
Editors Ali Bhanpuri and Tom Blair assess the 30 best players over the age of 30 heading into the 2021 NFL season. How high did Tom Brady climb from last year's list? Is anyone above Aaron Rodgers?
2021 NFL preseason Week 1: What we learned about each NFC team
What did we learn about each NFC team in the first full week of preseason action? Gregg Rosenthal provides everything you need to know, including an evaluation of Jordan Love's first NFL game action.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 70-61: Chase Young debuts after standout rookie campaign
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Top five pass-rushing duos in the NFL; plus, is Dwayne Haskins the Steelers' QB1 of the future?
Which teams boast the top pass-rushing tandems in the NFL? Do the Steelers have the successor to Ben Roethlisberger on their roster? Bucky Brooks explores those topics and more in this edition of the Scout's Notebook.
AFC South training camp preview: Will Julio Jones, Carson Wentz lift new teams? Trevor Lawrence hype!
Will Carson Wentz or Julio Jones tilt the race in their new division? Can Trevor Lawrence live up to the hype? Tom Blair eyes the players and position battles to watch in his AFC South camp preview.
Rapoport: J.J. Watt 'is going to play' Monday vs. Rams in wild-card game
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt "is going to play" Monday vs. Rams in wild-card game.
Rapoport: J.J. Watt expected to play in Super Wild Card game vs. Rams
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt expected to play in Super Wild Card game vs. Rams.
Rapoport: It's 'miraculous' J.J. Watt has 'pretty good chance' to play vs. Rams
NFL Network Insider Rapoport shares it is 'miraculous' Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt has 'pretty good chance' to play vs. Los Angeles Rams.
J.J. Watt has chance to play Monday vs. Rams
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt status uncertain for Monday vs. Rams.
J.J. Watt discusses his road to potential return vs. Rams in wild-card game
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt discusses his road to potential return vs. Los Angeles Rams in wild-card game.
Rapoport: J.J. Watt designated to return from IR, plotting return for first round of playoffs
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports on if Arizona Cardinals fans can expect to see defensive end J.J. Watt return for the postseason.
Cardinals' top defensive plays at the bye
Watch the Arizona Cardinals best defensive plays through 11 weeks of the 2021 season.
J.J. and T.J. Watt | Generations
This edition features Cardinals pass rusher J.J. Watt and Steelers pass rusher T.J. Watt.
How will loss of J.J. Watt impact Cardinals? | 'GMFB' weighs in'
The "Good Morning Football" crew discuss how loss of Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt impact Cardinals
Garafolo: J.J. Watt 'likely' to undergo potential season-ending surgery
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt "likely" to undergo potential season-ending surgery.
Cool Plays, Bro: Schrager breaks down coolest plays of Week 6
NFL Network's Peter Schrager breaks down coolest plays of Week 6 on "Good Morning Football."
J.J. Watt reacts to Cardinals first 6-0 start for since 1974
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt reacts to Cardinals first 6-0 start for since 1974
J.J. Swat! Cardinals DE bats Mayfield's pass at LOS for key third-down deflection
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt bats Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield's pass at the line of scrimmage for a key third-down deflection.
J.J. Watt strip-sacks Mayfield at 47-yard line, Kennard recovers for Cards
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt strip-sacks Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield at the 47-yard line as Cardinals linebacker Devon Kennard recovers the ball.
Exclusive: Kurt Warner talks with Budda Baker, J.J. Watt on Cardinals' 5-0 start
NFL Network's Kurt Warner talks with Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker, defensive end J.J. Watt on Cardinals' 5-0 start.
J.J. Watt is a blur on lightning-quick TFL
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt is a blur on lightning-quick TFL.
Players we're obsessing over heading into Week 2 | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights players they're obsessing over heading into Week 2.
Jim Trotter looks back at historic 2011 draft class ten years later
NFL Network's Jim Trotter looks back at the historic 2011 NFL Draft class ten years later.
Everything you need to know about the 2021 NFL season
All the key trades, transactions, news and information you'll need to get up to speed for the 2021 season.
Brooks, Trotter: Top sleepers for Defensive Player of the Year in '21
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks and Jim Trotter reveal sleepers for Defensive Player of the Year in 2021.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': J.J. Watt | No. 66
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt has been voted as the No. 66 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
2021 Superstar Club: Baldy, Douzable break down who's in, out
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger and Leger Douzable explain which players are in and out of the superstar club entering 2021.
Which non-playoff teams from 2020 will make it in '21? | 'NFL Total Access'
The 'NFL Total Access' crew discusses which non-playoff teams from 2020 could make the postseason in 2021.