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Cardinals pass rusher Markus Golden still ready to 'hunt' without Chandler Jones
The Arizona Cardinals lost LB Chandler Jones in the offseason, but the incumbent sack leader on the team, Markus Golden, already saw himself as the No. 1 pass rusher and is ready to "hunt" this year.
NFL's unsung heroes in 2021 season: One player from each NFC team
With 32 separate 53-man rosters across the NFL, it's easy for key contributors to fly under the radar. Today, Nick Shook spotlights one unsung hero from each NFC team.
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.
State of the 2021 Arizona Cardinals: Kyler Murray and Co. must learn to close
Kyler Murray and the Cardinals started hot -- then fizzled down the stretch in 2020. Can they finish strong in 2021? Adam Rank explores the state of the Cardinals.
The best NFL team money can buy! Building the ultimate 53-man roster under the 2021 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2021? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $182.5 million salary cap.
NFC West projected starters: Top-heavy Rams, Trey Lance-led(?) 49ers each have Super Bowl path
Which roster looks best in the NFL's toughest division? Is the Rams' top-heavy blueprint built for success? Can the 49ers return to the Super Bowl with a rookie at quarterback? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC West.
2021 NFL free agency: Monday roundup of latest news, buzz
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster has been telling teammates he's "likely to head elsewhere for the next portion of his career." Here's other news and buzz around the league to kick off the 2021 free agency cycle.
D.J. Humphries among Cardinals still in shock after DeAndre Hopkins' Hail Mary grab
Cardinals offensive tackle D.J. Humphries, who had an epic jaw-dropping reaction after the catch on Sunday, was still in shock Monday morning.
Giants trade LB Markus Golden to Cardinals for 2021 sixth-round pick
The New York Giants have agreed to trade the veteran linebacker to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for a 2021 sixth-round draft pick. Both teams announced the news Friday afternoon.
2020 NFL season: Nine players poised to earn a big payday
Will Cam Newton get a major raise in 2021? Can Nick Chubb secure a serious extension? Gil Brandt lists nine players set to strike it rich with their 2020 play.
Roundup: Browns DT Andrew Billings opts out of 2020 season
A third Cleveland Browns player has opted out of the 2020 season. Defensive tackle Andrew Billings was placed on the reserve/opt-out list Tuesday, the team announced.
FA signings could follow after comp pick deadline ends
Monday was the deadline for unrestricted free-agent signings to count in the compensatory pick formula. Several notable unsigned players might strike deals soon thereafter.
Gettleman: Giants 'can't overpay' for pass rush help
Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has eschewed handing down a big contract to the likes of Jadeveon Clowney. The GM insists he won't "overpay" for the position.
2020 NFL Free Agency: Notable departures by team
After a frenzied first wave of free agency, NFL rosters look stunningly different than they did just one year ago. Here is a team-by-team listing of the notable departures during a wild 2020 free agency period.
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2020: The original list
Here is the original Top 101 Free Agents of 2020 list -- courtesy of Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- as it stood before players began to be signed, tagged and/or released.
NFL free agency: Byron Jones, Austin Hooper set for big paydays
How much loot will CB Byron Jones and TE Austin Hooper command on the open market? Ahead of free agency, Tom Pelissero talks to NFL executives and others around the league about non-quarterbacks who are in line for big paydays.
Giants part ways with LB Alec Ogletree, clear $10M
On Wednesday, the Giants announced they released starting linebacker Alec Ogletree along with defensive end Kareem Martin, signaling a restructure of the defense.
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2020: Who will sign Jadeveon Clowney?
Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling have combined their personal rankings to formulate NFL.com's Top 101 Free Agents of 2020. Who's off the market? Which free agents are still available?
NFC East rookie grades: QBs power Giants', Redskins' classes
Is Daniel Jones ready to take the reins as the Giants' franchise quarterback? Where do the Redskins stand with Dwayne Haskins? Nick Shook grades every NFC East team's rookie class.
Redskins OC 'proud' of progress shown by Haskins
Dwayne Haskins was showing serious progress and potential right before he was injured in Week 16 and Redskins offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell certainly took notice.
What we learned from Sunday's Week 16 games
Baltimore clinched home-field advantage and eliminated Cleveland from playoff contention. Plus, Michael Thomas and Adrian Peterson made history. Here's what we learned on Sunday.
X-rays negative as Dwayne Haskins injures ankle
Redskins rookie QB Dwayne Haskins was carted off with an ankle injury in the second half of Sunday's OT loss to the Giants. He said it's just a sprain and he tried to return, but owner Dan Snyder told him to listen to doctors and stay out.
What to watch for in Giants-Eagles on 'MNF'
Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants (2-10) face hosts Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles (5-7) in the latest installment of Monday Night Football at 8:15 p.m. ET live on ESPN from Lincoln Financial Field.
Markus Golden swipes past left tackle to sack Rypien
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Brett Rypien for a 6-yard loss.
Markus Golden looks like he knew play before snap on 4-yard TFL
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden looks like he knew the New England Patriots play before snap on 4-yard tackle for loss.
Every Cardinals sack at the bye | 2022 season
Watch every sack made by the Arizona Cardinals through 12 weeks of the 2022 NFL season.
Cards D-line stunt sets up Markus Golden's sack of Geno Smith
Arizona Cards D-line stunt sets up linebacker Markus Golden's sack of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith.
Previewing Cardinals' 2022 floor and ceiling
See what changes the Arizona Cardinals made to their roster this past off-season along with predictions on their best and worst case scenarios.
Nick Shook: Every team's unsung heroes for 2021 season
NFL writer Nick Shook gives us his unsung players on each team for the 2021 season.
Markus Golden sacks Stafford with help of Cards' airtight coverage
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden sacks Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Cardinals' top plays of December | 2021 season
Watch the Arizona Cardinals best plays from the month of December in the 2021 season.
Cardinals' keys to beating Colts in Week 16 | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down how the Arizona Cardinals can beat the Indianapolis Colts in Week 16 of the 2021 season.
Cardinals' top defensive plays at the bye
Watch the Arizona Cardinals best defensive plays through 11 weeks of the 2021 season.
Markus Golden beats Trent Williams en route to his third sack of game
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden beats San Fransisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams en route to his third sack of game.
What the Cardinals did right in Week 7 to remain undefeated | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down the offensive and defensive strengths of the Arizona Cardinals from their Week 7 win over the Houston Texans.
Markus Golden ambushes Davis Mills for third-down sack
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden sacks Houston Texans quarterback Davis Mills.
Markus Golden flies into backfield to sack Mayfield for second time
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden flies into the backfield to sack Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield for a second time.
Markus Golden gives Cards strip-sack takeaway with relentless pressure
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden gives the Cardinals a strip-sack takeaway with his relentless pressure on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
Cardinals' top plays through quarter mark of 2021 season
Watch the Arizona Cardinals best plays through the first four weeks of the 2021 season.
Baker scoops Michel's fumble to set Cards up at Rams' 19-yard line
Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker scoops Los Angeles Rams running back Sony Michel's fumble to set the Cards up at the Rams' 19-yard line.
Rapoport: Markus Golden agrees to two-year deal with Cardinals
Outside linebacker Markus Golden agrees to a two-year deal worth $9 million to stay with the Arizona Cardinals.
Markus Golden flies off the edge to sack Wolford
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden sacks Los Angeles Rams quarterback John Wolford.
Top turnovers of the week | Week 14
Watch the top turnovers of Week 14 during the NFL 2020 season.
Cardinals vs. Giants highlights | Week 14
Watch highlights from the Week 14 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Giants.
Former Giant Markus Golden strip-sacks Daniel Jones early
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden strip-sacks a former teammate in New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones to put the Cardinals in great field position early.
Cardinals vs. Patriots highlights | Week 12
Watch the highlights from the Week 12 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the New England Patriots.