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For Fitz, It’s Like Old Times

Larry Fitzgerald is playing like he did in his prime for a formidable Cardinals team, and he knows the time is now for another Super Bowl run. Plus, your questions on quarterback poise, draft positioning and more

The Most Indispensable QB

It’s not Tom Brady, Peyton Manning or Aaron Rodgers. The numbers support Carson Palmer, who’s healthy and ready to pick up where he left off in Arizona. Plus email questions on Deflategate, gloves and quiet QBs

Carson Palmer, the Cards and an Offense on ‘Empty’

How Bruce Arians’ system thrives on spread concepts and big plays, and why the return of a healthy Carson Palmer makes them one of the league’s most dangerous offenses again

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp Report

After Carson Palmer tore his ACL, the Cardinals endured a hectic finish, cycling through quarterbacks just to survive. Carson's knee is now pain-free and the Cardinals welcome the sight of a stacked offense for 2015. However the defense, without coordinator Todd Bowles, has a few too many question marks

What I Think I Think: Arizona Cardinals

Quarterback Carson Palmer is ready to return from his second major knee injury. Palmer is 13-2 in 15 starts for Arizona and if he can stay healthy, this Cardinals team is playoff bound

‘I’m Here as a Football Coach’

After a whirlwind first few days on the job, Jen Welter reflects on what it means for be the first female coach in the history of the NFL

The NFL’s First Female Coach

Bruce Arians and the Cardinals are giving Jen Welter the opportunity to work as an assistant linebackers coach during the team’s training camp, meaning the 37-year-old psychologist will become the first woman coach in league history 

Unfinished Business

After a 9-1 start in 2014, the Cardinals limped to a weak finish after losing Carson Palmer to an ACL injury. Will the now healthy QB pick up where he left off? Plus, Mike Tannenbaum's second chance, inside HBO's new football show and more

The Lure of Peterson

With Adrian Peterson nearing a return to the NFL, the next question is: Where will he play? The Cowboys and Cardinals are possibilities, but don’t expect either to act desperately. Plus, answering email on Nate Boyer, PATs and Johnny Manziel

The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season

In the right hands, the cap can be a useful tool for managing rosters—or a useful excuse for getting rid of an unwanted player. Plus, thoughts on Larry Fitzgerald’s contract savvy and the leverage of Los Angeles stadium plans

The NFL’s Dirty Laundry

While the media obsesses over quiet players and PSI, the biggest problems in professional football go unnoticed. From concussions to non-guaranteed contracts, players are getting fed up with the league's rampant hypocrisy

The Wild-Card Mailbag

The Detroit-Dallas game shined a spotlight on a penalty loophole the NFL needs to close. Plus answering reader questions about how playoff refs get assigned, the reality of postseason expansion and whether Tony Romo got too much credit

Cincy’s Goal: ‘Exorcise the Elephant in the Room’

Andy Dalton and the Bengals have played on three straight wild-card weekends, and lost every time. Opportunity No. 4 comes Sunday. A Cincinnati coach talks about all the pressure. Plus, another spotlight player and 10 more things to watch