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Scouting Arizona: The Proficiency of Palmer

Why you should keep believing in the veteran quarterback. Plus, the greatness of Patrick Peterson, the true value of Larry Fitzgerald, the rising star of David Johnson, and why Chandler Jones might not be the pass-rush solution the Cardinals need

Unleash It Deep

With the league trending toward dink and dunk in recent years, three of the NFL’s best offenses are taking a different tack: big throws, big risks, big plays and big wins

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

No. 76: Connor Cook

As with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota last year, QB-hungry NFL teams will keep a close eye on Michigan State’s pro-ready quarterback, the early front-runner to be the first QB taken in the 2016 draft

The 2014 MMQB Awards

The regular season is over, but the NFL makes fans wait another month before revealing its annual award winners. Why prolong it? We polled 26 smart NFL observers and are ready to unveil our MVP, top rookies, best coach and more

Something Up Their Sleeve?

With a third-string quarterback facing the NFL's best defense on Sunday night, how can Arizona possibly win this game? If anyone can figure it out, it’s Bruce Arians and the Cardinals’ coaching staff

How the (NFC) West Could Be Won

In case you haven't figured it out yet: Don't count the Cardinals out. They have a monumental task when they face the Seahawks with a third-string quarterback on Sunday night, but they can win. Here's how

The Best Buy in Football

At a third of the price of an elite quarterback, a good coach is the wisest expenditure in the salary cap era, and the best way to gain a long-term competitive edge. Plus, thoughts on Adrian Peterson and NFL gambling

Don’t Count Out the Cards

The NFC’s best team lost its starting quarterback Sunday, but Arizona isn’t feeling sorry for itself in the least. Plus, inside Detroit's remarkable turnaround, an unlikely hero helps the Jets topple Big Ben, and more from Week 10

Bruce Arians: ‘Have Fun! Throw It!’

The NFL’s midseason frontrunner for coach of the year on his football life, getting fired in Pittsburgh, babysitting Tiki and Ronde, and lessons learned from Bear Bryant, Peyton Manning and Wally Pipp

Where to Begin?

Week 9 had no shortage of big-time storylines. Let’s examine each of them, from Big Ben’s second straight six-spot, to the Patriots’ punishment of Peyton, to the Cards’ continued dominance in the NFC

Old Men and the (Previously) Unbeatens

It was vintage Tom Brady and Peyton Manning on Sunday, as each hit historic career milestones in victories over the league's last unbeatens. Plus, the Niners turn to their own aging star, the block that has Bruce Arians furious, the Fine Fifteen in flux, weekly awards and more

The Strength of Birds

The Cardinals shook up their strength and conditioning staff in the offseason, bringing in a mad scientist and an Olympic gold medalist hurdler to recondition the team. Plus, Johnny Manziel, San Francisco suspension chatter and more

Happy Holidays

Christmas isn’t for two days, but Sunday saw three major gifts given across the league—a likely division title and thrilling comeback for Carolina, a record for Peyton Manning and a landmark win for Bruce Arians and the Cardinals

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