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Cards Camp Spotlight Featuring James Bettcher

By: Kayla Mortellaro TEMPE, Ariz.— Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator James Bettcher is the subject of this edition of Cards Camp Spotlight on The Blitz with Rich Gray heard weekdays at 2:15 p.m. The question is, who is James Bettcher? Bettcher is just 37-years-old and is getting his first crack at being a defensive coordinator in the NFL. Bettcher first got his coaching start as ... Read More »

Levon Kirkland: “I’m ready to teach, I’m ready to grow”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Arizona Cardinals’ owner Bill Bidwill has always made sure his team was – and still is – in the forefront in giving individuals a chance, no matter what race or gender they may be. It started back in 1978, when Bidwill hired Adele Harris, who became the first African-American female executive in the NFL, ... Read More »

Cardinals a dream NFC representative at Super Bowl 50

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Super Bowl 50 will be a special one, because as the name suggests, it’ll be the 50th one to have been played, which is monumental. Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians came out a few months ago and said something to the effect of Arizona dressing in the San Francisco 49ers’ locker room at Levi’s ... Read More »

Cory Redding: “Fight for one another for this year”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Defensive end Cory Redding is on his fifth team – the Arizona Cardinals – since coming into the NFL in 2003. You’ll have to pardon his giddiness. “I’m excited just to play the game of football. Everyday above ground is a great day, so that’s my mentality,” Redding said. “I’m always happy, I’m always ... Read More »

Chuck Pagano: Bruce Arians is “living a dream”

BY: ED COLE PHOENIX, Ariz. – Colts head coach Chuck Pagano had no idea if Bruce Arians was going to join him in Indianapolis when he approached him about it. Pagano didn’t know if Arians was in retirement mode after he left the Pittsburgh Steelers following the 2011 season. Then Pagano remembered who he was talking about. “He’s [Arians] a ... Read More »

Bruce Arians named NFC Coach of the Year at 101 Awards

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians continues to rake in the hardware. On Saturday night, Arians was named NFC Coach of the Year at the 101 Awards in Kansas City, Mo. Following every NFL season, a civic organization called “The Committee of 101” hosts the 101 Awards. The event was started in 1969 by ... Read More »