Bruce Arians wants Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald to stay

By Nick Shook | NFL.com
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Larry Fitzgerald faces quite the career decision this offseason.

The wide receiver is scheduled to make $15 million in base salary and occupy $23.6 million of the Cardinals‘ 2015 salary, a figure that the team cannot reasonably stomach. In order to salvage their financial roster capabilities, Arizona wants Fitzgerald to restructure his contract so that he can remain a Cardinal.

How badly do they want this? Continue reading

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson relishes nature of Pro Bowl

By Nick Shook | NFL.com
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The Pro Bowl offers plenty of unique sights, including neon-accented uniforms, Hall of Fame players as head coaches and a new, re-energized sense of competition usually saved for the games that, you know, count.

With the advent of the Pro Bowl draft also comes the opportunity for usual teammates to line up against each other, sparking a little bit of a backyard rivalry in an otherwise frivolous contest. It’s a chance that Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson relishes. Continue reading