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Report: Cardinals' Johnson cleared for all activities

Report: Cardinals' Johnson cleared for all activities

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April 03 Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson was among team members who began offseason workouts on Tuesday after he had been cleared to participate in all activities, NFL Network's Omar Ruiz reported. FULL STORY

WR Butler sees 'great opportunity' with Cardinals

WR Butler sees 'great opportunity' with Cardinals

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April 03 Butler spent the past three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Butler made his mark in a game in 2017 against Arizona, recording two catches for 90 yards and a touchdown. FULL STORY

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

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March 27 The new rule says that a ball is deemed a reception when the player has control of the ball, two feet down (or another body part), and makes a football move. A football move is defined as either a third step, reaching/extending FULL STORY

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

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March 25 OK, so NFL rules aren't quite the same as Hamlet's soliloquy, but for several seasons, the conundrum of a catch or not a catch has arguably been the most frustrating on-field controversy that has gripped the league on a weekly basis. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

NFL Notes: League proposes new rules for catch

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March 21 NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced Wednesday that the Competition Committee will recommend new language to determine whether a catch is made. FULL STORY

West Coast teams want fewer early games in East

West Coast teams want fewer early games in East

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March 21 The San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Chargers have proposed an NFL bylaw that would limit the number of early games West Coast teams play in the Eastern time zone. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

NFL Notebook: Cardinals release S Mathieu

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March 14 The move comes only hours before $5.75 million of Mathieu's 2018 salary and $8 million of his 2019 salary were to be guaranteed on Wednesday afternoon, the first day of the new league year. FULL STORY

Reports: Cardinals bring in Bradford on 1-year deal

Reports: Cardinals bring in Bradford on 1-year deal

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March 13 Bradford's deal is for one year at $20 million, with $15 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Bradford has a second-year option at $20 million. FULL STORY

Cardinals expected to release RB Peterson

Cardinals expected to release RB Peterson

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March 12 The Arizona Cardinals are expected to release running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, avoiding a salary cap hit of nearly $3 million, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. FULL STORY

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

Salary cap, franchise tags set for 2018

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March 06 Eight days away from the start of the league year, the NFL has revealed the salary cap for 2018 along with the franchise and transition tags. FULL STORY