Ducks in the Draft: Arik Armstead

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  If there was ever a draft to pick your franchise defensive tackle, the 2015 draft is it. That is great news for NFL teams in need of a good front 7. For former Oregon defensive end, Arik Armstead, it presents a challenge to stand out among the long list of projected first-round defensive ends, such as Florida’s Dante Flowler, …

2015 NFL Draft: Marcus Mariota – The Arizona Cardinals

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Over the next five weeks, FishDuck.com Feature Writer Caleb Couturie will be analyzing the 25 teams in the NFL Draft that may look to select Marcus Mariota. Previous Article: Click here No 22: The Arizona Cardinals ARI’s Draft Pick: Twenty-fourth ARI’s 2015 Cap Space: $(-6,847,875) ARI’s Top Needs: LB, QB, Pass Rusher The Cards are a very good team. They’re a playoff team, evidenced by their wild card selection. …

Chip Kelly Update: Bird on Bird Violence

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After a bye week, perfect for the many injured Eagles to heal up, Philadelphia faces the surging Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in a battle between two of the four remaining one-loss teams. This game may well decide who gets a bye during the wild card round of playoffs. Every Eagle practiced this week except WR 4/special teamer Brad Smith, though …

Chip Kelly Update: A Defensive Mastermind

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from Video Chip Kelly seems to spend half his life fighting shallow stereotypes about his teams.  He’s a passing demon!  No, wait — he’s obsessed with running.  Well, he demands running quarterbacks, right?  In any case, he has a huge book of tricky plays.  Or is it a small book of flexible plays?  They all come fast . . . …