AllCardinals has learned that when Gonzalez was placed on reserve/injured on Dec. 19, his back injury was designated as “minor,” meaning once a player is healthy, his team has to release him. The “minor” designation is used frequently by NFL teams, but those are never announced and not included in the league’s daily transactions report. Becoming an unrestricted free agent allows Gonzalez to talk to teams immediately, but it seems unlikely there would be any that are clamoring for his services.
ESPN recently published a list of "perfect free agent matches for all 32 NFL teams" and listed a wide receiver as the perfect fit for the Arizona Cardinals. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. The story, written by Pro Football Focus' Seth Galina, speculated that Smith-Schuster "might do wonders" for the Cardinals and the wide receiver.
In his recent remarks to TMZ.com, defensive lineman Michael Brockers didn’t simply comment on his team’s eventual new quarterback. Brockers also was asked to name the best defensive line in the NFC West, given the arrival of J.J. Watt in Arizona. “You already know that question, bro. It’s all about consistency, what the Rams been [more]