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  • Mon., Apr. 21, 2014 8:00AM MST Start of offseason workouts Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.
  • Wed., Apr. 23, 2014 8:00AM MST Cardinals Charities Golf Tournament Cardinals Charities Golf Tournament at Whirlwind Golf Club (5692 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226).
  • Thu., Apr. 24, 2014 5:00PM - 9:00PM MST "Spring Tailgate" at the Big Red Rib and Music Festival The Cardinals are hosting a live TV special, as team president Michael Bidwill, general manager Steve Keim, and coach Bruce Arians preview the 2014 Draft and season with hosts Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley. There will be players in attendance.
  • Mon., May. 05, 2014 8:00AM MST On-field work Players allowed on-field football work with coaching (no helmets, no contact, no offense vs. defense)
  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 5:00PM MST NFL Draft First round of the NFL draft.
  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 3:30PM MST NFL Draft Second and third rounds of the NFL draft.
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 9:00AM MST NFL Draft Fourth through seventh rounds of the NFL draft.
  • Tue., May. 20, 2014 8:00AM MST Organized Team Activities Players allowed on-field football work with coaching. Helmets allowed, as is offense vs. defense.
  • Wed., May. 21, 2014 8:00AM MST Organized Team Activities Players allowed on-field football work with coaching. Helmets allowed, as is offense vs. defense.
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Robert Brakel
Video Director

Biography

Robert Brakel begins his eighth season with the Cardinals as video director after being hired to the position in June, 2007. The Morristown, NJ native joined Arizona in 2007 after spending the previous nine seasons as a video assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Robert Brakel begins his eighth season with the Cardinals as video director after being hired to the position in June, 2007. The Morristown, NJ native joined Arizona after spending nine seasons as a video assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

With the Steelers, Brakel was part of the Super Bowl XL staff in addition to working three AFC Championship games and two Pro Bowls.

In 2001, Brakel served as video director for the World Bowl Champion Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe. His duties included shooting all practices and games both home and away and producing cut-ups for the coaching staff.

As a student at Robert Morris University, Brakel was the video coordinator for the football team from 1996-98 and for the hockey team from 1997-98.  He received bachelor’s degrees from the school in Sports Management and Communications before joining the Steelers in 1998.

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