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Cardinals Cover 2 - Can Christian Kirk Become A No. 1 Receiver?
Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss wide receiver Christian Kirk, who is coming off a career-day at Tampa Bay. Plus, Kyle Odegard has your exclusive ticket inside the Film Room showing how the Cardinals fourth-quarter fake punt came together.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Drake, Gilbert Return To The Nest
In just half a season in 2019, running back Kenyan Drake proved to be the team's best offensive weapon. He's now back after officially signing his transition tag tender offer. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss what Drake's return means to the offense. Also, veteran offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert agreed to a one-year deal and becomes the 12th free agent re-signed by the Cardinals.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Re-Signing Their Own Free Agents
After a two-week hiatus, Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki return to discuss the moves the Cardinals have made in free agency, focusing specifically on those players the team re-signed. With the league postponing offseason programs in midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps it's a wise strategy to go with the known rather than the unknown to build out the roster.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Previewing Free Agency For The Offense
Having found their franchise quarterback a year ago, the Cardinals need to upgrade the talent around Kyler Murray in order to help him and the team take that next step forward. Free agency is the first course of action. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss the many options ahead, including at the skill positions and offensive line.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Previewing Free Agency For The Defense
Free agency begins next week. Just what might the Cardinals do with their available cap space? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki examine the team's options, focusing today on the defensive side of the ball. No question the line needs to be addressed, but what about a tag team partner for Chandler Jones and perhaps some depth in the secondary?
Cardinals Cover 2 - Kyler Murray's Evolution
The growth Kyler Murray made in his first season as a pro, both on and off the field, was undeniable. From Week 1 to Week 17, Murray showed that his unique skillset can be successful in the NFL. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki look back through the lens of Episode 1 of Cardinals Flight Plan which debuted on Thursday night. Also, ESPN NFL prognosticator Mike Clay joins the show to add his thoughts on Murray.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Kurt Warner Talks Up Kyler Murray
So how does quarterback Kyler Murray improve upon an outstanding rookie season? Hall of Famer and Ring of Honor member Kurt Warner offers his thoughts as he joins Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki. Plus, Cardinals Flight Plan returns this week. You're not going to want to miss the latest trailer teasing Season 3 of the award-winning series.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Who Fits Best At Wide Receiver?
At No. 8, the Cardinals may have their pick between Jerry Jeudy, CeeDee Lamb and Henry Ruggs; arguably the three best wide receivers in this year's draft class. The question then becomes which one is the better fit offensively? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki break down each player and discuss the different receiver options facing the team with Greg Cosell, NFL analyst and senior producer at NFL Films.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Combine Conversation
The biggest buzz. The biggest takeaways. What will the Cardinals do when it comes to the No. 8 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki are joined by Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard for a roundtable discussion on a week-long stay at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Addressing The Defense
Should defense be the direction with the 8th overall pick, the Cardinals may be looking at a choice between defensive tackles Derrick Brown (Auburn) or Javon Kinlaw (South Carolina) and linebacker Isaiah Simmons (Clemson). All three met the media on Thursday at the 2020 Scouting Combine. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss what was said and visit with NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Keim And Kingsbury At Scouting Combine
Coverage from the 2020 Scouting Combine begins with exclusive interviews with the team's decision makers. Both general manager Steve Keim and head coach Kliff Kingsbury sit down with Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki. Also, remember how Kyler Murray's height was the talk of last year's Scouting Combine? Well, it's hand size of LSU QB Joe Burrow this year. The guys explain.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Putting The 'Special' Into Special Teams
The game is broken into three phases, yet special teams often gets overlooked. Not today. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss all things special teams, a phase that had a lot of things go right in 2019 under the guidance of coordinator Jeff Rodgers. Plus, the guys look ahead to next week's Scouting Combine.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Humphries Re-Signs, Peterson Leads Corners
The positional breakdown continues but first, Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki are joined by newly re-signed left tackle D.J. Humphries, who discusses the five-year road he's traveled thus far in the NFL. Then the guys examine the cornerback position, a group led by Patrick Peterson that appears well-stocked for 2020.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Manning The Middle With Jordan Hicks
Without question, the free agent signing of Jordan Hicks was money well spent last offseason. He had a career year in 2019. But, like Chandler Jones, Hicks can't, and shouldn't, shoulder all of the defense. He needs a partner, and whether that player comes via free agency or the draft, Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss why the inside linebacker position is so important to the defense.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Chandler Jones And The Outside Linebackers
No player gets after the quarterback better than Chandler Jones. The 2019 All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowler can't do it all by himself, however. Some help would be nice. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki examine the team's need for another edge rusher as they continue their position-by-position breakdown, today focusing on outside linebacker.
Cardinals Cover 2 - 2020 Tight End Use
Hardly seen on the field early on, the tight end position became much more prevalent as the season progressed. What will that mean for the offense moving forward? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss as they continue their position-by-position breakdown. Plus, Kurt Warner is coming to a theater near you in the not-so-distant future.
Cardinals Cover 2 - The Running Back Question
In the offseason, running back may be the most interesting position group to follow. What's the future of David Johnson? Will Kenyan Drake re-sign? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki break down a number of different scenarios. Plus, the latest coaching moves made on Kliff Kingsbury's staff is discussed.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Jones, Murray Up For NFL Honors
It's the last Football Friday of the 2019 season. Yes, Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki break down Super Bowl 54, but it's the night before—NFL Honors—that has their attention first. They'll discuss the chances of Chandler Jones being crowned Defensive Player of the Year and Kyler Murray winning Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Winning In The Trenches
Kyler Murray had a huge impact on the offense in 2019, but don't count out the offensive line when discussing the improvement that side of the ball made last season. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki break down all things in the trenches, including how the offensive line helped shape the offense.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Safety First
It took Budda Baker only three seasons to become a Pro Bowl safety. He's clearly become the leader of the group. Darren Urban, Kyle Odegard and Mike Jurecki discuss Baker's play and where they see the safety position heading into the offseason, as well as Eli Manning's retirement and his ties to the Cardinals.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Fitzgerald Back For 17th Season
He's not done yet. Larry Fitzgerald will play in 2020, his 17th season with the Cardinals. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss what Fitzgerald's return means, not only on the field but off the field as well. They are joined by Darren Urban, who has seen every one of the 1,378 career receptions by Fitzgerald.
Cardinals Cover 2 - Big Offseason At Wide Receiver
Whether or not Larry Fitzgerald decides to return for a 17th season, the wide receiver position will be closely examined this offseason. Does that mean it will be addressed in the draft? Or free agency? Perhaps a combination of both? Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss what is a key position in Kliff Kingsbury's offense. Plus, the guys unveil the Top 5 Special Teams Plays of 2019.
Cardinals Cover 2 - The Best Weekend Of Football
The remaining eight playoff teams return to action in what many call the best weekend of football. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss the four matchups in the Divisional Round, highlighted by a pair of teams out of the NFC West. Plus, the guys unveil the Top 5 Defensive Plays of 2019.