Arizona Cardinals Red Sea Report Radio Show
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Red Sea Report - Let's Go Camping
Jul 27, 2021
The offseason is finally over and it's time for training camp. The Cardinals reported to State Farm Stadium on Tuesday to begin preparing for a very important 2021 season. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about all the news surrounding reporting day, Chandler Jones' situation, defensive versatility and two major weapons in the running game.
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Red Sea Report - Running Back Reps
Jul 20, 2021
The Cardinals have a new-look running back room in 2021. Kenyan Drake has moved to Las Vegas and free agent James Conner joined the Big Red in the offseason. How will Kliff Kingsbury use both Chase Edmonds and Conner in the offense? Craig Grialou, Kyle Odegard and Bertrand Berry make their predictions. Plus, what is the biggest thing Kyler Murray needs to improve upon heading into his third NFL season?
Red Sea Report - Looking For That Breakout Season
Jul 13, 2021
Which Cardinals player is poised for a breakout season in 2021? Will it be running back Chase Edmonds? Cornerback Byron Murphy? How about wide receiver Christian Kirk? Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry make their predictions. Plus, the guys discuss how much A.J. Green has left in the tank and what the running game might look like with Chase Edmonds and James Conner carrying the ball.
Red Sea Report - Leadership Matters
Jul 06, 2021
The Cardinals received an infusion of leadership in the offseason with the acquisitions of players like J.J. Watt, A.J. Green, Rodney Hudson and Malcolm Butler. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about the importance of leaders and how they can have a positive influence in an NFL locker room. Plus, the guys discuss ways to improve the offense and identify the main trait that young cornerbacks need in order to find early success.
Red Sea Report - Cardinals Confident In Murray
Jun 29, 2021
Kyler Murray is heading into his third season and the Cardinals organization has confidence that he will take his game to a new level. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry break down GM Steve Keim's recent comments about Murray. Plus, the guys preview the latest episode of Cardinals Flight Plan and hold discussions about the tight end position and Byron Murphy's potential at cornerback.
Red Sea Report - Offensive Line Outlook
Jun 22, 2021
The Cardinals improved the depth on their offensive line during the offseason by adding veteran center Rodney Hudson and guard Brian Winters. The right guard position will be one to watch during training camp as several players battle to become the starter. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss candidates for the job. Plus, the guys talk about Dennis Gardeck's role in 2021, expectations for Christian Kirk and the impact rookie linebacker Victor Dimukeje can potentially make on defense and special teams.
Red Sea Report - Players Before Scheme
Jun 15, 2021
Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph recently said that it is his job to "put players first and scheme second." With that in mind, Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about how the Cardinals defense will look with young, athletic linebackers Isaiah Simmons and Zaven Collins patrolling the middle. Plus, discussions about Kyler Murray's year-three forecast, Robert Alford's return to action and the running game featuring Chase Edmonds and James Conner.
Red Sea Report - Flying Under The Radar
Jun 08, 2021
As the 2021 season approaches, which Cardinals players are currently flying under the radar and deserve more attention? Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry make cases for a few guys who may surprise. Plus, discussions about new cornerback Darqueze Dennard, how Isaiah Simmons and Zaven Collins could help increase takeaways and first impressions of minicamp.
Red Sea Report - Jones, Watt Form Intimidating Duo
Jun 01, 2021
Ever since J.J. Watt and the Cardinals agreed on a free agent deal this offseason, much of the talk has been about how Watt will pair with linebacker Chandler Jones in Vance Joseph's defensive scheme. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss how the duo can create headaches for opposing offenses. Plus, the guys break down Pete Prisco's Top 100 NFL players list and analyze the Cardinals offensive line and tight ends.
Red Sea Report - Detailing Depth On Defensive Line
May 25, 2021
The biggest name added to the Cardinals roster in the offseason was defensive lineman J.J. Watt. Craig Grailou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss the players who will play alongside Watt in the trenches. Plus, we break down the early reports on rookies Zaven Collins and Rondale Moore and examine how Chase Edmonds and James Conner can work together to fuel the Cardinals running game.
Red Sea Report - Rookie Camp And Schedule Review
May 18, 2021
The Cardinals recently wrapped up their first rookie minicamp since 2019. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about top-pick Zaven Collins and what he will encounter in the NFL, bringing the rookie corners along and who else made a nice first impression at Cards HQ. Plus, a complete breakdown of the 2021 schedule highlighting some of the more intriguing matchups.
Red Sea Report - Rookie Minicamp On The Horizon
May 11, 2021
It's a busy week at Cardinals HQ. First, a bunch of players either changed jersey numbers or had their numbers assigned. Second, the 2021 NFL schedule will be released on Wednesday evening. Finally, the Cardinals will hold rookie minicamp this weekend at the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Center. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry break it all down. Find out what players look for in the game schedule and what the rookies can expect at their first minicamp.
Red Sea Report - Unpacking The Cards Draft Class
May 04, 2021
The Cardinals added seven new players to the mix during the 2021 NFL Draft. Most of those players play on the defensive side of the ball including first-round linebacker Zaven Collins. Which players are best equipped to make an immediate impact? Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry analyze each pick and discuss how that player may fit into the 2021 plans and beyond.
Red Sea Report - It's Draft Week, Let The Picks Begin
Apr 27, 2021
After months of speculation, the 2021 NFL Draft is finally here and we'll soon know who the Cardinals will select with the No. 16 pick. That is, of course, if there is not a trade. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss all the options including the top prospects at cornerback and receiver. Plus, the guys examine how the rest of the NFC West might approach their selections.
Red Sea Report - Cardinals Work To Set Their Board
Apr 20, 2021
With the 2021 NFL Draft just over a week away, the Cardinals are finalizing their preparations. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about what goes on in the draft room including setting the board, resolving debates on different players and conducting mock drafts. Plus, Berry discusses why recently-signed running back James Conner will be a good fit with Chase Edmonds.
Red Sea Report - Adding Beef To Running Back Room
Apr 13, 2021
The Cardinals found the big running back they were looking for when they signed former Steeler James Conner to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki talk about how Conner might work in the offense with returning running back Chase Edmonds. Plus, the guys get deep into NFL Draft talk and examine options at wide receiver, cornerback and tight end. What will the Cardinals do with the 16th pick overall?
Red Sea Report - Cardinals Moves Boost Leadership
Apr 06, 2021
The Cardinals significantly boosted the leadership in the locker room with additions made in the offseason. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about how leadership can take the team to the next level. The guys also discuss A.J. Green's change of scenery, Rodney Hudson's style and the duo of J.J. Watt and Chandler Jones as they seek to disrupt opposing quarterbacks. Plus, a look ahead to the 2020 NFL Draft.
Red Sea Report - Cardinals Strengthen Secondary
Mar 30, 2021
Over the past week, the Cardinals helped themselves fill a big need by adding four players to the secondary. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about the roles for cornerback Malcolm Butler along with safeties Charles Washington, Shawn Williams and Chris Banjo. Plus, discussions on the offensive line and tight end group as well as the latest news and notes coming out of the NFC West.
Red Sea Report - Cardinals O-Line Taking Shape
Mar 23, 2021
One of the offseason priorities for the Cardinals was to strengthen the offensive line. Trading for center Rodney Hudson was a good start. Craig Grialou, Paul Calvsi, Bertrand Berry and Mike Jurecki discuss Hudson's potential impact, Kelvin Beachum's return to right tackle, Justin Pugh taking a pay cut and restructuring his contract and much more. Plus, a look at the wide receiver room with the addition of A.J. Green and plans at cornerback following the departure of Patrick Peterson.
Red Sea Report - Another Golden Homecoming
Mar 15, 2021
Linebacker Markus Golden has always said that he loves playing in Arizona. It should come as no surprise that Golden and the Cardinals came to agreement on a two-year contract to keep the fan favorite in the desert. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about teaming Golden with Chandler Jones and J.J. Watt in the pass rush. Plus, discussions about the start of free agency and how needs at wide receiver and cornerback may be addressed.
Red Sea Report - Watt A Scheme Dream For Joseph
Mar 09, 2021
Cardinals fans are understandably excited about J.J. Watt joining the Cardinals. Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph may be even more fired up to secure Watt's services for his defense. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry break down Joseph's recent comments about how the Cardinals plan to use Watt in the defensive scheme. How will Watt's presence affect Chandler Jones? Plus, a look ahead to free agency and what the Cardinals may do to fill some of their needs.
Red Sea Report - Watt Brings Energy Boost To Cardinals
Mar 02, 2021
The Cardinals sent shockwaves through the NFL on Monday when they agreed to terms of a two-year deal with star defensive lineman J.J. Watt. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about the impact of Watt's arrival including how he fits into Vance Joseph's scheme, the instant boost in leadership Watt provides and what his presence means to other players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency on March 17.
Red Sea Report - Free Agency Could Get Tricky
Feb 23, 2021
With an expected decrease in the salary cap and the final number still unknown, NFL teams are facing a cloud of uncertainty as they push toward the 2021 league year. Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry explain what free agency might look like when it kicks off in March. Plus, the guys break down pass rush options, where Kyler Murray can improve and the future of the Cardinals offensive line.
Red Sea Report - Finding The Missing Pieces
Feb 16, 2021
The Cardinals have their share of star players including Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins, Budda Baker and Chandler Jones. But which areas of the team need the most attention during the offseason in order for the Big Red to take the next step? Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry talk about priorities and roster building. Plus, what will the Cardinals' running back room look like in 2021? Is Chase Edmonds ready to carry the load? The guys take a look at options in the ground game.
Red Sea Report - Fitz Factors
Feb 09, 2021
Will Larry Fitzgerald continue his playing career? That question has become an annual tradition. While we wait for a decision, Craig Grialou, Mike Jurecki and Bertrand Berry discuss the factors Fitz may be considering when planning his future. Plus, we review Super Bowl LV and share memories of ESPN's Pedro Gomez and NFL coaching legend Marty Schottenheimer.