2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
8-8, 3rd in NFC West
5h

Ben Fawkes Previews The NFL Draft

Doug and Ben discuss the highly anticipated SCOTUS ruling and when it may come, give NBA playoffs updates and offer an intense NFL Draft preview position by position.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals will announce their draft picks on Saturday from Winslow, Arizona. Former Cardinals WR Frank Sanders and kicker Neil Rackers will announce the fourth-round pick "The Corner." Arizona's picks in the fifth and sixth rounds will be announced by Winslow Mayor Robin Boyd and the Winslow High School football team. Two Cardinals season ticket holders will announce their seventh round pick.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals signed DE Benson Mayowa a one-year contract. The 26-year-old is a five-year veteran who played the last two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. He appeared in 27 games with eight starts, and has seven sacks, 38 tackles -- including 11 for loss -- one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in Dallas. For his career, he had nine sacks, 72 tackles, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles in 57 games with 11 starts. He's been a free agent since March 7.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Sunday is the 14th anniversary of the friendly fire death of Pat Tillman in Afghanistan at age 27, two years after he gave up football to enlist. An Army Ranger, he was posthumously awarded a Silver Star. ASU retired his no. 42 and the Cardinals his no. 40.

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ESPN Radio NFL Nation Takeover

ESPN NFL Nation Cardinals Reporter Josh Weinfuss joined Dickerson and Hood to discuss whether the Cardinals have faith in Sam Bradford.

Brian Burke ESPN Analytics 

The number of 1pm ET (or earlier) games for west coast teams is a frequently a concern. This season, the Rams have 2, 49ers and Seahawks have 3, the Chargers have 4, and the Raiders have 5. As for Mountain time zone teams, the Cardinals and Broncos each have 4.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the 2018 Arizona Cardinals' regular season schedule: WEEK 1 (Sept. 9) vs. Washington Redskins, 4:24 p.m. ET; WEEK 2 (Sept. 16) at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 3 (Sept. 23) vs. Chicago Bears, 4:24 p.m. ET; WEEK 4 (Sept. 30) vs. Seattle Seahawks, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 5 (Oct. 7) at San Francisco 49ers, 4:25 p.m. ET; WEEK 6 (Oct. 14) at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. ET; WEEK 7 (Oct. 18) vs. Denver Broncos, 8:20 p.m. ET; WEEK 8 (Oct. 28) vs. San Francisco 49ers, 4:24 p.m. ET; WEEK 9 (Nov. 4) BYE; WEEK 10 (Nov. 11) at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. ET; WEEK 11 (Nov. 18) vs. Oakland Raiders, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 12 (Nov. 25) at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 13 (Dec. 2) at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m. ET; WEEK 14 (Dec. 9) vs. Detroit Lions, 4:24 p.m. ET; WEEK 15 (Dec. 16) at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. ET; WEEK 16 (Dec. 23) vs. Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 17 (Dec. 30) at Seattle Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. ET.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals coach Steve Wilks on Sam Bradford's knee during voluntary minicamp this week: "His knee's fine."

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

There will be a few things that new Cardinals coach Steve Wilks will look for specifically when the schedule is released tonight. “I think just the most important thing sometimes is the Monday night game, the Thursday night game, and trying to prepare (for) exactly who those guys are.” Wilks said he'll also play close attention to when Arizona's NFC West games are as well as the East Coast games so the team can “orchestrate” the travel – “When we want to leave and when we want to get there.”

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th NFL season — all with the Cardinals — and he's still first to go in drills.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals signed CB Marcus Williams to a one-year contract, the team announced.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was named the International Boxing Hall of Fame's Grand Marshal for its 2018 Boxing HOF Parade of Champions on June 10th in Canastota, NY. This year's class includes boxers Vitali Klitschko, Erik Morales, Winky Wright and Sid Terris; ring announcer Johnny Addie, promoters Lorraine Chargin and Klaus-Peter Kohl and broadcasters Steve Albert and Jim Gray. "Having been a lifelong big boxing fan, it's a great honor to be asked to be the Grand Marshal for the International Boxing Hall of Fame Parade of Champions," Fitzgerald said. "I'm looking forward to coming to Canastota to be with all of the fans and boxing greats to be able to witness the Class of 2018 take its place with the immortals of the sport."

Alisha Miller ESPN.com 

New head coach Steve Wilks said on Tuesday that attention to details will "set us apart from everybody else." He said he's learning about his Cardinals team every day. Wilks, 48, spent the past six seasons with the Panthers, serving as Carolina's defensive coordinator in 2017. — Jose Romero, for ESPN

Alisha Miller ESPN.com 

Cardinals center A.Q. Shipley on forming a relationship with new quarterback Sam Bradford: "That's the plan. Quarterback-center is a special bond, for more reasons than their hands are between your legs." — Jose Romero, for ESPN

Team Stats

Passing Yards227.515th
Rushing Yards86.630th
Points For18.425th
Points Against22.619th