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All about the Arizona Cardinals. It's the best hour of Cardinals talk on the Web! Hosted by Cards Wire's Jess Root and Revenge of the Birds' Seth Cox, lifelong Cardinals fans and media analysts. Reactions, opinions and analysis given from their perspectives as fans and media insiders.

All about the Arizona Cardinals. It's the best hour of Cardinals talk on the Web! Hosted by Cards Wire's Jess Root and Revenge of the Birds' Seth Cox, lifelong Cardinals fans and media analysts. Reactions, opinions and analysis given from their perspectives as fans and media insiders.


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All about the Arizona Cardinals. It's the best hour of Cardinals talk on the Web! Hosted by Cards Wire's Jess Root and Revenge of the Birds' Seth Cox, lifelong Cardinals fans and media analysts. Reactions, opinions and analysis given from their perspectives as fans and media insiders.




Ep. 298: Senior Bowl standouts, the Pro Bowl and the Matthew Stafford trade

Justin Higdon joins Jess and Seth to talk about the Senior Bowl after they discuss the ramifications of the Matthew Stafford trade in the NFC West and react to the Madden Pro Bowl. They go over the draft prospects who stood out and those who might have hurt their draft stock with their showing.


Ep. 297: Coaching changes, salary cap moves, Super Bowl and more about the Arizona Cardinals

Jess and Seth go more into the Arizona Cardinals' offseason. There are changes on the coaching staff -- what does it mean? How can the Cardinals maneuver the salary cap this offseason? Which team should fans root for in the Super Bowl? What will happen with Matthew Stafford and Deshaun Watson? With 15 teams over the salary cap in 2021, who are potential cap casualties the Cardinals could add?


Ep. 296: Which Cardinals free agents should be re-signed?

Hosts Jess and Seth discuss the coordinator changes in the NFC West, wonder if it would be worth trading for QB Deshaun Watson, react to the NFL playoffs and also break down each one of the Arizona Cardinals' free agents as to whether they should be re-signed, let go or whether it is a tossup.


Ep. 295: Arizona Cardinals' big offseason questions, needs; reactions to NFL playoffs and more

Jess and Seth react to Wild Card Weekend and then break down the biggest questions and needs of the Cardinals' offseason. They react to the postseason so far and the college national championship game, as well as some of the Cardinals' signings so far.


Ep. 294: Week 17 reactions, Kinsgbury's hot (or not hot) seat, season awards and season grades for the Cardinals

With the Cardinals losing in Week 17 and failing to make the playoffs, Jess and Seth break down what exactly happened against the Rams. They discuss whether Kliff Kingsbury should have had Brett Hundley active, talk about the growing number of fans wanting to see Kingsbury replaced and give season grades and awards.


Ep. 293: The Cardinals, the Rams, the playoffs and Kyler Murray's injury

Guest host Alex Sutton joins Jess to talk about the Cardinals' disappointing loss to the 49ers and about the playoffs. They talk about what went wrong, Kyler Murray's injury and status for Week 17, react to their playoff chances, break down their potential playoff opponents and preview the Week 17 win-and-you're-in game against the L.A. Rams.


Ep. 292: Playoff chances, Pro Bowl, beating the Eagles, Cardinals-49ers preview

Jess and Seth react to the Cardinals' win over Jalen Hurts and the Eagles, talk about the Pro Bowl selections, break down their playoff chances and preview their Week 16 matchup against the 49ers.


Ep. 291: The Cardinals' big win, Haason Reddick's 5 sacks, a new OL starter and Cards/Eagles preview

In this edition of the show, hosts Jess and Seth talk about the big win the Arizona Cardinals had over the New York Giants, Haason Reddick's record-setting performance, the team's playoff chances now, the new starter on the offensive line and look ahead at Week 15 against the Eagles.


Ep. 290: Will the Cardinals make the playoffs, has the league figured out Kyler Murray, Cards-Giants preview

The Cardinals have lost three in a row and four of five, and hosts Seth and Jess are here to talk about it. They discuss what has gone wrong offensively and whether or not the NFL has figured out how to defend Kyler Murray. They debate whether the Cardinals are in danger of missing the playoffs, talk about Murray's demeanor and then preview the Week 14 road matchup against the New York Giants.


Ep. 289: A loss to the Patriots, Zane Gonzalez' woes, playoff chances, Week 13 preview

After a loss to the Patriots, what happened to the Cardinals? How much is Kliff Kingsbury to blame? What can the Cardinals do with Zane Gonzalez? Where do they stand in the playoff race? Is the Rams game now a must-win? Jess and Seth break all of that down in this edition of the show.


Ep. 288: The Cardinals' playoff chances, what went wrong in Seattle and a Week 12 preview

This Thanksgiving edition of the show doesn't talk about Thanksgiving, but Seth and Jess talk about what went wrong against the Seahawks in Week 11 and more. They break down the loss, they go through the team's chances of the playoffs and winning the division. They go through the injuries to be concerned about, who are the players who need to step up in the final six games and then preview the Week 12 game against the Pats and make predictions.


Ep. 287: The 'Hail Murray' win and Cardinals-Seahawks Thursday night preview

The Cardinals had a miracle win over the Buffalo Bills thanks to Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins. Seth and Jess break down the play, the win and look ahead to the Cardinals' Thursday night game in Seattle.


Ep. 286: A frustrating Cardinals loss, Kyler vs. Tua and a Cardinals-Bills preview

Hosts Jess and Seth break down everything from the Cardinals' 34-31 loss to the Miami Dolphins. They talk frustration, what went wrong, the promise of Kyler and Tua, the addition of new players and those coming back from injury and then they look ahead at Arizona's tough Week 10 matchup against the Buffalo Bills.


Ep. 285: COVID Cardinals, the trade deadline, previewing the Dolphins and more

After the bye week, the Cardinals had two players test positive for the coronavirus. Hosts Jess and Seth break down what it means, discuss the trade deadline, go over what to celebrate and what to be concerned about halfway through the season and preview their Week 9 matchup against the Dolphins.


Ep. 284: Are the Cardinals for real in 2020? Should they make any more trades?

After the Cardinals' thrilling Week 7 win over the Seahawks, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox break down what it means for the team and discuss Kliff Kingsbury's in-game coaching decisions, the play of the defense and the injuries they suffered. They also discuss the NFL trade deadline and whether the Cardinals should make any more moves.


Ep. 283: The Cardinals dominate Dallas, the defense and previewing Week 7 vs. the Seahawks

Hosts Jess and Seth react to the Arizona Cardinals' big win over the Dallas Cowboys on national television, discuss their defensive success, talk about Kyler Murray and Kenyan Drake, and they preview their Week 7 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.


Ep. 282: The Cardinals beat the Jets, Chandler Jones gets hurt, a new CB and a Cardinals-Cowboys preview

In this latest episode, Seth and Jess break down the win over the Jets and talk about what there was to like and not to like. They go over the options the Cardinals have with the loss of Chandler Jones and wonder if Isaiah Simmons will get some playing time. They discuss the new addition of CB Prince Amukamara and break down their huge Week 6 game against the Dallas Cowboys on the road on Monday night.


Ep. 281: The Cardinals' problems after Week 4 loss to Panthers; Week 5 preview vs. Jets

The Cardinals have lost two games in a row and hosts Jess and Seth break things down and discuss the loss to the Panthers, the safety position, the direction of the team and look ahead to a game against the Jets they should definitely win.


Ep. 280: Reactions to the Cardinals' loss to the Lions; Week 4 preview vs. Panthers

After the Cardinals' 26-23 loss to the Detroit Lions, Seth and Jess go over and react to what went wrong and what was still all right. They talk about the play of the receivers and the play of QB Kyler Murray. They break down the impact of the injuries on the roster and discuss the Cardinals' next game against the Carolina Panthers


Ep. 279: Reactions to Cardinals' Week 2 win, Kyler Murray, the offense and defense, Week 3 preview

The Arizona Cardinals have improved to 2-0. Jess and Seth react to the win over Washington and break down more -- Kyler Murray's play through two games, the defense's play, the offense's potential, studs and duds through two games and then they preview the Cardinals' Week 3 game against the Detroit Lions.