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An Arizona Cardinals fan podcast, presented by SB Nation and the ROTB staff




Ep. 167: The Cardinals win in OT; do we know who they are?

The Arizona Cardinals evened their record to 1-1 with a 16-13 overtime victory over the Indianapolis Colts in Week 2. It wasn't pretty and they looked bad offensively again. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox discuss whether or not we know what the Cardinals are after two games. They look back at the win and the positives and negatives that stood out. To finish off the show, they look ahead to the home opener on Monday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys. Listen to the show and enjoy the...

Duration: 01:02:12

Ep. 166: AZ Cardinals lose David Johnson, review of Week 1 loss, Week 2 preview

The Arizona Cardinals suffered a huge loss as RB David Johnson is out for 2-3 months. They also lost 35-23 to the Detroit Lions in Week 1. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox break down what the loss means, whether there is hope or not for the Cardinals and how they will adjust. They look back at the loss to the Lions and look ahead to their Week 2 game against the Colts. Enjoy a great hour of Arizona Cardinals talk and analysis!

Duration: 00:59:43

Ep. 165: 2017 AZ Cardinals season preview, roster cuts reaction show

The Arizona Cardinals made their final cuts, added a couple of veterans and now are ready for the season. As such, the Rise Up, See Red podcast is here to talk about it all. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox react to the new Cardinals roster and discuss which moves were a surprise. This episode is also the 2017 season preview. What are the biggest questions for Arizona entering the season? Who needs to step up? Seth and Jess give their predictions for the season and then look ahead to the Week...

Duration: 01:09:01

Ep. 164: 2017 AZ Cardinals preseason wrap-up, roster prediction show

After an impressive 24-14 win over the Atlanta Falcons, the Arizona Cardinals now head into their final preseason contest with most of the roster set. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox give their takeaways from the win in Atlanta. Then they go through each position and give their projections for the final roster, discussing who the surprise cuts might be and what players need to do in the preseason finale to make a final push for the roster. It's a great hour of Cardinals talk and in a week we...

Duration: 01:05:40

AZ Cardinals preseason Game 3 review vs. Bears, Game 4 preview vs. Falcons

The Arizona Cardinals had a chance to win it, but lost 24-23 to the Chicago Bears in the preseason last Saturday. In episode No. 163 of the show, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox go through the good and the bad from the loss. They discuss the news of Drew Stanton being declared the backup to Carson Palmer and what that means for Blaine Gabbert. They go through some of the injuries and look ahead to the game this weekend against the Atlanta Falcons. It is the best hour of Cardinals talk on the...

Duration: 01:10:06

AZ Cardinals preseason Game 2 review, preseason Game 3 preview

With a 20-10 Arizona Cardinals victory in the preseason, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox look back in the 162nd episode at the good and the bad from the game, whose stock rose and fell and more with some position groups getting some criticism. Why is Bruce Arians angry at the wide receivers? Is there real reason to be concerned? The Cardinals take on the Chicago Bears this weekend. Our hosts also talk about what hopefully to expect from the Cardinals in their third preseason contest. It's a...

Duration: 01:04:57

Hall of Fame Game, the Summer of Blaine Gabbert, Cardinals/Raiders preview

It is the Summer of Blaine Gabbert, or at least that is what our hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox are saying about the offseason and preseason for the Arizona Cardinals. They opened the preseason with a 20-18 loss in the Hall of Fame Game and Gabbert looked good. They talk about his play and his future with the team. They discuss the four things they liked and the four they did not from the game, look at the state of different position battles and then go over four things they want to see in...

Duration: 01:09:06

AZ Cardinals training camp reactions, Hall of Fame Game preview

The Arizona Cardinals have been in training camp for nearly two weeks and now kick off the NFL preseason in the Hall of Fame Game against the Dallas Cowboys. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox break down the start of camp and what to look forward to in the preseason opener, as well as discuss the surprise news that tackle Jared Veldheer nearly retired. They give their biggest takeaways from camp, name the player who have helped themselves and those who have hurt themselves, they talk about...

Duration: 01:06:08

Arizona Cardinals 2017 training camp preview show

The Arizona Cardinals are about to begin training camp and the Rise Up, See Red podcast is ready to preview it. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox go through what to look ahead to. What are the biggest questions for the team entering camp? Who are players to watch? What position battles are there? Who are the undrafted rookies who could make an impact? What surprises when cuts come around could there be? It's a great hour of Cardinals football and long overdue. Get the analysis you need before...

Duration: 01:09:14

Cardinals offseason stories, Blaine Gabbert's chance, NFL Top 100

We're back! After a break from the show after the NFL draft, Rise Up, See Red has returned to talk about the burning stories surrounding the Arizona Cardinals in the offseason. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox recap the stories that came out of OTAs and minicamp, including how the team is handling Carson Palmer, how injuries are affecting the team right now and how one player has taken a clear lead in the competition the second starting cornerback position. They go over everything about Blaine...

Duration: 01:35:57

2017 Arizona Cardinals draft wrap-up, review show

90e 2017 NFL draft is complete and the Arizona Cardinals have seven new picks. They made seven selections over six rounds and managed to pull off three trades over the three days. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox recap, review and analyze each selection the Cardinals made, from Haason Reddick to Rudy Ford. They grade the draft, explain their surprises and Cox gives some insight to general manager Steve Keim's drafting tendencies, since we have a pattern after five years. It's a longer show, so...

Duration: 01:35:22

2017 Rise Up, See Red NFL mock draft; Daryl Washington's reinstatement

This was supposed to be just a mock draft show, but the NFL conditionally reinstated Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington, suspended since May 2014 under the league's substance abuse policy. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox discuss what it could mean, whether or not he will play again in Arizona and whether he should. After that, it is all about the NFL Draft. Both mock the first round of the draft and there are a couple of trades and surprises they believe will happen. Listen to the...

Duration: 01:19:09

2017 NFL, Cardinals draft: Defensive player preview, more QB talk

The NFL draft is just more than a week away and Bruce Arians and Steve Keim addressed the media. In this newest show, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox go through some of their comments and what they mean, including their comments on the quarterback class. Then it is on to the defensive side of the ball. Seth gives a number of names the Cardinals could select on the different days of the draft, beginning with defensive backs, then going through the front seven. Sit back and enjoy the show. It...

Duration: 01:32:13

NFL, Arizona Cardinals draft preview: Offensive players and QB chatter

Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox bring your their second NFL Draft-focused show. Show no. 153 was all about the quarterbacks and the Arizona Cardinals. This episode is about the rest of the offensive side of the ball. After some discussion of the news surrounding the quarterbacks and who has been in to visit with the Cardinals, they go through each position. Who are some Bruce Arians-type receivers to look for all through the draft. Will they look at bigger bodied players who can replace Larry...

Duration: 01:18:25

AZ Cardinals, NFL draft preview: Quarterbacks

After a couple of weeks off with not much going on in free agency, we bring you a new edition of the Rise Up, See Red podcast. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox get into NFL Draft mode and talk quarterbacks. Should the Cardinals draft one in the first round? Who is worth that pick? Who could be a second-round target? What about the guys later in the draft as devekopmental players? Cox essentially gives the only five quarterbacks who are worth taking fo the Cardinals. They also make their...

Duration: 01:15:16

Arizona Cardinals free agency reaction show

The Arizona Cardinals have made some moves in free agency. They have re-signed a few players, added a handful and lost many. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox break down all the moves. Was Jermaine Gresham overpaid? Maybe. Should we be worried with all the losses in free agency? They discuss whether the Cardinals are being smart with their signings considering the state of the team and also how free agency affects their draft plans. Enjoy a great hour of Cardinas and NFL talk!

Duration: 01:14:03

NFL, Arizona Cardinals free agency and NFL Combine reactions, results

The Arizona Cardinals began free agency with some good news and some losses. Chandler Jones is getting a five-year monster deal. Jermaine is getting a four-year deal. However, they are losing Tony Jefferson to the Baltimore Ravens and Calais Campbell to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Hosts Jess and Seth break down what each move means and how much they will miss Campbell and Jefferson. After that, Seth gives his takes from thr NFL Scouting Combine. Who stood out and who should be players of...

Duration: 01:22:36

Arizona Cardinals, NFL free agency preview show

Free agency is just around the corner for the entire NFL and the Arizona Cardinals have a number of needs. They don't have a lot of money available under the salary cap, though. So the latest Rise Up, See Red show was about previewing free agency. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox go through the Cardinals' needs and who could be possible targets — both those who would be good fits and those who might fit because of money. They also go over the decision to use the franchise tag on linebacker...

Duration: 01:23:57

Jay Cutler as a QB option and AZ Cardinals free agency team needs show

NFL free agency is rapidly approaching and Peter King suggested a possible marriage between the Arizona Cardinals and Jey Cutler. That's fun! Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox discuss the possible fit and whether it would be a good idea, even if the speculation was shut down by a local reporter. Find out why, as crazy as it sounds, Cutler to AZ isn't a bad thing. From there, find out where the Cardinals need to look for free agent help, whether it is bringing back their own players or looking...

Duration: 01:02:29

The Super Bowl, Larry Fitzgerald returns and where's Carson Palmer show

The 2016 NFL season is over and the New England Patriots are the champions of the football world after staging the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. On the newest Rise Up, See Red show, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox look back at how it happened and where they rank this game among other Super Bowls. Who should have been MVP and they put the Cardinals in their place. Had it been Carson Palmer and David Johnson with the same numers, who would have been given the award? Oh, and they go...

Duration: 01:08:16

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