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Revenge of the Birds


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

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




Do the Cardinals still have any playoff hopes after beating the Titans?

The Arizona Cardinals defeated the Tennessee Titans 12-7 and improved to 6-7, keeping their postseason hopes alive. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox talk about what was impressive in the win, how Blaine Gabbert played and whether the Cardinals still actually have a chance of the playoffs. They go over the Keim time signings and who should be brought back next season and also what is ahead for the team as they get ready for the Washington Redskins, having suffered more injuries on the offensive...

Duration: 01:14:22

Is the Cardinals' season over and does its future include Blaine Gabbert?

The Arizona Cardinals fell to 5-7 with a loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Blaine Gabbert did not play as well. This edition of the show reacts to his play and his potential future with the team, and also breaks down the good and the bad from the game. Do the Cardinals have any chance at the postseason? The hosts give the percentage chance they believe the Cardinals have and then look ahead at their next game, at home against the Tennessee Titans. Enjoy a great hour of Cardinals talk! Help...

Duration: 01:08:07

The Cardinals aren't dead yet and Blaine Gabbert could be the future?

The Arizona Cardinals had their biggest win of the season with a 27-24 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Blaine Gabbert impressed, Phil Dawson hit a clutch kick and Ricky Seals-Jones suddenly is a name. Bruce Arians said he would be comfortable if Gabbert were the starter in 2018. What does that mean? Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox talk about what stood out both positively and negatively in the win, Gabbert and his future and what exactly we are to think of the rest of the Cardinals'...

Duration: 01:08:55

The Blaine Gabbert experience, Bruce Arians' call, Cardinals' dying season

The Arizona Cardinals lost again, falling to 4-6 on the season after a 33-21 loss to the Houston Texans. It was the first look at Blaine Gabbert as the starting quarterback. Budda Baker and Ricky Seals-Jones have big games. There were big issues with the receivers, the running game and the defense. Bruce Arians made a questionable call, took the blame for it and then recanted. The season looks over when it technically isn't. Now they play the No. 1 defense in the league in the Jacksonville...

Duration: 01:12:33

Thursday night Cardinals carnage and the coming Blaine Gabbert Experience

The Arizona Cardinals lost last Thursday night 22-16 to the Seattle Seahawks in a game they could have and should have won, had more players stepped up and made plays. In the game, a number of key players suffered injuries, some season-ending. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox tell what they learned in the game, talk about the injuries and go in depth into the possibility of Blaine Gabbert starting this week, which is a real possibility after Drew Stanton's leg injury. Then they look ahead to...

Duration: 01:10:00

Adrian Peterson's workload and what a win over the Seahawks could do for AZ

Adrian Peterson ran the ball 37(!) times on Sunday and the Cardinals got a win. Can he carry the load again on short rest when the Seahawks come to town? This edition of the show looks back at Peterson, Drew Stanton, Phil Dawson and the defense in the win over the 49ers and talk about what a win or loss over the Seahawks could do to the Cardinals' season the rest of the year. One of the hosts believes a win, albeit unlikely, could send the Cardinals on a mini-run leading up to the Rams at...

Duration: 00:57:48

Carson Palmer, David Johnson injury updates, NFC West trades, 49ers preview

The Arizona Cardinals are out of the bye week and are ready to begin the rest of the season without Carson Palmer. His return and the return of David Johnson, once believed to be able to be back as early as Thanksgiving, are both in doubt for 2017. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox talk about what it means and whether we should hope for them to be back. They go over the trades that happened in the NFC West and discuss the future at quarterback for the Cardinals. Then they look at the rest of...

Duration: 01:09:37

Carson Palmer's arm, Bruce Arians' retirement rumors, an ugly loss in London

Things aren't good for the Arizona Cardinals. Carson Palmer broke his arm in a 33-0 loss to the L.A. Rams in London. There are rumors of Bruce Arians retiring. Fans are clamoring for Blaine Gabbert over Drew Stanton while the national media says the Cardinals must sign Colin Kaepernick. Is Carson Palmer done? Will Arians retire? This episode goes over it all with hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox. Enjoy a great hour of Cardinals talk. .Subscribe to the show on Apple podcasts or Stitcher Radio.

Duration: 01:00:55

Adrian Peterson's big day, lineup changes and a critical 3-game stretch

Adrian Peterson came alive in his Arizona Cardinals debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and led the team to a much-needed win that seems to make things better. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox discuss what Peterson's addition means for the Cardinals moving forward. They talk about the win and whether or not it means the Cardinals are back in business in the NFC West. With some recent and potential changes in the lineup, they talk about what it means and whether Justin Bethel should be...

Duration: 01:19:05

A Monday night AZ Cardinals loss and a ravaged O-line

The Arizona Cardinals fell to the Dallas Cowboys 28-17 on Monday night, falling to 1-2 on the season. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox look back at what went well and what went wrong. They go over the performance of Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald. They lament the play of the offensive line. They discuss what possibilities the Cardinals have moving forward with the line. Then they look ahead to a San Francisco 49ers team many believe is far inferior to the Cardinals, but statistically...

Duration: 01:03:43

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. 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

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

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

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

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