Cardinals | James should fit in easily
Fri, 2 Jun 2006 07:44:53 -0700

Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals RB Edgerrin James will see familiar plays in the Cardinals' offensive playbook. "There is a giant correlation," Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Keith Rowen said. "A lot of runs Edge did well in Indy are in our offense."


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Cardinals | Team rebuffed trade offers for Shipp
Thu, 1 Jun 2006 19:10:45 -0700

Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals RB Marcel Shipp has been mentioned in trade talks, but the Cardinals have rebuffed any moves thus far.


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Cardinals | Arrington ready to accept backup role
Thu, 1 Jun 2006 19:09:34 -0700

Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals RB J.J. Arrington is ready to accept his new role as backup running back to starting RB Edgerrin James. "I will just try and get in and help where I can," Arrington said following Wednesday's workout, May 31. "If Edge needs a break here and there, I can do that. I'll be catching out of the backfield, mostly." There were questions with how hard Arrington ran when he was in the game last season. While he acknowledged getting more repetitions in practice this week as a first-teamer while James is away can only help, "I also would love for (James) to be here so I can continue to learn from him." Vice president of football operations Rod Graves said having Arrington and RB Marcel Shipp behind James isn't a luxury as much as a necessity.