What an MLB source said about the Dbacks trade h

first_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Comments   Share   Before the start of the draft, Peterson spent some time with Cam Newton, Deion Sanders, Les Miles and the family members he brought as guests for his big moment.Miles, Peterson’s coach at LSU, talked with Peterson and shared that he will be missing him big time come the start of the school’s next season.“I can’t wait to see [Newton] play and I know he can’t wait to see me play as well,” Peterson said on the video after Newton was taken first overall by the Carolina Panthers. Little did he know at the time that if both players become Week 1 starters, they’ll be facing off on the field at University of Phoenix Stadium.Shortly after the Bengals selected A.J. Green with the fourth overall pick, his moment came. Peterson noticed he was receiving a phone call and silently pointed it out to his guests.“Hello?” he answered.“Patrick how you doing?” came Ken Whisenhunt’s voice on the other side.He replied, “Hey, how you doing Coach?”“Good. Well we’re excited that we’re going to get you. I think that obviously you’ll be a good addition to our football team and we’re going to expect a lot out of you.” Top Stories Patrick Peterson walked onto the red carpet leading up to Radio City Music Hall wearing a red tie, red pocket square and red sunglasses.Lots of red.He walked out of the 2011 NFL Draft as an Arizona Cardinal, with the color signifying a whole lot more.As part of an All Access video from the NFL Network and the Cardinals, Peterson was followed around during the draft by cameras, giving fans insight on how his life changed in the span of five draft picks. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Whisenhunt won’t be the only one. After receiving his first of many Arizona Cardinals jerseys, Peterson didn’t hesitate to give NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a bear hug and walked off the stage to cheers and congratulations from fans.The congratulations will soon turn into expectations, but Peterson appears ready. Walking backstage, new jersey in hand, he kept his excitement brief.“I’m a Cardinal!” Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more

The Arizona Cardinals announced Saturday that they

first_img The Arizona Cardinals announced Saturday that they’ve signed four-year contracts with three players they selected in this year’s draft.Arizona inked deals with tackle Will Holden, running back T.J. Logan and cornerback Johnathan “Rudy” Ford.Holden is a 6-foot-7, 312-pound alumnus of Vanderbilt. It was there that he started 37 games and played both right tackle and left tackle. He played well enough to become the Cardinals’ first of two fifth-round picks (157th overall) in this year’s draft, and ESPN writer Edward Aschoff named Holden as one of his sleeper picks out of the SEC. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Comments   Share   Logan also went to the Cardinals in the fifth round when Arizona used its 179th overall pick on the North Carolina product. He posted the fastest 40-yard dash time of any running back at the Combine and sixth-fastest overall. He could see time on special teams and add depth behind David Johnson. He averaged 32.9 yards per return on kickoffs last year with the Tarheels, which was third-most in the country and No. 1 in the ACC.Rudy Ford had 64 tackles and seven passes defensed last year with the Auburn Tigers. He had a big year in 2015, when he had 118 tackles, a sack, two interceptions, two passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Arizona took him in the sixth round after trading up with the Oakland Raiders. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires North Carolina’s T.J. Logan (8) dives past Georgia Tech’s Lance Austin (17) for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. North Carolina beat Georgia Tech 48-20. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)last_img read more