NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Saving Ryan Tannehill from the Las Vegas Raiders' pass rush led by five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones seemed a difficult task for the Tennessee Titans.
Turns out Tannehill was sacked only once in Tennessee's 24-22 win Sunday over the Raiders.
The offseason optimism surrounding the Las Vegas Raiders following the additions of Davante Adams, Chandler Jones and Josh McDaniels seem in the distant past.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones has had a big impact on his teammates since being signed in March.
On the field, on the sidelines, at practice, in meetings, in their personal lives — Jones is, as they say, a vibe.
ARIZONA CARDINALS (11-7, Lost in wild-card round)
New faces: WR Marquise Brown, G Will Hernandez, TE Trey McBride, RB Darrel Williams, LB Nick Vigil.
Key losses: EDGE Chandler Jones, LB Jordan Hicks, RB Chase Edmonds, WR Christian Kirk, DL Jordan Phillips.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8)
NEW FACES: Coach Josh McDaniels, GM Dave Ziegler, WR Davante Adams, edge Chandler Jones, CB Rock Ya-Sin, DT Bilal Nichols, CB Anthony Averett, LB Jayon Brown, RB Brandon Bolden, DT Andrew Billings, WR Mack Hollins, WR Keelan Cole, S Duron Harmon, FB Jakob Johnson, DT Kyle Peko, CB Darius Phillips.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones witnessed a first in his 10-year professional career when the team opened training camp.
Reminiscent of youth football practices, several of his teammates took a lap around one of the three fields at the team's training facility after making a mistake.
ARIZONA CARDINALS (11-7)
CAMP SITE: Glendale, Arizona
LAST YEAR: The Cardinals looked like one of the NFL's best teams for the first three months of last season after winning their first seven games and improving to 10-2 after a victory over the Bears on Dec.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — After 10 very successful years in the NFL, it would have been easy for defensive lineman Chandler Jones to step into the Las Vegas Raiders' facility with an inflated ego.
His 107 1/2 sacks over the last decade rank higher than any other player in the NFL, and he ranks second in the league to Pittsburgh’s T.J.
As a first-time general manager, Dave Ziegler knows his tenure with the Las Vegas Raiders will be judged heavily on how well he handles the draft.
“We embrace that pressure,” Ziegler said. "We enjoy it.
23. Arizona Cardinals (11-6)
LAST SEASON: The Cardinals looked like one of the best teams in the NFL through the first few months of the season, winning their first seven games and improving to 10-2.
Russell Wilson to Denver, Carson Wentz to Washington, Amari Cooper to Cleveland.
Chandler Jones to Las Vegas, Khalil Mack and J.C. Jackson to the LA Chargers, Brandon Scherff to Jacksonville.
The Las Vegas Raiders have overhauled their defensive line at the start of the free agency period by agreeing to a three-year deal with former Arizona edge rusher Chandler Jones and trading away Yannick Ngakoue to Indianapolis.
ARIZONA CARDINALS (11-6)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Chandler Jones, WR A.J. Green, TE Maxx Williams, RB Chase Edmonds, LB Ezekiel Turner, P Andy Lee, S Chris Banjo, S Charles Washington, TE Darrell Daniels, G Max Garcia, DT Corey Peters, CB, Antonio Hamilton, TE Demetrius Harris, LS Aaron Brewer, CB Robert Alford, CB Kevin Peterson.
ARIZONA (9-2) at CHICAGO (4-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Cardinals by 7½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Linebacker Chandler Jones was back at the Arizona's practice facility on Friday. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury was not.
The undefeated Cardinals are still sifting through COVID-19 issues as they prepare to face the Houston Texans on Sunday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury likes to get to the office at the ungodly time of 4:45 a.m. for a work day. Vance Joseph isn't that aggressive and waits all the way until — gasp!
CLEVELAND (AP) — As loud music blasted inside Arizona's locker room, players danced and could be heard shouting “undefeated” while coach Kliff Kingsbury smiled at the wild scene via a FaceTime call from home.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury, quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive tackle Zach Allen will miss the Cardinals' game Sunday at Cleveland after testing positive for COVID-19.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals will be without two starters — and probably a third — when they try to stay unbeaten Sunday in a road game against the Cleveland Browns.
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed tight end Maxx Williams is out for the season because of a right knee injury he suffered last week in the team's 17-10 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones has been put on NFL's reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday because of a positive test, according to a person with knowledge of the result.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan says he didn't deal well with his first game back after the first injury of his career, getting so amped up the three-time Pro Bowler was drained by kickoff.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are feeling good about themselves after a stellar Week 1 performance, and rightfully so.
Quarterback Kyler Murray was awesome in the 38-13 win over Tennessee Titans.
SEATTLE (AP) — TENNESSEE (0-1) at SEATTLE (1-0)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones insisted he wasn't seeing dollar signs dance through his brain after he made his third sack, fourth sack and then fifth during a spectacular performance in Week 1.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kylar Murray provided a dazzling hint of how much better he might be in his third NFL season. Chandler Jones made it very clear why the Arizona Cardinals need to sign him to the new contract he wants — and soon.
ARIZONA CARDINALS (8-8)
New Faces: DE J.J. Watt, WR A.J. Green, C Rodney Hudson, OL Brian Winters, QB Colt McCoy, LB Zaven Collins (first-round pick), WR Rondale Moore (second-round pick), RB James Conner, K Matt Prater, S Shawn Williams.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Linebacker Chandler Jones was present at the first day of the Arizona Cardinals' training camp on Tuesday.
Eleven-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald was not.
Both developments were expected as the Cardinals opened their preseason at State Farm Stadium.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Chandler Jones was a great player on a mediocre defense one season ago, finishing with a career-high 19 sacks and solidifying his reputation as one of the NFL's premier pass rushers...