The Red Bird Reboot: A Podcast for Arizona Cardinals Fans

The Red Bird Reboot: A Podcast for Arizona Cardinals Fans

The official home for the Red Bird Reboot Podcast, complete audio programming coverage of the Arizona Cardinals from Revenge of the Birds' @blakemurphy7 and AZ Sports Underground's Marcos Labrada/@PancakesSoul


September 26, 2023 66 mins

The Arizona Cardinals are in the win column, and dominated the Cowboys of all teams with a strong rushing attack and good defense.

  • Blake and Marcos discuss the play of the game and how Arizona attacked Dallas's vaunted defense
  • How Arizona's culture is changing brick by brick
  • Are the "tanking" questions finally over?
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The Cardinals get off to a 20-0 lead only to blow it and lose 31-28 to Daniel Jones and the Giants

  • Can we expect improvement continually from Josh Dobbs and the offense?
  • What defensive look did Arizona have that got exposed in the second half?
  • Why did Daniel Jones and the Giants suddenly make a comeback?
  • The impact of missing Budda Baker
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Blake & Marcos preview week 2 with guest @senorjessroot of Cards Wire and the Rise Up, See Red podcast

  • Why Arizona's defense came to play vs. Washington
  • Is Jonathan Gannon just...hated for no reason?
  • The top playmaker on Arizona's defense
  • Could this be the last chance for AZ to win a game for a while vs. NYG?
  • Where Isaiah Simmons' revenge game fits into the narrative
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A packed show for reviewing Week 1 with new co-host @PancakesSoul

  • A quarter-by-quarter breakdown of the first loss of the season
  • How the rookies fared & if Josh Dobbs did enough to earn a second start
  • Why the Cardinals' lead at the half was a false positive (or was it?)
  • Why Cardinals fans should be thrilled with Gannon & Rallis
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Topics previewing the 2023 season:

Initial thoughts on what Monti and Gannon have done with post-draft additions like Dobbs and veteran additions What went wrong with Isaiah Simmons and Josh Jones's development? Dobbs vs. Tune

Thoughts on Kyler coming back in this system/scheme What he's excited about & concerned about for the season.

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The Arizona Cardinals have finalized their 53-man roster

  • What moves were made or not made from the games?
  • Were there any preseason standouts from Games 2 and 3?
  • What was the reason the team moved on from their 2020 draft picks?
  • And what's the endgame--are the Cardinals TRULY tanking?
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Training camp wrap up for the Arizona Cardinals, what we learned, who's ahead or behind in position battles and who to watch in their first preseason game.

And is there...optimism about when Kyler Murray might return?

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Training camp is in full swing after being off for the summer...and so is the newly branded podcast!

  • When will Kyler Murray be expected back?
  • Who are players on the defense to watch for?
  • And is there a surprise candidate on one side of the ball?

It's the latest Arizona Cardinals coverage from @blakemurphy7

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The first episode of the RBRPod (previously known as the Revenge of the Birds Podcast) covers the Arizona Cardinals' position groups, how their draft picks fit into the picture, and why on earth is Caleb Williams or the 2024 draft even in the discussion?

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Seth Cox of Revenge of the Birds, Rise Up, Sea Red & The Original Draft Breakdown Podcast talks with Blake about the culture & draft problems of the Cardinals Why we should have seen this 4-12 year coming for Arizona The fall out from a lost season versus never accepting a "down" year Is it the coaches and Keim or Michael Bidwill perpetuating many of the problems? Or draft picks? The state of the Cardinals moving forward & if t...
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Blake previews the Cardinals and Falcons game with Aaron Freeman, discussing who has the advantage & if either "bird" team's culture is trending right Who are the matchups to watch? And is this a Cardinals "last winnable game of the season" type of motivation...or will Atlanta get a home win? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Blake & Guest Johnny Kinsley talk around the NFL's 2022 Season and discuss what went wrong for the Arizona Cardinals A weird year for the National Football League Chargers/Vikings being chaotic forces of nature to watch Can anyone beat the Niners What happened to Brady, Rodgers and Russ? Steve Keim's leave of absence from the Cardinals & who might take over The one straw that broke the camel's back Why Kyler Murray's deep b...
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Tim Ring and Blake talk though the injury to Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, the 2022 Cards failure and the Steve Keim news breaks during recording at the 11-minute mark: What does the future look like for the Cardinals while they hope to get Kyler Murray back sometime, even as late as mid-season? Why has Kliff Kingsbury struggled to gain traction in the desert? Steve Keim's health news and what it means if this indeed is part of him...
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Youtuber ( and Co-Founder of AZ Sports Underground Joe Comeau joins the ROTBPod to talk about how the Cardinals' 4-8 record is the fault of the team building, how it can be fixed and what fans can look forward to the rest of the season. Will Arizona move on from their coach or GM? Who are some of the top options if so, and what's the draft holding in store to help rebuild this team? Learn m...
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ROTB writer John Buckley joins Blake to talk the biggest issues with Kliff and Keim to this point and if Kyler Murray can turn it around with Hopkins & Hollywood. Why does their defense break down like it did vs. the Chargers? Should the Cards pursue offensive or defensive upgrades and who are they keeping? What's the predictions for their record the rest of the way? And finally, if Payton watch is the key or if Arizona should ...
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On the #ROTBPod, Blake breaks down the Cardinals' loss to the Chargers and where the team goes from here on the bye week. Who would be rivals for the top HC on the market if Arizona moves on and...will they move on? Also was it more good on Herbert or bad on Murray & the Cardinals defense? Finally...will Patrick Peterson ever get over his Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Steph Sanchez joins Blake on the ROTBPod to talk Jimmy G, the Niners destructive defense and how they match up against the Arizona Cardinals If it's Colt McCoy, can he engineer another win? What are the areas the Cardinals can exploit in San Francisco? Can Arizona stop San Fran's TE George Kittle or limit yards after catch? Who is the X-Factor for both squads? And score predictions! Be sure to subscribe today if you haven't a...
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Blake discusses the issues with the Cardinals' season thus far following a gut-wrenching loss to the Seahawks. Discussion on how trust has been a major factor with the organization this season despite previous success and also... Kyler hurt Budda hurt Rodney Hudson to IR Matthew Stafford concussed Does AZ have a shot in this game with Colt McCoy and what does it mean? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Blake breaks down the loss to the Vikings and looks ahead to the Seahawks and the outlook for the rest of 2022. Also, what's really going on with the health of Kyler? Hudson? Should Arizona have made a draft pick at center instead of trading it? And do they have a shot against Seattle to...start something good? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Notable "Seahawks" fan and Norse Code co-host Arif joins Blake for an annual show swap, discussing Arizona's chances against a 5-1 Vikings team Who will be the main contributors for what's left of an injury-decimated Cardinals' offense? Have the Vikings really been 5-1 level of good? How has Kirk Cousins looked on the year and who's going to have the edge in the run game? All this & more plus some score predictions! Learn more abou...
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