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There is a game on Sunday for the Cardinals. They head to Minnesota to play the Vikings. So we just wait for the game. In the meantime, here is some news from around the web.
Cardinals Game Preview vs. Vikings: Analysis, prediction, TV info - CBSSports.com
John Skelton returns to the starting lineup for an Arizona team reeling from injuries and two straight losses after a 4-0 start.
Word From the Birds Blog | Friday before the Vikings
Trips to Minnesota since I’ve been covering the Cardinals have frequently ended poorly. OK, not frequently. Always. My first trip there was for a 2000 preseason game, where four or five Cardinals suffered serious injuries on the one-time crappy turf, including the ACL tear for wide receiver Rob Moore.
Hoping For Run Game Ramp-Up
A struggling ground game erupted for 182 yards against Buffalo, and while some details can’t be ignored – the Bills were having trouble stopping the run coming in, and 66 of the yards came via scrambles from quarterback Kevin Kolb – it was a step forward for a team that hadn’t been running the ball well enough.
The house itself isn’t really a mansion, although it’s big and fits the upper-class neighborhood in this Twin Cities suburb. Walk out the back, however, and there is the vision of what Larry Fitzgerald loves about home.
"We all get off the bus together, we all are in the locker room together," defensive tackle Darnell Dockett said. "But we have to focus on what we do on defense. They’ll get it together.
Perhaps you remember that Simpson, playing for the Bengals last Christmas Eve, made sure Washington was front-and-center of all the highlight shows when he did a full-on flying somersault over Washington at the end of a catch-and-run to score a touchdown. Simpson landed on his feet, Washington was left grabbing at air, and it was a blow in a terrible first half in Cincinnati.
The Cardinals, who haven’t won in Minnesota since 1977 and have never beat the Vikings in the Metrodome, have been using giant speakers to pump in noise during practices all season.
Let the record show that the Cardinals still are playing the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday at Mall of America Field. From defensive coordinator Ray Horton’s perspective, though, the Vikings look a lot like a certain team that won three Super Bowl titles during a memorable run toward a dynasty.
Levi Brown's injury and an underwhelming quarterback competition were supposed to doom the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. The team surprised skeptics by
And the NFL in general:
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell recused himself from hearing the appeals of four players suspended as part of the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.
The Bills and Redskins both were fined by the NFL on Friday for improper reporting of injuries.