12/15 Arizona Cardinals news: Getting ready for the Lions, Patrick Peterson, Jamell Fleming

Al Bello

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The Arizona Cardinals play the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The big matchup is Patrick Peterson and Calvin Johnson. Rookie Jamell Fleming, who played very well early, has apparently some maturing to do. Find out more with the links below!


Leadership From Larry Fitzgerald
Wide receiver needed time to grow into role with Cardinals

Word From the Birds Blog | Friday before the Lions
Thoughts from Darren Urban before the team plays the Lions

Word From the Birds Blog | Horton doesn’t want to forget Seattle, Fleming’s struggle
"I hope they never forget that," Horton said. "We have to own that as a whole team. It’s embarassing as a whole team. I hope I never forget that. I think it was just a cavalcade of dominoes falling. We couldn’t turn off the faucet. It was awful."

ESPN analyst a fan of new Cardinals QB Brian Hoyer - ArizonaSports.com
The Arizona Cardinals' newest quarterback may have just been plucked off the waiver wire, but many fans are hoping to see Brian Hoyer take some snaps before the 2012 season ends.

Kurt Warner: 'Very, very difficult' to gauge quarterbacks - ArizonaSports.com
Sorry Arizona Cardinals fans, Kurt Warner is not walking through the proverbial door to save the team.

ESPN's Golic: Cardinals need a 'clean break' from current QBs - ArizonaSports.com
ESPN Radio's Mike Golic summed up the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback situation rather succinctly.

Cardinals vs. Lions is about game within the game - ArizonaSports.com
May we suggest three letters - PIP. Actually, make that four letters - PPIP. Permanent Picture in Picture. In the main screen, broadcast the Week 15 matchup between a pair of 4-9 teams. In the sub-screen, feature the game within the game for the duration of the game: Patrick Peterson competing against Calvin Johnson.

Peterson latest West CB sizing up Megatron - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Even the most enthusiastic Arizona Cardinals fan might have a hard time getting too excited about the team's Week 15 game against the Detroit Lions.

Sando's best guesses: Week 15 predictions - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Three teams remain in the NFC West title chase heading into the final three weeks of the 2012 regular season. That's a significant change from last s

Final Word: NFC West - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 14


Bomani & Jones: Give C.J. Spiller the damn ball - SBNation.com
Millions of us run our own teams, and we're dependent on coaches to make smart decisions. Like, you know, giving the ball to their best players.

ESPN suspends Rob Parker - SBNation.com
The network put its host on ice pending further review after on-air remarks about RGIII's race on Thursday.

Pride Of Detroit interviews Matthew Stafford - Pride Of Detroit
Pride Of Detroit recently had a chance to chat with Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford about 2012, going for records in the final weeks of the season and much more.

SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY! Horror Bowl: Jaguars vs. Dolphins - SBNation.com
A graphical preview of the Jaguars vs. Dolphins.

Robert Griffin III's blackness and the diminishing returns of stupidity - SBNation.com
An ESPN anchor questioned whether Robert Griffin III is really black on Thursday, and it was every bit as sad as it sounds.

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