9/19/12: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings: Wilson and Brady Down

Sep 16, 2012; Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA; Arizona Cardinals center Lyle Sendlein (63) prepares to snap the ball during the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

We took down two teams in which we were the underdogs. Heading into our Week 3 matchup against the Eagles we'll be selected as underdogs again, even with the Eagles -

Arizona Cardinals News:

Word From the Birds Blog | Getting mental with the block
Ken Whisenhunt flashed a knowing smile, because he understood. The question was if there was a part of him — even a small part — that can be a little more calm in these days of near-automatic field goal kickers because he has a special teams unit that is arguably the best in the league in coming up with blocks. For instance, Sunday in Foxborough as the Patriots lined up for their potential game-winner.

Binge Brings Groves Success
The Cardinals linebacker was a free agent for the first time, knowing he hadn’t performed as he should for four seasons since coming out of Auburn. Reality, though, was still to come. He worked out for the New York Giants – the Super Bowl champions – and instead of a contract offer, got a mental slap.

Cards Daily - Marathon Not a Sprint
The Cardinals are enjoying the big win over the Patriots but know that they can't let them emotions get too high.

The NFC West is no longer the NFL's doormats - NFL.com
Remember when the NFC West was the worst division in football? You know, the entire last decade? Those days are over and the 49ers, Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals are ready to steal your juice box.

Kevin Kolb helps deliver the NFL's most unlikely of 2-0 starts - NFL.com
After two weeks of play, there are only six unbeaten teams remaining -- the most unlikely of which is the Arizona Cardinals, who delivered the most shocking of results so far this NFL season.

Ken Whisenhunt: Larry Fitzgerald will get his catches - NFL.com
Larry Fitzgerald's production through the first two weeks of the NFL season has been underwhelming, but Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt has some good news for fantasy owners.

Cards: Wilson and Brady down, Vick next? - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The Arizona Cardinals' defensive coordinator was much more selective against New England's Tom Brady than he was against Seattle rookie Russell Wilson a week earlier.

NFL News:

Brian Banks to sign with UFL's Locomotives - NFL.com
Brian Banks' comeback story now includes a professional team paying for his services. Banks, who was wrongly imprisoned on a rape charge in 2003, signed with the UFL's Las Vegas Locomotives.

Brock Osweiler: I was ready to make Hail Mary throw - NFL.com
The Denver Broncos never got the ball back after their final scoring drive Monday night. If they had, it very likely was going to be Brock Osweiler, not Peyton Manning, attempting a final deep pass.

Josh Morgan leads way to the ATL doghouse - NFL.com
Washington Redskins receiver Josh Morgan cost his team a chance at victory Sunday. He's just one of a handful of Week 2 goats taking up residence in the ATL doghouse, a place you don't want to be.

Vince Young: A quarterback out of work, money - NFL.com
Vince Young earned $26 million over the course of his rookie contract with the Tennessee Titans. That's all gone now, and attorneys are battling to find out just how all that money disappeared.

Eli Manning told the Bucs he was taking a knee - NFL.com
Eli Manning said it's common practice for teams in the trenches to communicate about a QB kneel shortly before a snap. The New York Giants' star said he told the Bucs on Sunday. They didn't listen.

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