10/11 Arizona Cardinals news: Ta'amu, Sowell making large impacts; Housler, Roberts falling flat

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Your daily news update of the Cardinals and NFL.

This Sunday there is a chance to take down an underachieving San Francisco team and boost their presence on the national stage. In order to do that, the offense is really going to need a transcendent performance. Expect a game closer to Tampa Bay than Carolina though.

Cardinals:

Waiver Finds With Alameda Ta'amu, Bradley Sowell
Cardinals getting quick contributions from nose tackle, left tackle.

Roles Of Rob Housler, Andre Roberts
Notebook: Receiver, tight end trying to mesh; Dray's first score; Goodwin talks protection

Opposing View: 49ers Preview Cardinals
Hear from San Francisco on Sunday's game

Cardinals Blogs | Family? Yes, but business for Goodwin
The Cardinals OC is playing for his job in a highly competitive industry, he can be pleasant with his brother some other week.

Cardinals Blogs | Taking those shots down the field
For the offense to play a vertical passing game, the attempts need to succeed at a much higher rate.

Cardinals' DC Bowles: Niners will be ‘tough task' ArizonaSports.com
Coming off a strong showing against Carolina, Bowles understands the team needs to play better against the 49ers'.

Arizona Cardinals' Dave Zastudil enjoying rare recognition ArizonaSports.com
Argue all you want about what it says if a punter is getting recognition, the Cards have a good one with Zastudil.

Franz's 2013 NFL Power Poll: Week 6 ArizonaSports.com
Not sure if the Cardinals are fairly ranked, their offense is still unproven.

Dansby is lighter than ever, and it shows - NFC West Blog - ESPN
After some lessons in Miami, the inside LB's health is showing positive results on the field.

Jim Dray owes NFL career to Jim Harbaugh - NFC West Blog - ESPN
It warms the heart to see another coach praise your team's player.

Flush the Pocket: Playoffs, not 'Hard Knocks,' Cardinals hope - ESPN
If the Cardinals ever did get 'Hard Knocks' I have a feeling Arians would try to make it the quite boring just to spite the NFL.

NFL:

Breaking Madden: The return of BEEFTANK, the Jaguars' 5-foot, 400-pound quarterback - SBNation.com
This Sunday's Broncos-Jaguars appears to be the most one-sided match-up of the 21st century. But not in Madden, where Knowshon Moreno takes the snaps, Peyton Manning is a running back, and human cue ball Clarence BEEFTANK scores at will.

Rick Reilly allegedly misquoted Native American father-in-law in Redskins column - SBNation.com
The ESPN columnist shared some thoughts from his father-in-law in a column defending the Redskins nickname. Except he misrepresented what the man said.

When the hype is gone: Terrelle Pryor and the Oakland Raiders - SBNation.com
Terrelle Pryor has been a lot of things to a lot people through the years. For once, fans seem to be content to let him be a damn good football player.

NFL picks, Week 6: Good bets on bad teams - SBNation.com
There's history in the making with a 27-point spread in the Denver vs. Jacksonville game. Skip that one. There are plenty more double-digit spreads that need your attention this week.

NFL watchability index, Week 6: Saints-Patriots, Packers-Ravens top games of the week - SBNation.com
We're back to help you figure out which games this week are worth watching and which ones to avoid. Welcome to the Watchability Index.

Calvin Johnson injury: Lions WR back at practice on Thursday - SBNation.com
Calvin Johnson took the practice field in a knee brace and was a limited participant. His status for Sunday's game against the Browns remains unclear.

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