The Arizona Cardinals had one last practice before they have the weekend off. Bruce Arians talked about not being tased on South Beach. Here are the links to kick off the days off and to fill your morning before you fill your evening with costumes and candy.
Cardinals Blogs | Defense looks a lot like last year
At this point, the Cardinals are 15th in overall defense (which is yards per game), 13th in scoring defense, tied for 10th in sacks, tied for first in fumble recoveries (7) and tied for third in interceptions (12).
"Hopefully we come back Monday at practice and we are ready," Arians said. "Don’t be ‘The Guy.’ "
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"Don't be ‘the guy,'" he said. "Too many times, when a guy gets a day off he gets tased in Miami, in South Beach or something. We don't want any of that stuff; we don't need any distractions, that was the message."
"Hard work always shines at the end, so I'm going to continue to work hard and get through everything that I've been through and continue on my path to trying to be great."
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