6/3 Arizona Cardinals news: Bowles' new defense, impact draft picks, coaches and their quarterbacks

Tom Szczerbowski

Your Cardinals and NFL news round-up to start the day.

Looks like everyone has something to say about the effect Todd Bowles is going to have on the Cardinals defense. The fantasy football projections continue as well, today focusing on WR Larry Fitzgerald. Drop down to the NFL links for a discussion from ESPN's NFC West blog regarding the effect of coaching versus quarterback play, a debate Cards fans are no doubt familiar with. Can you have a great coach without a great quarterback? How about the other way around?


2013 NFL Draft: Which Draft Pick Will Make the Biggest Impact?
At the start of each NFL league year, which always begins in early March, NFL teams (upper management) go into the offseason with one question in mind: "How can we improve upon or build upon (the product) from what we put on the field from the previous season?"

How will Todd Bowles Affect the Defense?
Ray Horton was let go and Todd Bowles was brought in to replace him... how things will change with a new defensive coordinator?

Fantasy Football Profile and Projection: Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald
For the Arizona Cardinals, the ineffectiveness of the team's quarterbacks and offensive linemen last year adversely impacted the production of wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, the team's most talented offensive player.

"Culture change" has become a buzz term for Valley teams
It's probably the most overused and least defined term in sports these days and you'll hear it about almost every team in the state right now: culture change.

Top 10 Player Countdown: #2 Patrick Peterson
Coming in at number two in the Arizona Cardinals top 10 countdown is second year cornerback, Patrick Peterson.


Great coaches without great quarterbacks? - NFC West Blog - ESPN
It's tough knowing to what degree a coach has facilitated his team's success. We're left to look at success over time, plus whatever contributions a coach seemed to make in terms of strategy, team building, etc.

Tim Tebow's father disputes report that the QB is 'done' - SBNation.com
Tim Tebow's father isn't ready to give up on his son's NFL career.

Delanie Walker injury: Titans TE undergoes MRI - SBNation.com
Delanie Walker isn't participating in Titans OTAs due to a knee injury, the severity of which is unknown.

Falcons still interested in Richard Seymour - SBNation.com
GM Thomas Dimitroff doesn't have anything new to say about potentially signing Richard Seymour, but he does admit that he's still interested in the veteran.

Raiders fire PR director - SBNation.com
After one season with the team, Raiders public relations director Zak Gilbert was fired by Mark Davis over an article in Sports Illustrated.

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