8/11 Arizona Cardinals news: Reviewing the tape of the first preseason game

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Rounding up news from the first weekend of preseason football.

Analysts take a closer look at the Cardinals' first pre-season game. Review their findings with today's links.

Cardinals:

Cardinals preseason begins with win over Packers
The Cardinals preseason started off with a bang, as they were able to get a 17-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on Friday night at Lambeau Field. The win is a good first step for the Bruce Arians era in the desert.

Tyrann Mathieu Shines in Preseason Opener
The 5-9, 186-pound third round pick (No. 69 overall) has been one of the most impressive players in Cardinals camp, showing natural instincts at cornerback, nickel back and free safety.

Unheralded Players Putting Themselves on Fantasy Radars
We got a glimpse of some very tantalizing players in solid situations. Let's take a look.

Cards Translate Practice Success to Game
The Cardinals coaches and players did an excellent job in translating 2 weeks of camp to the game against the Green Bay Packers Friday night.

Rookie review: Snap count leaders
A quick look at the Arizona Cardinals' 2013 draft class following the team's exhibition opener against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Jaron Brown Looks Good In Green (Bay)
Rookie receiver trying to make inroads to become team's fourth receiver.

A good night for the pass protection
As Arians noted, it seemed like the quarterbacks stayed pretty clean.

Patrick Peterson: Is He One of the NFL's Best Corners?
Is Patrick Peterson the NFL's best Cornerback? He may not be the number 1 corner..but I do think he will be, very soon.

NFL:

2013 NFL preseason, Week 1: Quarterback horse races continue - SBNation.com
Not much was decided for the various quarterback battles in Week 1 of the preseason, but there's plenty worth talking about.

Manti Te'o injury: Chargers LB in walking boot - SBNation.com
Manti Te'o was spotted wearing a walking boot on his right foot at Chargers practice Saturday.

Jeff Fisher unhappy with Bernie Kosar's comments critical of Rams - SBNation.com
Jeff Fisher was unhappy with some comments Bernie Kosar made about Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens on Thursday.

Kris Adams injury: Giants WR breaks leg, carted off field - SBNation.com
Kris Adams left Saturday's game against the Steelers with a leg fracture, and it didn't look good.

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