Bruce Arians met with the media on Monday. He gave some info on upcoming practices out East and who got game balls. All that and more to start the day off.
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a few notes from lunch with Bruce Arians:
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After the team plays in New Orleans this coming weekend, the team will head straight to Florida and spend the week before their game at Tampa Bay in Sarasota and practice in Bradenton.
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"I can’t say enough," Arizona coach Bruce Arians said. "Some of that lack of pressure on the quarterback is because we’re stopping the run, but I thought we got after the quarterback extremely well, pushed him around out of the pocket, had a couple of free blitzers coming again. We just have to get there sooner."
Here are a few notes from his Monday news conference:
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