Arizona Cardinals news 1/7: Momentum for 2014, offensive line improvements

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The morning roundup for Cardinals and NFL news.

Cardinals:

Cooper And Improving The O-Line
Injured rookie might not be the only influx of talent as Cards seek upgrades in front

Infographic: 2013 Arizona Cardinals Recap

See the top stats from the Cardinals 2013 campaign

Cards' momentum is in eye of beholder - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

Among the laundry list of questions coming out of the season one will be about that same momentum: Will Arizona be able to carry it into 2014?

Cardinals guard Daryn Colledge ‘not surprised at all' by turnaround season ArizonaSports.com

"The good thing is, the guys that are staying -- we're not starting over," Colledge told the show. "It's not a brand new system. Guys aren't trying to figure (something new) out.

Vikings GM visits Arizona to meet with Cardinals' defensive coordinator Todd Bowles ArizonaSports.com

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman met with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles in Arizona on Monday to discuss Minnesota's head coaching vacancy, according to John Wooten of the Fritz Pollard Alliance.

NFL:

2014 NFL playoffs, Wild Card weekend: Momentum shifts - SBNation.com
From start to finish, the opening weekend of the NFL playoffs did not disappoint ... unless you're a Bengals, Chiefs, Eagles or Packers fan. Jason Chilton digs into the results and looks ahead to the upcoming Divisional round matchups.

2014 NFL playoffs: The Post-Mortem, Wild Card weekend - SBNation.com

It's been 23 years now since the Bengals won a playoff game, and almost that long for the Chiefs. Post-Mortem returns to examine the misery of the two along with the Packers and Eagles.

NFL news roundup: League refutes wild card expansion - SBNation.com

Rumors of playoff expansion and a variety of wide receiver news bits headlined Monday in the NFL.

Mike Sherman fired; Dolphins offensive coordinator relieved of duties after offense crumbles in last 2 games - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins today fired offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. Sherman joined the Dolphins with head coach Joe Philbin in 2012, after previously serving as the head coach at Texas A&M.

Why Chane Behanan should play football - SBNation.com
With Chane Behanan's basketball future in limbo, the former Louisville star should at least think about trying his hand at football...seriously.

Steve Smith injury: Panthers WR says he will play vs. 49ers - SBNation.com

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith isn't 100 percent for the playoffs.

Mike Neal injury update: Knee issue not serious for Packers LB, per report - SBNation.com

The Packers have gotten good news on the injury front for a second time today.

Sam Shields injury: Packers CB has bone bruise - SBNation.com

Shields' knee injury is not as bad as initially reported.

Chargers vs. Bengals, 2014 NFL Playoffs: San Diego gets 1st playoff win in 5 years, Cincinnati falters again - SBNation.com

Our SB Nation writers sound off about the Chargers' blowout win over the Bengals in the wild card round.

Chiefs vs. Colts 2014, NFL injury report: Jamaal Charles, Justin Houston go down - SBNation.com

Kansas City had a mash unit by the end of Saturday's contest, while Indianapolis lost a key member of its secondary.

Saints vs. Eagles, 2014 NFL injury report: Keenan Lewis, Brent Celek leave game - SBNation.com

New Orleans is moving on but not without a key question in the secondary.

Ryan Mathews injury: Chargers RB expects to play vs. Broncos - SBNation.com

San Diego has a big task ahead of it, but at least appears to have the services of Mathews for the contest,

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