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11/3 Arizona Cardinals news: Getting ready for the Packers

Today's Cardinals and NFL links

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The Arizona Cardinals are on their way to Wisconsin today. The NFL docket of games is almost here. Today is college ball, so feed the football need with that today. Also, read some links -- these or other stuff on the site today:

Cardinals stuff:

3TFO: Cardinals @ Packers, Week 9 |
Arizona travels to Lambeau Field on a short week but the Packers are very beat up on both sides of the ball. Do the Cardinals have a shot at the upset here?

Sando's best guesses: Week 9 predictions - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Don't tell this to those still trumpeting the NFC West-is-improved narrative, but teams from this division have gone 1-7 against non-division opponents over the past three weeks.

Cap Hit: Bad Value For Money |
Which players in the NFL represent the biggest drain on the cap without giving much in return? Khaled Elsayed looks at a player at each position.

Word From the Birds Blog | Friday before the Packers
Here’s some more of my own Cardinals’ dope:

Word From the Birds Blog | An equation for sacks
"Dom is one of those guys who wants blood," said Cardinals guard Daryn Colledge, a former Packer. "He’s got a couple of guys who can rush the passer and the way we are doing pass pro right now, I’d assume those guys want to rush the passer too."

Focusing On The Red Zone
Notebook: Cards need to slow Packers' offense in close; Lenon's Packer days

Arizona Cardinals' Ray Horton channeling inner Dick Lebeau on tackling issues -
The Arizona Cardinals defense, which is coming off a poor showing against the San Francisco 49ers, needs to step it up against a potent Green Bay Packers pass offense this Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Warner on offense: 'Equal blame all around' -
The Arizona Cardinals' offensive line has taken plenty of blame for the team's inability to score, but it may not be entirely fair.

Daryl Washington wants to be 'the guy' for the Arizona Cardinals -
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton has stressed all season that he wants someone to step up and "be the guy."

Whisenhunt: Getting points early important for Cardinals -
The Cardinals don't need to just score points. They need to score points early.

NFL links:

NFL watchability index, Week 9: Should you really watch the Dolphins? -
Which NFL games are actually worth your time this week? Let our rankings make the decision for you.

Ryan Tannehill injury: Dolphins quarterback questionable for Week 9 -
Miami Dolphins' quarterback Ryan Tannehill is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

NFL Week 9 weather forecast: Rain and snow coming -
SB Nation weather contributor Brian Neudorff, a meteorologist, gives the forecast for Week 9 in the NFL.

Adrian Peterson injury: Missed practice precautionary for Vikings RB -
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed practice on Friday, but it turns out the team held him out for precautionary reasons. He is expected to be ready for the team's game on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.

Calvin Johnson injury: Lions receiver misses full week of practice, still expected to play -
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has missed every practice this week, but he is still expected to play on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.