The short week has begun. The Arizona Cardinals began a week of practice speed walkthroughs. Calais Campbell was back with the team and wants to be able to play on Thursday night when the Cardinals host the Seattle Seahawks.
Here are the stories from Monday.
Calais Campbell Hopeful To Play Thursday
Notebook: Defensive end doing well after scary injury; Cards trying to battle tight ends
With Seahawks arriving for Thursday game, practice takes on different meaning
Campbell said Monday he was hopeful he would be cleared to play Thursday.
If Arizona defensive end Calais Campbell had his way, he'd be playing Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks.
A review of four hot issues from the Arizona Cardinals' 32-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
"I think he got a little bit more comfortable," Fitzgerald said. "He got settled. Guys started making some plays for him."
So what do we make all of that?
Sunday's culprit in the team's 32-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers was Pro Bowler Vernon Davis.
So, don't be ashamed, Cardinals fans, to ask for more Andre Ellington. It might just be the kick in the pants the offense needs.
"It's all walkthrough. It's all mental. It's a mental week. We'll go out in shorts and make sure we're physically ready to play … it's up to the players to get mentally ready."
Some fans of the Big Red, as they're apt to do, are calling for head coach Bruce Arians to turn to backup quarterback Drew Stanton, who hasn't thrown a pass in a regular season game since 2010.
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Tom Brady's fourth-quarter comeback and the Saints' mistakes were just two of the mythical creatures keeping things interesting in Week 6.
The Packers were hit hard by injuries Sunday in Baltimore, particularly on the outside where Randall Cobb will be out for potentially two months and James Jones is questionable going into Week 7.
The hits just keep coming for the Cowboys defensive line.
Two AFC West rivals are looking like the class of the league right now, while the Saints saw their perfect season end on a last-minute drive.
This is what rock bottom looks like for Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans.
The bad news keeps getting worse.
The Bills' journey at quarterback continues its dark and twisty narrative.
The Jets have lost a third of their three-headed tandem at running back.
As RGIII went, the Redskins went on Sunday night. They ended up losing to Dallas.