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12/8 Arizona Cardinals news: Carson Palmer probable, winning in the division

Keys to the Cardinals/Rams match-up and other NFL stories in today's links.

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As the Cardinals look to claim their first NFC West victory in a depressing amount of time, starting quarterback Carson Palmer will be probable to start the game. What will he have to do to win today? Check in on his injury status and other updates from around the league.


Cardinals expect quarterback Carson Palmer to play vs. Rams
Earlier this week, it was shockingly reported that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer found himself on the injury report – odd because Palmer finished out his Week 13 contest against the Philadelphia Eagles without incident.

Updates on Palmer's Elbow and Return
Carson Palmer is dealing with a right elbow injury that has jeopardized his status for Sunday's pivotal NFC West showdown with the St. Louis Rams.

Cardinals Seek NFC West Wins
The Cardinals are 0-for-their-past-8 against division opponents, with the most recent victory coming over the Seahawks in the first game of 2012.

Arizona Cardinals still seeking 1st division win in more than a year
If they thought hard about it, the 22 current Cardinals players who were with the team last year could remember where they were and exactly what they were doing on the afternoon of Sept. 9, 2012.

Defense, Fast Start Keys To Arizona Cardinals Victory
The Arizona Cardinals have notoriously gotten off to some slow starts this year. However, when they’ve started off fast, for the most part it has been successful.

Week 14 Preview: Rams at Cardinals
Arizona blew an 11-point fourth-quarter lead in their season opener in St. Louis -- a loss that seems to hurt the Cardinals more each passing week.

Arizona Cardinals Vs. St. Louis Rams Preview
Kellen Clemens leads a squad that ranks just 25th in the league in passing offense with 209.8 yards per game.


What we learned from Week 15 in college football -
Auburn RB Tre Mason's dominance and Missouri WR Dorial Green-Beckham's promise for 2014 are among our top takeaways from college football's Week 15.

Saturday NFL Draft watch notes: Will Sutton's second chance -
After disappointing in his first shot against Stanford, Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton had a lot to prove as an NFL prospect.

Dennis Pitta (hip) activated by Baltimore Ravens -
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will be activated off short-term injured reserve Saturday. The return will give Joe Flacco a much-needed target as the Ravens hope to fly toward a playoff spot.

Melvin Ingram activated by San Diego Chargers off PUP -
Melvin Ingram will add a much-needed boost to the San Diego Chargers' pass rush as the team activated the linebacker from its reserve-physically unable to perform list Saturday. Ingram tore his ACL in May.

Packers' Randall Cobb frustrated he's still not cleared -
Randall Cobb expected to be cleared two weeks ago, but the Green Bay Packers wide receiver remains out with a fractured fibula. Why does coach Mike McCarthy point to Tuesday as a key day for Cobb?