The Arizona Cardinals already have made most of their first roster cuts. You might be able to predict those cuts based on their playing time in the team's Saturday preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. Being the third game of the preseason, the starters got a lot of time.
Here is how the offensive playing time went. There were 60 offensive plays according to the final stat sheet.
Quarterbacks: Carson Palmer 37, Drew Stanton 18, Ryan Lindley 8
Running back: Alfonso Smith 22, Andre Ellington 13, Rashard Mendenhall 10, Stepfan Taylor 9
Wide receivers: Michael Floyd 37, Larry Fitzgerald 36, Kerry Taylor 21, Jaron Brown 23, Andre Roberts 21, Charles Hawkins 21, Patrick Peterson 3. Mike Thomas 2
Tight ends: Rob Housler 29, D.C. Jefferson 18, Jim Dray 15, Kory Sperry 10, Alex Gottlieb 8, Mickey Shuler 1
Offensive linemen: Levi Brown 37, Eric Winston 37, Lyle Sendlein 37, Daryn Colledge 37, Jonathan Cooper 34, Bobby Massie 26, Senio Kelemete 26, Nate Potter 26, Mike Gibson 26, Paul Fanaika 18, Earl Watford 8, Chilo Rachal 3
Any surprises here?