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10/4 Arizona Cardinals news: Previewing the Broncos game

Your Saturday roundup of Arizona Cardinals and NFC West news.

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Carson Palmer will not play. That means Drew Stanton is tasked with beating Peyton Manning.


Michael Floyd Drives Cardinals' Deep Attack
Notebook: Stanton to start at QB; Fanaika ready to play; Arians "sexier" at 62

Friday Five - Cardinals At Broncos
A glance at five top storylines for the Cardinals-Broncos game Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos scouting report, prediction
Kent Somers previews Sunday's game between the Cardinals and Broncos in Denver.

Drew Stanton to start for Arizona Cardinals vs. Broncos
Drew Stanton will make his third consecutive start at quarterback for the Cardinals when they meet the Denver Broncos on Sunday, coach Bruce Arians said.

Arizona Cardinals take on improving Denver Broncos defense
Jack Del Rio was so jacked about the pricy additions the Denver Broncos incorporated into the remodeling of their defense this season that he couldn't help himself. So, the defensive coordinator broke code and borrowed a hallowed name from Denver's past to describe just how good he thinks this Broncos' defense can be.

ESPN's Jaworski: Arizona can slow down Manning, Broncos offense
"I'm not sure, as a group, anyone's playing better than [defensive coordinator] Todd Bowles' defense of the Arizona Cardinals," said Jaworski.

Challenges of facing Manning are manyfold | FOX Sports
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning presents a host of challenges for defenses and coaching staffs, but the greatest may be his ability to take their minds off their task.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos: Complete Week 5 Preview for Arizona | Bleacher Report
Shaun Church's in-depth preview of the Broncos game complete with prediction.

Rest of NFC West

49ers-Chiefs preview: Pass protection, running against the nickel, awful KC red zone D - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. We take a deep dive into how the 49ers can beat the Chiefs. Injuries will not make this any easier, but the Chiefs have enough holes if the 49ers can figure out how to exploit them.

Who is the 49ers defensive MVP at the quarter mark? - Niners Nation
Now that a quarter of the season is over, let's take a look at who might be our defensive MVP.

The 2014 Seahawks' offense looks different - Field Gulls
Through 3 games, Russell Wilson isn't throwing downfield nearly as much. Why?

Seahawks players, coaches talk about matchup with Washington - Field Gulls
Here's a roundup of listens from this week -- pressers and interviews of Seahawk players and coaches (plus Jay Gruden).

Rams-Eagles: All About The RBs? - Turf Show Times
Does Sunday's game come down to two underperforming running backs in the Rams' Zac Stacy and the Eagles' LeSean McCoy?

Rams-Eagles: Players to Watch - Turf Show Times
Janoris Jenkins needs to continue is exceptional play against the pass-happy Eagles. Robert Quinn will get his chance to eat, and Austin Davis is finally the man.