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Arizona Cardinals news 12/13: Stanton not done for the season

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The Arizona get a mini-bye after their win on Thursday. They also got good news. Drew Stanton suffered ligament sprains and is week-to-week.

Here are the stories you might have missed.

Cardinals:

Cardinals Blogs | Pro Bowl, Rashad Johnson and some Friday notes
In the latest Pro Bowl voting numbers this week, it was interesting to see that safety Rashad Johnson — who I do agree has had a very good season for this team — has found his way into the top 10 among safeties.

Hobbling Drew Stanton Should Return
When quarterback can play again unknown as Cardinals prepare for Seahawks, NFC West decider

Locker Room Reaction: Cardinals at Rams
Hear from the player after notching their eleventh win of the season

Ryan Lindley, Logan Thomas QB question will be decided on Sunday - ESPN
"I’ll just sit down and think about which one I want," he said. "It has nothing to do with Logan and what I think about him as a player. I think he’s going to be a great player. "It’s just the timing of it."

No reason for St. Louis Rams fans' anger at Cardinals' Bruce Arians - ESPN

Arians' comments rankled some Rams fans who felt like he needlessly took a couple of shots at the Rams. Did he need to do that? No, probably not. But I also don't think he was trying to do anything but get his 11-3 team the respect it deserves.

What must happen this weekend for Arizona Cardinals to clinch berth - ESPN

They did their part with a 12-6 win against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night. Now they need one of three scenarios to play out to clinch their first playoff berth since 2009.

Drew Stanton Week-To-Week With Sprain - ESPN Video - ESPN

ESPN's Field Yates examines the options at quarterback for the Cardinals with Drew Stanton listed as week-to-week with a sprained knee.

Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton week to week with sprained knee - ESPN

The Arizona Cardinals appear to have dodged a bullet as an MRI has revealed QB Drew Stanton has a sprained right knee and is considered week-to-week, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Cardinals Need Game Manager - ESPN Video - ESPN

ESPN Video: Darren Woodson discusses the quarterback options for the banged-up Cardinals after Drew Stanton was forced to leave Thursday night's game with an injury.

Ryan Lindley ready to inherit NFL's best team if Stanton is out - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

ne month to the day since he was signed away from San Diego, Ryan Lindley was given the keys to the best team in football.

ESPN analyst Jaworski: Arizona Cardinals showing outstanding character

ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski did not exactly compare the 2014 Arizona Cardinals to Chumbawamba. But he may as well have.

Arizona Cardinals are looking for a little respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me. Aretha Franklin's iconic song is applied in many instances, and it's about to be used once more.

All-Access with Bruce Arians: Strong words from coach after Cardinals' win over Rams

All-Access with Bruce Arians: Strong words from coach after Cardinals' win over Rams

Could Kurt Warner return to play for Arizona Cardinals? Probably not

Could Kurt Warner return to play for Arizona Cardinals? Probably not - Cardinals Stories - Arizona Sports Now on 98.7 FM

NFL:

Previewing the most important NFL games in Week 15 - SBNation.com

Of the 16 games on the schedule this week, 14 of them have major playoff implications. Danny Kelly previews the stakes on the line this week.

Adrian Peterson wonders 'how did Ray Rice get reinstated before me?' - SBNation.com

Adrian Peterson doesn't believe he got a fair shake when it comes to his suspension appeal, which was denied Friday.

Cowboys vs. Eagles preview: 3 questions that will decide the NFC East - SBNation.com

The Cowboys and Eagles meet again this week for a game that will likely decide the division crown. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White previews the game.

The Cardinals are the best team in the NFL thanks to 1 man - SBNation.com

We are all the next man up.

Do the tallest linebackers make the best NFL teams? - SBNation.com

Finally, there's a rankings system where the Packers and Jets occupy the top two spots.

Cowboys fan porn star has Fletcher 'Cox' puns - SBNation.com

Too funny.

Here are Brett Favre's favorite answers from his terrible caption contest - SBNation.com

Let's make them better!

Fan apologizes to Johnny Manziel for being assaulted by Manziel's entourage - SBNation.com

The Browns fan who tried to hug Johnny Manziel wants forgiveness for being punched by Manziel's group.

Cardinals lineman tries to hide challenge flag, is NOT smooth - SBNation.com

Good effort, though.

Adrian Peterson loses suspension appeal, won't play again this season - SBNation.com

Adrian Peterson's chances of playing in 2014 are over. What's next for the Vikings running back?

Colt McCoy cleared to start; Ryan Mathews questionable - SBNation.com

McCoy's clean bill of health means no RGIII this weekend, and the Chargers are dealing with yet another injury to their feature back.

The 100 best players in the 2015 NFL Draft - SBNation.com

USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams is the best prospect in an ordinary draft class. And where do Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota rank compared to other quarterbacks?

NFL Draft mailbag: Jets and Bills options, Browns biggest needs and more - SBNation.com

What does a team needing a quarterback do if Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston are gone?