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Arizona Cardinals news 8/11: More reactions to win over Texans

Catch up on more about the Cards and the rest of the NFL.

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It is the start of the new week and there are still lots of things to read about the 32-0 win the Arizona Cardinals had on Saturday. Plus, who can't get enough talk about Johnny Manziel? As such, we have your Monday morning reads.

Cardinals:

Cardinals Blogs | Breaking down Cooper’s opener
Cooper ended up playing the entire first half, mostly with the second-unit offensive line. That was 40 total snaps, including those that had penalties.

Browns Top Cardinals' Receiving Depth

Texans game proved team has compiled plenty of pass-catching talent

Locker Room Reaction: Texans vs Cardinals

Hear the players reaction from the locker room following the win

Impressions from the Cardinals' win over the Texans

Some first impressions and second thoughts after watching a replay of some of the Cardinals 32-0 victory over the Texans on Saturday night:

Little to quibble about in Cardinals' preseason rout of Texans | FOX Sports

Quarterbacks turn in impressive showing; defense pitches shutout.

The Pulse: Fans say Arizona Cardinals are the best team in town ArizonaSports.com

With 46 percent of the vote, the Cardinals were chosen by 189 of the 414 participants, earning them the title of the best in town.

Cardinals Passing Attack Appears Lethal Following John Brown's Explosive Debut | Bleacher Report

it appears as if Keim's hype of Brown truly was the real deal.

Relaxed Logan Thomas nearly flawless in Arizona Cardinals opener - ESPN

"This is the beauty of the preseason," Arians said. "People that want to get rid of preseason games don’t have young quarterbacks. If they don’t get preseason games, they have no chance."

Arizona Cardinals Kevin Minter shakes nerves in front of family - ESPN

Even with most of his family in attendance on Saturday, linebacker Kevin Minter couldn’t control his nerves.

5 things we learned from Arizona Cardinals win over Houston Texans - ESPN

Here are five things we learned from Arizona's 32-0 win Saturday night at University of Phoenix Stadium:

NFL:

2014 NFL preseason results, scores: Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer battle underway - SBNation.com

Four preseason games were played on Saturday, with rookies Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney making their debuts.

Blake Bortles impresses Gus Bradley, and positions himself for Jaguars starting job - SBNation.com

Yes, it was just a preseason opener, but Blake Bortles impressed just about everyone Friday night, including Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley.

The long extra points in the NFL preseason are making kickers miss - SBNation.com

Kickers are struggling to hit the 33-yard extra points the NFL is experimenting with this preseason, which makes extra points more interesting and also more aggravating.

Mike Pettine denies Johnny Manziel leading the Browns' quarterback competition - SBNation.com

Johnny Manziel is leading the Browns' quarterback competition? Not so fast said Browns coach Mike Pettine.

Jadeveon Clowney is already terrorizing NFL backfields - SBNation.com

The No. 1 overall pick is making his presence felt early on in the preseason.

Johnny Manziel has inconsistent NFL preseason debut - SBNation.com

Johnny Manziel didn't light things up, but he didn't embarrass himself in his NFL debut on Saturday.

Linval Joseph Shot At Downtown Bar After Raiders Game; Slightly Wounded - Daily Norseman

The Vikings big defensive tackle was an innocent bystander, and most definitely at the wrong place at the wrong time

Geno Smith doesn't impress, doesn't screw up in preseason opener - SBNation.com

Geno Smith wasn't impressive, but he also wasn't terrible on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications.

The 10 best fantasy defenses for the 2014 season - SBNation.com

"Keepers" continues its preseason positional rankings with the best defense/special teams units for your upcoming draft.