Protection Key In Facing Giants
Cardinals want to keep Palmer clean during cross-country road trip to New York
They are down to their third defensive end, Tommy Kelly. Sam Acho is starting at outside linebacker for John Abraham, who is contemplating retirement. Starting running back Andre Ellington is still hobbled by a left foot injury, and quarterback Carson Palmer didn't throw much in practice this week because of a right shoulder injury.
Kent Somers breaks down the Cardinals' game against the Giants
The Giants struggled out of the gate last season as well, losing their first six games, but Coughlin would rather not use that as a rallying point.
Meeting up after their Monday Night openers, the Cardinals and Giants square-off in New Jersey.
"That was a long time ago, a long time ago," he said. "That was the old Cardinals. We put that to bed a long time ago."
Before Sunday's tilt at MetLife Stadium, here's a look at some of the numbers the two players put up while playing in the desert:
Arizona Cardinals' rookie John Brown had a NFL debut game to remember.
"Regardless if Fitzgerald got looks or no looks, he's still a threat on the field just because of what he's put on film in the past," Amukamara said, "and he still looks like a great, polished and flawless receiver."
The star running back turned himself in to authorities on Saturday.
There's a good chance someone at the NFL office is going to get scapegoated for mishandling the Ray Rice video. But it's not going to change the consequences for Roger Goodell and the league.
The NFL was seemingly on the verge of approving a new drug policy. Then negotiations reportedly hit yet another snag, this time potentially centered on players who could be reinstated for this weekend's games.
The final hurdle to a new drug policy has been cleared, paving the way for potential suspension reductions.
St. Louis Rams star DE Robert Quinn has re-upped for another four years through 2019.
The NFL has enough problems on its plate, and now it's thinking of letting its players use pot recreationally? There's a reason they call it "dope" folks.New NFL drug policy will turn players into pot addicts - SBNation.com
The NFL has enough problems on its plate, and now it's thinking of letting its players use pot recreationally? There's a reason they call it "dope" folks.
Ray Rice was released by the Ravens and indefinitely suspended by the NFL on Sept. 8 after a new video surfaced of his February assault on his then-fiancee (now his wife) Janay Rice.
Okay, Dan Snyder. Thanks, Dan Snyder.