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Arizona Cardinals news 10/21: Red zone woes, film focus, yards per catch

Wednesday Cardinals and NFL news to start your day.

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals had a day off, so no huge news. We get some film study and a look at how all the Cardinals who have caught passes are averaging over 10 yards per catch. Here are the stories to tart the day with.

Cardinals:

Cardinals Blogs | Chunk plays for every pass catcher
So looking over some statistics this morning while mining for information, I started looking at the receiving numbers for the Cardinals through six games. It’s amazing that both Larry Fitzgerald and John Brown are now on pace for more than 1,300 yards each. But that wasn’t the main thing that caught my eye.

Around The NFC West - Week 7

Checking in on the Cardinals' divisional foes

Cardinals Film Room: Scramble Drill

Analyzing the 32-yard completion to Andre Ellington on a broken play

Arizona Cardinals' big problem: Red zone is a dead zone

The Cardinals' red-zone woes have cost them two games.

Cardinals Outside the Huddle: Dwight Freeney

Arizona Cardinals Q&A: Dwight Freeney

Bickley: Valley fans have lived bad strategy

Tactical blunders? Valley sports fans know all about them.

Cardinals' passing game poised for huge Week 7 in fantasy - ESPN Video

Anita Marks says the Cardinals' Carson Palmer and his receivers are must-starts in Week 7.

Cardinals must fix small problems before they turn into bigger issues - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

Penalties, missed opportunities in the end zone, bad throws, poor assignments, lack of focus -- all played a part in Arizona's loss to Pittsburgh.

Cardinals' lack of focus is a correctable problem

The good news is that like many of the Cardinals’ gaffes on Sunday, it is correctable. After the games on Sunday and Monday it’s clear there aren’t a glut of good teams in the NFC, and the Cards certainly still qualify as one of few.

Four Downs with Chandler Catanzaro - Arizona Sports

Every week we will catch up with one Arizona Cardinals player and give our listeners the opportunity to submit questions to be answered on video. Submitting a question is easy, head on over to @AZSports on Twitter and tweet as many questions as you can think of. The best ones will make the cut! This week features Arizona Cardinals placekicker, Chandler Catanzaro (@TheCatMan39). This is Four Downs.

Arizona Cardinals hope to learn from latest loss

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians compared his team’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, which came Sunday by a score of 25-13, to the one it suffered a couple weeks before.

Behind Enemy Lines: Arizona Cardinals host Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football - Arizona Sports

After back-to-back road games, the Arizona Cardinals return home for their one and only Monday Night Football appearance against the Baltimore Ravens at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

NFL:

Cameron Jordan breathes new life into the Saints' defense - SBNation.com

Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan gets retired NFL defensive end Stephen White's Hoss of the Week award for a heroic effort against the Falcons last week.

Before Julius Thomas was a Pro Bowl tight end, basketball was his future - SBNation.com

This is the story of how Julius Thomas, a basketball star all his life, opted instead to roll the dice and give it a shot on the gridiron.

The Colts' explanation for their botched trick play somehow makes it seem even stupider - SBNation.com

At first, this looked like an individual failure on a play we didn't understand. Now it's a play we understand and a massive coaching failure. That's worse!

2015 NFL power rankings, Week 7: Bengals and Panthers make a statement - SBNation.com

Week 6 of the NFL season has come and gone, leaving a shakeup at the top in its wake.

Jim Harbaugh calls Indianapolis Colts rumors 'disrespectful' - SBNation.com

Don't ask Jim Harbaugh about this again.

Fred Jackson crashes car into stop sign just outside Seahawks facility - SBNation.com

Fred Jackson's accident comes days after Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was arrested for an alleged hit and run.

The Eagles are winning, but not how you thought they would - SBNation.com

It was supposed to be the Eagles offense leading the way this season, but six weeks in, the defensive line is carrying Chip Kelly's team to the top of the NFC East standings.

Devon Still supports Cameron Heyward's tribute to his late father - SBNation.com

Another player voices opposition to the NFL's draconian enforcement of its uniform policy.

Giants TE Daniel Fells released from hospital after battling MRSA - SBNation.com

He'll need more surgery, but there is optimism for Daniel Fells.

Steelers preparing for Landry Jones to start vs. Chiefs - SBNation.com

Jones led the Steelers to an upset over the Cardinals after replacing injured Mike Vick.

Jerry Jones says Dez Bryant may play Sunday against the Giants - SBNation.com

The Cowboys travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the Giants in Week 7.

The NFL wants to hear from soon-to-be jilted fans - SBNation.com

The NFL is holding town hall meetings in three cities facing potential relocation. Also, Blake Bortles deserves some attention, fallout from the WORST "Monday Night Football" game in a long time and more!