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Arizona Cardinals news 11/7: Bye week weekend stories

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This is the first Saturday before a non-Cardinals Sunday in a while. Hopefully it is the last for a while, too. Here are some stories you might have missed.


Cardinals Blogs | Friday before the bye
The Cardinals are going to lament the two losses, games that frankly, they should have had, no matter what happens. They hope they don’t cost themselves something significant come playoff time.

Membership In The No Fly Zone
Not only has Cardinals secondary excelled on the field, it has grown close off it

Arizona Cardinals offense seeks consistency
As good as the Cardinals offense has been, players and coaches lament the yards and points "left on the field."

Cardinals have at least 3 assistants who could be head coaches soon - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN
Nick Rapone, Harold Goodwin and Brentson Buckner are all building their resumes, learning from Bruce Arians and developing players.

At the halfway mark, Cardinals still searching for an identity - NBCSPORTS1060.COM
"Yeah, I don’t think the identity of our ball club has been identified yet," Fitzgerald said. "I think we still have to figure out who we’re going to be, and that’s up to us, the guys in this locker room. (Cardinals head) coach (Bruce Arians) says it all the time: ‘This is our football team. We’re only going to be as good as we decide we want to be.’"

Four Downs with Michael Floyd - 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 wide receiver, Michael Floyd (@MichaelMFloyd). This is Four Downs.

Cardinals' Calais Campbell responds to Bruce Arians' criticism - Arizona Sports

"I have high standards for myself, and there are a lot of plays out there — especially in the first half of the season — that I feel I’ve missed out on," Campbell said. "Each week, you just want to play your best game and, you know, (Arians) is right. I could play better. He wants to see me play better. It’s not that I’ve been playing bad, I haven’t been playing bad."


The Broncos defense is so good it's boring -

How did the Broncos shut down Aaron Rodgers and the Packers so effectively? By using the simplest defensive concept of all, explains Stephen White.

It's up to Martha Ford to save the Lions -

The Lions have been bad for decades. It's time for ownership to learn from its mistakes and know well enough to step aside.

The NFL needs to stick with advertising for beer, drug and bundled securities companies -

It is unethical for the National Football League to accept ad money from the United States Military. -An open letter from the CEOs of Monsanto, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, GM, Bridgestone, and InBev.

Photos, additional details emerge from Greg Hardy domestic violence case -

Deadspin unearthed police documents from the night of Greg Hardy's domestic violence incident that led to his arrest in May 2014.

An NFL free agent receiver is literally begging for a job outside the Texans stadium -

Every day.