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In the day after their big 38-8 win over the Green Bay Packers, the Arizona Cardinals had a victory Monday off, but Bruce Arians spoke to the media. No resting for the Arizona Cardinals. We have that and more postgame looks in our morning links.


Cardinals Blogs | Keim: Palmer “as tough as they come”
Mostly, Keim had nothing but praise for a team that slapped around the Packers Sunday.

Cardinals’ No. 1 Decision: No Rest, No Rust

Not wanting to set "precedent," Arians said approach to Seahawks will be same as every week

Tyrann Mathieu: I Still Feel Part Of It

Injured safety mentally sets himself for rehab, but knows "I’ve got to keep my team motivated"

'The perfect storm:' Cardinals sack Packers QBs 9 times in rout

The Cardinals finished with nine sacks Sunday against the Packers, the third most in a single game in franchise history.

Cardinals rewind: What we learned in win over Packers

azcentral sports' Kent Somers takes a look at what we learned in the Cardinals' 38-8 win over the Packers on Sunday.

Cardinals' Bruce Arians says he won't rest players vs. Seahawks

Bruce Arians said he would not rest any key players in Sunday’s regular-season finale against the visiting Seattle Seahawks.

How seriously will Cardinals pursue No. 1 seed?

How seriously will the Cardinals pursue the No. 1 playoff seed when they play Seattle on Sunday?

Cardinals' Bruce Arians would cast Coach of Year vote for Ron Rivera - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is a candidate to win Coach of the Year, but he would cast his vote for his counterpart with the Panthers.

Bruce Arians: Arizona Cardinals won't bench any starters in Week 17 - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN

Bruce Arians won't bench any of his starters in Week 17, instead treating Arizona's regular-season finale like it's Week 1.

One call from Bruce Arians changed Dwight Freeney's career plans - NBCSPORTS1060.COM

And to think, Freeney was a week away from retiring when fate stepped in and put a hold on those plans.

Cardinals' Arians won't rest starters in finale vs. Seahawks | FOX Sports

Cardinals can clinch home-field for all of NFC playoffs with win over Seattle and Carolina loss to Tampa Bay.

All-Access with Bruce Arians: Rest is for the bye week

Bruce Arians talked Monday about his team after it demolished the Packers 38-8, giving them their 13th win and keeping them alive for the NFC's top seed.

Cardinals have no plan nor desire to rest vs. Seahawaks

The starters are going to play. The Arizona Cardinals are going to try to win.

Steve Keim Time: Cardinals coming together at right time

Arizona Cardinals' general manager talks with Doug and Wolf after the team destroyed the Green Bay Packers, clinching a first-round bye in the process.


MMBM: Brock Osweiler's backup linked to the world's most incompetent PED dealer -

Plus- is Cam Newton going to commit suicide? We don't know.

Chargers fine Eric Weddle $10K for watching his daughter perform at halftime -

Eric Weddle's career with the Chargers is almost certainly through and it ends on a sour note.

Todd Bowles has the Jets believing in themselves again -

Doormats for the Patriots over the years, a 26-20 win over the Patriots proves that the Jets really have changed under first-year head coach Todd Bowles.

The Rams’ scaredy-cat punter has a history of cheap shots -

Thanks for the #tbt, Ravens.

Colts' QB situation is likely a guy who has never played and Josh Freeman -

Stephen Morris was signed by the Colts on Christmas Eve and on an active roster for the first time in his career in Week 16.

Is this the year the Giants fire Tom Coughlin? -

Sunday night's loss to the Vikings could have been enough to finally push Coughlin out.

Tom Brady feels bad for Peyton Manning after cheating accusations -

Peyton Manning was accused of breaking the rules and Tom Brady knows how that feels.

Miko Grimes takes aim at Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins beat writers in another Twitter rant -

Water remains wet.

Tom Hanks wrote a letter to Kenny Stabler's daughter that is typewritten poetry -

If you already love Tom Hanks you're about to like him 10 times more.

Rams taunt Seahawks fans after lopsided victory -

And Chris Long doesn't 'Give a F**k' what Seahawks fans think

The Ravens reminded Steelers superfan Snoop Dogg that he once rode for the Ravens -

This is one #tbt that Snoop Dogg probably regrets now.

Colts need to win a 10-team parlay to go to the playoffs -

The Indianapolis Colts aren't eliminated from the playoffs because a 3,326-to-1 chance still exists.

Browns coach Mike Pettine has no idea how to use timeouts -

Mike Pettine needlessly used a timeout on defense and the Browns subsequently ran out of time on their final offensive possession.

So what the heck happened during the Patriots-Jets overtime coin toss? -

Many thought a Patriots player lost the team the game with a critical coin toss error. In fact, this was a rare example of Bill Belichick outcoaching himself.

2016 NFL Draft order: Baltimore drops from top 5; Titans hold No. 1 pick -

The Ravens won on Sunday, moving them from No. 4 to No. 8 in the draft order, and saved a bunch of money in doing so. The top of the draft remains the same with Tennessee at the top followed by Cleveland.