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Arizona Cardinals news 8/24: More game reactions

Monday morning links to start the day.

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It is Monday morning and there is still plenty to read about. Here is today's dose of Cardinals and NFL news.

Cardinals:

Speedy J.J. Nelson On Fire For Cardinals
Early returns show rookie wideout as another John Brown-esque option

Bickley: How to stop preseason injuries? Boycott meaningless football

Football is no longer a recreational drug.  Addicts and fanatics don’t know when to stop. Someone needs to stage an intervention.

Preseason or not, Arizona Cardinals' rush defense starting to jell - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

Arizona's first-team defense held the Chargers to 13 rushing yards in the first quarter Saturday night before the starters were pulled.

Arizona Cardinals LS Mike Leach clarifies botched extra-point attempt - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

Cardinals long snapper Mike Leach said on Twitter early Sunday morning that Saturday's botched PAT attempt was his fault.

Arizona Cardinals Mailbag: Defensive line rotation taking shape - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

The Cardinals appear to have solid defensive line depth, with Frostee Rucker, Calais Campbell and Rodney Gunter staples on early downs.

Arizona Cardinals' offensive line struggles to protect the quarterbacks in loss to San Diego Chargers - Arizona Sports

The first-team offensive line the Arizona Cardinals sent to the field Saturday night against the San Diego Chargers was not the one they had last week against Kansas City.

NFL:

NFL preseason 2015 scores and results: Steelers' win over Packers overshadowed by injuries, Titans and 49ers roll - SBNation.com

The Steelers beat the Packers on the back of two fourth-quarter touchdowns on Sunday, while the Titans beat the Rams and San Francisco routed Dallas.

Jarryd Hayne is busting big punt returns like they're nothing - SBNation.com

TWO huge returns already for the 49ers running back.

Jordy Nelson leaves Steelers game with reported ACL tear - SBNation.com

Jordy Nelson came up limping on a play Sunday and went to the locker room with what one report calls an ACL tear.

Robert Griffin III cleared for non-contact practice, Roddy White needs elbow surgery - SBNation.com

Robert Griffin III is still Washington's starter once he gets fully cleared, Roddy White is expected to be back in time for the regular season opener following elbow surgery, and more from the NFL on Sunday.

Maurkice Pouncey will require surgery on ankle - SBNation.com

Pouncey looked like he rolled his ankle Sunday against the Packers and had to be carted to the locker room. He will require surgery.

Adrian Peterson isn't the LeBron James of the NFL, but Peyton Manning might be - SBNation.com

Jamaal Charles and Adrian Peterson both say they're the NFL's version of LeBron James, but if there is one, it's not a running back.

San Francisco 49ers score on a FAT GUY PICK SIX - SBNation.com

Lineman doing non-lineman things will never get old!

2014 video reveals Cris Carter told NFL rookies they needed a ‘fall guy' - SBNation.com

Is this good advice or bad advice?

Jason Pierre-Paul blames typo on firework accident - SBNation.com

At least he can laugh about it now.

Eagles players rip Terrell Suggs for 'cheap shot' at Sam Bradford's knees - SBNation.com

Offensive lineman Jason Peters said Suggs is a "dirty player," and called for the league to discipline to hard-hitting linebacker.

NFL scores and results 2015: Eagles soar again, Jimmy Garoppolo leads Patriots comeback - SBNation.com

Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass in his first game action since tearing his ACL last August, though Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs unleashed a controversial hit on his surgically repaired knees.