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Larry Fitzgerald will play, Cardinals and Vikings coaches similar path, OL needs to improve and more

All the news and notes on the Arizona Cardinals from around the web.

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Happy Friday to Arizona Cardinals fans!

To get us into the weekend, lets get a look around the web at the best news on the Arizona Cardinals heading to Minnesota.

Minnesota Awaits, So Larry Fitzgerald Will Play
Wide receiver pushes through injuries, which helps Cardinals on multiple levels.

Vikings Different Without Adrian Peterson, Others
Notes: Floyd goes home; Bucannon doesn't practice; Fitzgerald the reporter.

NFC West Rivals report: Thomas Rawls looks sharp, history says Jared Goff won’t win debut | Cards Wire
A look around the NFC West to see what is happening with the Cardinals' rivals.

Drew Butler’s value is greater than just as a punter | Cards Wire
Butler's value is also as a kicker, should Chandler Catanzaro get hurt during a game.

ESPN's Ron Jaworski: Some Cardinals players are 'mentally weak'
ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski saw the Arizona Cardinals as a Super Bowl contender to begin the year but says some players have appeared "mentally weak."

Dealing Cards: Looking for a defense that can finish off games
The Arizona Cardinals have done a lot of things well defensively this season, but one area in which they have struggled is closing.

Spotlight once again falls on Arizona Cardinals' offensive line
After two straight tough games, another challenge awaits the Arizona Cardinals' offensive line Sunday -- the Minnesota Vikings' outstanding front-seven.

Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald plans to play against hometown Vikings - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had Wednesday off to heal a bruised ankle and knee but returned to practice in full Thursday.

Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu still cautious about ditching knee brace - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
"I don't want to do anything that puts me in harm's way," Tyrann Mathieu said, adding he'd talk to the doctor and "I'm sure we'll negotiate something."

Cardinals' Bruce Arians, Vikings' Mike Zimmer are older trailblazers - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
In finding success as head coaches after many years as assistants, Arizona's Bruce Arians and Minnesota's Mike Zimmer hope the path gets more traffic.

Notes from the Enemy:

T.J. Clemmings Says He Expects To Start At Left Tackle - Daily Norseman
Because, hey, why not?

Vikings vs. Cardinals preview: Final Destination - Daily Norseman
As players keep dropping, so do the Vikings in the standings. Can they escape the premonition of another loss?