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Carson Palmer not the problem, Branch off IR, Arizona Cardinals have top defense and more

A look around the web at the best Arizona Cardinals news and notes.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Get your day started with some news and notes on the Arizona Cardinals.

Bruce Arians Returns "Full Go"
Head coach back on the field for Cardinals, not worried about health.

Bruce Arians: Carson Palmer Not The Problem
Notes: Passing game woes go beyond QB; Mathieu feeling good; defense needs turnovers.

Cardinals Bring Tyvon Branch Off Injured Reserve
Veteran safety the choice over running back Chris Johnson, linebacker Alani Fua.

Cardinals have NFL’s top defense, but numbers are deceiving | Cards Wire
Although at the top of the league, the defense isn't quite what the stats say it is.

An ill Michael Floyd returned to starting lineup for Cardinals | Cards Wire
Despite being sick, Floyd is a starter two weeks after Bruce Arians said J.J. Nelson was the guy.

Cardinals GM Steve Keim’s frustration with team is ‘a 10’ | Cards Wire
He wants to see the team continue to fight, no matter what happens.

Cardinals coach Arians feels good, is back to work because 'that's what I do'
Bruce Arians is rarely one to beat around the bush or dodge a question, but on Wednesday, he had little interest in talking about his recent health scare.

Falcons' Matt Ryan bracing for pressure coming from Arizona Cardinals - Atlanta Falcons Blog- ESPN
The Falcons expect a big pass rush to try to disrupt Matt Ryan and Julio Jones on Sunday.

This year's version of Falcons should look familiar to Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Matt Ryan and Julio Jones will present plenty of challenges to the Cardinals' defense on Sunday.

Notes from the Enemy:

When was the last time a team with a mediocre defense won the Super Bowl? - The Falcoholic
A question that might become relevant to Falcons fans this year.

Dwight Freeney has his old man strength back - The Falcoholic
Atlanta should get a giant bump in their pass rush with Freeney returning to full health.