Happy Holidays, Revenge of the Birds family.
Things are going to be slow the next couple of days, but if you have anything you want to add, throw a FanPost or FanShot up and I will get it moved to the front page. Things should be close to back to normal on Monday, definitely on Tuesday.
Also, I am road tripping coming up on my pilgrimage to the Midwest hell known as Illinois, so anything breaking may be slow coming onto the site Wednesday through Friday. If you see something come across the wire, throw something on the Post or Shot and again, it will get moved onto the front page.
This will be posted on every article that comes through the next couple of days, just so if things are quiet, everyone knows why.
Let’s get to it, as we talk about what to watch in the Arizona Cardinals visit to the great northwest and the Seattle Seahawks.
Can Anyone Stop Tyler Lockett?
The Cardinals have been victimized heavily by players not being covered by Patrick Peterson in the last several games. This week, Peterson will likely follow around Doug Baldwin, which means young Brandon Williams or even newly called up Harlan Miller.
The Seahawks will rely heavily on the Lockett or whoever Peterson is not guarding, to get off the snide against the Cardinals this season.
Continue to Lock Up Tight Ends
The Cardinals previous weakness is now a strength, as they are one of the best in the NFL at stopping the tight end. Jimmy Graham has been very good this season, but the Cardinals have been even better at stopping good tight ends. Let’s keep the trend up.
Stop Thomas Rawls
The first game featured a piss poor effort to run the ball from the Seahawks, I don’t expect that to be the case this week. The Cardinals defense needs to find a way to summon the strength and desire to continue to control the Seahawks offense, or this thing could get sideways.
Protect Carson Palmer
Do we need to say anything more?
Get David Johnson to 100
Johnson is one of the few bright spots on the season. Do not let the Seahawks end his streak of 100 yards from scrimmage. Anyone but Seattle.