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How good was David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals disappointments and more

A little news on the Arizona Cardinals and the Saturday playoff teams.

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It is Friday, enjoy your weekend and the playoffs, hopefully the games don't suck again.

Josh Mauro Re-Signs With Cardinals
Defensive tackle avoids restricted free agency with two-year contract.

More stats, analytics show how awesome David Johnson is | Cards Wire
As if we needed more reason to believe, some advanced metrics say Johnson is the most impactful running back in the NFL.

Who was the biggest disappointment for Cardinals in 2016? | Cards Wire
Was it Justin Bethel? Robert Nkemdiche? Or someone else?

Cardinals could be one of best fits for Michigan prospect Jabrill Peppers | Cards Wire
Draft Wire gives five teams where he would fit best. Arizona is one of them.

A glimpse at who Cardinals might draft, according to updated big board | Cards Wire
According to Draft Wire's big board, these are the top 13 prospects for the Cardinals in the 2017 NFL draft. They have the 13th pick overall.

Cards OC Goodwin could join McDonough if he gets Niners GM job
If Cardinals VP of player personnel Terry McDonough becomes the 49ers GM, he may want to take Cards OC Harold Goodwin with him.

PFF: Arizona Cardinals had 26th-ranked offensive line in 2016
Injuries greatly affected the Arizona Cardinals' offensive line in 2016 sinking the unit to 26th in Pro Football Focus' annual rankings.

Trio of Cardinals land in's top 25 free agents list
Of the 20-plus Cardinals who are about to be free agents, three of them, according to's Gregg Rosenthal, are among the top 25 in the NFL.

Former Clemson WR Mike Williams sees his game translating to NFL - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
The top-ranked receiver in early mock drafts, Clemson wideout Mike Williams says he is ready to play at the next level.

Notes from the Saturday Playoff Teams:

Past great offense-bad defense teams like the Falcons haven’t had much playoff success - Field Gulls
On Saturday, the Seattle Seahawks will be one win away from their third appearance in the NFC Championship game in the last four years. In each of their previous three playoff trips, they faced the...

Seahawks-Falcons NFL divisional round preview: 5 Qs, 5 As with The Falcoholic - Field Gulls
Four years later, we’re doing it again. In the divisional round of the NFC playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks must travel to face the Atlanta Falcons for the right to play in the NFC Championship game....

Falcons offense vs Seahawks defense: who wins? - The Falcoholic
This is a far different match-up than the first time these teams met.

For the Atlanta Falcons, the Divisional Round game is a question of legacy and reputation - The Falcoholic
Reputation is secondary to winning, but it’s at stake here, regardless.

Tom Brady Says Texans Have “Toughest Defense We’ve Faced All Year” - Battle Red Blog
When the greatest quarterback of all time praises a defense, we should listen.

Bill Belichick mindful of Texans tight end Ryan Griffin: 'He's definitely involved' - Pats Pulpit
Ryan Griffin caught eight passes during the Houston Texans’ last visit to Foxborough.

Living in a quiet town is helping Patriots receiver Michael Floyd stay focused - Pats Pulpit
Michael Floyd says living in Foxborough makes it easy to keep his mind straight and focus on getting up to speed with the Patriots offensive playbook.