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A look around the web on the Arizona Cardinals

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Good morning one and all.

The NFC West is dead and I don't have to be upset anymore because the Cardinals did not beat anyone left in the playoffs.

Onto the news and notes.

Cardinals to play McVay, Phillips twice a year after Rams new hires
The Los Angeles Rams made quite a splash with their coaching staff on Thursday, hiring Sean McVay as head coach and Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator.

What was the best win of the year for the Cardinals? | Cards Wire
There weren't as many victories in 2016 for the Arizona Cardinals as were hoped. In the end, they only won seven games. Which one was their best? They had a blowout win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They had a win with Drew Stanton on Thursday Night Football over the San Francisco 49ers.

Cardinals have top 10 secondary in NFL per PFF | Cards Wire
Despite a down year for Tyrann Mathieu, the play of Patrick Peterson, Tony Jefferson and D.j. Swearinger still gives the team high grades.

Larry Fitzgerald still a couple of weeks away from decision to retire or not | Cards Wire
Fitzgerald is enjoying the offseason and will figure things out soon. He doesn't yet know what he is going to do.

Notes from the Playoffs:

Onward and upward - Field Gulls
The Golden Gate Bridge is second-most used site for suicide attempts in the world. I’m not telling you this so you can go look up the one nearest to you after the Seahawks lost to the Falcons 36-20...

From The Gut: Why it’s a mistake to let history cloud your idea of these Falcons - The Falcoholic
Those butterflies in your stomach are just your brain readying itself to scream out "ATLANTA IS CURSED" on Saturday night, but you’d do well to stifle that business.

2016 NFL Playoffs Final Score: Texans 16, Patriots 34 - Battle Red Blog
The Texans’ season ends with a disappointing playoff loss to the Patriots.

2017 NFL Playoffs: Dion Lewis scores 3 touchdowns, sets records as Patriots beat Texans 34-16 - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots running back had a terrific game in his postseason debut.

Ben Roethlisberger, and the Steelers, are due for another legendary playoff moment - Behind the Steel Curtain
What do Ben Roethlisberger, and a childhood memory have to do with this upcoming game against the Chiefs? Also, why should you not let other fans dictate who you root for?

Chiefs key to Steelers game is how to defend Le’Veon Bell - Arrowhead Pride
Everyone has an opinion on the Chiefs upcoming playoff game against the Steelers. I’ve been reading all the different takes, arguing with Steeler fans and chewing through my own analysis. The...