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Despite first win, Arizona Cardinals fans lose confidence in the direction of the team

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The Arizona Cardinals won! And yet, fans seem to be more concerned moving forward.

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A win normally cures what ails you.

However, for the Arizona Cardinals and their fans, the reality is that a win only brought to the surface more of the issues the team has.

Despite their 28-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers, fans through SB Nation’s FanPulse dropped their confidence in the team, by quite a bit.

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From the emergence of Josh Rosen in week five, to the Cardinals first win in week six, fans confidence in the direction of the team fell a staggering 15%, back down to an 18% confidence in the direction of the Arizona Cardinals.

I am quite frankly a bit shocked.

I understand the win was ugly, and that is putting it mildly, but a win is a win is a win and the reality is that the Cardinals need wins in the worst way.

Maybe the win brought to light the warts of the team, the offense is a mess, the defense can’t stop a runny nose let alone a running back, but still, that far of a drop off a win?

What does that mean if the Cardinals go back to getting blown out this week?

Will confidence rise if the team wins against a Minnesota team that is supposed to be a contender?

Tune in next week for the emotional roller coaster known as the fans belief in the Arizona Cardinals.