Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/18/13
Bruce Arians’ first home game at University of Phoenix Stadium was a mixed bag of sorts as his team put together a 12-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.  Jay Feely converted four of five field goal attempts for Arizona’s only points of the game, and the Cardinals' defense turned Dallas over six times in the contest.  Let’s take a deeper look inside the box score and figure out what we learned in this contest.How did Tyrann Mathieu fare in his first NFL start?The Honey Badger likely logged the most minutes of any single player on either team Saturday afternoon, but having not played a down of college football last season, it is more a matter of getting his legs back under him than anything else.  Mathieu led the team with seven tackles in the contest, but he also played a role in the Cardinals forcing six turnovers on defense. Although Mathieu put together a nice punt return in Week 1 of the preseason, Week 2 featured a return that lost three yards and called into question the young ...
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