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"THIS WAS THE best game we played all year," said Mike Leach after the Cougs defeated the Hsukies 31-28 in overtime of the 105th Apple Cup. "All three sides of the ball contributed. All three sides of the ball had their adversity and fought through it. The biggest thing is we hung together for 60 minutes. And you'll win a lot of games if you're able to do that."
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It has been no secret that the Arizona Cardinals have had a quarterback competition all year long. Although John Skelton was named the Week 1 starter, soon he and Kevin Kolb began battling injuries and it became a week-to-week decision on who would start at quarterback. Now that the season in past the mid-point and the Cardinals are on their third quarterback of the year, Ryan...
This quote from Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt certainly makes it look pretty bad for Lions HC Jim Schwartz.
“They make a point of telling you before the game, on turnovers and scoring plays, you can’t throw the flag,” Whisenhunt said, via Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic.
Good ole Schwartzee must have been blinded by rage at what he saw on the field. He...
Even though Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells is just coming off injured reserve, he believes it won’t take a long time before he’ll be able to carry the full load.
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells doesn’t believe it will take long before he can resume a full workload after missing seven games with a turf-toe injury and a sore knee. “Not at all,” Wells said. “I think...
According to Dan Arkush of ProFootballWeekly.com, Kevin Kolb is expected to be the Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback when he’s healthy enough to play.
As far as the Cardinals’ uncertain QB situation is concerned, word is that Kevin Kolb will return to the starting lineup as soon as he is considered fully recovered from the damaged ribs that have forced him to miss the...
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt indicated that they plan on limiting RB Beanie Wells’ workload against the Rams this weekend.
“I think you got to get a feel for it,” said Whisenhunt, via AzCardinals.com. “I certainly don’t think he’s going to get an overload of work … There’s going to be a little bit of a curve with him adjusting to the game.”
The Arizona Cardinals have announced that quarterback Ryan
Lindley will make his first start this weekend against the St. Louis Rams due
to Kevin Kolb’s lingering rib injury and John Skelton’s ineffective play.
The Cardinals listed Kolb as questionable to play Sunday, as
he’s been limited at practice all week due to his rib injury. It’s not clear if
he’ll be available...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer In the midst of his biggest win since returning to coaching, Mike Leach was matter of fact about moving ahead.
At least now, thanks to Washington State pulling off the biggest comeback in the 105 meetings with rival Washington, Leach has a benchmark victory to build on as he tries to put behind him...
No more bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on...
Arizona will roll the dice this week with rookie Ryan Lindley at quarterback, a decision that may just about finish off their playoff hopes if it backfires.Not that they have a lot of choice in the matter with Kevin Kolb still recovering and John Skelton looking lost behind an offensive line that has given up a league-leading 44 sacks.Jeff Fisher and the Rams will be looking to forget...
(AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals haven't been the same since they faced the St. Louis Rams back in October.
Now Arizona will likely look very different.
The Cardinals will try to end their six-game losing streak when they give rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley his first career start Sunday against the visiting Rams, who are winless in their last five.
Arizona (4-6) was 4-0 before...
THE COUGARS MANAGED to find enough luck to turn a 18-point deficit entering the fourth quarter into a tie, and then an overtime win as Washington State got its first conference win of the Mike Leach era in a thrilling 31-28 overtime win in the Apple Cup.
Arizona running back LaRod Stephens-Howling is active for Sunday's game against St. Louis, but is not expected to start.Fantasy Spin:Despite 127 yards on the ground last weekend, Stephens-Howling is thought of as a change-of-pace back and a third-down receiving option. Beanie Wells is the starter and is expected to carry the majority of the workload.
TEXAS TECH FANS warned Washington State faithful throughout the season that almost no deficit was insurmountable under coach Mike Leach. After narrowly missing a couple of improbable comeback wins earlier in the season, the Cougars finally captured one when Andrew Furney connected on a 27-field goal to propel WSU to a 31-28 overtime win Friday against No. 25 Washington at Martin Stadium.
Northwest Coaching Supremacy
The regular season is wrapping up this Saturday with rivalry weekend in the northwest. The Apple Cup and Civil War may not decide a champion in the Pac-12, but the games still mean plenty for the four schools involved.
Out of these four schools we love so much, which coach has done the best job this season? Here are my rankings for 2012.
4. Mike Leach...