Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/9/12
The Arizona Cardinals go into their bye week with a pedestrian record of 4-5.  Before the season started you would be considered optimistic if you pegged the Cardinals at 4-5 so far.  However, with the fast start the Cardinals got out to, winning their first four games, sitting at 4-5 right now seems a disappointment. When breaking down the Cardinals defense there are many things to like.  Number one is that cornerback Patrick Peterson evolved into a more shutdown corner and on this pace should become one of the premier corners in the NFL in a few years.  Linebacker Daryl Washington is continuing to improve as he already has 75 tackles and eight sacks through nine games, if he continues this pace I fully expect him to make his first Pro-Bowl.… Read more
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