Found October 30, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
Now that the season is at its halfway point, it is easier to get an accurate reading of how good a team really is. The Arizona Cardinals however may be one of the few exceptions to that thinking because of their very inconsistent play. They started out the season hot, winning their first four games on their way to becoming a potential Super Bowl contender because of how well their defense was performing. Since their 4-0 start however, they have managed to lose game after game and are now on the border to even make the playoffs.
While the Cardinals are hard to read as a whole, we can take a more in-depth look at the individual players on the team and see which ones are helping the team the most. On offense it seems as if the only candidate for the mid-season MVP award is Larry Fitzgerald, which comes as a surprise to no one. While Fitzgerald is clearly the Cardinals best offensive player, the constant changing between quarterbacks and their lack luster play at times has put a restriction on Fitzgerald’s ability and stats. Through seven weeks Fitzgerald has only caught the ball 40 times and been able to gain a meager 459 yards, which comes to an average of 11.5 yards per catch, the lowest of his career. So it seems that with the dismal play of the quarterbacks in trying to target Fitzgerald the team’s MVP will come from the defensive side.… Read more
BEST OF MAXIM
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines Turmoil as:
"A state or condition of extreme confusion, agitation, or commotion."
It defines Controversy as:
"A discussion marked especially by the expression of opposing views : dispute."
So what can we call the situations in San Diego, Philadelphia, Dallas, Kansas City and Arizona?
Ken Whisenhunt will be let...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cardinals will be without starting right guard Adam Snyder and cornerback Greg Toler for Monday night's game against the 49ers.
Snyder sustained a quadriceps injury in the team's 21-14 loss at Minnesota eight days ago and was inactive after being listed as questionable Saturday. Rich Ohrnberger replaced him in the starting lineup. Toler missed...
PULLMAN–The Cougs haven’t won many football games this season, but Mike Leach has won over plenty of reporters with his non-stop collection of lively quotes. Leach’s blunt appraisal of his players doesn’t go over well with some fans, and reporters bristle when he routinely shows up late for press conferences or post-game media sessions. When Leach does arrive, however, it’s...
HIT 'EM UP
Earlier, we showed you a massive hit from a CFL game on Saturday, and asked, "Football hit of the year?" Well, we just got another "football hit of the year" contender in the Monday Night Football game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. Watch 49ers safety Dashon Goldson absolutely crush Cardinals wide receiver Early Doucet (video via Cosby...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Never mind that the Cardinals offense looked as inept as ever Monday night -- that's old news.
The story of the Cards' 24-3 loss to the 49ers was a sloppy, porous defense that failed a big test and helped push the team's season another step toward the proverbial cliff.
"This was a big test for us tonight, and you saw how it went for us,"...
The 49ers dominated in the desert, crushing the Cardinals on Monday night for the world to see. Can anyone catch the reigning NFC West champs?
Kurt Warner, NFL Network analyst and former Cardinals quarterback, joins Matt this week to discuss the halfway point in the NFL season. They talk about the Cardinals' recent struggles and their quarterback situation, if replacing Michael Vick is a good idea, and why playing quarterback is the toughest position in sports. Plus, he comments on why he still has an urge to play and...
Late in the first quarter during Monday Night Football’s matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald got a bit shaken up, but there was also another almost injury on the play. The injury we are referring to almost went down when 49ers defensive teammates Dashon Goldston and Carlos Rogers got their feet tangled up. It definitely looked like...