As the Arizona Cardinals gear up for their huge early season showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in Glendale, it will be very interesting to see how well Arizona's much improved defense handles the high-powered offense of Michael Vick and company.
Can they get sustained pressure on Vick and force him into mistakes? Can they contain LeSean McCoy? On the flip side, can the Red Birds generate enough offense to have a legitimate chance to improve to 3-0? All interesting questions. Let's take a look at how these 2-0 teams match up:
The Eagles will be without one of their top receivers in Jeremy Maclin, who will miss the contest due to a hip injury. Head coach Andy Reid will try and mix and match in more targets for tight end Brent Celek and also undrafted rookie Demaris Johnson. Desean Jackson, as always, is a dangerous long ball threat. Quarterback Michael Vick has had a real roller coaster ride so far, leading the NFL with six interceptions ...