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Last week: 28 (-1)
Net points per drive: -0.43 (28th)
DVOA: -18.5% (27th)
Weighted DVOA: -24.6% (28th)
Will the Cardinals complete the 4-0 to 4-12 transition? I think so. Their remaining games are against Detroit, Chicago, and San Francisco and they don’t really look close to having things together, especially offensively.
QB John Skelton: 11 of 22 for 74 yards, 4 interceptions, 1 hit as thrown, 16.8 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 4 of 23 drop backs (1 sack, 1 of 3, 1 interception, 1 hit as thrown)
QB Ryan Lindley: 8 of 17 for 59 yards, 1 hit as thrown, 1 batted pass, 1 drop, 59.3 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 8 of 19 drop backs (2 sacks, 3 of 6, 1 drop, 1 hit as thrown)
LT Nate Potter: Allowed 2 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 42 pass block snaps, run blocked for 7 yards on 3 attempts
LG Daryn Colledge: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 42 pass block snaps, 3 penalties, run blocked for 8 yards on 3 attempts
RG Adam Snyder: Allowed ...
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TEMPE, Ariz. On the 12th day of the 12th month of the year 2012, team spokesperson Mark Dalton noted that, entering this season, only 12 players had spent 12 seasons or more of service with the Cardinals.
Strong safety Adrian Wilson became No. 13 when he took the field for the clubs opener on Sept. 9. Will that No. 13 distinction be unlucky? Its a tough question to answer.
TEMPE, Ariz. The Cardinals placed Kevin Kolb on injured reserve Wednesday, ending his season.
The writing for that move was on the wall when the Cards signed quarterback Brian Hoyer off waivers on Monday. When asked if this move was a possibility on Monday, coach Ken Whisenhunt said that would be a medical decision, but he no longer seemed hopeful that Kolb would return this season...
The woeful Arizona Cardinals going up against the Detroit Lions will at least have one aspect to focus on, and that's the matchup between Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson and Lions receiver Calvin Johnson.
Peterson say he's ready for him, and that he'll show everybody come Sunday who the best cornerback in the league.
“I think I am the best cornerback in the...
The Arizona Cardinals have given up hope that Kevin Kolb will return this season, placing the only quarterback who had success with the team this season on injured reserve and naming rookie Ryan Lindley as starter for Sunday's game against Detroit.
Kolb led the team to a 4-0 start to the season, but went down with a rib injury in Week 6 and has not played since. The team placed...
The Arizona Cardinals placed quarterback Kevin Kolb on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday. Kolb led the Cardinals to a 4-0 start before he was sidelined with a rib injury in a game against Buffalo. Arizona has spiraled downward with nine straight losses in Kolb's absence. In his place, the Cardinals have used John Skelton and rookie Ryan Lindley this season with little...
The Arizona Cardinals will give Brian Hoyer his first NFL start, less than three weeks after the team claimed him off waivers from Pittsburgh.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday that the former Michigan State quarterback will start for the Cardinals in their season finale Sunday at San Francisco.
Hoyer, who spent three seasons as a backup in New England and was out of a job for...
Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb (ribs) has been placed on injured reserve, ending another disappointing season.Fantasy Spin:The Cardinals' offense is ranked 32nd out of 32 teams and will have to live with John Skelton, Ryan Lindley and newly-signed Brian Hoyer as their quarterbacks over the final three weeks.
TEMPE, Ariz. Patrick Peterson is still trying to make a name for himself in the NFL. And the Cardinals' second-year cornerback has no problem lobbying on his own behalf.
When asked Friday about the challenge of facing Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson, who leads the NFL with 1,546 yards and is chasing Jerry Rices single-season NFL record, Peterson took what some might...
The NFLs Misery Loves Company match-up of the week features the Detroit Lions against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday in Glendale, Ariz.
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By Sunday, it will be 42 days since the Lions last victory and a whopping 77 days for the Cardinals.
The Lions, on a five-game losing streak, havent won since Nov. 4, when they defeated Jacksonville to even their...
Tim Tebow hasn't been healthy enough to see the field for a month, yet New York Jets coach Rex Ryan insists Tebow remains the No. 2 quarterback. Meanwhile, Greg McElroy, Gang Green's third-stringer, is the only quarterback not named Mark Sanchez to run New York's offense in a regular season game this year. The healthy and capable McElroy replaced Sanchez in the second...
Detroit Lions (4-9) at Arizona Cardinals (4-9)
One of the most powerful trends is known as the six and six trend. This says that teams that finish 6-10 or worse struggle to cover as favorites of 6 or more, going 23-64 ATS since 2002. The Lions are currently 4-9 and need to win out to finish better than 6-10 and even if they win this week, there’s no way they’ll win out against...