TEMPE, Ariz. -- Maybe you see the Cardinals offensive-line shuffle as a modified version of the shell game -- a frantic attempt to hide the weakness and inexperience at the tackle position in the wake of Levi Browns season-ending triceps injury.
Veteran Jeremy Bridges sees a more competitive game.
Its like playing musical chairs, Bridges said. Well see where we land when the music stops. Well see what opening week brings.
In Week 4 of their preseason, the Cards gave 2011 practice squad member D.J. Young a crack at replacing Brown at left tackle. He was promptly burned on the games first two plays by Tennessee defensive end Kamerion Wimbley for a sack and a quarterback hurry.
Young was eventually replaced by undrafted, seven-year veteran DAnthony Batiste, who was supposed to start the season as the right tackle. The line seemed to stabilize for a stretch with Batiste on the left side and rookie Bobby Massie at right tackle.
I felt like I did improve on some things as far as p...