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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Ray Horton sits far above the field in the coaches' booth and watches his defense unfold.
In his second season as the Arizona Cardinals' defensive coordinator, Horton has his team playing at a level that has gained notice around the NFL as one of the league's best.
Aggressive and exceedingly fast in a 3-4 scheme, the defense is a main reason the Cardinals are off to their first 3-0 start in 38 years.
You won't see the coach with the perfectly braided hair on the sidelines. He prefers a perch high above the action, where he can see the play from afar and judge what needs to be done.
And so far, the Cardinals have done real well.
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The Arizona Cardinals have an excellent chance to move to 4-0 on the season when they welcome the Miami Dolphins to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale Sunday. Let's take a look at how these two teams match up:
The Dolphins enter Sunday's game off a very tough 23-20 overtime loss to the Jets. It looks like star running back Reggie Bush will probably...
As the NFL season progresses we will begin to see what players and teams are for real; and which ones are not. Some players will impress and solidify their role as a key component for their team, while others will fade off and be forgotten. These next few weeks will be running back Ryan Williams’ time to show which role he will take with the Arizona Cardinals. He could keep...
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week Three of the 2012 NFL season.
The All-Pro wideput caught nine passes for 114 yards and a touchdown in Arizona’s 27-6 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday in Glendale. Fitzgerald also captured NFC Player of the Week honors last November following the Cardinals’...
The Arizona Cardinals are off to a 3-0 start in the young 2012 NFL season, along with just two other teams. Yet although they have the same record, all anyone wants to really talk about are the Atlanta Falcons and Houston Texans, who are the only other teams who are also off to a 3-0 start.
Yet it is the Cardinals who have more impressive victories so far through the first three...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Everyone associated with the Arizona Cardinals knew that it was just a matter of time before Larry Fitzgerald had another big game.
After all, it has happened so many times before.
So to the surprise of no one, after a slow start in the first two games of the season, Fitzgerald caught nine passes for...
Arizona QB John Skelton (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 4, according to Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official website.Fantasy Spin:Even if Skelton is able to play it's doubtful Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt would risk changing what's working with Kevin Kolb.
They are the story of the league, at least in terms of an on on the field product around the league. While everyone obsesses about the replacement officials and the integrity of the game, the Cardinals have gone out there and won their first three games of the season.
In convincing fashion no less. Seattle, New England and Philly. Three very solid teams that have been beaten...
The NFL’s biggest surprise team this season, the Arizona Cardinals, have had an impressive 3-0 start to their campaign, with wins against a few big-time contenders.
Since Nov. 6, 2011, the Cardinals have quietly won 10 of 12, and it appears that their momentum is still flowing.
It took a while, but after victories against Seattle, New England and Philadelphia—two of which are...
The Arizona Cardinals are 3-0 for the first time since 1974.Combining a stout defense with a little bit of luck the Cardinals have beaten both the Patriots and the Eagles.With a backup quarterback and a poor rushing game the Cardinals are one of the early surprise teams of the season.Starting a rookie quarterback is always a big decision, unless it is 2012 where it is the "sexy...
Miami Dolphins (1-2) at Arizona Cardinals (3-0)
The Cardinals are 3-0 right now, but they’re incredibly overrated. Do you really trust anyone on this offense other than Larry Fitzgerald? The defense is great, but I don’t think they’re well rounded enough to make the playoffs in a loaded NFC. They have a negative yards per play differential and rank tied for 30th in offensive...