Originally written September 24, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
After defeating his old team, Kevin Kolb helped the Arizona Cardinals advance to 3-0 on the season—something that hasn’t happened since 1974, before the team was even in Arizona. With thousands of fans celebrating after the game, Glendale was buzzing; the energy was contagious. Despite all of this, during the postgame conference, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said, “We're not a good team yet.” Yes, that is quoted correctly. The Arizona Cardinals, undefeated and quickly becoming one of the most praised teams in the league, are not a good team according to their own head coach. Whisenhunt went on to specify that he will only consider the Cardinals a good team if they continue to play the way they have been playing. Does the Cards’ own head coach think they’re getting lucky? Absolutely not. Ray Horton made similar hype-killing statements when asked how he shut down Tom Brady and the Patriots in Week 2. The Cardinals coaches are playing down the hype, much like Jim Harbaugh ...
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