Posted September 24, 2012 on
STAY POSITIVE. That is the message Washington State coach Mike Leach is emphasizing after Saturday's stunning 35-34 loss against Colorado in the Pac-12 opener at Martin Stadium. Leach discussed that, the 7:30 p.m. Saturday contest against Oregon at CenturyLink Field and the emergence of a couple of freshmen during his Monday teleconference.

Arizona Cardinals' Darnell Dockett dealing with strained hamstring

On the Arizona Cardinals' injury front, defensive end Darnell Dockett suffered a strained right hamstring in the Red Birds' impressive 27-6 triumph over the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday. Arizona's coaches and management don't think it's too serious at this point but more should be known by mid-week. If Dockett can't play on Sunday against Miami, the Cardinals...

Freshmen performance has Leach excited

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF freshmen long have been a discussion point as Washington State continues through its rebuilding process. That was no different Tuesday morning as coach Mike Leach discussed the contributions some of his younger players have made during his weekly Pac-12 coaches teleconference.

Arizona Cardinals report card for week three of the NFL season

The first place Arizona Cardinals. It has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Let's take a look at Arizona's report card based on their 27-6 thumping of the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium: Offense Grade: B + Finally, the Red Birds showed a semblance of a running game. Ryan Williams had his best game as a pro, pacing the Cardinals with...

Kevin Kolb will likely remain the Cardinals starter

According to Kent Somers of the Sporting News, Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is expected to hold on to the starting job even when John Skelton is healthy again, as long as he keeps winning. I don’t see why Kolb should lose his job as long as he protects the football and the Cardinals keep on winning.

Larry Fitzgerald Finally Gets On Track

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald finally turned in a fantasy effort worthy of his draft price Sunday against the Eagles, catching nine passes for 114 yards and a touchdown.Fantasy Spin:Fitzgerald came in with just 67 yards receiving on five catches and zero touchdowns in the first two games, but Kevin Kolb looked great Sunday against an above average Philadelphia defense. Perhaps...

Kevin Kolb Shoots Down Eagles

Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb exacted revenge on his former team Sunday, throwing for 222 yards and two touchdowns to help Arizona defeat Philadelphia.Fantasy Spin:Most importantly, Kolb found Larry Fitzgerald nine times for 114 yards and a touchdown.

Is it Arizona's turn out West, again?

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...

Cardinals sack Vick 5 times in 27-6 rout of Eagles

Arizona's defense battered Michael Vick all day - knocking him to the turf, stripping the ball from his hands. Kevin Kolb was sharp from the start, reconnecting with Larry Fitzgerald while winging passes all over the field. The Cardinals may have been far from perfect, but they played well enough to keep their record that way. Kolb threw a pair of touchdown passes and James...

Fitz has big day; Cardinals beat up Eagles

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kevin Kolb got the best of his former team. Michael Vick might be wishing he was still in Philadelphia the way the Arizona Cardinals battered him around. Kolb threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns, James Sanders returned one of Vick's two first-half fumbles 93 yards for a touchdown and the Cardinals ran over the Eagles 27-6 on Sunday for their best start...

Starting signal-caller set for Saturday?

PULLMAN -- For the first time since fall camp began, Washington State coach Mike Leach named a starting quarterback early on in the week. On top of that, a critical offensive lineman returned Sunday night, a player who wasn’t even listed on the depth chart as recently as two days ago.

Cardinals stay unbeaten, hand first loss to Eagles

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There may still be some imperfections here and there, but the Arizona Cardinals remain a perfect 3-0 three weeks into the season. Arizona's defense forced three turnovers and sacked Michael Vick five times and Kevin Kolb passed for two touchdowns against his former team as the Cardinals cruised to a convincing 27-6 victory over the previously unbeaten Philadelphia...

Why Do We Fall?

"So we can learn to pick ourselves back up again." Good morning Cougs (and I say good morning, not because it IS a good morning but because I wish it was).  We can dispense with the pleasantries today for obvious reasons - yesterday's loss was an all-timer, wasn't it?  I have been a Coug fan since watching Mark Rypien run the Jim Walden offense back in the...

Oregon-Washington St. Preview

Offensive masterminds Chip Kelly of Oregon and Mike Leach of Washington State are set to meet for the first time. It's Kelly's defense, however, that is gaining in notoriety after its best performance of the year. The second-ranked Ducks posted their first conference shutout in nine seasons last weekend, and their next challenge is a Saturday night visit to Seattle'...
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