Posted November 19, 2012 on washingtonstate.scout.com
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IT IS A discussion point that occurs frequently went Washington State’s football program is struggling. Some suggest that no matter what the Cougars’ record is a win in the Apple Cup against Washington at 12:30 p.m. Friday (TV: Fox) could salvage their season. Coach Mike Leach talked about that subject and recruiting during his Tuesday Pac-12 coaches teleconference.

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According to Darren Urban of azcardinals.com, the Arizona Cardinals will be activating running back Beanie Wells from the injured reserve with designation to return list this week. Cardinals head coach Ken Wisenhunt indicated that Wells will play this coming Sunday. RB Beanie Wells will be activated this week and Cards expect him to play. — Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) November...
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Cards DB makes great fumble recovery

Tweet The Arizona Cardinals season has taken a turn for the worst after a hot start, but DB Greg Toler made an amazing play that led to a fumble recovery Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons that might be one of the best of the year: The Cardinals gave the Falcons all they could handle but [...]

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Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic writes that Cardinals starting quarterback job will most likely remain Ryan Lindley‘s until Kevin Kolb is ready to return from his rib injury. Arizona benched John Skelton after he was 2-7 for just 6 yards passing. Lindley didn’t fare much better as he finished 9-of-20 for 64 yards and had a fumble returned for a touchdown. “He...

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Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt will be on the hot seat when he returns to the Valley for his normal Monday morning press conference. This time, the topic of conversation wont be his job security. Not yet, anyway. The topic will be one controversial personnel decision that may or may not have cost the Cardinals in a 23-19 loss at Atlanta on Sunday. First the particulars: The Falcons...

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Chris Wells Expected To Be Activated Week 12

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Arizona Cardinals defense teams up for incredible sideline fumble recovery

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