The 2012 NFL season kicks off for the Arizona Cardinals tomorrow afternoon in Glendale against the Seattle Seahawks. The Cardinals lead the overall series, 14-12. How ready are the Red Birds? Let's take a look at some concerns for head coach Ken Whisenhunt's squad as they prepare to meet their NFC West rival:
Is Beanie Wells hurt already?
The oft-injured halfback missed two games last season but still authored a solid season – 1,047 rushing yards (4.3 yards per carry) and 10 touchdowns. Very good if not great production. His best season in his young career. He missed three games the previous campaign though and is already dealing with a hamstring injury that limited him in practice on Friday.
The Ohio State product is expected to play but don't be surprised to see more of Ryan Williams against the Seahawks' tough run defense. LaRod Stephens-Howling will pitch in as well. Wells needs to stay healthy and productive to help take some pressure off quarterback John Skelton. Which...