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GLENDALE, Ariz. When Cardinals training camp opened in Flagstaff in late July, coach Ken Whisenhunt did his best to diffuse the notion that he was on the hot seat after a pair of disappointing seasons.
By the time he addressed the media Sunday evening and Monday morning, he seemed resigned to this persistent storyline.
Thats part of the business, he said following the Cardinals' seventh straight loss. Youve got to have a thick skin.
It is clear that the Cardinals coach has pulled out all the stops and turned over every rock in an effort to save this season. In Sundays 31-17 loss to the Rams, he started rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley and rookie tackles Bobby Massie and Nate Potter. He has agreed to shelve defensive captain Adrian Wilson to give the team more speed in its nickel packages. And he looked inward with the rest of his staff over the bye week to examine every facet of the operation for flaws and potentially hidden strengths.
Nothing has worked. So if it is fair to...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Arizona Cardinals season has become a disaster after starting 4-0. The quarterback situation remains undecided with Kevin Kolb still not back in the lineup and John Skelton performing unremarkably. On Sunday, the Cardinals turned to rookie Ryan Lindley. Lindley threw four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. Given the lack of quarterback play in the last...
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald caught three passes for 31 yards on the team's first drive Sunday against the Rams but watched his final nine targets fall incomplete.Fantasy Spin:According to AzCardinals.com, it was St. Louis' plan to take Fitzgerald out of the game. Rookie QB Ryan Lindley did that for them. The receiver has only reached the century mark once this season...
Cardinals rookie QB Ryan Lindley was disastrous in his first NFL start Sunday, completing 31-of-52 for 312 yards but throwing four interceptions with zero touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Larry Fitzgerald only had three catches on 12 targets and probably can't wait for the season to end.
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals are sticking with Ryan Lindley at quarterback, at least until Kevin Kolb is healthy enough to play.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says that while Lindley had three bad throws that resulted in interceptions, two of them returned for touchdowns, in his first NFL start on Sunday, the rookie did have other times when he was...
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Top 5 Free Agent
1) Beanie Wells ARI RB - 48 Rushing Yards 2 TD
Beanie Wells came off the snide and instantly became the lead back in Arizona. Beanie had 17 carries, while the rest of Arizona running backs combined for just five.
2) Knowshon Moreno DEN RB - 89 Total Yards 0 TD
Moreno took over as Denver’s starting running back and filled in admirably. Just two season ago, Moreno...
Either Janoris Jenkins was really good on Sunday, or the Cardinals’ quarterback situation has reached an all-time low. It looked like it was actually a little bit of both.
The Rams’ rookie cornerback intercepted Cardinals rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley twice, and he took both picks back for touchdowns. The first appeared to be a good read by Jenkins — jumping LaRod Stephens...
Arizona running back LaRod Stephens-Howling is active for Sunday's game against St. Louis, but is not expected to start.Fantasy Spin:Despite 127 yards on the ground last weekend, Stephens-Howling is thought of as a change-of-pace back and a third-down receiving option. Beanie Wells is the starter and is expected to carry the majority of the workload.
GLENDALE, Az. -- A season that started with so much promise has completely disintegrated for the Arizona Cardinals. That's how Sunday's 31-17 loss to the St. Louis Rams began and ended, too. The Cardinals flexed their muscles early behind rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley in his first NFL start, but when things began to unravel, it was too much to overcome as Arizona dropped...
Sam Bradford completed only seven passes against the Arizona Cardinals in their first meeting, only eight in their second. But he'll take winning by two touchdowns apiece any day of the week. For that, he has his defense to thank.
After playing so soft over the last month that they could have been cast in a Charmin commercial, the Rams finally found their aggressive streak...