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Bold statements from the first quarter of the 2012 NFL season

Bold statements from the first quarter of the 2012 NFL season

yahoo.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
Four weeks is a pretty small sample size in an NFL campaign, but here are a few things that have either become obvious to us, or could happen through the final 13 weeks of the 2012 NFL regular season. The Arizona Cardinals are the best team in the NFL W…
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  • Running game struggles to find solid ground

    Running game struggles to find solid ground

    azcentral.com Oct 2, 2012
    Even though they’re 4-0, the Arizona Cardinals have considerable shaping and toning to do, especially on offense and specifically when it comes to running the football.
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  • Dolphins sign Jabar Gaffney, cut Legedu Naanee

    Dolphins sign Jabar Gaffney, cut Legedu Naanee

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Dolphins receiver Legedu Naanee had a costly fumble in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals, and it may have contributed to costing Naanee his job. The Dolphins have released Naanee today and signed veteran receiver Jabar Gaffney to replace him. Naanee has no
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  • Skelton still not 100 percent

    Skelton still not 100 percent

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Last Friday, Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt offered candid insight during an interview on Pro Football Talk regarding the status of quarterback John Skelton and the looming question of whether Skelton or Kevin Kolb will play when Skelton fully recovers …
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  • Special mention for an overlooked weapon

    Special mention for an overlooked weapon

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Arizona Cardinals' overtime victory against Miami in Week 4 was remarkable on several fronts. We discussed many of them after the game. Two special-teams aspects went relatively unexplored. One, field goal kicking has improved to the point that Jay …
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  • Arizona Cardinals hone techniques

    Arizona Cardinals hone techniques

    azcentral.com Oct 2, 2012
    Notes: A 4-0 overall record and a fresh overtime victory over the Dolphins made it bearable to look at all the mistakes they made.
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  • Confident Arizona Cardinals sold on their 4-0 start

    Confident Arizona Cardinals sold on their 4-0 start

    azcentral.com Oct 2, 2012
    So far, though, the Cardinals are doing their best early impression of the 1980 U.S. Olympic men's hockey team and are starting to take a country and a re-energized fan base by storm.
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  • Video - Roberts and Cardinals believe 04:13

    Roberts and Cardinals believe

    Oct 2
    Arizona Cardinals WR Andre Roberts joins Fran Charles on "Around the League" to discuss the progress of QB Kevin Kolb as well as the team's determination to play at an elite level.
  • Video - Fitzgerald breast cancer awareness 03:08

    Fitzgerald breast cancer awareness

    Oct 2
    Take a glimpse into the emotional story of Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald and his amazing contribution with breast cancer awareness.
  • Video - Drive of the Week: Cardinals stay undefeated 03:45

    Drive of the Week: Cardinals stay undefeated

    Oct 2
    Brian Baldinger breaks down the Cardinals' last-minute drive and the big defense play that helped Arizona force overtime vs. the Dolphins.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…