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Source:  Dockett spat in Rhodes’ face

Source: Dockett spat in Rhodes’ face

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
That on-field incident between Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett and safety Kerry Rhodes was, in reality, an on-face incident.  As in a spit-on-face incident. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Dockett spat in Rhodes face. The incident …
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  • Rex Ryan: Jets’ 7-6 win over Cardinals was “a beautiful game”

    Rex Ryan: Jets’ 7-6 win over Cardinals was “a beautiful game”

    If you watched the putrid offensive display in New Jersey on Sunday and thought Cardinals-Jets was a terrible game, Rex Ryan would like a word with you. Ryan said after reviewing his team’s 7-6 victory that he thought it was actually a great game. Just
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  • Report:  Cards are having “internal conversations” on Ray Hort…

    Report: Cards are having “internal conversations” on Ray Horton

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    You know that thing we said earlier about the possibility that no head coaches will be fired during the season?  That could be wrong. Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 in Phoenix reports that the Cardinals are having “internal discussions” regarding defensive
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  • Revisiting Max Hall as Cards choose QB

    Revisiting Max Hall as Cards choose QB

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    2010 Max Hall vs. 2012 Ryan Lindley The Max Hall experiment in Arizona suffered a damaging blow when the former Cardinals quarterback completed only 4 of 16 passes before an injury prevented him from finishing a 22-10 defeat at Seattle two seasons ago. …
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  • Sherman appeal hearing set for December 14

    Sherman appeal hearing set for December 14

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    As we reported last night, Seahawks starting cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner are expected to play in Week 14, despite facing four-game suspensions for amphetamines. For Sherman, he’ll definitely be available on Sunday against the Cardina
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  • Whisenhunt, faced with bad options, can’t pick one

    Whisenhunt, faced with bad options, can’t pick one

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    Stealing a page from the guy who just beat him without knowing what he was going to do at quarterback, Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt said he didn’t know what he was going to do at quarterback. Whisenhunt said Monday he wasn’t sure if he was going to
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  • Jets' Ryan: I need more time to pick starting QB

    Jets' Ryan: I need more time to pick starting QB

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid says rookie Nick Foles will be the starting quarterback even when Michael Vick returns from a concussion.
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  • Larry Fitzgerald on Cardinals offense: You gotta laugh to keep …

    Larry Fitzgerald on Cardinals offense: You gotta laugh to keep from crying

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    Most of the coverage in the wake of the Jets’ 7-6 win on Sunday centered on their decision to pull quarterback Mark Sanchez in favor of Greg McElroy. That left the performance of the Cardinals offense a little underserved. It really shouldn’t be, thou
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  • Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE -- An idea has germinated in the minds of some clubs that Josh Hamilton can be had for as little as four years. I don't blame teams such as the Red Sox, Orioles, Brewers and Mariners for thinking Hamilton comes with enough concerns (injuries, …
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  • Ryan not ready to name Jets' QB vs. Jags

    Ryan not ready to name Jets' QB vs. Jags

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Rex Ryan, who benched starter Mark Sanchez in the third quarter of the New York Jets' 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals, declined Monday to name his starting quarterback for this Sunday's game at Jacksonville.
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  • Week 13 LVPs: Mark Sanchez finds himself on the bench

    Week 13 LVPs: Mark Sanchez finds himself on the bench

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    Arizona Cardinals "offense": The New York Jets can play defense, ranking 13th in Football Outsiders' defensive DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average) metric entering Sunday. Still, even against an elite defense, which the Jets certainly ar…
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  • Around the NFC West: Cards' draft order

    Around the NFC West: Cards' draft order

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Arizona Cardinals stand ninth in the NFL draft order for 2013 as they ride an eight-game losing streak into Week 14. Around the NFC West: Dec. 3, 2012 I figured we could start there on this Monday morning following one of the more dispiriting defeat…
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  • Video - GameDay: Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets 02:53

    GameDay: Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets

    Dec 3
    New York Jets QB Greg McElroy saved the day on Sunday, throwing a touchdown pass to TE Jeff Cumberland to edge the Arizona Cardinals 7-6 on Sunday.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …