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Guard Adam Snyder Says Cardinals Should Go After QB Alex Smith …

Guard Adam Snyder Says Cardinals Should Go After QB Alex Smith in Offseason

cardinalsgab.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
NFL.com talks about the mess that is the Cards QB situation, and how guard Adam Snyder says that this offseason, the team should look hard at QB Alex Smith from the 49ers. The Arizona Cardinals’ quarterback situation has been a disaster this season. Gua
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  • Letter sent to Rockets GM Daryl Morey wonders why former forwar…

    Letter sent to Rockets GM Daryl Morey wonders why former forward Luis Scola can’t ‘get a decent hair cut’

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    Phoenix Suns forward Luis Scola has bounced back after a frustrating 2011-12 campaign. Due to a minutes decrease his per-game numbers are down in his first season in Phoenix in comparison to his final year in Houston, but he appears to working a healthi…
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  • Silver linings: Cardinals vs. Bears

    Silver linings: Cardinals vs. Bears

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2012
    The facts: The Arizona Cardinals fell to 5-10 with a 28-13 home defeat to the Chicago Bears in Week 16. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. The Cardinals held Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to one completed pass in his…
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  • NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    Defensive Ends Made it: Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants/Julius Peppers, Chicago Bears/Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings Should have made it: Calais Campbell, Arizona Cardinals/John Abraham, Atlanta Falcons The Cardinals have the NFL's third-ranked defen…
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  • J.R. Smith ties it, wins it with 2 tough jumpers in last 10 sec…

    J.R. Smith ties it, wins it with 2 tough jumpers in last 10 seconds to push Knicks past Suns (VIDEOS)

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    With leading scorer Carmelo Anthony out with a hyperextended left knee and starting point guard Raymond Felton sidelined by a fractured right pinkie that could require surgery and a four-to-six-week shelving - two injuries suffered during a 100-94 Chris
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  • Julius Peppers named NFC defensive player of the week

    Julius Peppers named NFC defensive player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Cardinals have an offensive line that may be the best at making opponents look good. Bears defensive end Julius Peppers didn’t need the help. Peppers earned NFC defensive player of the week honors, after a dominating performance against the Cards la
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  • You called it: Fearless predictions (Wk. 17)

    You called it: Fearless predictions (Wk. 17)

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2012
    2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners We've added four names to to the 2012 Wall of Fame after OleSagginSeahawk, Goalpro01, supninerfan and Polishrifle82 predicted the Arizona Cardinals' 28-13 defeat to Chicago in Week 16. Nice work, all. OleSagginSeahaw…
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  • New York Knicks 99, Phoenix Suns 97 - J.R. Smith plays hero

    New York Knicks 99, Phoenix Suns 97 - J.R. Smith plays hero

    valleyofthesun.com Dec 27, 2012
    PHOENIX - For 47 minutes and 14 seconds, the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks played an imperfect basketball game with the Knicks missing two of their best players and the Suns lacking their...
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  • Cardinals place Rob Housler on injured reserve

    Cardinals place Rob Housler on injured reserve

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Arizona Cardinals have placed tight end Rob Housler on injured reserve after suffering a shoulder injury against the Chicago Bears last week. Housler was the Cardinals third leading receiver this season. Housler appeared in all 15 games this season …
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  • Smith lifts depleted Knicks over Suns at buzzer

    Smith lifts depleted Knicks over Suns at buzzer

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Dec 27, 2012
    J.R. Smith sank a baseline 21-footer at the buzzer after a Phoenix turnover with a second to play, giving the depleted New York Knicks a 99-97 victory over the Suns on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Cardinals-49ers 00:33

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Cardinals-49ers

    Dec 27
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Arizona at San Francisco
  • Video - Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers 02:56

    Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Dec 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers.

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    Dec 27
    The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
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    Dec 27
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    Dec 27
    The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…