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Patrick Peterson ready for Calvin Johnson

Patrick Peterson ready for Calvin Johnson

ESPN.com Updated Sep 12, 2013
TEMPE, Ariz. – A lot can motivate Patrick Peterson. A championship. An MVP trophy. Another trip to the Pro Bowl. Or Calvin Johnson. When Peterson, the Arizona Cardinals' versatile cornerback, trained this offseason, all of that ran through his mind, but…
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  • Arizona Cardinals offensive linemen Bobby Massie, Nate Potter p…

    Arizona Cardinals offensive linemen Bobby Massie, Nate Potter patiently wait for chances to play

    azcentral.com Sep 12, 2013
    When you're a second-year player in the NFL, you don't ask a lot of questions. You listen to your coaches and you do what you're told. And there's no sniveling allowed.
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  • Rams' Robert Quinn still scratching surface

    Rams' Robert Quinn still scratching surface

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Rams defensive end Robert Quinn impressed just about everyone with his three-sack, two forced fumble performance against the Arizona Cardinals in week 1. Everyone, that is, except defensive line coach Mike Waufle. Waufle leads the Ram…
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  • Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald limited by hamstrin…

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald limited by hamstring injury in Thursday's practice

    azcentral.com Sep 12, 2013
    Receiver Larry Fitzgerald sat in front of his locker on Thursday and insisted that a sore hamstring would not keep him from playing on Sunday against the Lions. "I'm fine," he said.
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  • Palmer prefers 'more options, less time'

    Palmer prefers 'more options, less time'

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    Last week, the Arizona Cardinals' offensive line didn’t give quarterback Carson Palmer much time to throw the ball. It didn’t matter. In his first outing as a Cardinal, he threw for 327 yards, completing 26 of 40 passes at St. Louis. According to Pro Fo…
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  • Double Coverage: Lions at Cardinals

    Double Coverage: Lions at Cardinals

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    A lot has happened since the Detroit Lions' most recent trip to University of Phoenix Stadium, last December. The Arizona Cardinals hired an entirely new coaching staff and enlisted a veteran quarterback to bolster the offense. The Lions, meanwhile, add…
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  • We Reminisce: Vine Video Shows Allen Iverson Besting Dwight How…

    We Reminisce: Vine Video Shows Allen Iverson Besting Dwight Howard

    dimemag.com Sep 12, 2013
    Vine videos first allowed us — before Instagram implemented a video feature — to take small video snapshots and then share them with our Twitter followers. They were a lot of fun as best evidenced by Suns reserve guard Kendall Marshall. A recent upload …
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  • Flush the Pocket: Fitz rubs off on Roberts

    Flush the Pocket: Fitz rubs off on Roberts

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    Flush the Pocket will be your daily morning dose of the Cardinals. It’ll recap the top storyline from the previous day, and give you a look at what everyone is saying locally and nationally. TEMPE, Ariz. – Andre Roberts was the center of attention Wedne…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-ARI 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-ARI

    Sep 12
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Detroit at Arizona.
  • Video - Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Arizona Cardinals 02:32

    Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Arizona Cardinals

    Sep 12
    NFL Films previews the Week 2 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Lions at Cardinals 00:49

    Inside Edge: Lions at Cardinals

    Sep 12
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for Detroit at Arizona.

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