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Cardinals can become third 11-5 team to miss playoffs

Cardinals can become third 11-5 team to miss playoffs

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 28, 2013
Of the 10 NFL teams that have double-digit wins this season, eight have already clinched playoff berths and a ninth will make the playoffs with a win on Sunday. And then there are the Cardinals. Arizona is 10-5 but will probably miss the playoffs even i…
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  • To Ellington, productive rookie year 'alright'

    To Ellington, productive rookie year 'alright'

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2013
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Somewhere in Andre Ellington’s Arizona home is a list of goals. He won’t say where it is or what’s on it, but leading into Week 17, the Cardinals rookie running back is “doing pretty good.” Just 19 yards from becoming Arizona’s first roo…
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  • Chart: All 64 Potential NFC Seeding Outcomes

    Chart: All 64 Potential NFC Seeding Outcomes

    deadspin.com Dec 28, 2013
    There's been a lot of talk about the injustice of an 11-5 Arizona Cardinals team not making the playoffs—a distinct possibility!—but we could also have a 12-4 team as the 5 seed and an 11-5 team as the 6 in the NFC.Read more...
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  • Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers - scouting report, pr…

    Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers - scouting report, prediction

    azcentral.com Dec 28, 2013
    azcentral sports' Kent Somers previews and predicts Sunday's NFC West showdown between the Cardinals and 49ers in Glendale.
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  • Cards' No. 1 run D started with a speech

    Cards' No. 1 run D started with a speech

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2013
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Cardinals’ defensive line room looks like all the other position rooms deep inside the team’s practice facility. It’s set up like a classroom, with desks for the players to take notes on and a computer for their coach, the teacher. Th…
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  • History Lesson: Playoffs on the line

    History Lesson: Playoffs on the line

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2013
    The Cardinals need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Series: 49ers lead 27-17. Last game: Oct. 13, 2013 -- 49ers 27, Cardinals 21. First game: Nov. 18, 1951 -- Cardinals 27, 49ers 21. Streaks: 49ers have won eight of last nine. Cardinals at home …
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  • What 49ers are saying about Pro Bowl

    What 49ers are saying about Pro Bowl

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers are sending eight players to the Pro Bowl, tied for the league high. The following are reactions from some of the players who made it, courtesy of the team's public relations department: NaVorro Bowman on making it with fellow li…
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  • Things to improve for the Seahawks

    Things to improve for the Seahawks

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2013
    RENTON, Wash. -- Friday was a look at the things Seahawks fans should want to see from the Seattle offense Sunday. Here’s a list of things you should hope to see on defense and special teams in the game against the St. Louis Rams, with the NFC West titl…
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  • Video - NFC Playoff Seeding Predictions 02:26

    NFC Playoff Seeding Predictions

    Dec 28
    NFC Playoff Seeding Predictions Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi make their predictions for the playoff seeding in the NFC.