Jones, Hudson not expected to play Sunday

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Luckily no Aaron Donald to worry about. Both their edges including Garrett is banged up too, but they still might play. This might hurt our run game.
 

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in a way, winning the first 5 games gives the Cards the "cushion" to view this game as a bonus game

as a result:

if sitting Hudson, Murphy, Wilson for the Browns and losing means those three players are fully healthy for the Texans, or more importantly, the Packers 4 days later: im okay with that
I have never seen so many fans want to give up a game 6 games into a season. Never. I’m baffled by this talk about a team that imploded down the stretch and has missed the playoffs for so many years. Totally baffled.
 

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There is an emotional part of me that agrees and then there is a rational the part of me that says top level QBs have to learn to self-adapt to certain players being out while still having an expectation of success. We can't concede games mentally as a team if certain players are out.
Am I mistaken? Did kyler play the previous two years without Hudson? Have we had a good center in decades? Who does this? NO ONE. Not a single team sits their QB just because their center is out. I understand (kinda) why some posters are calling for it, but it’s something that you just don’t see unless the team has clinched home field advantage.
 

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Yeah the Cardinals seem to be playing to the expected level of their competition this year. I expect a close game.

I've noticed the Browns do this too.

Texans was 31-21 and 14-14 at half time. Then Chargers they go blow for blow for 40+ each. Lost a close one with the Chiefs.

The only game they won convincingly was vs a bad Bears team 26-6 and most of that scoring was off a pick 6 and multiple turnovers.

You can see the same last year. Lose 47-42 to the Ravens one week. Win but only score 20 on the Giants the next. Win 27-25 vs winless Jags one week then beat the playoff bound Titans 41-35 the next. Then lose to a crappy Jets team 23-16.

They are an erratic team. Very up and down which suggests they don't impose themselves, their performance seems to depends on how well the other teams game plan for them.
 
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Watching some of their game with the Chargers, if their pass coverage against us is like that and Kyler's arm is ok we have a chance to really move the ball through the air. Herbert had guys open all over the field. There's some plays where you literally can't believe how open guys are, complete busted plays. A TD to Williams(?) where he starts on the right side cuts across the field the safety takes the guy coming from the other side and literally half the field is open, Herbert just lofts it out to make sure he doesn't overthrow him. There's a play later in the game where the TE Jared Cook is so open on the left sideline you think he must have come from out of bounds or something because how could they possibly not cover a guy that open?

Their pass rush was ok but not great and Herbert did a nice job of sliding or stepping up(do that Kyler) and then there were guys all over the field open.

Their run game and offense is pretty scary but their defense against SD was really bad.
 
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