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ive learned to never be overconfident, especially going into a week after we crushed a team, our opponent is good and our opponent was crushed. This, in theory, should be a dog fight. However, if our Defense can play lights out, the offense has a much easier time doing their job.
 

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We are as good as we were with Palmer and Arians. We have legit play makers on offense and our defense has numerous talented legit studs. We should be a top 5 team in the league. And we shouldn’t lose to the Vikings. I’m not saying we will win by 20. But really should be able to score 35 on them. I see 35-20. And actually might be mad if we give up 20.
 

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Maybe the Titans believed the press clipping as they were the odds on favorite to win the AFC South and the Cardinals were usually picked to come in third or fourth in their division. The Cardinals came ready to play and the Titans got their dupa handed to them. I think it was probably the same for the Vikings, here come the lowly Bengals and the results though closer were the same. Of note the fumble call on Cook was dubious.

I need to see the results of the first six games before passing judgement on the team especially the fourth to sixth game when the competition gets tougher. The first game was a nice start and a solid win but like someone else said 50+ years of following this team does affect your outlook.
 

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It is obviously better to catch a team with two new coordinators early in the season. I still think the Titans are a playoff team and the Cardinals outplayed them in all three phases.

This week against the Vikings will be a key test. Don't read your press clipping Cardinals!
 

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agree that we aren't as good as we looked (and I'm a lightsider). buy the line down from -4.5 to -2.5 and I think its a safe bet
 

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It is obviously better to catch a team with two new coordinators early in the season. I still think the Titans are a playoff team and the Cardinals outplayed them in all three phases.

This week against the Vikings will be a key test. Don't read your press clipping Cardinals!

Not enough said about this.

The Titans were bad because they have a new OC, as I said they would. He's not a good one either. Same goes with the Vikings. Kubiak might turn out to be good but it's going to take them some time even if he is.

You can't be confident with the Cards but on paper you have to say Cards are 90/10 favorites.
 

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Not enough said about this.

The Titans were bad because they have a new OC, as I said they would. He's not a good one either. Same goes with the Vikings. Kubiak might turn out to be good but it's going to take them some time even if he is.

You can't be confident with the Cards but on paper you have to say Cards are 90/10 favorites.
This.

Despite what the Titans fan was saying, the Cardinals had some obvious advantages. The front seven playing against a fairly predictable offense....you know that you are going to get a healthy dose of runs from Henry and the Titans don't really hide that. And the fact that Lewan was coming off injury means he was probably pretty rusty, while Jones looks like he is in the best shape he has been in since he came to the Cardinals.

The change in OC usually takes a few weeks to adjust. What would normally be a much tighter game got out of hand.

The Vikings are good enough and have enough weapons that the team CAN'T overlook them. I'm not 100% confident.
 

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This is facts Slan. We've been fans long enough to know not to get all crazy over wins. (as good as this one was) We could easily get slapped around by the Vikes if we don't keep focus. I'm respecting that team, as one that is capable of beating us.
 

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This.

Despite what the Titans fan was saying, the Cardinals had some obvious advantages. The front seven playing against a fairly predictable offense....you know that you are going to get a healthy dose of runs from Henry and the Titans don't really hide that. And the fact that Lewan was coming off injury means he was probably pretty rusty, while Jones looks like he is in the best shape he has been in since he came to the Cardinals.

The change in OC usually takes a few weeks to adjust. What would normally be a much tighter game got out of hand.

The Vikings are good enough and have enough weapons that the team CAN'T overlook them. I'm not 100% confident.
Also Jones came from an injury
If lewan didn't play good cause was rusty looks to me as an excuse
Their offensive coordinator was their tigh end coach previously so he has been working with that system even before
Lets start to give the credit where its due
If the Cardinals plays as they did versus the Titans they can easily win, unfortunately our beloved team didn't show much consistency in the past after a big win, the fact the back up qbs have often their career days against us is a signal how mentally weak has been this franchise
They can change it? I hope so, but we can still be skeptical at today
 
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If the Cardinals plays as they did versus the Titans they can easily win, unfortunately our beloved team didn't show much consistency in the past after a big win, the fact the back up qbs have often their career days against us is a signal how mentally weak has been this franchise
They can change it? I hope so, but we can still be skeptical at today
This
 

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It is obviously better to catch a team with two new coordinators early in the season. I still think the Titans are a playoff team and the Cardinals outplayed them in all three phases.

This week against the Vikings will be a key test. Don't read your press clipping Cardinals!

3 actually. Jags too.
 

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