The AZ Defense

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  1. Harry

    Harry ASFN Consultant and Senior Writer

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    I got a kick out of Fox raving about the AZ defense. Let’s look closer.
    Week 1 QB injured
    Week 2 QB since benched
    Week 3 Lost
    Week 4 Lost
    Week 5 Starting QB out
    Week 6 Starting QB out

    Sure injuries are part of the game but let’s not lose sight that the Cards haven’t beaten a healthy, still starting QB. Today will be a better test.
     
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    I too get a kick out of networks actually talking positive about the Cardinals. As for a test, sure every week is a test even for undefeated teams.

    Our board could pick the feathers off an in flight hummingbird...
     
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    Harry this is valid input.

    Today will be a better test for the D.

    VJ could get exposed today as he is a weak DC IMO.

    Players out of position and poor adjustments.
     
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    In the words of Bill Purcell, you are what your record says you are. So with 4 wins and 2 losses, the Cardinals are a pretty good football team...not great, but pretty good. Certainly, some credit has to go to the defense, which statistically has also been "pretty good."

    Also, I believe Garappolo was not injured in the game against us. I think he hurt his ankle in the next game. The 49er's were missing Debo Samuel, and Kittle hurt his knee during the game, but came back and played in the second half.
     
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    Yeah we’re top 5 in a few defensive categories but I don’t buy it.

    this seems like a 8-17 ranked unit. Would be surprised if we finish top 10 but it’s possible.

    details aside, this defense is good enough for the Cardinals to be dangerous
     
  6. Chris_Sanders

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    Garrapolo wasn't injured week 1. His WRs and TE were
     
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    We played the best backup in the league last week
     
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    They are way behind in their game 22-3
     
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    Yeah Andy Dalton is putrid.
    I'm just repeating what I heard by the talking heads all week leading up to the game. There was one talking head that gave andy dalton a B for his performance on Monday night. A B!!! Lol
     
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    Harry should put QB sucks not QB injured.
     
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    if the point is: the D isnt as good as the rankings say

    im not sure many on this board would argue that
     
  12. Jetstream Green

    Jetstream Green Kool Aid with a touch of vodka

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    The media never actually watches Cardinal games... hence, the defense is not as good as they say and our OL is better than they state :)
     
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    Playing against the guy, who is a candidate for NFL MVP is a better test. As my youngest granddaughter would say, "Thank you Capt. Obvious". :)
     
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    What happened to you this year? Does every single thread you put up these days need to be a “wait guys, the cardinals suck. Here’s why” thread? Every three days there’s a new one lol.
     
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    No one gave us sympathy when we went into the playoffs with our 3rd string qb. Or when we lost our entire starting 5 on thr oline.

    Or a few weeks ago when we had to sign people off the street to play safety

    Injuries are part of the game. We are 4 and 2 and our defense is playing well. We are going against probably the mvp qb this year tonight. So let's control the clock and shut him down.

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