Are the Cardinals the Phil Mickelson of the NFL? Even when things are rolling, the Cardinals always seem to be wiggling out of trouble and scrambling to stay ahead of their opponents. Can a goal-line stand against the Texans be a springboard to a new identity? Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic asks that question.
“A sense of identity is very important,” quarterback Kurt Warner said Tuesday, two days after the great escape in Glendale. “And when a team responds at a time when momentum switches drastically, at a time when it’s easy to point fingers and pack it in, that’s something you have to feed on.”
- Getting two-minute drilled: Dallas Cowboys ‘D’ faltering of late. The Cowboys have had two-minute drill struggles in recent weeks, allowing the Giants and Broncos to drive for winning scores, and nearly losing to the winless Chiefs.
- Rex Ryan needs bite to match bark for New York Jets to rebound after loss to Dolphins. The rookie Jets coach made headlines earlier this year trading barbs with players, coaches and pretty much everybody else. Now is the time to put up or shut up.
- What is the only thing lower than Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell‘s passer rating? It is his confidence.