It seems that a temporary truce has been called in the back-and-forth between the Arizona Cardinals and guard Deuce Lutui over his weight, with the team announcing that Lutui will start Sunday’s season opener against the St. Louis Rams.
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The big winner in Matt Leinart’s exodus from Arizona could be undrafted rookie Max Hall. The big loser also could be the Cardinals.
The Cardinals announced during a news conference Wednesday that they have signed two-time Pro Bowl DT Darnell Dockett to a contract extension that runs through the 2015 season. The deal is worth up to $48 million over four years with $30 million guaranteed, a league source told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.
Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt told reporters he has respect for Matt Lineart, and his decision on a starting quarterback isn’t personal.
It’s the topic du jour this week in the NFL: Matt Leinart or Derek Anderson?
Ken Whisenhunt said following practice on Monday that he hasn’t made a decision on the whole Matt Leinart versus Derek Anderson thing, meaning it isn’t going away anytime soon.
If the possibility the Cardinals cut Matt Leinart is very real, what happens next?
The Cardinals have made the switch from Matt Leinart to Derek Anderson, at least for the team’s third preseason game against the Bears.
Apparently Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt has seen enough of QB Matt Leinart, now he wants to see what Derek Anderson can do. Anderson will get the start for the Cardinals on Saturday, according to Darren Urban (via Twitter).
Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Alex Barron, Bart Scott, Brady Quinn, Chris Johnson, D.J. Williams, Dallas Cowboys, Danny Amendola, Ellis Hobbs, Frank Tadych, Gerald Hayes, Jason McCourty, Jim Zorn, Justin Fargas, Justin Hartwig, Ken Whisenhunt, Knowshon Moreno, Kyle Kosier, Marc Colombo, Matt Forte, Maurkice Pouncey, Montrae Holland, Patrick Crayton, Randy Moss, Rex Ryan, Robert Brewster, Sam Young, Stanford Routt, Victor Cruz
Kyle Kosier joined Marc Colombo as injured starters on the Cowboys’ offensive line.
Chargers TE Antonio Gates should be fine after seeing a foot specialist in North Carolina earlier in the week.
Owners should expect Beanie Wells to see a greater role in the Cardinals offense next season, not to mention an increase in fantasy value.
If new Cardinals LB Joey Porter makes headlines with his mouth this coming season — which, according to past history, likely will be the case — coach Ken Whisenhunt certainly can’t be surprised.
Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt‘s previous experience with Joey Porter helped him overlook the linebacker’s bombastic reputation and supposed diminishing skills in recruiting him to Arizona.
Despite the vote of confidence from Ken Whisenhunt, NFL Network analysts Jamie Dukes and Rod Woodson believe Derek Anderson will ultimately win out as the starting QB for the Cardinals over Matt Leinart.