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Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals trying to find their final 53
Posted 3:55 am, 11/06/2018
who helped http://www.cardinalsfootbal...-authentic , and hurt themselves in the loss to the Broncos and more Happy Saturday one and all.The Arizona Cardinals are finalizing their final 53 for the 2018 roster.Well, it is their initial 53-man roster and will be completely changed over the course of the season, but it is always fun to see the initial 53 on the roster.Of course, to get there, they had to make some tough decisions.Let’s take a look at some of the news that covers the Cardinals and their decisions.Cut Day Tough On Steve Wilks And PlayersRoster must be pared down to 53 by Saturday at 1 p.m.Broncos aftermath, and the wait for 53Arizona Cardinals Home: The official source of the latest Cardinals headlines, news, videos, photos Womens Larry Fitzgerald Jersey , tickets, rosters and game day informationWilliams - 'It's Time For The Real Season'WR Chad Williams talks to the media after the team's final preseason game.Wilks - 'All 90 Deserve The Right To Be Here'Head Coach Steve Wilks talks to the media entering roster cuts.WRs Sherfield, Little leave it on the line in Cardinals preseason finaleReceivers Trent Sherfield and Greg Little made the most of few opportunities as the Arizona Cardinals closed their preseason with a loss to the Denver Broncos.Swiss Army Knife Zeke Turner stands out for Cardinals vs. BroncosArizona Cardinals rookie Zeke Turner took on new linebacker role similar to former safety Deone Bucannon and excelled in the team's preseason finale against the Denver Broncos.Report: Cardinals release LB Scooby Wright ahead of 53-man cutsThe Arizona Cardinals have released linebacker Scooby Wright on Friday as the 53-man roster cuts loom,reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.Report: Cardinals QBs Bradford, Rosen, Glennon all on 53-man rosterThe Arizona Cardinals will reportedly carry quarterbacks Sam Bradford, Josh Rosen and Mike Glennon into the start of the 2018 regular season.Cardinals begin making cuts as 53-man roster deadline loomsWith the deadline for NFL teams to trim their rosters to 53 players for the season coming at 1 p.m. on Saturday, here is a running tracker of the moves the Cardinals have made.Cardinals have roster decisions to make over Labor Day weekendA roster cut down to 53 players is due Saturday afternoon, but the Arizona Cardinals will use the entirety of Labor Day weekend to finalize a regular season roster plus the 10-man practice squad.Cardinals vs Broncos preseason: 5 takeaways in finaleA few observations after the Cardinals wrapped up the preseason on Thursday.Cardinals vs. Broncos: 5 players who stood out in preseason finaleWhich players helped themselves for final roster decisions Thursday night?Cardinals vs. Broncos: 3 players who hurt their chances at final rosterCap Capi was among the three.Arizona Cardinals final 53-man roster prediction after preseasonWith all four games in the books Youth Robert Nkemdiche Jersey , what could the roster look like after final cuts are made?Arizona Cardinals reportedly cut Scooby WrightThe move is a mild surprise.NFL roster cuts: AZ Cardinals cut CB Chris CampbellHe is the latest sixth-round pick for the team to not make the team.NFL, roster cuts: Arthur Moats to IR for Cardinals, per reportThe veteran DE suffered a sprained MCL that would keep him out for up to a month.NFL, roster cuts: AZ Cardinals choose Phil Dawson over undrafted rookieMatt McCrane is released, but Steve Wilks had nothing but praise for him.NFL roster cuts: Tracking the moves for Arizona CardinalsKeep it here to find out what the Cardinals do with their moves to build the final roster.Arizona Cardinals: The best and worst of camp and preseasonThe Arizona Cardinals came together in July for training camp but since then we've found a lot out about this team as the preseason ends Thursday nightMike Glennon may be Arizona Cardinals third quarterback after lossThe Arizona Cardinals lost their preseason finale on Thursday to the Denver Broncos but may have settled who their third quarterback will beFilm Breakdown: David Johnson’s 21-yard touchdown against the Bears In the first half of their Week 3 game against the Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinal fans were given a showcase of what competent play-calling and quarterback play can look like. Before crashing down and losing their 14-0 lead, the team rejoiced after the Cardinals’ greatest weapon, David Johnson, got his first receiving touchdown of the year.Here’s a breakdown of the touchdown.This is a scissors concept in a Shotgun Doubles formation from the Cardinals. Sam Bradford motions Larry Fitzgerald into the offensive line in order to chip away at the pass rush before running a drag route into the middle of the field. The two outside receivers run deep post routes. Jermaine Gresham is lined up as a tight end on the right side of the offensive line and runs a flat route. Johnson runs a corner route from the backfield.The Bears are playing Cover 1. It’s man-to-man coverage with a single high safety and linebacker Roquan Smith playing a soft zone in the middle of the field Womens Mason Cole Jersey , working off Bradford’s eyes. Following the snap, Johnson looks to be running a flat route, taking his coverage linebacker, Danny Trevathan a bit far too outside. When Trevathan sees Johnson run vertically he attempts to recover but he’s already out of position. Sensing he’s been beat, Trevathan holds onto DJ in order to slow him down. Johnson runs to the corner in order to keep his matchup 1-on-1 with the linebacker and away from the deep safety. The man coverage keeps everyone occupied with their own receivers and far away enough from Johnson where he can work in open space. Any players that can aid Trevathan after he’s been beat are preoccupied. Smith, who backpedals after the snap, would be moving onto Fitzgerald’s drag route. Safety Eddie Jackson is dealing with the deep post routes coming at him in the end zone.It was encouraging to see the two largest factors working against the Cardinals offense, Bradford and McCoy, break out of their regular tendencies for this play to happen. Bradford ignores his open checkdowns Youth Chase Edmonds Jersey , both Fitzgerald and Gresham are open but he opts for the primary receiver Johnson. And McCoy who hasn’t called many, if any routes for his running backs, allowed DJ to finally to run deep. Unfortunately, McCoy and Bradford’s success was short lived as we saw in the second half. With the Bradford era over in Arizona, we’ll have to wait and see how the play-calling adapts to Josh Rosen’s strengths.