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Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals Prediction and Preview

Falcons head to the desert in hopes of saving their season
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Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals Prediction and Preview

The Arizona Cardinals and the Atlanta Falcons have a lot of things in common: bad defense, good offense, one win each, and both named after birds. But the Falcons and Cardinals are two teams trending in different directions.

 

Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

C.J. Beathard and the 49ers host the Cardinals in his NFC West matchup of teams desperate for a win
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Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

The Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers are two NFC West teams trying to find their way, but on different routes and separate timelines. The youthful Cardinals are in a full-on rebuild mode with a new head coach in Steve Wilks and a new franchise quarterback in Josh Rosen. The Cardinals aren’t worried so much about who they are now, but what they will be in the future.

 

Patrick Peterson's Car Collection is Fast & Furious

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson has an impressive car collection
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson has an impressive car collection

Patrick Peterson has a track record few NFL players can keep up with. He was USA Today Defensive Player of the Year out of Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Fla. He won the Chuck Bednarik Award and Jim Thorpe Award at LSU. He was a top-5 NFL draft pick, and has started his career with six consecutive Pro Bowl seasons with the Arizona Cardinals. But if you think his football résumé looks good, you should see his car collection. We talked shop with Peterson, 26, who has a fleet of classic cars in the Phoenix area.

Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

The red-hot Cardinals play host to the Packers in a game full of NFC playoff implications
Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

A win for the Arizona Cardinals (12-2) this afternoon would clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. Ironically, Green Bay is the only team that can mathematically swap places with Arizona, giving this matchup added significance.

Richard Sherman and the 9 Other Best Cornerbacks in the NFL

Darrelle Revis and Patrick Peterson also headline the NFL’s top 10 cornerbacks
Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and Patrick Peterson headline the NFL’s top 10 cornerbacks

First, Seattle Seahawks’ “Legion of Boom” mic Richard Sherman went all Tony Montana on Erin Andrews. “I’m the best corner in the game,” Sherman ranted after the NFC title game.

NFL Postseason Awards

Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers headline this season's list of award-worthy players.
<p> MVP favorite Aaron Rodgers, record-breaker Drew Brees and rookie Cam Newton headline this season's list of award-worthy players.</p>

‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy:

NFL Rookies As Super Heroes

Cam Newton, Andy Dalton, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, and Jim Harbaugh are showing off their superhero-like skills
<p> Cam Newton, Andy Dalton, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, and Jim Harbaugh are showing off their superhero-like skills.</p>

by Josh Kipnis

There is no dispute: The past few years for the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers have been a struggle.  But this year, a group of rookies have swept in and rescued these damsels in distress.  Here is my list of the “Rookie Superheroes” halfway through the season.

NFL Midseason Awards

Aaron Rodgers' MVP pace leads a pack of award-worthy players at halftime of NFL season.
<p> Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' MVP pace leads a pack of award-worthy players at "halftime" of the 2011 season.</p>

At halftime of the 2011 NFL season and the stretch run about to start, Athlon Sports takes a look at the award-worthy performers of this year’s first half:

Can't Spell Elite Without Eli

Eli Manning led the Giants to a comeback win over the Patriots in a Super Bowl XLII rematch.
<p> Eli Manning led the New York Giants to a comeback win over the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl XLII rematch.</p>

Eli Manning, QB, Giants