It’s been a long two weeks since the Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers to run their season record to 2-6.So long that you almost forgot that the 2-6 Cardinals were in fact 2-6 and going into a matchup with the best offensive team in the NFL.Yep http://www.cardinalsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-andre-smith-jersey , that’s what today is.When you break this game down it really is simple鈥?the Arizona Cardinals have to find a way to keep the ball out of Patrick Mahomes hands as much as possible.The Chiefs are scoring at an unbelievable clip, so if you give them 10 possessions, they’ll likely end up scoring on six of them.That’s right, the 2018 Chiefs are scoring on 56% of their offensive possessions, so the key to the game is simple, limit their possessions.Of course http://www.cardinalscheapshops.com/cheap-authentic-tre-boston-jersey , that’s easier said than done for an Arizona Cardinals offense that is scoring on a league low 17% of their drives while also being last in time of possession, average yards per drive and average plays per drive.So, no matter what happens today on defense, if the offense for the Cardinals plays to their season average, the defense won’t have an opportunity to make a difference against the Chiefs. The more possessions you give the Chiefs, the more chances you give the best offense in the NFL a chance to score points. That’s what they do better than any team in the NFL Cheap David Johnson Jersey , so, let’s limit that as much as possible, or else it could be a long day in Kansas City. Being 1-6 is bad enough, but when one of your star players suddenly decides he wants out, things go from bad to worse really quickly. That is exactly what happened Monday when a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter came out that Patrick Peterson has demanded a trade from the Arizona Cardinals prior to the October 30th deadline. Whether Peterson actually gets traded remains to be seen (he is under contract through 2020), but the point that still stands is this: something bad is brewing within the Cardinals organization. Much of what is happening appears to lead back to head coach Steve Wilks. The quick hiring and firing of Mike McCoy Phil Dawson Jersey , who was also fired rather quickly last year by the Denver Broncos, was the biggest telltale sign of that, as well as players on both offense and defense having subpar seasons. Now with the Peterson news getting out, there appears to be some toxicity in the locker room. Players are obviously tired of losing almost halfway through the season. That is to be expected. But if Wilks had control of the locker room and had players believing that they still had a chance to turn things around, that wouldn’t be an issue. The regression has decidedly reached a point where players have given up. All of this puts Michael Bidwill, the Cardinals team president http://www.cardinalscheapshops.com/cheap-authentic-markus-golden-jersey , in a tough spot. Something obviously isn’t working and this year was supposed to be a “re-tool” as opposed to a “rebuild”, which obviously isn’t the case. The Cardinals are hardly even competitive in most of their games. Combining all of these poor outcomes could mean a one and done season with Wilks at the head coaching position. It could also mean Steve Keim is on the hot seat as well (although, I would guess his seat isn’t as hot as Wilks’). I don’t envision anything happening before the end of the season with anymore of the coaching staff or front office, but as everything stands, there is a lot of work to do in these final nine games to change the image that the Cardinals have suddenly created for themselves.
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