The Cardinals' passing game hasn't been its usual explosive self in the past two games.
Here’s how out of sync the Cards’ passing game was in Detroit: It lost a touchdown pass four days later.
OK, so the official scoring decision that came down Wednesday wasn’t the Cards’ collective fault. Quarterback
But there is little question the Cardinals’ aerial game was a little bit off against the Lions. After the changes, Warner’s passing rating was just 77.1, after he completed 22-for-36 throws for 228 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
“The passing game is going to be just fine,” Warner said. “We have to just be able to react and know what we’re looking for, see it and reacting quickly. That was one of the things we didn’t do well enough Sunday.
“It’s not like I’m fully concerned about it. Our passing game has been good and it will continue to be good.”
Coach Ken Whisenhunt has said a couple of times since the end of the Lions’ game he doesn’t have any concerns about the passing game because of the history the unit has together and the “time and effort” they have already put in this season.
Regardless of the final ruling on his Boldin throw, Warner did make an important 13-yard pass to
“At times it felt we were unstoppable,” Warner said. “There were other times when we weren’t doing (the little things) and it felt like we couldn’t get a first down. It shows the importance of, no matter the opponent, no matter the situation, we have to do the right things and react the right ways if we want to be successful.”
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“It was all based on a number of factors, based on play and a number of things going on,” Whisenhunt said.
A CHANCE AT 10
With a win Sunday, the Cardinals will have their first 10-win since 1976 and only the sixth double-digit win total in franchise history.
“It shows a one-game improvement over last year at least,” Whisenhunt said. “It is something that hasn’t been done in a while. I think it’s more important for our fans who have been around in the lean years. There is a big difference between saying you are 9-7 and 10- or 11-and-whatever. It is important and we are setting forth to do that.”