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Old 08-13-2007, 01:22 AM   #1
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Cardinals | O. Ross injured Saturday, could miss season
Sun, 12 Aug 2007 20:22:14 -0700 Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals OT Oliver Ross (triceps) suffered a torn left triceps muscle during the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 11, according to a club official. He is expected to seek a second opinion. He would likely miss the 2007 season if surgery is necessary.
Cardinals | Okeafor injured Saturday, could miss season
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Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals LB Chike Okeafor (biceps) suffered a torn left biceps muscle during the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 11, according to a club official. He is expected to seek a second opinion. He would likely miss the 2007 season if surgery is necessary.
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:49 AM   #2
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Honestly, that's too bad. Enthusiasm for the Cardinals in Arizona is at it's highest point since I've been living out here. Wiz and Grimm have convinced a lot of folks in The Valley of the Sun that they can make the Cards winners. I honestly wish them luck except for the few idiots who keep shooting their mouths off about how the Cards will be better than the Steelers this season.
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Old 08-13-2007, 08:54 AM   #3
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Honestly, that's too bad. Enthusiasm for the Cardinals in Arizona is at it's highest point since I've been living out here. Wiz and Grimm have convinced a lot of folks in The Valley of the Sun that they can make the Cards winners. I honestly wish them luck except for the few idiots who keep shooting their mouths off about how the Cards will be better than the Steelers this season.
Not having Oliver Ross may hurt them. Hopefully he'll be ok to play when we face them. I'm sure Wiz and Grimm have that date circled ten times.
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Old 08-13-2007, 09:50 AM   #4
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Default Re: Cards take some inury hits;

Does this mean they aren't going to win the SB now?

I like how the media thinks the Steelers will have growing pains due to having a new coach, but everybody loves the Cards. Last time I checked Whiz was in charge of last years underachieving offense wasn't he??

I'm sick of the Cards already and we're not even half way thru August.
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Not having Oliver Ross may hurt them. Hopefully he'll be ok to play when we face them. I'm sure Wiz and Grimm have that date circled ten times.
Sure they will. If nothing else, it's going to be a big game for their season ticket sales. I don't think they have the horses to beat the boys in a fair fight, but they'll both have a chip on their shoulder. So much the better when we whip them.
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Sure they will. If nothing else, it's going to be a big game for their season ticket sales. I don't think they have the horses to beat the boys in a fair fight, but they'll both have a chip on their shoulder. So much the better when we whip them.
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Default Re: Cards take some inury hits;

I watched a portion of the game of the Cards and Raiders. It was like watching the Steelers in red uniforms. Lots of screens, and reverses; classic Whiz style. Sad to see the predictability.

Too bad about their injuries.
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If Dennis Green ever gets another HC job the owner that hires him should be flogged in the town square.

Talk about Affirmative Action gone wrong. Biggest clown in the history of NFL coaches, all he was missing were the big red shoes and a squirting flower.

About the only good thing I can say about that pathetic excuse for a franchise is that they finally got rid of him.
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The Bears will forever be remembered by me as being who Dennis Green thought they were.
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Cards OT Ross, LB Okeafor might be lost for season

By Len Pasquarelli
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Updated: August 13, 2007, 9:34 PM ET

The Arizona Cardinals and first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt could be forced to play the entire 2007 season without a pair of starters if the injuries suffered by offensive tackle Oliver Ross and linebacker Chike Okeafor are as severe as early signs indicate.


Follow-up examinations of both players on Sunday showed that Okeafor suffered a torn left biceps and Ross a torn left triceps during Saturday night's preseason loss at Oakland. The injuries were reported by the Arizona Republic and by the team's Web site, and confirmed by sources close to both the starters.

The players are likely to seek second opinions. But if surgery is required, which is typically the case with biceps and triceps tears, they would probably miss the season. Their absences would be a huge blow to a franchise that has suffered through five straight years of double-digit losses, but was felt to be much improved in 2007.

In the Cardinals' new 3-4 defensive alignment, Okeafor had moved from end to strongside linebacker and had made a solid transition. The eight-year veteran seemed a natural for such a conversion because of his pass-rush skills.


Whisenhunt said Monday that Levi Brown, the No. 5 pick overall in this year's draft, would move in to Ross' spot, with Darryl Blackstock and Calvin Pace competing for Okeafor's job.

"This is the NFL. One door closes, maybe, but another one opens," Whisenhunt said before a deluge of rain and hail forced Monday's practice indoors.

Okeafor, 31, has 44 sacks in eight seasons, and has at least six sacks in each of the past five campaigns. Since signing with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent in 2005, the former Purdue star had posted 103 tackles, 16 sacks and five forced fumbles. Including stints with San Francisco (1999-2002) and Seattle (2003-2004), he has 322 career tackles.

Along with Bertrand Berry, who also moved from end to linebacker in the club's defensive shakeup during the offseason, Okeafor was expected to provide Arizona enhanced pressure on the quarterback.

Ross, who accepted a $1 million salary reduction this spring to remain with the Cardinals, had already been pushed by Brown for the starting spot.

A nine-year veteran, Ross started 17 games the past two years, after the former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle signed as an unrestricted free agent. But injuries and general inconsistency marked Ross, 32, as a disappointment to the Cards in that two-year stretch.

The former Iowa State standout began his NFL career in Dallas as a fifth-round draft pick in 1998. He played one season for the Cowboys and one in Philadelphia (1999), before joining the Steelers in 2000. In 2003, he became a full-time starter for the first time and he started all 16 games in 2004, probably his best season. For his career, he has appeared in 89 games and started in 53 of them, mostly at right tackle.

In addition to the significant injuries to Ross and Okeafor, backup center Nick Leckey, a former starter for the Cardinals, sustained a sprained knee ligament that is expected to keep him out of action for two weeks.
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